News at Smith

Oct 08, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The Office of Global Programs (OGP) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to award 13 study abroad scholarships to business school students for 2012 programs.

Scholarships are awarded based on responses to an essay contest. A panel of Smith School judges selected the first eight winners on Sept. 30, 2011. In the words of one judge all the awardees “… focused on why {you} wanted to participate in a particular program/visit a particular country rather than just

Oct 07, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

The Center for Financial Policy (CFP) co-hosted a two-day conference on systemic risk and data issues in partnership with the Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions at the NYU Stern School of Business, the Center for Financial Markets at Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, and the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. The conference was inspired by the Dodd-Frank Act and the establishment of two new entities, the Office of Financial Center (OFR) and the Financial Stability

Sep 29, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

The ways we consume information have expanded drastically in the past decade – with digital formats of everything from movies to newspapers widely available, as well as special devises like the Apple iPad and Kindle reader to view them. But these new formats haven’t yet entirely replaced the old.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, P.K. Kannan talks about his research that explores under what conditions consumers would buy both traditional and digital formats of content

Sep 27, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

CRO Lecture Series
Peter Schnall, CRO, Capital One
October 11, 2011 | Washington, D.C.

Sep 26, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business opened a discussion on the bleak U.S. economic outlook and jobs market with a speech from Federal Reserve Board Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin, Sept. 26, 2011 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The event was part of the center’s distinguished speaker series and drew government and business leaders, along with students and members of media to explore the timely topic.

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