Smith School No. 21 in US News & 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.

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.

Smith’s Cietta Kiandoli and Glen Martin Among Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest EMBAs of 2023

Accomplished leaders in public service Cietta Kiandoli and Glen Martin represent the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business among Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest Executive MBAs from the Class of 2023.

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 Awards Junior Researcher Award: Musa Subasi Kunpeng Zhang Outstanding Researcher Award: Rellie Derfler-Rozin PK Kannan

Smith Students Learn Supply Chain Management With Immersive VR

Students studying supply chain management at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are learning their way around a warehouse – without even having to leave their dorm rooms.

Are C-Suites Any More Diverse Than When a Racial Reckoning Began Three Years Ago?

When asked if she would issue the same call to action to corporations she gave them in 2020, Professor Rachelle Sampson said “I would.”

Airlines Failing in Customer Service: Smith Experts Explain its Roots and Strategies for Passengers

AAA’s prediction for 54.6 million Thanksgiving weekend travelers would push travel in the United States to 98 percent of pre-pandemic volume. But it may not be enough to reserve airport parking spaces beforehand or allocate extra time for TSA lines.

What Today’s Retailers Can Learn from the H.H.Gregg Bankruptcy

Location, location, location. It’s the #1 rule in real estate and very important in the retail landscape we’ve been dealing with since 2010, when the retail apocalypse began. H.H. Gregg’s story is a cautionary tale that can teach us much about how stores can survive if they are in a mall that suffers the closure of a retail giant.

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