News at Smith

Nov 18, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

If you’ve got it, don’t flaunt it. That’s the conclusion Smith School researchers came to when they studied how people display the brands they use. 

According to the study, people boasting the brands they use in a conspicuous manner – such as name-dropping their designer handbag label or wearing Gucci sunglass indoors – is a turn-off for many others.

Nov 18, 2013


David Reznick ’59 received the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers Lifetime Achievement Award.


Donald Linton ’60 was named a master entrepreneur.


Howard Bomstein ’70 was appointed executive marketing director of the Washington Times.

Jon Colin ’78 was appointed interim chief executive officer at EQM Technologies & Energy, Inc.

Nov 15, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will team with Resilinc Inc., a leading provider of supply chain resiliency solutions, to strengthen its MS in Supply Chain Management program.

Nov 15, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

During the week of November 18–22, the Smith School will participate as a partner in Global Entrepreneurship Week – the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

Nov 13, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Decision makers in public and private sectors should be paying attention to and leveraging chatter on a platform like Twitter to better connect and resonate with the masses.

At the Smith School’s Center for Complexity in Business (CCB) Conference from Nov. 7 to 8 at the Ronald Reagan Building, experts from academia and industry discussed methods for investigating and disseminating social media content.  


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