News at Smith

May 10, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is recognized as one of the top research institutions in the world, but it is also a place where students can learn from some of the best teachers in a highly supportive community. At the end of each academic year, the school honors its outstanding faculty and staff members with awards of excellence.

May 05, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have collaborated to present Enterprise Risk Management, a new advanced professional development program designed for senior risk management professionals across the banking industry. Registration is now open for the five-day program, which will be held Oct. 31 – Nov. 4, in Washington, D.C.

May 05, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Crashes of large trucks are on the rise in the United States. From 2009 to 2015, deaths resulting from collisions involving trucks weighting more than 10,000 pounds rose from 3,380 to 3,903, an increase of 15 percent. Some safety activists believe that Congress bears some blame, and Smith School professor Thomas M. Corsi says they have a point.

May 04, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Online services such as OpenTable make it easy for consumers to make restaurant reservations — and not show up. But higher-end restaurants are fighting back, and the trend is global. Smith School marketing professor Janet Wagner says the lack of human interaction in online reservation systems lets consumers cancel without feeling responsible for the consequences.

May 03, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Undergraduate students in the Smith Business Academy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to New York City last weekend (April 29, 2016) with Associate Dean Victor Mullins.

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