News at Smith

Dec 22, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

This semester Center for Social Value Creation program Manager Pammi Bhullar connected the 17th cohort of student to high performing nonprofits for semester-long consulting projects through the ChangeTheWorld.org Nonprofit consulting program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. This year, fifty UMD students, both graduate and Undergraduate, worked with eleven nonprofits on strategic consulting projects.

Dec 22, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

This fall, twenty-one MBA students at the Robert H. Smith School of Business worked on semester-long consulting engagements with Amtrak, The National Aquarium and Remain Home Solutions. All of these organizations aren’t social ventures, but each contracted students to explore a social impact component of their organization.

Dec 22, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Weekly Washington Post columns featuring Smith School experts.

Dec 22, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

The holiday season is a boom time for the sale of consumer electronics, which means it’s also prime time for retailers to push extended-service contracts onto their customers. The contracts lengthen the terms of manufacturers’ warranties — for a hefty fee. Consider that Best Buy right now is charging $310 to insure a $480 laptop against spills, drops or other damage for three years.

Dec 16, 2014
Community

Smith School faculty and staff were clad in chef hats and “I Heart Smith Seniors” aprons for the Second Annual Smith Senior Pancake Night on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.

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