All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, clinical, Professor of the Practice, lecturer, adjunct, or PhD student) for one of several teaching awards. Nominations are due by March 16, 2018, and awards will be presented in May.
Hundreds of students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered in Van Munching Hall on March 9, 2018, to discuss and celebrate trailblazing social value creation initiatives at the 10th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium (#SES18), hosted by the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
For the fourth consecutive year, students of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are preparing income tax returns for UMD students and staff, as well as individuals from the surrounding community.
CEO @ Smith Speaker Series presents Cathy Engelbert, Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte, on March 14, 2018, in Van Munching Hall, home of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business presents the 10th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium (SES) on Friday, March 9, 2018. SES is a signature event of the Center for Social Value Creation and brings together hundreds of students, alumni, staff, and faculty to explore the role of business in creating economic, social and environmental prosperity.
Approximately 250 female students, alumni, faculty and staff from the Smith School and across the University of Maryland, along with guests from the surrounding community, attended the event. The discussion was moderated by Nicole Coomber, associate clinical professor in Smith’s management and organization department, and in attendance were four former honorees: Andrea Brody ’87; Marguerita (Rita) Cheng ’93; and Kristen Welch ’90, MBA ’96.
Kevin Li, class of 2019 marketing and information systems double major, writes about the Diversity Action Forum (Part II), held on Feb. 26, 2018, at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
When people think about “diversity events,” there is a common feeling that they exist solely just to check boxes. But at the Smith School, diversity and inclusion are pillars of the community that members constantly work to better understand and use in their daily lives.
Erik R. Peterson, partner and managing director of the Global Business Policy Council at A.T. Kearney, spoke to more than 100 students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018. He shared an update on A.T. Kearney’s Year-Ahead Predictions 2018 report, which details significant global events and trends that will gain momentum in the upcoming year and have a significant impact on...
Lauren Black, class of 2019 accounting and information systems double major, writes about the Women’s Empowerment Institute at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Only 6.4 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. Out of these 32 women, zero are African American or Hispanic. As a minority woman, there are countless challenges facing leaders in a male-dominated climate. To address these concerns, the Women’s Empowerment Institute was born.
On Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, four undergraduates from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business presented their months-long research findings exploring gender differences in analytics and data science programs compared with other technical disciplines such as engineering and computer science.