News at Smith

Jul 01, 2005
World Class Faculty & Research

In June, the University of Maryland/Smith School and co-sponsors (the World Bank Institute, the U.S. Agency For International Development, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, Cisco, and Avaya) welcomed leaders from around the globe to a workshop focused on identifying the intellectual and conceptual underpinnings and skills profile for a new type of development executive, the E-Leader.

Jun 15, 2005
Community

Smith School faculty members and deans are excited to recommend some of their favorite business books in the 2005 "Top 10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders."

Jun 01, 2005
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

College Park June 1, 2005 The University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business and TiE-DC, one of Washington's largest business networking organizations, today announced the launch of the TiE-Smith Fellows Program, a 14-week program that will provide area entrepreneurs with mentorship and support. The announcement was made at MAVAs Capital Connection, an annual mid-Atlantic venture association and the regions top venue for bringing entrepreneurs and venture investors together to discover emerging leaders and start-up companies.

Jun 01, 2005
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Finance guru Warren Buffett, the worlds second wealthiest man, met with Smith students on May 22 as part of a trip organized by the school's Finance, Banking and Investment Society, an undergraduate student group. Buffett answered questions from 48 students for several hours at his office in Nebraska.

"I've been planning the specific logistics and details of the trip since November 2004," said Shai Dardashti, a senior finance major. "More importantly, however, I've been reading about Warren Buffett since I was 13 and started writing letters to him

Jun 01, 2005
Top News

On June 6, Smith school students Maya Rao and Brendon Fox, along with Dingman Center managing director, Asher Epstein, were featured in the national, award-winning program, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

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