College Park, Md. - Oct. 1, 2012 - Leading researchers representing 40 institutions worldwide will present and discuss their work in the third Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6 at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Va.
Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
UMD One of Three U.S. Sites in ’48 Hours to Save the World’ Effort
After a 2011 launch from 40 sites worldwide, the Global Sustainability Jam debuts for prospective participants in the greater Washington region, thanks to the Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC) in the Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Ritu Agarwal, founder and director of the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems and professor and the Dean’s Chair of Information Systems, will discuss her recent study, “The Benefits of Combining Data with Empathy,” in an e-chat hosted by All Analytics, an online community for information management, business intelligence and analytics.
A Smith professor’s research proposal on how to improve quality transparency in healthcare and inform consumer choice has won a prestigious award from the National Science Foundation.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Improved customer service driven by robust competition lies ahead of the new U.S. Airways-American Airlines merger, says Michael Ball, a University of Maryland expert on transportation systems and airport operations.
Feb. 21, 2013; Feb. 24, 2013
American Airlines and US Airways are said to be ironing out the details of a merger that would create the world’s largest carrier. What could a deal mean for the industry, airports and passengers?
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Mike Ball talks about the impacts of a mega merger in the airlines industry.
Professor Emeritus Saul Irving Gass passed away on March 17, 2013.
University-developed technologies have long been a rich entrepreneurship source for spinning out companies. At the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, one professor’s work has helped create a solution to manage relief efforts for large-scale disasters.
Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 7, 2013, 7:30 a.m.
The digital age has changed education, including making it easier than ever to make content available to the masses through free online courses. These Massive Online Open Courses – MOOCs – are a growing trend in education and University of Maryland is part of the movement.
Henry “Hank” Lucas, Smith School professor of information systems, is taking on a new challenge: educating 10,000 students on surviving disruptive technologies — all at once.