News at Smith

Aug 07, 2015

Storefront signs that recently went up for the grand opening of TargetExpress near the University of Maryland will make a quick exit. The Minnesota-based retailer announced on Aug. 4, 2015, that it will call all of its stores just Target, regardless of size or format. This means the small Baltimore Avenue site across the street from campus will carry the same name as the full-size Target about three miles away in Hyattsville

Aug 06, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

High school students discovered the power of the human mind to create value through enterprise and markets during an immersion experience July 27-31, 2015, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Aug 06, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Customers have kvetched about airline baggage fees since American Airlines started charging people for even one checked bag in 2008, but the practice has swept the industry. Last month, JetBlue started charging passengers for luggage, leaving Southwest standing alone as the only company to let all passengers check a bag or two without an extra charge. Although many travelers grumble about the fees, new research from Smith School

Aug 05, 2015

A delegate from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business visited the White House today for meetings aligned with the school’s 50/50 by 2020 campaign launched in spring 2015.

Jul 31, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

In this edition, we catch up with Regina Cline, MBA Candidate 2016, to hear about her work as a Strategy and Operations Summer Associate with Deloitte in Washington, D.C.


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