Silver Jubilee Grand Gala Shines Light on Smith’s Transformative Gift

More than 300 alumni and friends gathered for the Smith School Silver Jubilee Grand Gala on Friday, Oct. 27, to celebrate the legacy of Robert H. Smith ’50, whose investment 25 years ago changed the school’s name and its course.  Reflecting on the impact of the transformative gift, Dean Prabhudev Konana spoke about Mr. Smith’s legacy, “his foresight, his big ideas and his laser focus on excellence.”

Smith School Hosts Fifth-Annual Steamboat Institute Campus Liberty Tour Debate

Addressing grand challenges requires expanding viewpoints, seeking out new perspectives and engaging in rigorous dialogue. To do that, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business once again welcomed the Steamboat Institute’s Campus Liberty Tour to campus.

UMD Recognizes Smith’s Rajshree Agarwal for Research Excellence

Rajshree Agarwal was recognized for her “insights into how innovation and entrepreneurship impact the evolution of industries, firms, and individuals,” as part of the recent 2023 Maryland Research Excellence Celebration.

Research.com Ranks 17 Maryland Smith Professors Among World’s “Best Scientists”

Research.com named 17 scholars from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in its latest “best scientists” ranking. The Smith School ranked No. 4 in the United States and No. 5 worldwide in the 2023 Business and Management university ranking, with 11 scholars on the list.

Smith School Awards 14 Faculty Grants for Innovative Research

Fourteen faculty teams at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have been awarded three-year grants from the school for research projects that address the world’s grand challenges and reimagine learning in support of the University of Maryland’s vision and the Smith School’s strategic plan.

Management Professor’s Research Spurs U.S. Push to Ban Noncompete Agreements for Workers

The United States is moving to ban noncompete agreements in labor contracts, and research from Maryland Smith management professor Evan Starr is behind the push.

Why Outsourcing Sales Could Be the Key to Surviving a Hit to Demand

How do companies fare when demand for their products suddenly drops off? It’s a question many industries could face this year, as inflation continues in a tight labor market. Looking at a past demand shock has some answers, finds new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

25 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 25 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

A Different Perspective on Whether Corporate America is Failing Women

Online career platform, The Muse reports corporate America is still failing women in 2022.

Twitter Upheaval

Last Friday, about 3,700 Twitter employees learned they lost their jobs after access was suspended to company-wide systems, like email and Slack.

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