News at Smith


Apr 21, 2016

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh has a guarantee for young professionals starting their careers. “Whatever you think, whatever you imagine, I can assure you one thing: It won’t be that,” he said Wednesday during a NewDay USA Enterprise and Leadership Forum at the University of Maryland. Harbaugh said winning teams and individuals must prepare for adversity, which hit the Ravens hard in 2015. “The thing that we held onto

Apr 20, 2016

When Maj. Vickee Wolcott, PhD ’15, arrived at the Smith School to work toward a doctoral degree, she had to hit the ground running. The Army was paying for the degree, and it allows soldiers only three years to complete what takes other students four or five years, or longer, to accomplish. “Basically, every class assignment, every paper I wrote worked its way into my dissertation,” she says.

Apr 20, 2016

Frozen desserts, spicy sauces and burrito-sized sushi rolls added flavor to a food entrepreneurship conference organized by Smith School undergraduate students on Nov. 16, 2015.

Apr 20, 2016

Nearly 850 alumni, faculty and staff gathered Dec. 18, 2015, at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the holidays.

Apr 20, 2016

As a 28-year-old widow, the grandmother of William “Billy” Greenblatt, English ’79, started riding in the back of a mail truck to her New York City post office job to save the subway fare and better provide for her children. “She instilled a value system about working hard and helping others,” the commencement keynote speaker told graduates during Smith’s 2015 winter commencement on Dec. 20, 2015.


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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