It takes $750 million to 1.5 billion to bring a new drug to the market, says Stephen Hewitt, MD, PhD, clinical investigator and director at the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health. Hewitt addressed members of the BIO IT Coalition of the Greater Washington, D.C., Area and students, faculty, and staff of the Smith School at an industry-networking event on March 31, 2004.
Twenty-six undergraduate business students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE-UMCP) organization, a newly recognized student organization on campus, recently earned the title of Regional Champion.
For the past two years eSmith has been evolving into a comprehensive gateway that allows students, faculty, and staff to navigate through a network of public and private information, services, and business functions of the Smith School and the University of Maryland. The internal portal provides a secure infrastructure to present Web-based applications and information to the Smith community, focusing on tools for collaboration, research, and personal productivity.
The Smith School is gearing up for its third Executive MBA class, scheduled to start on March 28, 2004.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business and The World Bank will continue the series of business and management discussion engagements focusing on managerial dilemmas in the global marketplace. These sessions take place in the Howard Frank Auditorium on the first floor of Van Munching Hall (1524).