There are 24 new students hailing from nine countries entering Smith's PhD program this fall. The doctoral program is competitive with the worlds top business school, attracting excellent students in every discipline and averaging approximately 25 applications for every student admitted. Currently, there are 100 students in the program. This year, seven students graduated in May and nine students graduated in August 2007.
Members of the new full-time MBA class kicked off their Smith School experience Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, the first day of a weeklong orientation to introduce them to Smith and the programs they'll be immersed in for the next two years, as well as provide a chance to meet faculty, staff and each other.
Beijing, China August 8, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the 20 semifinalists of the schools 2007 China Business Plan Competition. The competition will award winners with more than $50,000 in cash and prizes, including a $25,000 grand prize, $15,000 second prize and $10,000 third prize.
Howard Frank has announced that he will step down as dean of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business at the end of the current academic year. Frank will leave his post June 30, 2008, to begin a sabbatical and will return to the Smith School as professor of management sciences in the fall of 2009.
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