News at Smith

Oct 31, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Participants did more with less at the fifth annual Smith School Business Summit, a signature event from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Oct. 28, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Oct 28, 2016

On Friday, October 21, 2016, students and staff from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business participated in a community service learning activity with the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary on the Patuxent River in Lothian, Maryland.

Oct 27, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

A client of Smith School accounting professor Samuel Handwerger recently asked him how to take advantage of something a financial website describes as a “$42 billion consumer rebate program” that Congress passed in December 2015. Under the program, the website boasts, “119 million taxpaying Americans can now get a rebate on virtually every single 2016 purchase.” He and a student looked into the claim and found it

Oct 27, 2016

Alain Desvignes’ work experience spans 15 years. While studying as an EMBA student at the Smith School in Beijing, Alain served as director of operations at Ozonia, SUEZ Group, and was responsible for the operations across Asia.

Oct 27, 2016

Children are playing outside on a sunny Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, but inside the Weeksville Heritage Center, young women from underserved local communities are vying for startup capital in a unique Shark Tank-like competition.


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