College Park, Md. – January 10, 2011 — The Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is expanding its Grassroots.org Social Venture Consulting Program in partnership with Grassroots.org, an organization that provides free technologies and resources to nonprofits. The innovative experiential learning program matches MBA students with nonprofit organizations around the country for semester-long
Who doesn’t want to be better than average? Top the average income, rate a bit better in the “looks” department, have smarter kids. As it turns out, we consumers don’t want to be just average in using our products, either. And if marketers understand this, they can harness it to increase their effectiveness.
While Terp fans were getting excited to watch the University of Maryland’s football team compete in the Military Bowl at the end of December, one Robert H. Smith School of Business freshman was getting excited for a bowl competition of his own—the 17th Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl.
College Park, Md. – January 5, 2011 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has partnered with the Gettysburg Foundation to develop customized leadership programs that integrate lessons from the historic Civil War battle. The intensely experiential programs will push participants to think differently about individual and organizational challenges through engagement in action-oriented sessions, both on the renowned Pennsylvania battlefield and in the classroom.
In its newest efforts to go green and promote sustainability, the Robert H. Smith School of Business is trashing its current system for collecting garbage and recycling in Van Munching Hall, in favor of a more environmentally-friendly system.