During a time when many small businesses are struggling, Chris White, founder and CEO of Bee America, may have found a way to thrive in the new virtual environment: virtual honey tastings. “People are looking for something different during this time,” says White, MBA ’07. “The element of having a sensory experience through the tasting and smelling of the honey still remains – even in a virtual environment.” White’s Bethesda-based artisanal honey family business conducts in-person honey tastings for local corporations, historical societies, synagogues and
As part of the #KeepGlobalSmith campaign, the Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland held the Accounting and Analytics/IS International Business (IB) Agility Labs on November 11-13 and November 18-20, respectively. These complete the first half of the six IB Agility Labs that will take place this academic year. The IB Agility Labs are short virtual case competitions that allow undergraduate students to learn from global business leaders, collaborate with international peers, and focus on business
Three pairs of Maryland Smith students-faculty mentors have been recognized among this year’s graduating class of University of Maryland Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars.
The late Philip Merrill, UMD supporter and long-time Washington area publisher, initiated the Merrill Presidential Scholar program in 2004 to build a community of scholars, faculty members, and K-12 teachers to promote “teaching and mentoring the next generation.”
The recognitions further cite a K-12 teacher-mentor of each scholar:
For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Maryland (UMD) earned a top 10 ranking in The Princeton Review’s annual survey of top schools for entrepreneurship. In the 2021 rankings released today and featured in the December issue of Entrepreneur magazine, UMD placed No. 6 for undergraduate entrepreneurship education—climbing one spot from last year—and No. 3 among public universities. UMD additionally was