News at Smith

Jun 20, 2012
Top News

College Park, Md. - Financial and health IT experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to analyze the U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether President Barack Obama‘s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional. These experts can discuss what's at stake related to patients, insurers, IT investment and health insurance exchanges, and the U.S. economy.

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

Jun 18, 2012

Academic experts and business leaders from around the world gathered to share the latest knowledge on service marketing, operations, and management at the 21st annual Frontiers in Service Conference, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Service (CES) and hosted at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Jun 15, 2012

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the "Ninth Annual Top 10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders" for 2012, as recommended by members of its faculty and staff.

Jun 13, 2012
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Fede Garcia-Lopez (Smith MBA 2003; Engineering 1998) came up with the idea for Panas Gourmet Empanadas during an entrepreneurship class while in the part-time MBA program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. It started as a wholesale business and in 2010 he opened restaurants in Dupont Circle and Bethesda.

Jun 12, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

In boardrooms, many members are standalone actors. They “listen, make their points and go home,” said Carly Fiorina, MBA ’80. “But the reality is the rest of the world sees the company board as a team with responsibilities.”


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