The Smith School is gearing up for its second Executive MBA class, scheduled to start on August 24, 2003, and the deadline for registration is today, August 1. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the August cohort has been gaining momentum since early spring. Plan to attend one of the July information sessions to find out more about Smiths exciting 18-month EMBA program.
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.