News at Smith

Mar 26, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Organizations of all sizes need more of the entrepreneurial spirit that pervades the University of Maryland, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said March 25, 2015, during CEO@Smith at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. “People often think that entrepreneurship is about the little guy, the garage tinkerer -- David going out to battle against Goliath,” Nooyi told a packed auditorium of about 400 faculty, staff and students. “I say 'no'. I think that view of entrepreneurship is incomplete.”

Mar 25, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Russ Wermers, professor of finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will provide expertise, as an affiliate, to one of the largest economic consulting firms in North America.

Mar 25, 2015

Smith economics professor Peter Morici comes from a family of sales professionals. "My father and uncles all sold life insurance," he tells ABC 7 News in Washington, D.C. Their advice to Morici was to avoid politics and religion when talking to customers. Morici says Starbucks has broken this rule with its "Race

Mar 25, 2015

Andy Burness, MBA ’81, knows how to keep employees happy. On four occasions his public relations firm has been named one of the “best places to work” in Washington, D.C., by either The Washington Post or Washingtonian. In this guest column, he shares 10 rules for how to build employee engagement while retaining and growing satisfied clients. Read more

Mar 25, 2015

A talent shortage threatens the global automotive industry. For every graduate with supply chain skills, six positions are waiting to be filled, according to a new white paper issued by global logistics company DHL and based on research by Lisa Harrington, senior research fellow for the


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