Part-time MBA Students Consult with HUNGRY Catering

This summer, part-time MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business consulted with HUNGRY Catering, a sharing economy based platform in Washington, D.C., that is revolutionizing office catering by providing exclusive access to top chefs making incredible food.

Volvo and the Hybrid, Electric Future

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – For Volvo the decision to introduce only hybrid or all-electric vehicles starting in 2019 is about going green. But it's also about making green; changing the story that Volvo has been selling to investors.

Students Land Competitive Internships at Leading Social Enterprises

By: Sam Harris, Marketing and Information Systems, Class of 2018Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland It’s not easy to land that dream summer internship. In fact, it can be downright difficult to find a gig that is a perfect fit.

Three Questions for Ford's New Chief

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — The future arrived early for Ford’s new CEO, Jim Hackett, who replaced Mark Fields on Monday after the automobile giant lost patience with its former leader just three years into his tenure. David Kirsch, a management and entrepreneurship professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H.

VW's Electric Vehicle Plan Is a Step, Not a Panacea

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Can Volkswagen’s recently announced $2 billion spending plan on zero emission and electric vehicles be a tipping point for the U.S. electric car economy? No, says management professor David A. Kirsch at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Smith Online MBA Students Compete in Pop-Up Entrepreneurship Challenge

Rising to a Pop-Up Challenge: Smith Online MBA Students ‘Experience Entrepreneurship in a Tangible Way’

The Role of Innovation in Battling Climate Change

Experts at a recent University of Maryland event said innovation will play a key yet unpredictable role as the United States moves toward meeting the goals set forth in the Paris Agreement on climate change, namely keeping the global temperature rise to significantly below 2 degrees Celsius. Current projections about slowing climate change may be pessimistic, but such pessimism involves extrapolating from current sociological and technological trends. Human ingenuity "is not in the models," said David A.

GM Bets on Lyft

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — American car companies sold more vehicles in 2015 than ever before, with sales boosted by low gas prices and a recovering eco

In a Driverless Future, Which Companies Will Thrive (or Die)?

SMITH BRAIN TRUST -- In Tokyo this week, Toyota put journalists in a modified Lexus GS equipped with self-driving technology. On its own, the car entered a highway, drove for a bit and navigated an off-ramp.

Hot Topics: What the experts are saying

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