News at Smith

Mar 25, 2015

Companies work fairly hard to place one woman -- but only one -- in a top management position, according to research by Cristian Desző, an associate professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, and two co-authors. The article found evidence of a “quota” effect: Once a company had appointed one woman to a top-tier job, the chances of a second woman landing

Mar 25, 2015

Heinz and Kraft created waves Wednesday with the announcement of a blockbuster merger, but Pepsico Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi reminded folks that her company is still No. 1 in the food and beverage industry during a CEO@Smith

Mar 25, 2015

Organizations of all sizes need more of the entrepreneurial spirit that pervades the University of Maryland, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said during CEO@Smith. “People often think that entrepreneurship is about the little guy, the garage tinkerer  -- David going out to

Mar 25, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Russ Wermers, professor of finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will provide expertise, as an affiliate, to one of the largest economic consulting firms in North America.

Mar 24, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Registration for the 10th Annual Cupid's Cup is open. Students who register to attend Cupid's Cup before 11:59 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, March 24) are eligible to win either an Under Armour duffle bag or a Smith-branded Under Armour SackPack. One of each will be raffled off, and the winners will be notified by email by Friday, March 27.


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