On Wednesday, April 28, the Smith School proudly welcomed Donald E. Powell, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), to deliver an address to its business students.
Approximately 70,000 people came to the University of Maryland for the Sixth Annual Maryland Day celebration on Saturday, April 24, 2004. Hundreds of prospective students, alumni, faculty, staff, and their families explored Van Munching Hall, home of the Smith School of Business.
This year, the Robert H. Smith School of Business dedicated its Fourth Annual Netcentricity Conference, held on April 23, to the discussion of the Future of Electronic Markets. Panelists and participants included nationally and regionally respected e-marketers, professors of information technology and e-commerce, e-government program directors, researchers, and MBA students.
Entrepreneur magazine places the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, as the #1 business school for entrepreneurship in rankings based on a survey of alumni. The rankings are part of Entrepreneur's 2nd Annual Top 100 Entrepreneurial Colleges and Universities issue, which also places Smith among its distinguished group of 13 schools ranked in the top tier of national Comprehensive programs.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomed 240 high school juniors and seniors and their teachers from eight Prince George's County Public Schools' Finance Academies for a half-day business, finance, and investment workshop, coined Finance Field Day on Friday, April 16.