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Jun 29, 2018, 10:14 ET UMD Marketing Expert Describes Why World Cup 2026 is Poised for Record-Setting Attendance, Profit

Already, the World Cup is the most-watched sporting event on the planet, drawing more than 1 billion viewers from all corners of the world every four ...


Jun 28, 2018, 01:30 ET Best and Worst Ways to Sign an Email: Professional Communication Tips from UMD-Smith Experts

You've crafted a professional email that, you hope, firmly positions you and your employer in a favorable light. It's concise and articulate, maybe...


Jun 27, 2018, 09:28 ET Audience Engagement Starts With Storytelling: UMD-Smith Expert Gives Professional Communication Advice

In a recent letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos reveals that at Amazon, there are no snooze-inducing slide decks dominating group meetings. Instead,...


Jun 27, 2018, 03:03 ET UMD Executive Development and Gettysburg Foundation Launch 'The Gettysburg Experience'

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is teaming up with the Gettysburg Foundation to deliver an executive development...


Jun 12, 2018, 03:09 ET Summer Wardrobe Tips for When the Office 'Feels Like a Walk-In Freezer,' via UMD Experts

Professional workplaces during hot and sticky summer weather can feel like walk-in freezers. Experts at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith...


Jun 05, 2018, 01:44 ET Summer Reading for Leaders: UMD-Smith Experts' Picks

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business presents a summer reading list for business leaders, as recommended by faculty...


May 17, 2017, 11:00 ET Business Leader, Philanthropist Invests in Entrepreneurship at UMD's Smith School

Thanks to a generous commitment from Robert G. Hisaoka, a 1979 business graduate, students at the University of Maryland will soon have new ways to...


May 15, 2017, 07:30 ET Why Cuba's Brain Drain Looks Different

Cuba is experiencing a brain drain, though it's not the kind that forecasters were predicting when the long-closed country began opening its borders. ...


Feb 28, 2017, 10:19 ET UMD-Smith Appoints New Executive Director of Career Services

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has named Patricia Buchek Reich the new assistant dean and executive director of the...


Dec 01, 2016, 10:49 ET Smith School Launches Business Analytics Degree

Companies looking for business insights based on data will have a chance to partner with the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of...


May 10, 2016, 01:30 ET Gordon-Loeb Model Gives Framework for Cybersecurity Investment Decisions

A critical question confronting C-suite executives and boards of directors in today's digital world is: How much should our organization invest in...


May 05, 2016, 09:57 ET ABA, University of Maryland Partner to Launch Enterprise Risk Management Advanced Professional Development Program

The American Bankers Association and the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business have collaborated to present Enterprise Risk...


Nov 16, 2015, 09:45 ET ABA and University of Maryland Partner to Deliver New Breed of Financial Crimes Executive Education

The American Bankers Association and the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business have collaborated to deliver two new executive...


Sep 24, 2015, 09:00 ET Investor John Rogers to Speak at UMD about Diversifying Corporate Boards

John W. Rogers, Jr., once described by Black Enterprise as "one of the most powerful" African Americans on Wall Street, is the featured guest for a...


Sep 23, 2015, 02:00 ET Ed Snider to Speak at UMD's BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership

Ed Snider, chairman of Comcast Spectacor and founder of the Philadelphia Flyers, will be the guest speaker for the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism,...


Apr 23, 2015, 01:18 ET Scholly Wins 10th Annual Cupid's Cup Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO

Scholly, maker of a mobile and web application that allows students to easily find college scholarships, was named the winner of the 2015 Cupid's Cup ...


Feb 05, 2015, 11:12 ET Smith School of Business to Host DRI International's Inaugural Collegiate Conference Event

DRI International is proud to announce its partnership with the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School ...


Jan 30, 2015, 12:23 ET Executive Education Growth Triples Industry Pace at UMD Smith School

Executive education activity at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business grew by more than 22 percent in 2014— eclipsing the 7 ...


Jan 22, 2015, 11:30 ET UMD Alumni Launch Startups With Help from their Alma Mater

University of Maryland alumni are getting help launching new businesses this year thanks to a new program from the Dingman Center for...


Nov 20, 2014, 04:32 ET Webrooming Signals Online Retail Decline: UMD Marketing Expert

Post-recession shoppers, some cautious, others shortcutting to bargains, are increasingly webrooming. The tactic involves studying prices and...


Sep 30, 2014, 01:11 ET Women of Smith to Take Center Stage in DC

Female managers often underestimate their value when negotiating raises and promotions, a keynote speaker from the University of Maryland's Robert H. ...


Sep 09, 2014, 03:45 ET Online MBA Climbs Fast in Rankings

Less than one year after its January 2014 launch, the Online MBA at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has earned a...


Jul 15, 2014, 11:55 ET Business School Adds G.I. Concierge

ctive-duty and veteran students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business now have a dedicated staff member to help them...


Jul 08, 2014, 11:44 ET UMD Robert H. Smith School of Business Named Member of Forte Foundation

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland was one of only six institutions named as 2014 sponsor of the Forté Foundation,...


Jun 12, 2014, 03:29 ET kloudtrack, Cisco And University Of Maryland Launch Innovation Sandbox™ For Healthcare, Medical And Life Sciences

kloudtrack®, a leader in cybersecurity and cloud computing (cyber|cloud) technologies and solution services for sensitive data, process management...