News at Smith

Oct 01, 2020

How Mentors, Community Help Create Diverse, Inclusive Workplaces

For Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) professionals, getting ahead in the corporate environment can be difficult. But they don’t need to walk the road alone.

Malcolm Gillian ’95, MBA ’00, says his path to success was forged in part because of the mentorship he received early in his career. Having that mentor, he says, was essential for his first promotion after graduate school and accelerated his career growth.

Sep 30, 2020
World Class Faculty & Research
Sep 29, 2020

At today’s leading technology companies, executives are making a commitment to achieving greater diversity, equity and inclusion. And, at Google, SpaceX and Workday, Maryland Smith alumni are leading the charge.

At an event this week, they gathered, virtually, to network with Maryland Smith students and alumni, and to discuss how their work is helping to reshape the tech sector.

Sep 28, 2020

The University of Maryland has named Prabhudev Konana, Ph.D., Dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, effective January 2, 2021. In this role, he will lead Smith in its mission to create knowledge, promote an inclusive learning environment that fosters intellectual discovery, and equip current and future leaders to assess complex problems and deliver innovative solutions.

Sep 25, 2020

Maryland Smith’s master’s and MBA programs continue to rank among the best in the world, with alumni outcomes ranking particularly high, according to the 2021 rankings from global higher education and business education analyst QA Quacquarelli Symonds.

The latest report from QS includes a new addition to its series of specialized business master’s degrees rankings – for the first time assessing the world’s master’s in supply chain management programs.


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