Join us for Food Truck Thursdays at Van Munching Hall this week.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business held its second Sustainability Lunch and Learn session on Thursday, Oct. 20, giving MBA students the opportunity to engage with Maureen Johnson, Global Internal Sustainability Manager at Deloitte. The session was hosted by the Center for Social Value Creation.
MBA students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business joined students from 13 other universities to compete in the 2016 PepsiCo MBA Invitational Business Case Competition at Texas Christian University (TCU), Oct. 28-30, 2016.
Companies worried about disruption need science and technology to stay relevant in the 21st century, but speakers at the fifth annual Smith School Business Summit pointed to soft skills as the real competitive advantage. “If you get leadership, management and culture right, everything else takes care of itself,” keynote speaker David Williams told an audience of more than 300 faculty, staff, students and working professionals gathered Oct. 28, 2016, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Professors at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business placed No. 1 in the world for "faculty quality" in The Economist's 2016 full-time MBA rankings, marking the third consecutive year atop the category. Prior to the current run, the school finished No. 2 for faculty quality in 2013. Overall, the Smith School finished No. 47 globally and No. 32 in the United States in the latest rankings, released Oct. 13.
A team of MBA students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will compete in the final round of the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Inaugural MBA Case Competition, in partnership with FedEx Freight, on Nov. 3, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
On Friday, October 21, 2016, students and staff from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business participated in a community service learning activity with the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary on the Patuxent River in Lothian, Maryland.
Last Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business met with Denise Naguib, Marriott’s vice president of sustainability and supplier diversity, to discuss her role in the sustainability effort in the hotel industry.
The MBA Consulting Club at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business organized its annual signature event, the Consulting Forum, Sept. 23, 2016, in Van Munching Hall. The forum featured representatives from top consulting firms and aimed at facilitating an open dialogue between students and alumni in the industry.
The number of out-of-court deals in federal charges of corporate crimes has soared to record-setting highs, where major companies pay large fines for criminal wrongdoing but no one goes to jail. Brandon Garrett, the Justice Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law, delved into the complex deals that take place between the U.S. justice system and the corporate world in a standing-room-only event hosted by the University of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime (C-BERC...