News at Smith

Nov 07, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

For the past five years, undergraduate students from adjunct professor Joe Rinaldi’s Futures, Options and Derivatives class at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business have attended the Barron’s Roundtable to rub elbows with some of the top investors in the country. 

This year, six students attended the conference, titled “The Art of Successful Investing” on October 21, 2013 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City: 

Nov 06, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

College Park, Md. – November 6, 2013 – Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The annual competition offers the country’s top student entrepreneurs the chance to compete for $115,000 in total cash prizes. Student can apply until January 6, 2014.

Nov 05, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
Nov 05, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Healthcare costs have been rising faster than inflation and even faster than college tuition. At the same time the quality of health care in the U.S. has been uneven at best.  Many look to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an opportunity for information technology and other innovative approaches to improve both the efficiency and quality of health services. 

What are the key elements of this transformation? What’s working? What are some significant barriers?  

Nov 05, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Media Alert
Attention: Economic and Financial Reporters and Editors 

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- As Twitter goes public, IPO expert Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is available to expand on his comments (below) that address the company’s unique features and stock prospects.  

He says Twitter’s large presence overseas


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