News at Smith


Apr 02, 2015

Patrick Maggitti, PhD ’06, has always had a lifelong passion for learning — a passion he uses daily as dean of Villanova University’s School of Business.

Apr 02, 2015

As the son of a single mother, Khalil Pettus ’15 worried about paying for college. “I knew the financial burden could be pretty heavy for the two of us,” he says.

Apr 02, 2015

Companies guilty of accounting trickery don’t want Howard Schilit, MBA ’76, PhD ’81, anywhere near their books. The CEO of Schilit Forensics and co-author of “Financial Shenanigans” has a remarkable track record of cutting through corporate spin and telling investors what they really need to know before it’s too late. Now the Smith alumnus is passing on his techniques to undergraduates at the school through the Schilit Scholars in Accounting program.

Apr 02, 2015

The football field wasn’t the only place Terrapins quarterback CJ Brown, MS ’15, faced pressure to deliver during the team’s inaugural Big Ten season in 2014. He also studied delivery of products in Smith’s Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program.

Apr 02, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Cupid’s Cup is turning 10, and Under Armour founder Kevin Plank ’96 is celebrating with an expanded entrepreneurship competition starting 6 p.m. April 22, 2014, at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. For the first time, student teams from outside the United States will join the field vying for $115,000 in cash prizes.


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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