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.

Alum on Bringing “Cool” Entrepreneurial Ideas to Life

As the founder of three companies, Anindya Datta, MS ’89, PhD ’93, follows a straightforward formula to entrepreneurship—make something you think is cool.

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.

Smith Announces Ritu Agarwal Distinguished PhD Fellowship

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has established the Ritu Agarwal Distinguished PhD Fellowship in Information Systems.

2023 Spring Commencement: Robert G. Hisaoka ’79 and Vishal Khera, MBA ’00

New graduates of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business heard keynote testimonials on overcoming adversity and the life-changing benefits of a Smith degree during commencement exercises on May 24 at the XFINITY Center in College Park. The ceremony recognized 1,191 undergraduate students, 1,065 business master’s and MBA students, 10 PhD students and 32 EMBA students.

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.

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