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.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Dying

Stranded on a dark roadside, Oliver Schlake challenges students near Baltimore to survive with only a trash bag's contents. Through hands-on exercises like wilderness scavenging, Business, Society, and Economy students at the University of Maryland hone creative problem-solving skills with Professor Schlake's guidance. Discover more about their innovative approach.

Global Insights: Reflecting on Winter 2024 Study Abroad Programs

Maryland Smith students gained invaluable international business insights in Winter 2024 through faculty-led study abroad programs. Spanning Japan, South Korea, UAE, France, Vietnam, South Korea, South Africa, and Brazil, these immersive experiences enhanced students' global mindset and understanding of diverse markets and cultures.

Next Level Experiential Learning

“It’s moving to me that our project will in some small way impact the future of veteran care. Isn’t that what we all want in life, to leave our corner of the world a little better than we found it?”

It’s All About the Experience

The Smith School has always known how important experiential learning is for students. These hands-on, immersive experiences and opportunities to solve real problems for real companies help them develop critical thinking skills, greater resilience, and an ability to lead the organizations of the future. Smith has offered this type of learning—both in the classroom and beyond—for years.

Information Systems Students Build Web Solutions for Real Businesses

Students majoring in Information Systems got the opportunity to use what they’d learned throughout the undergraduate program in a culminating experiential learning senior capstone course where they built web solutions for small local businesses and worked with professionals and alumni from Deloitte and KPMG.

Smith’s Strategic Design Fellows Team Finishes Third in AMA Competition

A Strategic Design Fellows team representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business tied for third place in the recent American Marketing Association (AMA) International Collegiate Case Competition sponsored by the Wall Street Journal. The Smith team was among 10 selected (from 78 teams submitting cases) for the competition held in early April in New Orleans.

The Maryland Smith Blockchain Accelerator Announces Its Spring 2023 Cohort

The Maryland Smith Blockchain Accelerator is pleased to announce that it has accepted eight ventures into its Spring 2023 cohort.

Executive Education and Global Resources at Baltimore Innovation Week 2022

Each year, Baltimore expands its reach and reputation as a key hub for business and innovation. In its 11th year, Baltimore Innovation Week celebrates that growth with a week-long showcase of the city’s entrepreneurial spirit.

Maryland Smith MBA Internship Podcast with Urshilah Senthilnathan at Amazon

In this edition, rising second-year MBA student Urshilah Senthilnathan shares with us what it's like to work as an MBA intern at Amazon in Austin, TX.

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