New Year, New Goals

A new year brings a fresh start, a full slate of 365 days to work on improving oneself in one way or another. Ten Smith professors are sharing their New Year’s resolutions: Tejwansh (Tej) Singh Anand, Clinical Professor of Practice and the Academic Director for the MS in Information Systems Programs “Find innovative ways to propel myself and my students Fearlessly Forward.”

Making It Everyone’s Business

In May, National Student Clearinghouse reported that 662,000 fewer students enrolled in undergraduate programs in spring 2022 than a year earlier, a decline of 4.7%. But first-time, first-year enrollment increased by 4.2% in the same period. Why the overall decline yet increase in first-year enrollment?

Smith Seniors Among Merrill Scholars Honorees

Seniors Alexia Ayuk, Nick Bailey and Bradley Polkowitz represent the Robert H. Smith School of Business among 19 University of Maryland graduating seniors recently recognized as Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars for their accomplishments, prestigious internships and GPAs. The recognition includes the scholars’ faculty and K-12-teacher mentors.

Bridging Disciplines a Focus of New Smith Interim Associate Dean

Joseph Bailey recalls plotting an electrical engineering career path while growing up in northern New Jersey. Subsequent study at Carnegie Mellon led him to explore that field in a public policy context at Stanford. Then at MIT, he added telecommunications to the mix and co-authored the seminal 1995 book “Internet Economics.”

Maryland Smith Unveils Tech Management MBA and Graduate Certificate Program

Managing emergent technology for organizational success can be a struggle for leaders in today’s public and private sectors. Maryland Smith’s new Tech Management MBA Specialty Elective Track & Graduate Certificate is looking to change that.

Smith, UMD Unveil 2 New Programs for Top Scholars

The University of Maryland and its Robert H. Smith School of Business are launching two new undergraduate programs that will give highest-achieving students a big-picture view of business and industry in the changing workplace. The Interdisciplinary Business Honors Living-Learning Program and the Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program are each designed to enrich the college experience for the highest-achieving undergraduate applicants and further nurture their intellectual curiosity.

Maryland Smith’s Mulchandani and Zeiser Among Poets & Quants’ Class of 2021 Best and Brightest EMBAs

Kabir Mulchandani and Jessica Zeiser, representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Executive MBA Program, are featured among the world’s ”Best and Brightest Executive MBAs in the Class of 2021” by Poets & Quants, the digital news outlet dedicated to global coverage of business education.

Maryland Smith Welcomes UMD President Pines

Darryll J. Pines officially takes the helm of the state of Maryland’s flagship university on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, becoming the 34th president of the University of Maryland, College Park, and continuing a career of leadership and excellence. At the Robert H. Smith School of Business, his appointment to the university’s top job, back in February 2020, was met with cheers. Understandably – Pines previously served as dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the Smith School and the Clark School have a long, strong history of partnership.

Maryland Smith’s Merrill Presidential Scholar Honorees

Students Reflect on Mentors Suarez, Kudisch and Bailey. And Vice Versa Three pairs of Maryland Smith students-faculty mentors were recognized in a recent event honoring this year’s graduating class of University of Maryland Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars. The program further cited a K-12 teacher-mentor of each scholar:

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