News at Smith

Feb 08, 2012

Over 55 undergraduate Finance Fellows gathered at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to hear CFP Advisory Board Member Eric Billings talk about his experiences as an entrepreneur and finance professional.

Feb 05, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Have you ever worked with someone you might consider “difficult?” Chances are good that someone fitting this description springs to mind. As it turns out, these aren’t just people with whom you may have a personality conflict. The key distinction that separates “difficult” co-workers from the merely “annoying” is their effect on job performance.

Feb 02, 2012

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was named the best business school Twitter feed for 2011 by “B2BTOY” (B2B Twitterer of the Year). This year’s award winners in the various categories included Lockheed Martin, Maersk, and Toyota, among others. Winners are nominated by Twitter users and selected by a panel of 11 judges. The judges and competition sponsors represent several top advertising, marketing and social media agencies. Last year the Smith School was a runner-up in the category.

Feb 02, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Though cellphones are usually considered devices that connect people, they may make users less socially minded, finds a recent study from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 01, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

COLLEGE PARK, MD - If Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley convinces lawmakers to pass his proposed digital goods sales tax in the 2013 fiscal year budget, the policy would be difficult to execute, says Joseph Bailey, professor of information management with the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.


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