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Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Finance Professor Albert Kyle Wins Award for Research

7 hours 26 min ago
Research co-authored by Albert S. “Pete” Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, won a Special Distinction Award as part of the 2018 Harry M. Markowitz Awards from the Journal of Investment Management and New F...
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Maryland Smith Online MBA No. 8 in U.S. News & World Report Ranking

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 08:28
Maryland Smith has advanced in the top 10 of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online MBA Programs. The new, No. 8 ranking for 2019 is up from No. 9 last year and places Maryland Smith sixth among public schools. It further “reaffirms the program’s reputation, especially in terms of student ...
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UMD Cybersecurity Forum: AI’s Role in Enforcing Online Safety Policy

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 14:56
Common business priorities of brand protection and mitigating liability are especially challenging when you’re Facebook hosting two billion-plus users around the globe, who generate billions of posts a week in more than a hundred languages.
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Maryland Smith Selected As Finalist for 2019 UPS George D. Smith Prize

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:59
The Department of Decision, Operations & Information Technologies at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has been selected as a finalist for the 2019 UPS George D. Smith Prize.
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Marketing Professor Michel Wedel Earns Career Achievement Award

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 14:28
Michel Wedel, a marketing professor from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will receive a career achievement award on Feb. 23, 2019, at the American Marketing Association Winter Academic Conference in Austin, Texas.
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Cybersecurity Experts To Discuss Public Policy at Maryland Smith

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 09:28
About 60 cyber and policy experts from academia, business and government will participate in the 15th annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Van Munching Hall, Room 1412, University of Maryl...
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Six Keys To Success at Work and Home

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 14:59
The first company that entrepreneur Jason Cohen ’96 launched was Mamma Says, a small but successful food manufacturing company that tucked a tiny bit of advice into every packaged biscotti. Like this one: “When your ship comes in, make sure you’re not waiting at the airport.” It’s one of Coh...
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Over 300 Smith Undergraduate Students Study Abroad in Spring and Winter Term

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:42
In the spring semester and winter term 2019, UMD-Smith undergraduate students will be studying all over the world to expand their global mindsets. Whether through a faculty-led short-term program or a semester program, studying abroad allows students to hone a passion for diversity, expand t...
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Maryland Smith’s Supply Chain Management Pipeline Primed for Amazon H2Q

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:30
Amazon, via its Northern Virginia-based second headquarters, reportedly plans to hire about 400 workers next year and 1,180 in 2020, eventually adding 25,000 jobs.
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Maryland Smith Professor Curt Grimm Dies at 65

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:52
Curt Grimm, a longtime professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, died on Dec. 12, 2018, at age 65. He was the Charles A. Taff Chair of Economics & Strategy and became chair of the school’s Logistics, Business and Public Policy department in 2017, havin...
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Smith School Celebrates International Education Week

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:36
Students, faculty and staff throughout the Robert H. Smith School of Business and across the University of Maryland celebrated International Education Week (IEW), November 12-16, 2018. The Smith School's Center for Global Business (CGB) hosted a range of events — from an international dance ...
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Hult@UMD Selects Student Team to Represent UMD in Global Competition

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 11:37
On November 30, 2018, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Social Value Creation hosted the inaugural Hult @ UMD, a local edition of the Hult Prize, the largest student competition for social good in the world. Competitors in the Hult Prize focused on this year’s challe...
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Maryland Smith Students to Host Winterfest Bazaar Dec. 8 at Shady Grove

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 10:50
Maryland Smith students in the Business Management class at the Universities of Shady Grove are staging a Winter Bazaar Crafts Fair from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Universities at Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Building II, Rockville.
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Financial Times Ranks Maryland Smith Among Top 25 in the Americas

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 14:27
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is tied for No. 24 in the newly released Americas 2018 Top 25 Business School Rankings from Financial Times. The report, which scores schools throughout North and South America, combines full-time MBA, executive MBA and executiv...
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Smith Day Unites #UMDSmithProud Community

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:23
Terps in College Park, Md., and at least 15 other locations showed why they are #UMDSmithProud during Smith Day festivities on Nov. 14, 2018. Groups gathered at four regional campuses of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, plus alumni mixers around the United Sta...
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Maryland Smith Undergraduate Students Excel at International CIBE Case Challenge

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 10:58
Santiago Luna, the coordinator for the Center for Global Business at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, writes about the CIBE Case Challenge held November 7–11, 2018 at the University of Connecticut.
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UMD Researchers and Resilinc Corp. Create Index of Climate Change Risk to Company Supply Chains

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 13:04
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Last year a series of severe weather events including the late-winter storm that hit the U.S. Northeast, followed by weather-related damage that closed the U.S.-Mexico Laredo border, and subsequent U.S. landfall hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria contributed to a doubling ...
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Huang Receives Information Systems Early Career Award

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:37
Maryland Smith professor Peng Huang received the Sandy Slaughter Early Career Award from the INFORMS Information Systems Society during the group's annual meeting Nov. 4-7 in Phoenix. The award recognizes individuals on a path toward making outstanding intellectural contributions to the info...
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Indian Institute Of Management Selects Agarwal For Distinguished Alumnus Award

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:16
Ritu Agarwal, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, has received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. The award represents the institution's highest honor to alumni who hav...
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Senbet Appointed To Serve On Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund Advisory Council

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:00
Lemma Senbet, the William E. Mayer Chair Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, was recently appointed to serve on the advisory council of the Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund (EDTF). Senbet received the appointment from Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's p...
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