The Smith School hosted the taping of the national television program CEO Exchange on May 2, 2006. During the taping, five Smith MBA students had the opportunity to ask questions of the shows guests, Robert Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television, and Bill Marriott, CEO of Marriott International Inc. There's also a great video tour of the Smith School's Van Munching Hall.
Two current Robert H. Smith School of Business students and a recent alumnus were among the top winners of the sixth annual University of Maryland $50K Business Plan Competition that wrapped up Friday, April 7, 2006.
The University of Maryland, College Park, celebrated its eighth annual Maryland Day on Saturday, April 29, attracting 75,000 visitors to campus. The Smith School welcomed visitors on McKeldin Mall, with the day's most popular giveaway - a Smith School/Testudo beach ball. In Van Munching Hall, visitors were able to tour the state-of-the-art building and attend an undergraduate program information session...
For the past 20 years, the Smith School has been honoring and rewarding outstanding faculty members, instructors and PhD students for their teaching excellence. The Smith School community submitted 124 nominations for 58 teachers for the 2005-06 Krowe/Legg Mason Teaching Awards and 10 emerged as winners. (see list below)
A group of honors students from the Smith School made Hong Kong their classroom in January, experiencing first-hand how global developments impact business.
Sensitivity to others is more important than ever in a globally networked economy where every day you may work with people whose culture and backgrounds differ from your own. Jack Jetmund, the vice chair of Booz Allen Hamilton's GLOBE (a forum for gay, lesbian and bisexual employees), found that out for himself when he wore a pink shirt to a client meeting, only to be greeted with a disparaging remark about his sexual orientation.
How might Anheuser-Busch cut the disposal cost of wet grain left over from its beer production? Just ask undergraduates Adam Gabai, Alison Horner, Andrew Narod, Ari Rasekh, and Katya Tomarev, who developed solutions to the beer production dilemma as part of the senior practicum portion of the (Quality Enhancement and Teams) QUEST program. QUEST, one of the Smith Schools specialized Undergraduate Fellows tracks, is operated jointly with the A.
Robert Isaman '85, vice president, integration at UTC Fire & Security (UTCFS), a division of United Technologies Corporation, addressed a lively audience of Smith School graduates, family members, friends, and Smith faculty and administrators at the Smith School's winter commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 22.
College Park, MD November 30, 2005 The University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business has launched an innovative Undergraduate Fellows Program. The program will provide a broad range of opportunities to all undergraduate students to specialize and integrate knowledge gained in the classroom with real-world activities and hands-on applications in laboratories, internships and other action-based learning, as well as support the building of community among Smith students, faculty, staff, alumni and corporate partners.
On September 9, Business Week 2005 kicked off with freshman convocation in Van Munching Halls Frank Auditorium. During the weeklong event, incoming students were welcomed and given the opportunity to meet the deans and professors, network with JPMorganChase representatives, as well as get to know their classmates. On Saturday, students were invited to attend the Alumni Tailgate before the Terps Clemson game where they were able to network with current students and alumni.