It takes guts to call the NCAA the most fraudulent organization that ever lived in front of a packed auditorium on a campus where the Terps athletic teams hold high esteem. But chutzpah is something Sonny Vaccaro, a sports marketing legend best known for brokering major endorsement deals with basketball stars the likes of Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant, certainly does not lack.
Each spring, the Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) Honors Fellows Program admits 75 new students to the program.
The 29th Annual National Black MBA Associations Conference and Career Fair was held this year in Orlando, Fl., Sept. 11-15, 2007, and was attended by over 12,000 students, professionals and educators.
In the wake of several U.S. recalls involving products made in China, six Smith School students traveled China in early September 2007 to get an up-close look at manufacturing in that country.
On Aug. 31, 2007, Jeremy Rifkin, the founder and president of The Foundation on Economic Trends, spoke to Smith MBA students in Howard Frank Auditorium about the forthcoming economic revolution in hydrogen fuel cell technology. Rifkin has authored 17 best-selling books on the impact of scientific, technological and cultural changes on the economy, society and the environment.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.