The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business full-time MBA Class of 2013 filled the grand atrium in Van Munching Hall to kick off this year’s MBA Orientation. The weeklong orientation began on August 18, 2011, with a breakfast for the new students, followed by a welcome from Dean G. “Anand” Anandalingam, Associate Dean of MBA and MS Programs Bob Krapfel and a few members of the MBA
Freshmen in the University of Maryland’s College Park Scholars: Business, Society and the Economy program began their semester on August 29 by helping their community at two homeless shelters in Silver Spring. Scholars Service Day is an annual event in for students in each of the 11 Scholars programs
Decision, Operations and Information Technologies Professor Emeritus Saul Gass has published a new book titled “Profiles in Operations Research: Pioneers and Innovators.” The book was co-edited with Arjang Assad, dean of the School of Management, University at Buffalo, SUNY, and former senior associate dean of the Smith School. The book was published by Springer and is available for purchase on Amazon.com
On July 28, 2011, the 10th cohort of executive MBA students celebrated the end of their 19-month journey at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The 35 executives joined in Van Munching Hall’s Frank Auditorium with family, friends and members of the Smith School community for a recognition ceremony to honor their accomplishments.
Finance and economics faculty experts at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on the federal debt ceiling debate. They can help explain the implications for the global economy should a deal not be reached, and they can provide perspective on why the political fight has been raging in Washington.
*The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.
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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, 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.