News at Smith

Mar 06, 2018
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Kevin Li, class of 2019 marketing and information systems double major, writes about the Diversity Action Forum (Part II), held on Feb. 26, 2018, at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

When people think about “diversity events,” there is a common feeling that they exist solely just to check boxes. But at the Smith School, diversity and inclusion are pillars of the community that members constantly work to better understand and use in their daily lives.

Mar 06, 2018
Entrepreneurial Spirit

On this episode of Bootstrapped, we interviewed UMD alumnus Eddie Inlow MBA ’09, founder and CEO of Shift Transit. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Eddie had extensive experience in strategy and operations, having worked on the leadership team at Under Armour and consulting for Best Buy and Ross Stores.

Mar 05, 2018
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

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.

Mar 01, 2018
World Class Faculty & Research

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 10 for management-research productivity in 2017 among 150 U.S. business schools, according to a recently released list compiled by scholars at Texas A&M University and the University of Georgia.

Mar 01, 2018
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

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

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