News at Smith


Jan 28, 2015

Smith Professor Peter Morici says low-wage workers took the economic brunt of the Blizzard of 2015 along the East Coast. “There are numbers beating around that closing the city for a day costs overall about $700 billion," he says. "But remember, a lot of that lost economic activity gets made up. Folks on Wall Street who manage accounts will get

Jan 27, 2015

From current students, to alumni, to Smith parents, to graduate assistants, to staff members – the Smith community came together to share the photos that they were most proud of.

Jan 26, 2015
Top News

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Jan. 26, 2015) — A new Financial Times ranking recognizes the full-time MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business among the top 25 in the nation and top 50 in the world. The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2015, released today, also scores Smith’s PhD program top 10 in the world.

Jan 26, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

This month, accounting undergraduates at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business took 10 days to visit 15 accounting destinations in Washington, D.C., as part of Jim McKinney's "Tax Avoidance, Tax Policy, and Tax Research Techniques" course.

Jan 26, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Smith Professor Peter Morici says shifting European politics could have a depressing effect on U.S. interest rates. That's because uncertainty about the euro will cause Europeans to send money to the U.S., and that could push up stock prices and push down interest rates. “As the Federal Reserve raises rates this summer, the impact on mortgage rates


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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