News at Smith


Apr 01, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The world-premiere of a rap video is not your typical event for the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Mar 24, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

With the economy still recovering from the burst of the housing bubble and the financial crisis, experts are combing the period before the crisis and after for all the clues that could help avoid similar economic problems in the future. According to new research, accounting numbers hold big clues to how the credit default market functions – both before and after the crisis.

Mar 16, 2011
Top News

It was while writing a paper for his freshman English 101 class that Evan Ponchick, a College Park Scholars Business, Society, and the Economy alumnus, came up with an initiative that would help feed the homeless and save the university money. Now a junior, Ponchick has watched his vision turn into a reality.

Mar 16, 2011
Top News

The Smith School established the Krowe Teaching Excellence Awards to recognize those who have demonstrated superior teaching skills. The Smith School Teaching Enhancement Committee appoints an Ad Hoc Committee to recommend awardees based on nominations from students, faculty, and alumni. The awardees for 2012-2013 are as follows:

Krowe Awards

Ritu Agarwal (DO&IT) Recognized for excellent teaching ratings in various classes including MBA, PhD, EMBA, and Gemstone courses.

Mar 15, 2011
Top News

College Park, Md. — March 15, 2011 — The part-time MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 17 in the latest edition of U.S.News & World Report’s “Americas Best Graduate Schools,” published today. Smith's program is the highest ranked part-time MBA program in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The report recognized the Smith School’s program and research strengths in a number of specialty categories, ranking the school’s information systems program No. 5, while supply


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, MS in business, 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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