News at Smith

Dec 01, 2004

Smith School senior John Kim and sophomore Mary Rosa Connolly were surprised with a scholarship from the GEICO 2004 Achievement Awards on December 6. Shannon Hatfield, GEICO college relations manager, presented the oversize checks for $500 to the delighted students at a mechanical engineering class on Monday afternoon.

Dec 01, 2004

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to announce "Babyfones" as the winner of the Third Annual Undergraduate Business Plan Competition. Leading Babyfones are two recent grads, Sarah Vogel, a marketing major, and Dean Jephson, a finance major.

Nov 24, 2004
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A new book released this month offers guidance on how firms can avoid the kind of corporate victories that end up as disasters, harming shareholders and placing the firms future in jeopardy. Beware the Winners Curse: Victories That Can Sink You and Your Company (Oxford University Press, 2004) expands the model of the Winners Curse to explain how companies like Tyco, MCI-WorldCom and Lucent overpaid for acquisitions, and how shareholders suffered as a result.

Nov 15, 2004

DBM, the global human resources consulting firm, and the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, today announced a partnership to provide the schools MBA candidates with job search coaching and support.

Nov 15, 2004

The Robert H. Smith School of Business has launched a newly designed Web site as part of the schools new visual identity program. The new Web site, which was unveiled to the public on November 10, is designed to enhance the experience of the more than 100,000 people who come to the Smith School Web site each month, from Smith alumni and corporate recruiters to prospective students, current students, faculty, and staff.

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