News at Smith


Apr 22, 2015

High school seniors choosing a college typically deal with such unknowns as whether a target school will accept them and be affordable, and whether they will be happy once enrolled and plugged into the campus community. Understanding students’ personal, underlying influencers in this process likewise challenges academic counselors. The Center for Complexity in Business at the Smith School has turned to social media for college

Apr 22, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Say on Pay, which gives shareholders a nonbinding vote on executive compensation, leads companies to reduce excessive pay in certain circumstances. That's according to new research by Smith professor Russ Wermers and a coauthor. Previous academic studies of Say on Pay have found mixed results, with some concluding that the provision—part of the Dodd-Frank legislation and in effect since 2011—has had no effect. But

Apr 22, 2015

Apple is foregoing its customary blockbuster, in-store release of a new device with its Apple Watch. Smith marketing professor P.K. Kannan says the exclusive online rollout is more like the approach of a luxury goods maker. Kannan explains the strategies, and why it makes sense for Apple. Read more...

Apr 21, 2015

Food Truck Thursday - April 23 & May 7


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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