Smith School No 11 (Publics) in U.S. News and World Report's 2024 Undergraduate Business Program Ranking

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business rose two places to rank No. 21 overall and No. 11 among public schools in this year's U.S. News and World Report Undergraduate Business Program Ranking, solidifying its standing as a premier institution for undergraduate education.

Smith School Research Helps Minor League Baseball Players Swing for the Fences

Ever since the Oakland Athletics’ ‘Moneyball’ days, participants at the highest level of America’s national pastime have relied on statistics, looking for an edge on the competition. Now, research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is helping Minor League Baseball players do the same.

Mapping the Cocaine Supply Chain

A team of UMD researchers is studying how to map and disrupt the cocaine supply chain. The research is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and is led by the Smith School’s S. Raghu Raghavan.

New Faculty Strengthen Smith’s ‘Grand Challenges’ Strategy

Balaji Padmanabhan is among the earliest professors to bring machine learning into an MBA program. Sining Song’s research explores environmental-to-fintech-related factors in supply chain sustainability. And Agustin Hurtado recently analyzed 87 million minority-borrower accounts in a study showing minority bank ownership reduces information frictions and improves credit allocations.These professors are among the nine new tenure-track faculty members and three full time professional track faculty joining the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business this fall.

New Faculty Hire Brings Expertise in Contextual Artificial Intelligence to Bolster MS and MBA Programs

University of Maryland's Smith School enhances AI and machine learning curricula, hiring Balaji Padmanabhan as full professor. With 25 years of expertise and a focus on AI ethics and implications, Padmanabhan strengthens programs, including STEM-designated MBAs. His arrival reflects Smith's commitment to AI-driven leadership in business education.

Smith Announces Ritu Agarwal Distinguished PhD Fellowship

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has established the Ritu Agarwal Distinguished PhD Fellowship in Information Systems.

Gen Zers are Live-Quitting Their Jobs, But Should They?

“It can be problematic and it can be beneficial.” That from Jui Ramaprasad, associate professor at the Smith School.

2023 Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards

One of the world’s top schools for business research, Maryland Smith also is where students experience top-level teaching in a highly supportive community. Smith chronicles and celebrates this distinction at the end of each academic year by honoring its outstanding faculty and staff members with awards of excellence.Faculty Recognition AwardsJunior Researcher Award:Musa SubasiKunpeng ZhangOutstanding Researcher Award:Rellie Derfler-RozinPK Kannan

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