News & Events
All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, clinical, Professor of the Practice, lecturer, adjunct, or PhD student) for one of several teaching awards. Nominations are due by March 16, 2018, and awards will be presented in May.
Hundreds of students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered in Van Munching Hall on March 9, 2018, to discuss and celebrate trailblazing social value creation initiatives at the 10th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium (#SES18), hosted by the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
On Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted 10 teams from eight top MBA schools for the Fourth Annual Emerging Markets Case Competition. The quote: “Intelligence, ability and the willingness to work are evenly distributed around the world, but the opportunities are not,” was shared by Smith Schools’ Emerging Markets Association President Eileen Little as a hint to students on the type of challenge they would soon face.
Erik R. Peterson, partner and managing director of the Global Business Policy Council at A.T. Kearney, spoke to more than 100 students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018. He shared an update on A.T. Kearney’s Year-Ahead Predictions 2018 report, which details significant global events and trends that will gain momentum in the upcoming year and have a significant impact on...
Greg Rafal, program manager of undergraduate programs for the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business writes about the Global Showcase, held on Feb. 15, 2018, in Van Munching Hall.
Sue Townsen, partner and chief diversity officer at KPMG, spoke about the importance of diversity, inclusion and a global mindset at the Global Diversity Fireside Chat on Feb. 21, 2018, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Students Nicolas Santeriano and Devin Thrasher, along with Greg Rafal, a program manager for undergraduate programs in the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, write about a short-term study abroad course to the United Kingdon, France and Italy over winter break.
Forty graduate students from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, visited the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business for a two-week study program, Jan. 8-19, 2018. Eight Smith School faculty shared their expertise with the students on topics ranging from international business to personal branding and from integrated marketing to supply chain management. The array of content shared with the students showcased the Smith School’s vast areas of expertise.
This past winter-term, 20 students had the opportunity to learn about design and innovation in the Spanish context. While in Spain, students had a full itinerary of company visits, workshops, and cultural activities. In Barcelona, they visited the iconic La Sagrada Familia, took a guided tour of the gothic quarter, and even had the opportunity to meet with local business students. In the capital city of Madrid, students took time to reflect in Retiro Park and enjoyed traditional Spanish tapas. Led by QUEST Honors faculty Dr. Gerald Suarez and Dr. Pamela...
Each year, the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business offers twenty students the opportunity to study Social Innovation in the Context of Contemporary South Africa. Malik Sulieman, a senior finance major, reflects on his experience alongside the remaining students who were divided into four working groups. Upon graduation, Malik will be working as a Strategy and Operations Business Analyst with Deloitte Consulting. Please enjoy the 2018 student reflections.