Snider, Steamboat Event Debates How To Unlock Opportunities

What is the best pathway to unlock opportunities that will allow Americans to realize their dreams? And is that route lined with government programs or free enterprise? Those questions were at the center of a debate tour recently hosted by Maryland Smith’s Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets, in partnership with The Steamboat Institute.

Like many college-bound high school seniors, Andrew Chen ’85 didn’t have any idea what he wanted to do with his life, but he knew he’d be continuing the family tradition/legacy his grandfather, father and uncles started by attending the University of Maryland.

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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, specialty master's, 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.

Smith, UMD Unveil 2 New Programs for Top Scholars

The University of Maryland and its Robert H. Smith School of Business are launching two new undergraduate programs that will give highest-achieving students a big-picture view of business and industry in the changing workplace. The Interdisciplinary Business Honors Living-Learning Program and the Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program are each designed to enrich the college experience for the highest-achieving undergraduate applicants and further nurture their intellectual curiosity.

‘Maryland Business Adapts’ Event Announces Call for Nominations

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Sept. 20, 2021 – COVID-19 was a test like no other for global businesses. Some failed. But many others persevered, adapted – and thrived.

Ritu Agarwal Receives UMD’s Highest Honor – the President’s Medal

Recognized for her tireless efforts toward enhancing the student experience and mission of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Ritu Agarwal received the UMD President’s Medal during the 38th Annual Faculty and Staff Convocation on Wednesday.

Ritu Agarwal To Receive UMD’s Highest Honor

Often referred to as “superwoman” by colleagues for her tireless work, Ritu Agarwal has dedicated her career to enhancing the experience of students at Maryland Smith. Now, the Distinguished University Professor and Dean’s Chair of Information Systems will be recognized for her hard work and accomplishments as the recipient of the highest honor the University of Maryland bestows, the President’s Medal.

Pines, Announcing Plan To Honor Athletics Trailblazers, Thanks Kevin Plank

Later this year, the University of Maryland plans to open its stellar new facility at Cole Field House. And though it won’t bear the name of Kevin Plank, the founder and executive chairman of Under Armour and 1996 Smith alumnus was instrumental in making it happen.

At Investiture, Pines Announces Bold Agenda to ‘Move Maryland Forward’

University President Darryll J. Pines sent the following message to the campus community this week, on the day of his investiture: Earlier this morning, I had the personal and professional honor of a lifetime bestowed upon me as University System of Maryland Chancellor Jay Perman and Chair of the Board of Regents Linda Gooden presided over my investiture as the 34th president of the University of Maryland.

Pines Announces New Quantum Business Incubator, Presents Invention and Entrepreneurship Awards

The University of Maryland will launch a new business development arm to nurture quantum-focused startups, President Darryll J. Pines announced last night at an event honoring the institution’s inventions, startup, mentor and student entrepreneurs of the year.

Inauguration Week to Celebrate Pines’ Installation as President

A weeklong celebration starting today of innovations, accomplishments and new ambitions at the University of Maryland will herald the inauguration of Darryll J. Pines as its 34th president. A mix of in-person and virtual events—from insightful talks about the "grand challenges" of our time and fetes of outstanding Terps to the return of Maryland Day—the lineup will showcase Pines' vision for the institution in learning, research, service and the arts.

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