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Aug 13, 2019, 11:01 ET 10 Comic Book Ideas from Maryland Smith Business Experts à la Fed's 'Story of Monetary Policy'

Explaining a complex issue can be effective by making it come alive in a comic book, as in the New York Federal Reserve's Educational Comic Book...


Jul 15, 2019, 13:32 ET Maryland Smith Experts Explain Amazon Prime Day's Runaway Success

Just a few years ago, Amazon.com disrupted the consumer calendar, with a widely hyped sale that would launch a sort of mid-summer Black Friday. This...


Jun 28, 2019, 14:25 ET Maryland Smith Expert Weighs PG&E Strategy to 'Unplug in a Crisis' and a 'Corporate Decision it got Right'

California utility giant PG&E is putting to work a new strategy to keep its power lines from sparking the kinds of wildfires that have killed dozens...


Jun 19, 2019, 13:48 ET Facebook's Libra Outlook and Implications: 4 Takes from Maryland Smith Experts

Who will "friend" the new Facebook cryptocurrency? Experts at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business weighed in, after the...


Jun 17, 2019, 13:36 ET Maryland Smith Donors Load Baltimore Ravens Bookmobile

Donors helped load the Maryland Book Bank Bookmobile sponsored by the Baltimore Ravens on June 15, 2019, following a semester-long book drive...


Jun 13, 2019, 07:45 ET Summer Must-Reads for Leaders: Maryland Smith Experts

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business' 16th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders gives titles recommended by...


May 31, 2019, 08:25 ET How Jobseekers Can Create an Algorithm-Ready Resume: Insights from Maryland Smith Expert

Large employers like Hilton, Amazon, Verizon and Liberty Mutual have used talent-screening algorithms to sift through large pools of applicants for...


May 13, 2019, 11:28 ET Healthcare Data Analytics Boot Camp for Professionals Set for May 31 at Maryland Smith

The Center for Health Information & Decision Systems (CHIDS), an academic research center of excellence at the University of Maryland's Robert H....


Apr 24, 2019, 12:31 ET Researchers to Present Supply Chain Climate Vulnerability Index

University of Maryland researchers will present findings supporting their recently completed "Climate Change Variability/Vulnerability Index" in a...


Mar 08, 2019, 12:49 ET Aurora Tights Wins Pitch Dingman Competition, Chaired By Robert Hisaoka

Aurora Tights, makers of performance apparel for dancers and ice skaters of all skin tones, won the $15,000 grand prize at Thursday's Pitch Dingman...


Feb 19, 2019, 09:52 ET Maryland Smith Authors Crack Code to Financial Bubbles

Beware of a great story when picking stocks, authors Brent Goldfarb and David A. Kirsch write in their new book, "Bubbles and Crashes: The Boom and...


Feb 01, 2019, 09:45 ET Maryland Smith to Host 'Being Black' Speaker Series

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland will celebrate Black History Month 2019 with a series of events featuring...


Jan 28, 2019, 14:36 ET Wendy W. Moe Joins Maryland Smith Senior Leadership Team

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed professor Wendy W. Moe as associate dean of master's programs. In her...


Jan 25, 2019, 08:00 ET Longbrake Pledges $1 Million to Maryland Smith

Educator, philanthropist and retired bank executive William Longbrake, DBA '76, has pledged $1 million to support the University of Maryland's Robert ...


Jan 24, 2019, 11:34 ET Carly Fiorina to Speak at Maryland Smith

Business leader and philanthropist Carly Fiorina, a 1980 MBA graduate of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, will be the ...


Dec 07, 2018, 10:46 ET 11 Tips to Avoid Office Party Pitfalls, from Maryland Smith Prof

Whether the office holiday party is a cheerful event or a cringe-inducing one — or some of both, management professor Jennifer Carson Marr at the...


Oct 18, 2018, 10:36 ET Book from Maryland Smith Fills Gap in Business Law

Strict enforcement of the law sometimes rewards dirty-dealing and hypocrisy, which bothered T. Leigh Anenson as a business litigator. Her new book,...


Oct 03, 2018, 09:00 ET Maryland Smith to Expand Global Outreach with $1.2 Million Grant

A $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will allow the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith...


Sep 14, 2018, 11:24 ET National Experts to Speak at Conference on Health IT and Analytics

Health IT industry experts will present and discuss the latest findings and practices toward making healthcare more patient-centered, effective and...


Sep 14, 2018, 07:45 ET Maryland Alumnus Gives $1M to Support Innovative Business Teaching

Students and faculty at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will benefit from a new $1 million gift from longtime...


Sep 04, 2018, 12:40 ET Maryland Smith to Offer Online Master of Science in Business Analytics Degree

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will offer its Master of Science in Business Analytics Program in a fully online...


Aug 15, 2018, 07:45 ET Maryland Smith Launches First Dual Degree Graduate Program

A new partnership with India's S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research will give the University of Maryland its first dual degree graduate...


Aug 09, 2018, 11:25 ET 10 Rules for Informational Interviews Toward a Career Switch or Dream Job, from Maryland Smith Expert

If you have your sights set on a dream job or you're considering a career switch, make sure you talk to a lot of people before you're married to a...


Jul 09, 2018, 13:41 ET Maryland Smith Launches MicroMasters in MBA Core Curriculum on edX.org

Working professionals in any field have a new low-cost path to a high-quality online MBA. The MicroMasters® program in MBA Core Curriculum from the...


Jun 26, 2018, 11:03 ET UMD Expert Explains Cuba Tripling its Main Cruise Terminal

Cuba's recent announcement to triple its cruise ship berths at the port on the edge of Old Havana by 2024 may seem surprising coming just months...