News at Smith

Aug 02, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Welcome to The Smith Report, a short audio podcast that will help keep you informed about current news and events at the Smith School. The podcast is less than 10 minutes long and is produced by the Office of Marketing Communications.

Smith MBAs take on a variety of challenging internships over the summer to build their skills and make professional connections.

In this issue of the Smith Report, Mary Herbst, MBA Candidate 2014, tells us about working as a Summer Executive Associate at MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas.

Aug 01, 2013

Thirty-eight students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business Executive MBA Cohort 12 gathered at the University of Maryland’s Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on July 26, 2013, for a very special occasion: graduation ceremonies.

With family, friends, faculty, and staff on hand, the close-knit and supportive culture of our community was clearly on display as Vice Dean Joyce Russell acknowledged the sacrifice on the families and the milestone achievement of the graduates.

Jul 31, 2013
Top News

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Bucking a national trend, MBA tuition will not increase for a third consecutive year at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Annual tuition -- $38,475 in-state and $45,765 out-of-state -- holds steady entering 2013-2014 for about 850 returning full- and part-time MBA students at Smith. The school’s MBA program is ranked among the top in the nation, placing No. 24 in the most recent rankings by both Bloomberg Businessweek and theFinancial Times.

Jul 31, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
MEDIA ALERT: July 31, 2013
Attention: Finance Reporters

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, comments on Facebook’s price per share rebounding to near its $38 IPO level (from May 2012) after trading as low as $17.55 last September.

The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

Jul 31, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

College Park, Md. – November 14, 2012 – World-leading cybersecurity researchers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business won a significant grant from the Department of Homeland Security to develop economic models for cybersecurity investments. Professors Lawrence Gordon and Martin Loeb – along with colleague William Lucyshyn from the School of Public Policy -- received one of just 34 contracts awarded to 29 academic and research institutions for research and development of solutions to cybersecurity challenges


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