The Smith School Recognizes Its Outstanding Faculty and Staff at 2024 Assembly

The globally renowned Smith School excels in business research and offers a top-tier educational experience within a supportive community. Annually, it honors outstanding faculty and staff with prestigious awards.

Is the NFL’s Huge Spotlight on Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce’s Rumored Relationship a Good Look for the League?

There’s been some backlash to all of the attention the National Football League is giving to the assumption that singer-songwriter Taylor Swift and Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce are dating. Even Travis’ mom says she’s dealing with haters over it. Ever since Swift attended the Sept. 24 Chiefs-Bears game and then the Chiefs-Jets matchup the following Sunday, the NFL has capitalized off of the superstar power Swift appears to bring to everything she touches.

Smith’s Georgea Leslie and Aakash Srinivasan Among Class of 2023 MBAs to Watch

New full-time MBA graduates of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are among Poets & Quants’ MBAs to Watch: Class of 2023.

A Huge Shakeup at McDonald’s: What Does it Mean for the Fast Food Giant’s Future?

Last week McDonald’s temporarily closed its U.S. offices, sending workers home to await word online about the burger chain’s plans. While working from home, hundreds of corporate workers were told their services were no longer needed, something that has grown in popularity in recent years.

Sira Duson, Aimee Smart Among Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest

A pair of leaders in their medical fields represent the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest Executive MBAs from the Class of 2022. Maryland Smith’s Aimee Smart and Sira Duson are among 101 EMBAs from the world’s top business schools, who, according to P&Q, “personify excellence – be academic performance, extracurricular involvement, or professional achievement.”

Super Bowl Ads: Celebrities, Cars and Crypto

If a single theme emerged from the deluge of Super Bowl commercials for cryptocurrency, electric vehicles and online booking agencies, it was one that steered viewers away from the worries of the last two years.

How D.C.-Maryland Restaurants are Adapting to COVID

Restaurateurs and Food Columnist Tim Carman to Discuss Strategies for Survival in a Maryland Smith-Hosted Webinar As restaurants have been particularly challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has organized an online panel discussion with restaurateurs who will discuss how they have survived thus far and what others might learn from those experiences. The free event, “Strategies for Survival: How Local Restaurants are Adapting in the Face of COVID,” is 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021.

Busboys, Poets and Pivoting During COVID

Andy Shallal, EMBA ’19, has seen first-hand how COVID-19 is impacting the restaurant industry across the greater D.C. region and beyond. Despite the challenges, Shallal believes it’s not time for restaurant and business owners to throw in the towel just yet.

Maryland Smith to Offer Free Business Education Program for Maryland Residents, Businesses

“Maryland Business: Rebooted” Starts Online July 13 To help Marylanders get back into the workforce and prepare for the new economic and business environment, The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has developed an online business program — free to all residents of the state of Maryland. Maryland Business: Rebooted, starts July 13, 2020, and is designed especially for individuals who have been managing or working in small and medium-sized companies.

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