News at Smith


Apr 20, 2016

Binge watching television — taking in a season of “Mad Men” or “Silicon Valley” in a day or two — has become a new pastime, made tempting by streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.

Apr 20, 2016

The Forté Foundation has included Smith on a list of “16 elite business schools” with at least 35 percent women in their full-time MBA intakes for fall 2015. Overall, women comprised 39 percent of new full-time MBA enrollment at Smith, up from 34 percent in fall 2014.

Apr 20, 2016

Men in groups tend to show off, pushing each other to display a cultural norm of male daring. This can spur overconfidence and financial risk-taking in Wall Street’s male-dominated culture, new research from finance professor Francesco D’Acunto finds.

Apr 20, 2016

A computer can do as good a job of predicting how many patients will be discharged from a hospital unit on a given day as doctors and nurses, according to new research coauthored by Sean Barnes, assistant professor of operations management. In some cases, the computer does even better.

Apr 20, 2016

Spring 2016 edition of Smith Business magazine.


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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