College Park, Md. January 19, 2007 - A group of Robert H. Smith School of Business undergraduate and MBA students had the honor of ringing the bell to open trading on the New York Stock Exchange this morning.
College Park, Md. January 8, 2007 - Rebecca Hamilton, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has been identified by the Marketing Science Institute (MSI) as among a select group of scholars most likely to become the marketing fields next generation of leaders.
Jane Frank, director and owner of the McLean, Va.-based Worlds of Wonder art gallery, has pledged $500,000 to the Smith School of Business, to honor the contributions of her husband, the schools dean. In recognition of the gift, the school has named its largest auditorium the Howard Frank Auditorium.
Earlier this month (July 2003), 30 Washington, D.C., six-graders who are part of Project 312 visited the Smith School to learn about business and tour Van Munching Hall. Smith alum Bob Pincus 68, chairman of MMP Capital Partners and retired president of BB&T, Washington Region, and his wife, Roxanne Little, with two other area philanthropists (Harry Nick and Laurence Siegel), formed Project 312, the 176th chapter of the national "I Have A Dream" Foundation, in June 2002 with the ultimate goal of sending disadvantaged students in Washington, D.C., to
Professors Lawrence A. Gordon and Martin P. Loeb of the Smith Schools accounting and information assurance department presented some of their recent research on economic aspects of information security at the 2nd Annual Workshop on Economics and Information Security, held here at the Smith School on May 29-30, 2003. (The first workshop was held at the University of California, Berkeley in May 2002.)
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, MS in business, 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.