This spring, Smith undergraduates teamed up with UMD engineering and computer science peers to answer a challenge from IBM to develop ideas for implementing its recent customer service innovation, the Watson Engagement Advisor.
On December 10, 2009, 300 people packed the University of Maryland's Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center for the Annual Brumberger Innovation & Consulting Conference held by the
Students in the University of Maryland’s Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) honors program are used to making an impact. As part of QUEST’s highly selective, reality-based learning program, they participate in courses focused on quality management, process improvement, and system design.
Eighty-eight students joined the Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) program this year, kicking off the semester with an orientation to their new program.