News at Smith

May 19, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

West Baltimore has been at the epicenter of upheaval in a city rocked by recent protests and riots following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. In the aftermath, lawmakers and local officials are calling for ways to effect change in the low-income, marginalized community. An innovative experiential learning practicum piloted by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, School of Social Work, and Carey School of Law offers some potential solutions.

May 19, 2015
Top News

The executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked 24th in the world by the Economist in its 2015 executive MBA ranking report, released May 14. Among U.S.-only schools, the Smith School is No. 15, and No. 17 among U.S. schools with joint programs or international campuses.

May 19, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

For the first time, junior students in the Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) honors program had the chance to show off their quality management, innovation and teamwork skills to a crowd of over 300 people at the spring QUEST conference hosted at the Riggs Alumni Center on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

May 18, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Everything that is global at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was on colorful display outside of Van Munching Hall on May 7, 2015, for the first Smith Global Showcase organized by the Office of Global Initiatives (OGI). Hundreds of students, staff and faculty gathered around the table displays to share stories from their undergraduate study abroad experiences this past year, while dozens more detailed the global learning they enjoyed here in College Park.

May 18, 2015

Crowdfunding makes sense for a neighborhood hairstylist or dry cleaner, but not so much for a tech startup aspiring to be the next Facebook, experts said May7-9, 2015, during the Smith Entrepreneurship Research Conference at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.SEC-amended rules that take effect June 19 undervalue the distinction, crowdfunding panelists said at the event staged by the Center

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