News at Smith

Jan 01, 2005

The MBA program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland ranked No. 20 among all U.S. MBA programs in the Financial Times MBA 2005 rankings, published January 24th. The influential rankings place Smiths MBA program No. 6 among all U.S. public business schools and No. 30 in the world. For the fourth straight year the Smith School has ranked among the top three of the best 25 U.S. business schools in the value for money category scoring No. 3.

Jan 01, 2005

Roland Rust, holder of the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, chair of the marketing department and director of the Center for e-Service, was named the next editor of the Journal of Marketing, ranked number one in two of the last three surveys of major marketing journals. It is the oldest and most frequently cited journal in the field and enjoys unique impact and visibility. His term will run from 2005-2008.

Dec 30, 2004

Singapore & College Park Md., November 30, 2004 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and ChinaCast Communication Holdings Limited ("ChinaCast"), a leading provider of e-learning solutions in China, today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") to deliver education courses and programs to students in the People's Republic of China. ChinaCast continues to expand its lead position in the e-learning business in China and has already helped more than a dozen Chinese universities build

Dec 23, 2004

The Robert H. Smith School of Business kicks off an exciting new year in 2005, with the start of its fourth Executive MBA class in College Park, new Executive MBA programs in China and a host of campus activities planned for the spring semester. The school will award its first Leadership and Excellence awards and host a number of business, technology and academic forums, from the National Undergraduate Business Symposium (NUBS) in March, to the annual Netcentricity Conference in April.

Dec 19, 2004

More than 300 students graduated from the Robert H. Smith School of Business on December 19, 2004. William Longbrake, PhD '76, vice chair at Washington Mutual, addressed graduates during the commencement ceremony, held at the Cole Student Activities Building. The school awarded approximately 250 bachelor's degrees, 80 master's degrees, and five doctoral degrees.


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