As a Cupid’s Cup winner, Adam VanWagner ’11 knows a thing or two about entrepreneurship. Adam spent his days at Smith coaching startups to success, including the 2015 Cupid’s Cup champion, and is now taking his entrepreneurial energy to Amazon.
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently interviewed Smith Senior Luke Newquist '17 to discuss how he is “embracing his experience” during his Smith Journey. Luke is in the process of earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance. Luke’s internship experience includes Pleasants Construction, Inc. (2014-2016) and RSM US LLP (2016-present). Upon graduation, Luke will continue into the Finance 4+1 Program, and prepare for the CPA.
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, sat down with Smith Junior Cece Ukejianya '18 to discuss how she is “commanding her career” during her Smith Journey. Cece is in the process of earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She has interned with PricewaterhouseCoopers (summer 2015) and is currently an intern with Deloitte (summer 2016 and summer 2017).
On September 7, the Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomed a new wave of students, none of which were freshmen. This unique group of students are transfer students from far and near, and to them, a whole new world is about to reveal itself.
LEGO sales growth fell in the first-half of 2016. But the toymaker says it initiated the slowdown to expand its plant capacity and workforce in time to compete for holiday shoppers with Mattel, which LEGO recently surpassed in global sales. Smith School professor Oliver Schlake says one reason for LEGO's success has been the company's ability to connect with diverse audiences who do not outgrow the "toy."