News at Smith

Jan 01, 2008

Chris Dellarocas, associate professor of information systems, received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research studies how online reputation mechanisms, online product review sites and other Web 2.0 technologies are affecting firm strategies, consumer behavior and competition among infomediaries.

Dec 20, 2007
Top News

An enthusiastic crowd gathered in Comcast Center on Dec. 20, 2007, to cheer on a brand-new crop of proud Smith School alumni.

Oct 08, 2007
Entrepreneurial Spirit

College Park, MD - October 8, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the launch of a $175,000 alumni donor endowment fund for the Smith Schools Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship to invest in student- and alumni-run companies.

Oct 05, 2007
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

It takes guts to call the NCAA the most fraudulent organization that ever lived in front of a packed auditorium on a campus where the Terps athletic teams hold high esteem. But chutzpah is something Sonny Vaccaro, a sports marketing legend best known for brokering major endorsement deals with basketball stars the likes of Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant, certainly does not lack.

Oct 05, 2007
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Washington, D.C., radio station WTOP selected second-year MBA student Tom Hessen's Web site as Web Site of the Week in September 2007. Hessen's site is a group messaging site that he created during his first year of the Smith MBA program.


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