BB&T Colloquium

Campus Censorship Author to Speak at UMD’s Smith School

Is freedom of speech under threat on college campuses? Greg Lukianoff, president and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), will discuss safe spaces, trigger warnings and outrage culture in higher education during the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership. The free event, “Assault in the Ivory Tower on the Market for Ideas,” will start at 5 p.m. Sept. 27 in Frank Auditorium at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Ed Snider Celebrates Enterprise at BB&T Event

Philadelphia Flyers founder and Comcast-Spectacor chairman Ed Snider ’55 performed double duty on Sept. 29, 2015, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. First he helped celebrate the opening of new offices for the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. Then he shared the foundational values for his business at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics, and Leadership.

BB&T Colloquium Features Speaker Jonathan Haidt

On September 30th, Frank Auditorium was filled and attendees were on the edge of their seats at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership. The event was sponsored by BB&T and hosted by the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The fascinating discussion centered on the moral psychology of economic life and strife.

CLIC Presents the BB&T Colloquium, Sept 30

University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change present the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership on Tuesday, Sept. 30,  in College Park.

Featured speaker, psychologist Jonathan Haidt, will explore the moral psychology of business ethics and how companies can structure and run themselves in ways that will be resistant to ethical failures.

IBM’s Stan Litow speaks at BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership on April 14

The year 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of IBM, and students, faculty and staff at the Robert H. Smith School of Business heard just what it took for the company to reach its centennial. On Thursday, April 14, 2011, the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change hosted the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership, featuring speaker Stanley S. Litow of IBM. Litow is vice president of corporate citizenship and corporate affairs and president for IBM’s Foundation. He was also the keynote speaker for 2010's Social Enterprise Symposium, presented by the school’s Center for Social Value Creation.

Can Game Theory Help Decision Makers?

Can game theory help decision makers? “Sometimes” seemed to be the answer, in a wide-ranging dialogue between Dr. Thomas Schelling, recipient of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics, and William Mayer, senior partner of Park Avenue Equity Partners and former dean of the Smith School. The discussion was held at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership on Thursday, November 8, 2012. The annual event, hosted by the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC), is sponsored by BB&T and held at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

BB&T Sponsors Colloquium Featuring Competitiveness & Innovation at Smith

How can the United States stay competitive and lead in a world of rapid and dramatic change? Deborah Wince-Smith, president and CEO of the Council on Competitiveness, discussed the challenges and opportunities of a transformed competitive landscape at a BB&T Colloquium on Competitiveness and Innovation on Feb. 21, 2013. The event was sponsored by BB&T in partnership with Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. School of Business.

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