In keeping with the College of Behavior and Social Sciences’ focus on interdisciplinary research and activity, its partnership with the Robert H. Smith School of Business to launch the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime (C-BERC) has generated new ideas and information at the intersection of theory, policy and practice that serves as a resource for business leaders, policymakers and practitioners.
On Sept. 12, 2014, current undergraduate students and their parents came to campus for a special “Jazz & Desserts” reception at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Grabielismo Productions Jazz Trio entertained the crowd and nearly 120 families enjoyed a relaxing evening mingling with deans, faculty and staff in Van Munching Hall’s Pownall Grand Atrium.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is proud to welcome 22 new PhD students this fall. There are 89 total students in Smith's doctoral program, which is ranked No. 11 in the world by Financial Times (2014).
Here are some fun facts about this year’s incoming PhD students:
Chinese expatriate Stella Liu, MS ’13, had the full support of her parents when she arrived in the United States to study business at the Smith School. “My parents seldom hinder my decisions,” she said. “There was no one standing in my way.” That is not always the case in Asian cultures, where obligations to the family, community and country can take priority over individual preferences. “Some kids have their future planned or guided by their parents,” said Liu, a financial analyst at GroupM in New York.
Elana knows a bright idea when she sees one. Elana Fine, Dingman’s powerhouse leader and “Tech Titan,” is an invaluable resource to the startups that flock to the center. She started her career in investment banking and is now personally invested in growing student entrepreneurs and encouraging everyone to think entrepreneurially.
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.