Highlights from the First Smith Day!

On Nov. 15, 2017, students, faculty, staff, and alumni celebrated Smith Day, a new tradition that celebrates the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Hundreds of students, faculty and staff joined the inaugural celebration in Van Munching Hall and at campuses in Shady Grove and Baltimore, Md., and Washington, D.C. Nearly 300 alumni attended Smith Day events at nine locations around the world, including China and the Philippines.

10 Business Books for Your Summer Reading List

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the 14th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders for 2017, as recommended by faculty members. (1) The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our MindsBy Michael Lewis (2016)

Girl Scout Cookie College Comes to Smith

More than 200 Girl Scouts came to Cookie College and learned about the business of selling cookies on Dec. 10, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “The girls learned life skills like goal setting and money management that will help them in all aspects of life,” said Sara Tyler, program specialist at the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital. “It sets them up for life.”

Five Takeaways from Women Leading Women

Don’t doubt your potential, alumni women executives told the next generation of talent at the fifth annual Women Leading Women conference March 31, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. "I ended up in this role because someone saw something in me that I would not have seen in myself," said panelist Kristen Welch ’90, MBA ’96, senior vice president of global content operations for Discovery Communications.

Smith Brain Trust Delivers Bite-Sized Business Insights

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (March 26, 2015) — Working professionals with an interest in the Washington, D.C., region have a new source for bite-sized business insights, delivered weekly to their inboxes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Smith Brain Trust, published every Thursday, will provide commentary on the latest mergers, marketing campaigns, policy debates, investment news and business research — drawing upon the broad knowledge of the school’s faculty.

Smith Business Close-Up: Writing Skills for Executives

Thursday, June 7, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, June 10, 2012, 7:30 a.m. Writing Skills for Executives With digital communications, writing skills for executives are more important than ever. How can you be sure you’re staying professional while getting your point across?

Testudo is Hiding in Van Munching Hall!

As the 2011-12 academic year at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business winds down, we invite the community to join us in a “Where’s Testudo?” contest that will take place in Van Munching Hall.

Take Your Best Shot! Enter the Smith Photo Contest

We think that you might have the perfect photo to help us decorate the walls of Van Munching Hall, home to the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Smith Business Close-Up: Active Listening

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, 7:30 a.m. Active Listening You may have heard what your client, boss or co-worker just said. But were you really listening?

@SmithSchool Named Best B-School Twitter Feed

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was named the best business school Twitter feed for 2011 by “B2BTOY” (B2B Twitterer of the Year). This year’s award winners in the various categories included Lockheed Martin, Maersk, and Toyota, among others. Winners are nominated by Twitter users and selected by a panel of 11 judges. The judges and competition sponsors represent several top advertising, marketing and social media agencies. Last year the Smith School was a runner-up in the category.

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