News at Smith


Nov 17, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Black Friday in 2015 is increasingly symbolic. “While the day after Thanksgiving still holds special significance in the U.S. retailing industry, retailers are increasingly drawing shoppers to other options in terms of time and venue for deep discounts,” Smith School professor Jie Zhang says. Read more...

Nov 17, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Frozen desserts, spicy sauces and burrito-sized sushi rolls added flavor to a food entrepreneurship conference organized by undergraduate students on Nov. 16, 2015, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Nov 17, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Executive MBA students took turns in the “Terp Tank,” pitching their businesses to seasoned investors like on TV’s “Shark Tank.” The panel of five investors was impressed with the business ideas from the 16 teams and some of the pitches may lead to investments.

Nov 17, 2015

The Smith Master Student Association (SMSA) hosted a festive Diwali celebration in Van Munching Hall on the evening of November 12, 2015. With more than 200 Specialty Masters students in attendance, the event featured choreographed dancers, and traditional Indian food and dress.

Nov 16, 2015

The American Bankers Association and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have collaborated to deliver two new executive education programs addressing anti-money laundering and fraud management. The programs, announced today at the ABA/American Bar Association Money Laundering Enforcement Conference in Washington, are the first of their kind and will help experienced financial crimes professionals further cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, implement and monitor effective AML and fraud programs.


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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