Earlier this month (July 2003), 30 Washington, D.C., six-graders who are part of Project 312 visited the Smith School to learn about business and tour Van Munching Hall.
Narda Quigley, an organizational behavior doctoral candidate, will head to the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School as a senior research fellow in its post-doctoral research-fellowship program in July 2003.
More than 500 marketing experts from around the world attended the INFORMS 25th Annual Marketing Science Conference hosted by the Robert H. Smith School of Business, June 12-15, 2003. With 12 concurrent sessions and more than 400 presentations, the conference was the largest ever held at the school, and the largest Marketing Science Conference ever organized.
The Smith School has teamed up with Maryland Public Television (MPT) to produce a regular television segment focusing on todays best business practices and other business management issues. The segment, called Smith Business Close-Up, will air as part of the weekly Business Connection program that is broadcast Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on MPT. The segment will feature interviews with Smith School faculty members and other business management experts, and will originate from the business school.
The Smith School has opened a new behavioral research laboratory that combines state-of-the-art technology with traditional resources to conduct advanced behavioral research in business. The Netcentric Behavioral Laboratory enables Smith School faculty and doctoral students to conduct research in a dedicated workspace, which features 18 networked computer workstations; leading behavioral research software applications; and video and audio taping capabilities.