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Feb 06, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Last month, the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland participated in its first LeaderShape Institute. This retreat is designed to challenge students to lead with integrity and explore what they want to do, as well as who they want to become as leaders.

This institute was one of 90 campus-based sessions in the country and involved 49 undergraduate students, mostly from the Smith School. It took place from Jan. 12 to 17, 2014, at Camp Letts, a YMCA summer camp in Edgewater, Md.

Feb 05, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
Feb 03, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

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 Feb. 26 and winners will be

Feb 03, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Security-assessment firm IOActive recently identified security flaws in 40 mobile banking applications for iPhone and iPad that are used by some of the world's leading financial institutions. 

The alarm coincides with recent data showing that more than half of smartphone users on both the iOS and Android platforms frequently use their bank’s mobile site or

Jan 31, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Winners have been announced for the $75,000 TS/UM Social Innovation Challenge to help address some of society’s most pressing issues in three key areas: hunger, education and sustainability. 

Broadcaster Tavis Smiley partnered with the University of Maryland to launch the inaugural event. 

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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.

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