News at Smith

Dec 16, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

As their first semester comes to a close, a case competition organized with Northrop Grumman during the final week of MBA orientation is paying dividends for the class of 2017 full-time MBA students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Many first-year MBA students cite the activity as a highlight of their Smith experience and great way to prepare for the rigors of a full-time program and job search.http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/programs/full-time-mba

Dec 16, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

The proposed DuPont-Dow merger would temporarily combine two of the world’s chemical behemoths, followed by a three-way split. David B. Sicilia, a business historian, puts the development into the context of shifting trends in the chemical industry, and answers the key question: Is this a good idea? Read more ...

Dec 16, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

"All across the television landscape, viewers are changing how they watch TV," a host of NPR's Morning Edition recently noted. "Instead of taking in episodes of hit shows like 'The Big Bang Theory' once a week, people are stockpiling episodes to watch them later."

Dec 15, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

The Federal Reserve's anticipated move to raise interest rates for the first time since 2006 has economists projecting a matter of time for rates to come back down. But in the near term, Smith School professor Peter Morici says raising the banks’ overnight borrowing rate “has the potential to push up the cost of mortgages, slow jobs creation and curb stock prices but not always.” Read more...

Dec 15, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Do Good Challenge is excited to announce the selection of the 2015-2016 Accelerator and Ladies First awardees.

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