News at Smith

Feb 09, 2017
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

It’s no secret that getting into a school like the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is becoming increasingly more difficult, year after year. This year’s freshman class holds some of the most intelligent, driven students. Yet, how can all these multidimensional, ever-curious, students box up all their unique interests and passions into one single major? It’s a daunting task to have to decide what your academic focus will be for the next four years, especially for those students that made it into Smith by being active in so many

Feb 09, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

In Dec. 2016, Gideon Mark, associate director of the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime (C-BERC), met with the University of Maryland Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellows to discuss the relevance of business ethics to academic integrity issues at their weekly meeting.

Feb 08, 2017
Community

In the 14 years between her undergraduate and executive MBA degrees from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Jennifer Lee-Harrison held numerous consulting jobs, rose to a senior director position, collaborated with Steve Harvey and contributed to a successful strategic marketing plan. Yet she still asked herself: “What do I want to be when I grow up?”

Feb 08, 2017
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

In January 2017, 56 undergraduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business participated in short-term study abroad programs, traveling to Japan, Europe and South Africa. Read about their exciting journeys, in their own words.

South Africa

Students in the South Africa study abroad course visited Robben Island, the Langa Township and Mount Nelson.

Doron Tadmor, Class of 2020

Feb 08, 2017

A cannabis plant.Pot may be tantalizing investors, but investing in cannabis companies remains risky. States legalizing marijuana for medicinal and recreational use have been multiplying. Sales are projected to rise to just under $23 billion by 2020, from $6.7 billion last year. But regulation remains the big uncertainty, Smith School grad Evan Qiu and two co-analysts write in a recent white paper. Read more...

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