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Jun 12, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

slLemma Senbet, the William E. Mayer Chair Professor of Finance, has been appointed Executive Director of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), a premier economic policy research institution serving Africa. The Nairobi, Kenya-headquartered not-for-profit corporation is working to build a thriving community of well-informed economics researchers whose work can shape policies and boost economic development in sub-

Jun 12, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

College Park, Md. – June 12, 2012 — The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is one of five business schools selected by The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) to participate in a groundbreaking pilot program aimed at enhancing the strategic communication and reputation management education provided to the nation’s MBA candidates.

Jun 10, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, June 7, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, June 10, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

With digital communications, writing skills for executives are more important than ever. How can you be sure you’re staying professional while getting your point across?

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Ken White talks about writing for executives.

Jun 06, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

JohnnyGrahamJohnny Graham, MBA ’12, has flourished as both a musician and scholar.

Well-known on the D.C.-Baltimore music scene, he has leveraged his recently concluded Robert H. Smith School of Business experience to launch and operate an entertainment company and begin pursuit of a PhD in business administration.

Graham, 24, crossed the Smith commencement stage May 20 for his MBA.

Jun 04, 2012

On Wednesday, May 16, 2012 doctoral students, faculty and guests celebrated the achievements of the 2011-2012 academic year. It was a night to recognize students at the Robert H. Smith School of Business for academic milestones and extra achievements, as well as honoring doctoral students with awards.

Upon welcoming everyone to the banquet, Dean Anandalingam spoke about the success of the PhD Program and recognized the hard work of the students by the increase in conference presentations as well as Financial Times placements.


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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