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Oct 12, 2012

College Park, Md. – October 12, 2012 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today named Michael Roth, vice president of North American Operations at, as the 2012 “Person of the Year.” Roth was recognized by students and faculty at Smith’s 20th annual Industry Day career and networking event.

Oct 10, 2012

EMBA Group

On October 1, 2012 - China's National Day - the Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted executive MBA students from Peking University HSBC School of Business (PHBS). The 31 executives were travelling across the U.S. on a study trip, visiting several U.S. cities and universities to learn more about the global economy from a U.S. perspective.

Oct 01, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

David Williams may have surprised a room full of undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business when he gave them some advice for the future during a speech on Sept. 19, 2012. Quite simply, he told them to use a common tool from their elementary school days: the Venn Diagram. [VIDEO]

Oct 01, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Sandor Boyson, PhD, research professor for the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Department of Logistics, Business and Public Policy, is among 40 experts selected by the U.S. Department of Commerce to provide insight into supply chain strategy to spur U.S. exports and global competitiveness.

Sep 30, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

In May 2012, 30 business and engineering students from the Hinman CEOs entrepreneurship program and the College Park Scholars program at the University of Maryland traveled to Silicon Valley to experience firsthand the area’s culture of innovation. Over the course of five days the students visited 16 companies ranging from recently founded startups to mature companies such as Google and Cisco. Established by Mark Wellman -- Distinguished Tyser Teaching Fellow at the Robert H.


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.

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