News at Smith


Jul 18, 2013
Top News

Already highly ranked by the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Businessweek, the executive MBA program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is 26th in the Economist's inaugural EMBA world rankings. Among U.S. programs, the Smith School is 13th.

Jul 14, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

If you got it, don’t flaunt it. That’s the conclusion Smith School researchers came to when they studied how people display the brands they use. According to the study, people flaunting the brands they use in a conspicuous manner – such as obnoxiously displaying a designer handbag label or wearing Gucci sunglass indoors – is a big turn-off for many consumers. [VIDEO]

Jul 12, 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, Katlin Hampton, MBA Candidate 2014, tells us about working as a graduate intern at Liberty Mutual in Boston.

Jul 02, 2013

Michael BallThe University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced the appointment of Michael Ball as interim dean effective immediately.

Ball, associate dean for faculty and research and Dean’s Chair in Management Science, serves as the School's Director of Research and is a former chair of both the Decision Operations and Information Technologies Faculty Area and Executive Committee of the

Jul 01, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Astrapi Corporation, whose patented signal modulation technology will revolutionize the mobile communications industry, has closed a seed round totaling $1.5 million led by Dingman Center Angel investor, Bill Boyle. The funding will be used to develop a commercially viable product for deployment with initial customers.


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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