Leveraging a unique educational approach that moves beyond classroom lectures, 26 undergraduate business students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are participating in a unique course that yields insights into how real-life companies have turned management strategies into sustained competitive advantages.
This summer, Smith joined the ranks of other LEADing university, hosting its first Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) program at the school from July 14 through Aug. 1. The elite program brought 30 minority students from across the nation to College Park to learn more about business and leadership. [VIDEO]
Robert H. Smith School of Business finance faculty member Elinda F. Kiss recently took student groups to visit the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve buildings in Washington, D.C.
The trips consisted of University of Maryland undergraduate students enrolled in Kiss’s Banking and Private Wealth Management Fellows Program and Master of Science students from her Bank Management course.
University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business finance faculty members David Kass and Elinda F. Kiss and eight Smith undergraduates recently traveled to Omaha, Neb., to attend the annual shareholder meeting for Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate holding company chaired by Warren Buffett.
Kass, who writes a blog about Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway, described the event as an “eye-opening” experience into the investment world for the students, while Kiss said it was a great opportunity for students to learn what a shareholders meetings...
The University awards Semester Academic Honors (Dean's List) to undergraduate students who complete, within any given semester (excluding winter and summer terms), 12 or more credits (excluding courses with grades of P and S) with a semester GPA of 3.500 or higher. This recognition is noted on the student's academic record.
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Studying abroad takes a financial commitment and the University of Maryland and the Robert H. Smith School of Business are working together to make it affordable for everyone. Need-based and merit-based scholarships are available. Students currently receiving financial aid may be able to apply all, or some, of it towards study abroad.
Spending 36 hours straight with the same group of people would generally turn off most students, but a team of four undergraduates from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business enthusiastically did so in February 2013 as part of the Wake Forest Marketing Summit, a case competition held annually at WFU’s campus in Winston-Salem, NC. After nearly two days of intense competition that culminated in a final presentation to case sponsor FedEx, the students returned triumphantly to College Park with the first place trophy and $10,000 in...
On Thursday, December 20, 2012, thousands gathered in the Comcast Center at the University of Maryland at the commencement ceremony of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business to celebrate the achievements of students graduating with degrees at all levels in business (BS, MS, MBA, PhD).
A student team representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business took second place in the team and individual writing competitions at the 2012 Biz Quiz hosted by Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business in November 2012.