The manufacturing number continues to point to problems. 21,000 sounds impressive but if that pace is sustained for a year, less than 10 percent of the jobs lost in manufacturing since 2000 would be replaced. 21,000 is just not a great number this late in the recovery or after losing three million jobsEconomy creates 288,000 jobs May 07, 2004
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During the boom a few years ago, a lot of people in business school started to drop out when they saw the money they could makeFeature:MBA schools hot, hiring market not Jan 23, 2003
While some people apply because they're unemployed and it feels safe, others feel that this is not the time they want to be in school because it removes them from the marketplaceFeature:MBA schools hot, hiring market not Jan 23, 2003
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Robert Huston Smith is a successful builder-developer. Smith is chairman of Charles E. Smith Co. Commercial Realty, a division of Vornado Realty Trust, and chairman of Charles E. Smith Co. Residential, a division of Archstone-Smith Trust, both REITs listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Smith is best known for spearheading the development of the Crystal City complex in northern Virginia.
Smith has given generously to the University of Maryland, College Park, his alma mater. The Robert H. Smith School of Business was named in his honor in 1998 to recognize his gift of $15 million, the largest gift the school had ever received. He has continuously supported its programs, subsequently making additional generous gifts as the school has expanded and risen in prestige. The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, completed in 2001, is named for his wife.
Interestingly, the Kogod School of Business at the American University in Washington, DC, is named after Robert P. Kogod, brother-in-law of Robert H. Smith.