Baltimore’s Biopark was abuzz on Friday, May 4, 2012, at the Inaugural Smith School Business Summit. Hosted by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, the event brought together more than 250 people, including Smith School students, faculty, staff, alumni, and Baltimore-area business leaders for an exciting night of networking and collaborative thought leadership.
Financial considerations and poor planning drive some surgery patients home too early, concludes a pair of logistical studies conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The studies show a correlation between readmission rates and how full the hospital was at the time of discharge, suggesting that patients went home before they were healthy enough. The researchers recommend better planning and other logistical solutions to avoid these problems.
The Smith community came together on May 2, 2013, to celebrate the achievements of top undergraduate students at the 13th annual Dean’s Undergraduate Senior Awards Dinner. More than 70 students, faculty and staff enjoyed a dinner at Van Munching Hall. The much-anticipated annual celebration was the cap on the academic year and a final celebration before course finals and commencement.
Several Finance Fellows students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business had the opportunity to travel to Omaha, NE, with Tyser Teaching Fellow David Kass to attend the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting on May 5, 2012.
Three staff members at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business were honored at the school’s faculty and staff assembly on May 11 as the recipients of the 2012 Staff Excellence Awards.
The Staff Excellence Awards were established in 2008 to recognize the critical role that non-academic staff members play in the Smith School's success. In creating the awards, the Smith School strives to single out and personally recognize staff members for their superior performance and significant contributions each year.