Inaugural Terp-IS Award Honors MSIS Student Arjun Kaveti's Impactful Leadership

Meet Arjun Rao Kaveti, the inaugural recipient of the Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) Terp-IS Award at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Recognized for his exceptional leadership within the MSIS community, Kaveti's dedication to fostering collaboration and enhancing the student experience sets a high standard. Explore his journey and the transformative impact of the MSIS program on his career aspirations and community engagement.

All in the Family

Earning a Smith degree spans generations in individual families. Alumni share stories with younger family members about their experiences at the school and subsequently, those relatives often end up attending Smith themselves.

An Ambassador for UMD’s Performing Arts, Israel Studies

Joseph B. Gildenhorn ’51, a lawyer, real estate developer and former U.S. ambassador to Switzerland who generously supported the performing arts at the University of Maryland and established its Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies, died on Saturday. He was 94 years old.

Smith School Welcomes New And Returning Students

We are excited to welcome all of our new and returning students to the Robert H. Smith School of Business. This past week has been an amazing opportunity to connect with our community of students and we are excited to see what they accomplish this year.

UMD Ranked Nation’s No. 1 College for LGBTQ+ Students

The University of Maryland was named the top college in the nation for LGBTQ+ students by  Campus Pride and BestColleges. It leads the list of 2023’s Top 25 LGBTQ+-Friendly Colleges, recognizing educational institutions that foster inclusive and supportive environments for LGBTQ+ students. Maryland was No. 1 in 2020 and appeared among the top 25 in 2021 and 2022.

Exciting New Construction at Van Munching Hall

The Smith School is making way for new, more effective venues for student collaboration. Follow our progress as we work towards our goal of opening these new spaces in 2024.

Smith School Expands to Former Public Policy Wing

Now that UMD’s School of Public Policy has moved out of Van Munching Hall for new digs across campus, the Smith School has the go-ahead from the university to take over the vacated wing of the building.

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

Why I Give: Inspiring the Community

Entrepreneurs Vishal Khera, MBA ’2000, and Vanitha Khera came to the U.S. as immigrants and went on to remarkable success. Now the Kheras are making that journey possible for other Indian graduate students through their gift supporting Graduate Fellowships in Business.

Maryland Smith Welcomes New Flex MBA, OMBA Students

Maryland Smith welcomed 85 new students into its Flex MBA and Online MBA programs this January. The new students spent a weekend participating in Smith’s opening residency program, Jan. 14-15, at Van Munching Hall in College Park, Md.

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