News at Smith


Sep 03, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Incoming freshmen at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business got a taste of what’s looming in job and internship interviews during the second annual Critical Thinking Night, part of Smith’s ‘Welcome Week’ programming. More than 400 students packed the Riggs Alumni Center for the Aug. 31, 2015 session.

Sep 03, 2015

This academic year, we welcomed approximately 450 new specialty masters students to the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Incoming students will catch the attention of employers as they delve deep into specialized programs for accounting, finance, information systems, marketing analytics, and supply chain management.

Sep 03, 2015

Google changes its logo every day with clever home page animations, but the latest iteration is more permanent. Weeks after announcing Alphabet, a new parent company, the search engine giant unveiled a new logo on Sept. 1, 2015. Smith School marketing professor Rosellina Ferraro says Google's change is "not so different that it’s going to change anything in consumers’ minds about the brand” — unlike some other

Sep 02, 2015

After August marked the Dow’s worst month, September opened with U.S. stocks plummeting upon fresh data showing China manufacturing contracting. The New York Stock Exchange subsequently invoked a rarely used rule designed to quell the turbulence. Smith School experts Anil K. Gupta, Michael Faulkender and Kristen Fanarakis add context.

Sep 01, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Ninety students joined the Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) program this year, kicking off the semester with an orientation to their new program.


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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