Management & Organization

We Are Smith: Paulo Prochno

Paulo Prochno has taken hundreds of MBAs to South America through his Doing Business in Brazil course. With his infectious energy and experience in consulting for well-known Brazilian companies, he is a student favorite and a model for enhancing the academic experience with global opportunities.

Nominate Favorite Profs for Krowe Award

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.

Smith Entrepreneurship Research Conference

Eleventh Annual

Smith Entrepreneurship Reasearch Conference

Fri-Sat, May 8-9, 2015


6th Annual Kauffman Doctoral Consortium on Entrepreneurship Research

Thursday, May 7, 2015


Conference Co-Chairs:

Anil Gupta (

David Kirsch (


Advisory Board:

Howard Aldrich, U-North Carolina

Kathleen Eisenhardt, Stanford

Will Mitchell, Toronto

Toby Stuart, UC-Berkeley


Conference Location:

Room 1212, Tyser Auditorium, Van Munching Hall
Smith Business School
The University of Maryland


Guest Lodging:

Marriott Inn & Conference Center
3501 University Drive E Hyattsville, MD 20783 (301) 985-7385


Supported by:

Department of Management & Organization, University of Maryland
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, Robert H. Smith School of Business



Link to: Eleventh Annual Smith Entrepreneurship Conference 2015





Smith School Management Professor Recognized for Top Research

Gilad Chen, the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is the winner of the William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award. The award recognizes research with the highest potential to significantly impact in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. It is given annually by Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Chen will receive the award at the organization’s annual conference in Houston in April 2013.

Hurricane Isaac Recovery: Smith Experts Available to Discuss Disaster Management

As Hurricane Isaac cleanup is underway, experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on topics related to disaster management.

Smith faculty and administrators can discuss recent developments in grassroots- and IT-related applications to management and recovery efforts, plus supply chain disruption, including oil and gas production and pricing.

The Smith School has an in-house broadcast facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

New Faculty – Fall 2012

The Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes 14 new faculty members to start the fall 2012 semester. The new faculty members hail from PhD programs and previous posts at top universities worldwide, including two former Smith School staff members who joined the teaching ranks. Smith students will also benefit from a stable of new adjunct instructors who bring their real-world experience into the classroom. The new faculty kicked off the semester at Smith with an orientation and welcome dinner on August 27.


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