Baseball prognosticators love statistics, but performance over the course of 162 games does not necessarily predict postseason success. Since the wildcard era began in 1994, the best regular season team has won the World Series just 19 percent of the time. Smith School professor Sean Barnes, who builds prediction models in his research, shares three reasons why six months’ worth of baseball data means so
On Oct. 14, 2016, students in the Business, Society and the Economy (BSE) College Park Scholars (CPS) program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated the 21st Citation Class with an awards ceremony honoring students for outstanding achievement and outstanding citizenship for exemplifying the founding ideals and values of CPS.
What is critical thinking? We hear it all the time – in the classroom, in the workplace, in interviews, in professional circles, but do we really know what it is, and more importantly, why it matters?
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently interviewed Smith Sophomore Kristin Woo ’19 to discuss how she is “pioneering her path” during her Smith journey. This past summer, Kristin was an Accounting Intern for I.L. Creations in Rockville, Maryland. She is currently a student in the Global Mindset Colloquium and a Member of Primannum Honor Society.