On May 11, 2007, two student-run funds at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business reported beating Standard & Poor's 500 Index in their year-end performance presentations.
Joseph M. Wikler Presents Student & Teaching Awards
The fourth annual Joseph M. Wikler Finance Case Competition was held on Friday, May 4, 2007, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Six teams of four to five undergraduate students taking BMGT 440 participated in the competition. This year's winners are Shane Blackmon, Sean DiBlasi, Matthew Karp, and Noah Needleman, receiving $1,000 each.
Smith students at the schools Shady Grove campus pulled off a professional and very successful daylong entrepreneurship conference on Saturday, April 14, 2007.
Smith School students in the Maryland Undergraduate Society of Entrepreneurs (MUSE) are excited to launch a new club-run venture called "Terrapin Clothiers." The service will provide University of Maryland students with the opportunity to purchase leading professional brand suits and business accessories at introductory prices. "Through our partnership with Kendrick's, students can take advantage of special discounted pricing on all of our product lines," says Nick Singer, MUSE's vice president of operations.
College Park, Md., Beijing, China & New Delhi, India March 14, 2007 The University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with the Management Development Institute (MDI) in India and the University of International Business and Economics in China to jointly deliver a Global Consortium MBA program that will simultaneously draw students from the United States, China and India.
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Patricia Cleveland, along with three other Smith faculty and staff members, took 23 honors students to Oahu, Hawaii, January 5-15, 2007 for a trip that they wont soon forget.
Smith School Dean Howard Frank, Dingman Center Entrepreneur-in-Residence Tien Wong and Smith School Fellow Wei-Wu He were among the business leaders providing insight into doing business in China and India at a Northern Virginia breakfast forum on February 28, 2007. Dean Frank moderated an expert panel that included Wong, Wei-Wu He and three others at Surviving & Thriving in the Flat World: China, India, and You! The event, presented by Potomac Executive Biz and co-sponsored by the Smith School, drew more than 150 area business people....
On one of the coldest mornings of the year, three Smith students in the Maryland Undergraduate Society of Entrepreneurs (MUSE) identified a market niche and set up shop in front of Van Munching Hall with steaming hot chocolate and tasty muffins, successfully tempting students, faculty and staff as they hurried into the building on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007.
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Patricia Cleveland, along with three other Smith faculty and staff members, took 23 honors students to Oahu, Hawaii, January 5-15, 2007 for a trip that they wont soon forget. The trip was offered as part of the business honors program and not only provided students with an in depth look at Hawaii's culture, history and economy, it also fulfilled their four honors course requirements. This is the third year a winter-term trip has been offered to honor students, but the first time that Hawaii has been the...