News at Smith

Mar 10, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
March 7 & 10, 2013

Maryland was the first state in the country to pass legislation allowing the formation of Benefit Corporations and LLCs, which provide companies with legal protection in pursuing “general public good” in addition to profits. Since its introduction in 2010, 10 other states and the District of Columbia have passed similar legislation, and Maryland remains the only state allowing for LLCs in addition to Corporations. But despite its status as a first mover, Maryland is falling behind other state programs in implementing the

Mar 08, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The passion for sustainable business practices and fostering a work-place culture centered on creating social value was palpable at the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ 5th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium on March 1, 2013.

Mar 04, 2013
Community

Dean G. Anandalingam

The Smith School’s Dean G. “Anand” Anandalingam will step down at the end of his five-year term on June 30, 2013. He plans to pursue leadership in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship in partnership with institutions worldwide.

Mar 04, 2013

Spending 36 hours straight with the same group of people would generally turn off most students, but a team of four undergraduates from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business enthusiastically did so in February 2013 as part of the Wake Forest Marketing Summit, a case competition held annually at WFU’s campus in Winston-Salem, NC. After nearly two days of intense competition that culminated in a final presentation to case sponsor FedEx, the students returned triumphantly to College Park with the first place trophy and $10,000 in

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