News at Smith

Feb 09, 2005

PanelThe Smith School welcomed top executives to the Technology Council of Maryland's "CIO Series" on February 23. The CIO Series, produced in partnership with the TechExec Forum, was designed to bring together CIOs from local organizations to share best practices and address issues of the day that face the technology community.

Feb 09, 2005

Students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business had an exciting, and possibly unprecedented, opportunity to participate in state legislature when they and their faculty advisor, Charles E. Olson, were invited to present research findings from a graduate field project (GFP) for PEPCO to the Maryland Senate Finance Committee on February 15, 2005.

Feb 09, 2005

Eighteen months ago, although already armed with a masters degree in chemical engineering from John Hopkins University, Eric Gwin was set on pushing himself to hit the textbooks again. In February 2005, this technical assistant to the president of Constellation Energy Group, Inc., graduated with an Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) from the Robert H. Smith of Business, together

Feb 01, 2005

If entrepreneurialism has a motto it should be I think I can. Entrepreneurs are no more likely to want to stick their necks out than wage earners, they just have an unusual amount of self-confidence, according to results of a recent research paper, Entrepreneurial Risk and Market Entry. Study findings debunk a common stereotype about entrepreneurs namely that they are inherently more comfortable with risk.

Feb 01, 2005
Entrepreneurial Spirit

College Park - February 14, 2005 The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland announced today that it has invested $10,000 in start-up funding to Hook & Ladder Brewery, a student-run business founded by second-year Smith MBA student Matthew Fleischer. The investment is part of the seed stage funding the center makes available to student-run, start-up companies.

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