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2014-06-11 08:37:27

University of Maryland's Smith School of Business and Peking University's Guanghua School of Management Host 9th Annual Event COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students from the United States, China and Israel pitched their ideas for businesses in China, vying for $2,750 in cash prizes from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and Peking University in the 2014 China Business Model Competition. The annual competition is...

2011-03-03 00:00:28

The Smith School, a small New York City private school, celebrates its 20th anniversary as a successful alternative to larger and more traditional schools. Reputed as a place willing to take on students who fail to thrive in other institutions, the Smith School claims a history free of cliques and bullying. Focusing on the unique needs of every student, the school succeeds in providing a nurturing environment that fosters mutual respect among teachers and students. New York, NY (PRWEB) March...

2011-02-24 09:43:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's $90 billion fleet of privately owned freight railway cars may be in jeopardy, according to a new report released today by the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. The fleet is integral to the efficient movement of goods by rail and drastically reduces the environmental impact of shipping by eliminating the equivalent of 30 million truck shipments a year. The...

2011-02-09 11:32:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business created a business case that secured a $200,000 investment from Lockheed Martin to develop a nanotechnology created by university faculty. The investment, secured during the initial offering of a new technology-transfer course spearheaded by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is a win for the university as its first payoff for increased focus on...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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