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2013-06-17 16:29:14

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland will offer an online MBA program beginning in January 2014. Designed to accommodate working professionals, the flexible online program allows students to earn an MBA degree largely on their own time with minimal on-campus requirements. The program courses are taught by the same top faculty and adhere to the academic rigor of the Smith School's other top MBA...

2013-01-10 16:21:52

University of Maryland's Smith School of Business and Peking University's Guanghua School of Management Host 8th Annual Event COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students with the best pitches for China businesses won $10,000 in cash prizes Tuesday from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business in the 2013 China Business Plan Competition. The annual competition is organized by the Smith School's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and...

2012-10-12 11:25:08

20(th) annual event highlights logistics, supply chain career opportunities for students COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today named Michael Roth, vice president of North American Operations at Amazon.com, as the 2012 "Person of the Year." Roth was recognized by students and faculty at Smith's 20(th) annual Industry Day career and networking event. The event highlights the school's top-ranked...

2012-07-18 06:31:04

UMD Clark School of Engineering, School of Public Policy partner to equip technical specialists with business savvy and management skills COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With private industry and government facing escalating threats to information systems and networks, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is responding with a new leadership program to develop cyber specialists for C-suite and senior executive positions. The...

2012-05-03 10:25:25

COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Debra L. Shapiro, the Clarice Smith Professor of Management and Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, has been elected to serve a five-year term on the executive committee of the Academy of Management (AOM), effective August 2012. Shapiro will serve from August 2015-2016 as academy president and the year afterward as immediate past president. "This is a very important and visible role, which...

2011-09-19 08:38:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the U.S. jobs picture may be bleak, the proliferation of Facebook and mobile technology applications has spawned an entirely new industry - dubbed the "App Economy" -- that has added at least 182,000 new jobs and contributed more than $12.19 billion in wages and benefits to the U.S. economy this year, according to new research from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Using more aggressive...

2011-03-03 00:00:28

The Smith School, a small New York City private school, celebrates its 20th anniversary as a successful alternative to larger and more traditional schools. Reputed as a place willing to take on students who fail to thrive in other institutions, the Smith School claims a history free of cliques and bullying. Focusing on the unique needs of every student, the school succeeds in providing a nurturing environment that fosters mutual respect among teachers and students. New York, NY (PRWEB) March...

2011-02-24 09:43:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's $90 billion fleet of privately owned freight railway cars may be in jeopardy, according to a new report released today by the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. The fleet is integral to the efficient movement of goods by rail and drastically reduces the environmental impact of shipping by eliminating the equivalent of 30 million truck shipments a year. The...

2011-02-09 11:32:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business created a business case that secured a $200,000 investment from Lockheed Martin to develop a nanotechnology created by university faculty. The investment, secured during the initial offering of a new technology-transfer course spearheaded by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is a win for the university as its first payoff for increased focus on...

2010-09-30 13:40:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive MBA program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business ranks No. 22 in the world, according to a Wall Street Journal report released today. Smith's program ranked No. 15 for how well it imparts management skills to students and No. 16 according to alumni rating. "The Smith School is committed to providing executives with the professional development experience they need to lead through uncertain...