Volume 14 No. 1 SPRING 2013


Making Moves
Ready for an MBA? Here’s what it takes to get in.

Oh, The Places We Go!
Study abroad courses bring international business issues to life for Smith students.


Happy Birthday,
Van Munching Hall!


Smith School Newsmakers

Smith in the News

take stock

Dean Anand

Dean Anand to Step Down
“I’m proud of the progress we have made, and look forward to making further contributions to the school’s success.”

Smith Hosts 20th Annual Supply Chain Industry Day

Smith's Alumni Clubs are on the Rise

Novak Audibles, Smith Students Score

Dingman Center Joins with Mtech for Innovation Fridays

Mission: Possible
Mission to Transition

think tank

Size Matters
Your CEO’s Big Signature May Signal Smaller Profits

Talking Gender Bias in Commercial Science

What do I take with me?
Your Spin-Out Is as Good as the Team You Bring Along

To be or not to be... more productive

Performance Evaluation Psychology


CEOs offer students insight into running a business


Brief Case: Robert Kashan '76

Futures: SafeChef

Letters: Maryland, My Maryland

Q&A with Annual Fund Champion Terrill Drake

Alumni Notes

Alumni Events Photo Gallery

Smith School Advisory Board Welcomes New Members

last word

One Last "Last Word"
I have been getting the “last word” in Smith Business magazine for five years now, and there is a sense of regret as I contemplate turning this enjoyable responsibility over to the next dean of the Smith School.