2024 Spring Commencement: Bill Boyle ’81 and Wendy Sanhai, MBA ’09

New Smith School graduates heard keynote speakers highlight technology’s potential for positive change and shared wisdom on leading a fulfilling life. The ceremony honored 2,074 graduates, emphasizing resilience, the importance of truth, and the power of mentorship and service.

When Carina Ruyter, Class of ’25, stumbled upon an online quiz suggesting a career in accounting, it felt like a perfect match for her lifelong love of math and puzzles, setting her on an unexpected yet fulfilling path at the Smith School. Now, enrolled in the Plus 1 program, she’s on track to graduate with an MS in accounting in 2026.
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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and flex MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, business master’s, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

M&T Bank x CSVC Case Competition Sees Graduate Students Promote Financial Inclusion Solutions

University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business students are pioneering advancements in the banking sector, focusing on community development and financial inclusion. In the M&T Bank x CSVC Case Competition, teams presented scholarly solutions, utilizing technology and partnerships for enhanced banking engagement.

Supply Chain Mapping, Not Climate Prediction, is Key to Mitigating Risk for Corporate Boards

The Financial Times recently tapped a UMD research team led by Smith’s Sandor Boyson to describe supply chain mapping as critical to corporate boards for mitigating climate risk.

Discover your unique leadership style in this virtual course, led by Smith professor and management expert Nicole Coomber. Learn how different leadership styles can enhance your team dynamics and work culture. Ideal for undergraduate students and working professionals who are considering an MBA or master's degree in management studies.

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From Las Vegas to Los Angeles, Smith Graduate Students Compete in Global Case Competitions

In April 2024, the Center for Global Business (CGB) supported Robert H. Smith School of Business graduate students in two key case competitions. The IBESCC in Los Angeles focused on sustainable practices, while the NASBITE event in Las Vegas tackled complex global business issues, showcasing CGB's dedication to student success.

What’s in a Name? Smith School Launches Name, Image and Likeness Master’s Course

The University of Maryland’s Smith School introduces ‘BMGT 758D: Special Topics in Business and Management; Name, Image, and Likeness,’ preparing graduate students for the burgeoning NIL industry, valued at nearly $1 billion.

Smith MQF Team Excels in ‘Credit Risk Transfer’ Project for Freddie Mac

In a notable academic endeavor, students from Smith's Master of Quantitative Finance program undertook an experiential learning project, crafting a model for valuing credit risk transfer (CRT) securities for Freddie Mac. Led by Professor Clifford Rossi, their rigorous methodology and innovative approach signal advancements in mortgage finance.

Explore Smith Master’s Admissions Office's enriching Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Finance, and Master of Quantitative Finance programs, designed for academic excellence and success in the dynamic business world. Engage in insightful sessions and Q&A with community members.

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