For the third time in seven years, the Smith School reigns as champion of the Wake Forest Marketing Analytics case competition in the undergraduate division.
Smith Business Magazine: Fall 2015
Improvisation and contingency planning are fundamental to business survival because challenges can appear at any turn — like in a zombie apocalypse, Smith School professor Oliver Schlake says.
Networking and negotiating over dinner is part of doing business, but the rules for success can be difficult to master. A couple hundred Smith School freshmen got a crash course in how to navigate high-stakes dining on April 23, 2015, from Etiquette Institute of Washington director Crystal Bailey.
The Dingman Center Angels (DCA) is making a push to bring in more investors and hear more pitches from the University of Maryland alumni community.
Women on the Terrapins Final Four team aren’t the only ones with basketball skills at UMD. On Feb. 27, 2015, more than 350 fans filled Ritchie Coliseum for Smith’s inaugural Court Classic, a tournament of student, alumni and faculty/staff teams.
Smith School professor Debra Shapiro started a one-year term as president of the Academy of Management during the professional association’s annual meeting Aug. 7-11, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Aspiring business leaders should develop a personal board of directors to help them navigate their careers, keynote speaker Mark J. Manoff ’78 said May 21, 2015, at the Smith School undergraduate commencement.
Scholly, a startup app out of Drexel University that make it easy for students to find college scholarships, won the $75,000 top prize at the 10th annual Cupid’s Cup, chaired by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank ’96 and hosted by the Smith School’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship.
The fourth annual Smith School Business Summit will be Nov. 13, 2015, at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards.