News at Smith


Feb 22, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

How close are the Fortune 500 companies to achieving gender equality on their corporate boards? They've got a long way to go, baby. The boardrooms of the Fortune 500 companies, which represent two-thirds of U.S. GDP, continue to be overwhelmingly male, with women holding only 20 percent of all board seats, according to a new report. Scholars tend to blame the gap on some combination of two factors: Workplace biases or individual

Feb 21, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Associate Professor of Finance Michael Faulkender has been named Associate Dean for Masters Programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 20, 2017
Top News

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Kimmy Foundation Inc. has pledged $2 million to fund endowed and current-use scholarships for undergraduates in the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering and Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 20, 2017
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship produces Bootstrapped, a podcast featuring founders, investors and serial entrepreneurs. This episode of Bootstrapped features Elise Whang, CEO and Co-Founder of SNOBSWAP.

Feb 15, 2017

This year the Office of Career Services and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business decided to turn the tables on students and recruiters as part of the spring Undergraduate Career Fair. For the first time, Smith held the Reverse Career Fair student leadership networking event the evening of Feb. 9, allowing employers the opportunity to stroll through a room of student leaders from 25 student organizations.


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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