For Maryland Terrapin quarterback Danny O’Brien, the start of the 2011 – 2012 academic year meant two things: Football is back in full swing and his first year as a Robert H. Smith School of
College Park, Md. – September 19, 2011 – While the U.S. jobs picture may be bleak, the proliferation of Facebook and mobile technology applications has spawned an entirely new industry – dubbed the “App Economy” — that has added at least 182,000 new jobs and contributed more than $12.19 billion in wages and benefits to the U.S. economy this year, according to new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Passersby may have thought that a rock star or presidential candidate was en route to Van Munching Hall’s Frank Auditorium on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011.
The Smith School’s Office of Career Services (OCS) opened its new Career Center on September 15 with an open house for employers, faculty and students. The new center will help the school make key connections, create partnerships and build relationships with corporations to help companies meet their recruiting goals and students achieve their career aspirations.
U.S. News Ranks Smith School’s Undergraduate Program Among Nation’s Best
Smith School listed among top 10 in Information Systems,
Supply Chain Management, Management specialty categories
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, specialty masters, 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.