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Now Accepting Entries- Smith Photo Contest

Nov 28, 2016


It’s that time again—time to refresh the photo gallery that hangs in Van Munching Hall, home of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The school’s previous photo contests in 2012 and 2014 boasted more than 700 entries. Do you have the next winning picture? Winning photos will be displayed in Van Munching Hall and featured in the spring 2017 issue of Smith Business magazine.

Submit your photos via email to by Nov. 30, 2016.

Please include all of the following information with your submission:

  • Your name
  • Affiliation with the Smith School (i.e., MBA 2010, professor of information systems, senior accounting major, parent, etc.)
  • Title of photo
  • Category (landscape, portrait, campus, architectural, action, global)

Contest Details:

  • All photos will be submitted via email to by Nov. 30, 2016.
  • Photos will be posted on Facebook for voting in December. Two winning photos will be selected by popular vote via Facebook.
  • Additional winning photos will be selected by a panel of judges.
  • Photos will be put into the following categories for judging: landscape, portrait, campus, architectural, action, and global.
  • Photos will be judged using the following criteria: creativity, appeal, composition/technical quality, and overall impact.

Official Rules:

  • You must be 18 years or older to enter.
  • Entrants must be the sole owner of the copyright of any image submitted.
  • By entering the contest, entrants agree to allow their photographs to be published and displayed by the Smith School.
  • Each entrant can submit no more than one photo per category.
  • Attach only one photo per email and limit the file size to 14MB.
  • Photos must be high-resolution files of 300dpi and measure at least 3000 pixels on the long edge. No photos taken with a phone will be considered.
  • No photos submitted after the Nov. 30, 2016, deadline will be considered.

Submit your photos via email to by Nov. 30, 2016.

Check out winners from our past photo contests:


About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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