When Globalization Feels Like Sitting 'in the Middle of a Storm'
Globalization: It's a topic that increasingly dominates headlines and political discourse around the world, with Donald Trump in the White House, the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, and protectionist sentiment gaining political favor in other parts of the developed world. It was also the topic that dominated the seventh annual Emerging Markets Forum, hosted by the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland's Robert H.
Smith School Hosts Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill
On Sept. 12, 2016, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated its partnership with the Maryland Department of Commerce by hosting a discussion about "Maryland Open for Business" with Mike Gill, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, and Smith School Dean Alex Triantis.
Maryland Commerce, UMD Launch Consulting Program
BALTIMORE (May 12, 2016) – The Maryland Department of Commerce and University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have launched the Maryland Global Consulting Program to provide global consulting expertise to small Maryland companies.
Smith Hosts 13th Annual Wikler Finance Case Competition
Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the Joseph Wikler Memorial Finance Case Competition on April 22, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Last Word: Dreaming Big With an Analytical Mind
Students dream big at the Smith School. Many want to shake up Washington, Wall Street or Silicon Valley. Others want to start their own firms or find their niches elsewhere.
Last Word: A Close-Knit, Collaborative Community
A wooden Testudo statue holds a place of honor on the desk of Mark J. Manoff ’78, Americas Vice Chair at accounting firm EY, and the new chair of Smith’s Board of Advisors.
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.
Freshmen Focus on Personal Brand at Smith Leadership Institute
The Smith School's nearly 500 incoming freshman started their college experience with a good breakfast, loud music, and a chorus of cheering on Saturday, August 29 at the Xfinity Center. The Smith Leadership Institute, sponsored by Ernst & Young, gives students the opportunity to get to know each other and become oriented to the culture and community at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Triantis Among '50 on Fire'
UMD Smith’s Dean Cited for Leading D.C. Education Innovation Digital news source InTheCapital has named Alex Triantis, dean of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, among “50 on Fire” in education for the Washington, D.C., region in 2014.
Equity, Inclusion and Turbocharged Innovation
Conversations about gender in the workplace often focus on equity, inclusion, dignity and justice. All are worthy goals fundamental to quality of life. But I would add another word to the mix: Innovation. Something powerful happens when people step outside their comfort zones and confront new perspectives. Patterns get broken, risks get taken and problems get solved.