students always do well in national competitions! Here’s a quick round-up of their triumphs last
- First place, sixth annual MBA Stock
Pitch Competition, Cornell University (Parker Center for
Investment Research, Johnson School). Siddharth Mathur, Alex
Obaza and Eric Olesh. Prize: $3,000.
- Second place, 3rd Annual Minority MBA
Exclusive Case Competition, Howard University. John Bullock,
Tekisha Harvey and Ngozi Pole. Prize: $3,000
- Fourth, Second Annual Nationwide Fisher
National Biz Quiz Challenge, Ohio State University (Fisher
College of Business). Undergraduates Leslie Lin, Eric Liang
and Ademola Sadik.
- Finalists, 2007 Sustainable Innovation
Summit, University of Arizona (Thunderbird School of
Management). Bayram, Brian Mok and Valencia Lawrence.
- Finalists, First Annual National
Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) Case Competition. Liz
Slobasky, Anne Zeeman, Lyubov Luzhanova, Kristi Zobel and
Undergraduate students (College Park)
Number of students 2587
Minority students 37%
Maryland residents 63%
Number of students 250
Minority students 23%
International students 37%
Average years of professional
Q. What’s the most popular
International Business 11.2%
Logistics, transportation and supply
chain management 4.8%
Information systems 4.3%
Operations management 4.4%
In 2007, 4,376 potential
freshman applied to the Smith School.
Smith in the News
– Nov. 19, 2007 – Smith School Dean Howard Frank
is quoted in a story about American MBA programs abroad,
specifically in China and India.
York Times – Nov. 18, 2007 –
Research from associate finance professor Steve
Heston is the subject of a column, which
includes quotes from Heston.
Evening News – Nov. 8, 2007 –
Peter Morici, professor of international
business, is interviewed in a story about the chances for an
Today – Oct. 17, 2007 – Roland
Rust, the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing and
chair of the department, is quoted in a story about airlines
and customer service.
Sun – Oct. 9, 2007 – The Dingman
Center for Entrepreneurship’s new $175,000 investment fund
is profiled and Dingman’s Melissa Carrier, director of
investments and social entrepreneurship, is quoted.
News and World Report – Oct. 5,
2007 – Management and organization assistant professor
Myeong-Gu Seo’s emotional decision-making
research is the subject of a news story.
– Oct. 1, 2007 – Supply Chain Management Center co-director
Sandor Boyson authors an article on
supply chain globalization that includes a survey of readers
and supply chain complexity.
– Sept. 27, 2007 – Supply chain and
strategy professor Curt Grimm is quoted
in a story about rail transportation.