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Aug 05, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

As a Securities and Exchange Commission deputy chief economist, Kathleen Weiss Hanley has garnered praise for delivering “critical thought leadership” and spurring “rigorous economic modeling.”

This fall, the respected economic strategist and researcher returns to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business finance faculty, which she served from 1994-1999. She arrives from the SEC with a colleague -- Associate Professor Gerard Hoberg, following his one-year sabbatical as a visiting financial economist.

Aug 02, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Welcome to The Smith Report, a short audio podcast that will help keep you informed about current news and events at the Smith School. The podcast is less than 10 minutes long and is produced by the Office of Marketing Communications.

Smith MBAs take on a variety of challenging internships over the summer to build their skills and make professional connections.

In this issue of the Smith Report, Mary Herbst, MBA Candidate 2014, tells us about working as a Summer Executive Associate at MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas.

Aug 01, 2013
Community

Thirty-eight students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business Executive MBA Cohort 12 gathered at the University of Maryland’s Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on July 26, 2013, for a very special occasion: graduation ceremonies.

With family, friends, faculty, and staff on hand, the close-knit and supportive culture of our community was clearly on display as Vice Dean Joyce Russell acknowledged the sacrifice on the families and the milestone achievement of the graduates.

Jul 31, 2013
Top News

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Bucking a national trend, MBA tuition will not increase for a third consecutive year at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Annual tuition -- $38,475 in-state and $45,765 out-of-state -- holds steady entering 2013-2014 for about 850 returning full- and part-time MBA students at Smith. The school’s MBA program is ranked among the top in the nation, placing No. 24 in the most recent rankings by both Bloomberg Businessweek and theFinancial Times.

Jul 26, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Welcome to The Smith Report, a short audio podcast that will help keep you informed about current news and events at the Smith School. The podcast is less than 10 minutes long and is produced by the Office of Marketing Communications.

Smith MBAs take on a variety of challenging internships over the summer to build their skills and make professional connections.

In this issue of the Smith Report, Steven Akotia, MBA Candidate 2014, tells us about working as a Corporate Finance Intern at Stanley Black & Decker in Maryland.

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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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