Last Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business met with Denise Naguib, Marriott’s vice president of sustainability and supplier diversity, to discuss her role in the sustainability effort in the hotel industry.
Students in the Information Technology and Business Transformation Fellows program (iTBT) met recently in Van Munching Hall with four representatives, including a Smith School alum, from Grant Thornton LLP, the sixth largest accounting and advisory organization in the U.S.
The MBA Consulting Club at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business organized its annual signature event, the Consulting Forum, Sept. 23, 2016, in Van Munching Hall. The forum featured representatives from top consulting firms and aimed at facilitating an open dialogue between students and alumni in the industry.
Smith School finance David Kass follows the money in gauging the U.S. presidential outcome. He says bettors give Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton the edge heading into her second debate with Republican nominee Donald Trump. “PredictWise, a prediction market aggregator, shows that people with money on the line are betting that Clinton will win with a probability of 80 percent,” Kass says.
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently interviewed Smith Sophomore Perveen Gulati ’19 to discuss how she is “pioneering her path” during her Smith journey. She is earning a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Information Systems.