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Smith School Welcomes 19 New PhD Students

Sep 08, 2011
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newphd2011The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomed 19 new doctoral students to its eight individual business programs in fall 2011, making total enrollment in the program 100. The incoming class is diverse and hails from around the world, including the U.S., China, Korea, India, and France.

These bright new students bring their academic knowledge and skills from schools such Columbia University, Ohio State University, University of Michigan, Tsinghua University, Seoul National University, and the University of Maryland. 

The students have been acclimating themselves to Van Munching Hall, the University of Maryland and D.C., as well as diving in to the research projects with our distinguished faculty and veteran students.  The fall 2011 incoming class will surely contribute to the success of the Robert H. Smith School of Business PhD Program, says Dr. Amna Kirmani, director of the PhD program and professor of marketing.

For more information about the PhD program at the Smith School, visit

Justina Blanco, Office of Doctoral Programs

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 masters, 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.