Lab Seeks To Help Students Find Intentional Life

Launched this year within the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets, the Intentional Life Lab seeks to help students at the University of Maryland develop their personal "why" and "how" toward an authentic life path.

Navigating Life After Smith

Something happens when a Maryland Smith senior finishes that final exam, submits that final essay, and dons a cap and gown. It is the moment, says Maryland Smith’s Victor Mullins, when they begin to write their stories. For the Spring 2020 graduating class, the book opens in a challenging time. Navigating the unprecedented circumstances invoked by the coronavirus pandemic may prove difficult, Mullins says, but Maryland Smith graduates are prepared for what lies ahead.

Maryland Smith’s Snider Center Marks Five-Year Anniversary

To mark its fifth anniversary, the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is taking stock of its mission-aligned research and outreach.

2019 Summer Reading List

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 16th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty and staff. The 2019 edition covers history, politics, leadership and even strategies for staying focused in a volatile, fast-paced world. Deep Work By Cal Newport

Post-Harvest Loss Research Expands in Africa

New funding will allow the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to extend and expand post-harvest loss research with a consortium of global partners in Africa. The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research will contribute $2.8 million to build on work started in 2016. Other organizations will match the investment, giving the consortium a $5.7 million budget through 2021.

Maryland Smith Fights Post-Harvest Loss of Mangoes in Kenya

By Shadee Nowrouzi Researchers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are working with the Rockefeller Foundation and other partners to evaluate post-harvest loss of mangoes in Kenya. The goal is to increase the supply of mangoes and ensure farmers in Kenya have a more secure income.

Great Place To Work Shares Advice at BB&T Colloquium

Companies claim to be all kinds of things on their websites. Only the best actually deliver, Great Place To Work executives said on Oct. 16, 2018, at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics & Leadership in College Park, Md. “In the not-so-great cultures, what’s on the website is not experienced by the people in the company,” Great Place To Work CEO Michael C. Bush said. “In the great cultures, what you see on the website is what people actually experience.”

Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Rajshree Agarwal Celebrates Enterprise

Upward mobility for the masses starts with enterprising individuals who know how to harness the human potential within market systems, Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Rajshree Agarwal said on Oct. 19, 2017, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Leadership Takeaways from BB&T CEO Kelly King

Aspiring leaders will maximize their potential for success and happiness when they develop five distinct characteristics, BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly S. King said Sept. 26, 2017, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Agarwal Delivers Keynote at Strategic Human Capital Conference

Rajshree Agarwal, Rudolph P. Lamone Chair and professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, delivered the keynote speech at the Strategic Management Society Conference on Strategic Human Capital. The conference took place in March 2017 in Milan, Italy.

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