News at Smith


Dec 01, 2016
Top News

“Competitive, not cutthroat;” high rankings for faculty quality and student-satisfaction; and a uniquely-advantageous geographical setting are some of the descriptors in a recent Poets and Quants-published snapshot of the full-time MBA Program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Dec 01, 2016

Voting is now open for the Smith Photo Contest! We received more than 250 photo submissions to our contest and now it is up to you to decide which two photos you'd like to see hanging in Van Munching Hall, home of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. The two photos with the most Facebook "Likes" will win the "People's Choice" category.

Nov 30, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

David Kass, far left, Warren Buffett, center, during a visit with Smith School students.Some 66 years ago, MBA student Warren Buffett trekked from New York to Washington, D.C., seeking career wisdom. He arrived unannounced at Geico, drawn there because it was chaired by his former professor, investing guru Benjamin Graham. It was a Saturday, but Buffett encountered a Geico executive onsite and

Nov 30, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Online communities are helping patients find, share information and connect with each other at unprecedented levels. But can they also create social value by helping to bridge the disparities between rural and urban health care? As part of a recent study, smith School professors Ritu Agarwal and Guodong "Gordon" Gao, and former doctoral student Jie

Nov 29, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The Management and Organization Society at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business recently invited undergraduate students to meet with a panel of three local entrepreneurs, all of whom began their journey into innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland. The panelists included Lana Bronipolsky, VP of Finance and the CFO at MPOWER Financial, Julie Giffin, Head of Customer Success at TransitScreen. and Zeluis Teixeira, co-founder and CFO of SOAR Baltimore.


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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