Maryland Smith affiliated professor Michele Gelfand, known for her studies of how cultures adapt to external threats, has been elected as one of 120 new members and 30 international members of the National Academy of Sciences.
The University of Maryland is aiming to add more than 100 tenured or tenure-track faculty from underrepresented backgrounds over the next decade with a new commitment of $40 million across schools and colleges.
Pines Announces New Quantum Business Incubator, Presents Invention and Entrepreneurship Awards
The University of Maryland will launch a new business development arm to nurture quantum-focused startups, President Darryll J. Pines announced last night at an event honoring the institution’s inventions, startup, mentor and student entrepreneurs of the year.
P. K. Kannan, the Dean’s Chair in Marketing Science at Maryland Smith, has been inducted as a fellow of the European Marketing Academy (EMAC), a recognition of outstanding contributions to the scholarship and practice of marketing and contributions to EMAC.
Six UMD Student Startups Named Finalists at Pitch Dingman Competition Semifinals
On April 16, 2021, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at Maryland Smith hosted the virtual semifinal round of the Pitch Dingman Competition, featuring 12 student-run businesses from across the University of Maryland, College Park.