News at Smith

May 27, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Thursday, May 24, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 27, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

Having a global perspective is critical to leading in today’s business world. At the Smith School, students take part in international experiences abroad and at home to shape their view of the world and give them the practical preparation needed to excel and lead.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Kislaya Prasad talks about the impact international experiences can have on perspective and

May 25, 2012
Top News

The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAPP), edited by two professors at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, launched a new conference series that will rotate among the London School of Economics (LSE), IE Business School and the Smith School. The first conference was held on May 25, 2012, at the London School of Economics, London, UK. The theme of the first conference was “Accounting and Corporate Governance.”

May 22, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

DebraShapiroDebra L. Shapiro, the Clarice Smith Professor of Management and Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, has been elected to serve a five-year term on the executive committee of the Academy of Management (AOM), effective August 2012.

Shapiro will serve from August 2015-2016 as academy president and the year afterward as immediate past president.

May 20, 2012
Top News

On Sunday, May 20, 2012, thousands gathered in the Comcast Center at the University of Maryland for the commencement ceremony of the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Over 1,000 students graduated with BS, MBA, executive MBA, MS, and PhD degrees.

Keynote Speaker Michael Ward, Chairman and CEO of CSX

May 17, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

The best way to do this – specifically how to effectively and efficiently sort through and manage enormous amounts of healthcare data to improve quality of care – was the topic of discussion among thought leaders from the Smith School, IBM and the federal government at the second annual IBM Business Analytics Workshop. Smith and IBM co-hosted the daylong event at Van Munching Hall on May 17, 2012.


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