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Sep 03, 2012
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland opened its doors to its newest class of part-time MBA students on Aug. 18 for the 2012 orientation.

Some of Smith’s busiest students, this group of MBAs are students part-time and employed full-time. Because of that, their classes can take place on evenings during the week or on a full day of class on Saturday.

To get them used to this new and busy schedule, part-time orientation was held on a Saturday and was packed full of information about their years to come as

Sep 03, 2012
Community

 

Freshmen Orientation [fresh-muhn awr-ee-uhn-tey-shuhn] noun

  1. The beginning of a student’s college experience.
  2. An exciting, scary, nerve-wracking day filled with a ton of fresh faces, a newfound sense of independence, a whole lot of information.

A landmark beginning to every student’s college career, freshmen orientation is a day highly anticipated by soon-to-be college freshmen everywhere.

Sep 03, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

As Hurricane Isaac cleanup is underway, experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on topics related to disaster management.

Smith faculty and administrators can discuss recent developments in grassroots- and IT-related applications to management and recovery efforts, plus supply chain disruption, including oil and gas production and pricing.

The Smith School has an in-house broadcast facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

Aug 29, 2012
Community

In a week filled with activities, MS students at the Robert H. Smith School of Business were introduced to both life at Smith and in the United States. From Wednesday, Aug. 15, to Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, students came from all over to attend the new MS student orientation before starting their school year in College Park.

Aug 29, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

The Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes 14 new faculty members to start the fall 2012 semester. The new faculty members hail from PhD programs and previous posts at top universities worldwide, including two former Smith School staff members who joined the teaching ranks. Smith students will also benefit from a stable of new adjunct instructors who bring their real-world experience into the classroom. The new faculty kicked off the semester at Smith with an orientation and welcome dinner on August 27.

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