News at Smith


Sep 20, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The University of Maryland has once again made The Princeton Review's list of the country's top entrepreneurship programs. In the 2014 list of the "Top 50 Schools For Entrepreneurship Programs," published in Entrepreneur magazine, UMD ranks No. 15 for its undergraduate program. The university also ranks No. 16 for its graduate program, up eight spots from the 2013 rankings.

Sep 19, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013 is the deadline to decide where in the world you want to further your global business knowledge over winter or summer break! CIBER's Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) programs are now accepting applications. Last year the Smith School sponsored Paulo Prochno for travel to India and Stephanie Eckerd to Botswana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.

Sep 19, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Stephanie Eckerd, Assistant Professor in the Department of Logistics, Business, and Public Policy and Paulo Prochno, Tyser Teaching Fellow and Associate Chair of the Department of Management and Organization, traveled to Sub-Saharan Africa and India, respectively, on Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) grants this year. Dr.

Sep 19, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Twitter Inc.’s highly anticipated initial public offering could benefit from strong stock market performances by social media peers, including Facebook’s rebound from a disappointing IPO, said Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Sep 18, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Public Relations Society of America is rolling out an MBA-Level Strategic Communications Course and credits the Robert H. Smith School of Business for supporting the launch.

A PRSA white paper highlights Smith, along with four other leading business schools, for “best practice” performance in an innovative pilot program that is the foundation of the forthcoming course and a broader call-to-action for B-schools to add strategic communications and reputation management course work to their curricula.


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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