C-BERC News

May 26, 2015
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Dr. David Maimon, assistant professor in the department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, has joined Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation, & Crime (CBERC) as an associate director. He will share in the decision-making of the center and shape the direction of C-BERC as the center develops and matures. 

May 25, 2015
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Cybersecurity analytics was the theme of the Fifth Annual Business Analytics Workshop, held in College Park, Md., on Monday, May 18, 2015. Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and IBM, the day-long workshop consisted of topics ranging from calculating cybersecurity investments to applying machine learning to cyber defense. The workshop provided ample time for questions from the audience and speakers delivered real-time solutions to some of the attendees.

Apr 29, 2015
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As tax season comes to a close, the new Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) chapter at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated their first season of operation, and almost 100 returns filed successfully.

The VITA program was established by site coordinator Samuel Handwerger and professor Martin Loeb, with help from Wei Wu ’13 and 12 core student volunteers.

Mar 26, 2015
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Working professionals with an interest in the Washington, D.C., region have a new source for bite-sized business insights, delivered weekly to their inboxes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Sep 23, 2014
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In keeping with the College of Behavior and Social Sciences’ focus on interdisciplinary research and activity, its partnership with the Robert H. Smith School of Business to launch the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime (C-BERC) has generated new ideas and information at the intersection of theory, policy and practice that serves as a resource for business leaders, policymakers and practitioners.

May 06, 2014
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On April 15, 2014, Professor Joseph Heath spoke on the topic of intergenerational cooperation at a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime (C-BERC) and Department of Philosophy.

Apr 15, 2014
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Bruce Dubinsky Lecture: Ethics – Avoiding Orange or Green Apparel 

“You would think the visual image of the infamous ‘perp walk’ would be enough of a deterrent to those high level C suite executives about to make the wrong decision and engage in a fraud.  It’s shocking to me that it obviously isn’t.” - Bruce  Dubinsky 

Apr 15, 2014
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“A corporation’s board of directors promotes and protects the interests of the corporate entity as well as the various stakeholders of the corporation.” - Dr. Sri Ramamoorti

Professor Sri Ramamoorti, Associate Professor of Accounting and Director - Board Culture & Behavioral Dynamics, Corporate Governance Center, Kennesaw State University, spoke to the university community on March 4, 2014, as an invited guest of Center for Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime (C-BERC).  

Apr 10, 2014
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On March 28, 2014, at the North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Md., students, faculty and business professionals met for the third annual Smith School Business Summit. This year’s theme looked at innovation as an essential building block for the prosperity and survival of corporations. With more than 600 registered attendants, it was the largest Summit yet.

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