Brazilian immigrant Viviane Hembrock ’13 grew up surrounded by the shipping industry. Her hometown of Santos, São Paulo, processes more than 3.5 million cargo containers annually, making it the busiest port in Latin America.
Logistics, Business & Public Policy
The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is recognized as one of the top research institutions in the world, but it is also a place where students can learn from some of the best teachers in the business. Each year, Smith awards three different honors to its faculty members who have demonstrated a passion for teaching excellence: The Distinguished Teaching Awards, the Krowe Teaching Excellence Awards and the Legg-Mason Award.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business community came together to celebrate the achievements of full-time MBA students at the 4th Annual MBA End-of-the-Year Banquet on May 14, 2015, held at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
“Once they had appointed one woman, the men seem to have said, ‘We have done our job.’”
— Cristian Dezső, Associate Professor
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business community came together on May 7, 2015, to celebrate the achievements of top undergraduate students at the 15th annual Dean’s Undergraduate Senior Awards Dinner. More than 60 students, faculty and staff enjoyed a dinner at Van Munching Hall.
On April 10, 2015, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business partnered with Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International to hold DRI’s first collegiate conference. More than 100 DRI-certified professionals, business continuity planning leaders and students were in attendance.
Working professionals with an interest in the Washington, D.C., region have a new source for bite-sized business insights, delivered weekly to their inboxes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Omar Sherif Elwakil joined the Supply Chain and Operations Management program in Fall 2010. His primary research interests are multinational direct investment strategy and the political environment, and global supply chain and transportation flows in the presence of external barriers and disruptions.
DRI International is proud to announce its partnership with the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for the first in its new Collegiate Conference series.
All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, Tyser Teaching Fellow, lecturer, adjunct, or Ph.D. student) for one of several Krowe Teaching Awards in areas of general excellence.
The deadline for submissions is March 2, 2015. Winners will be announced in May 2015.