In keeping with its distinguished record of professional leadership, Smiths finance department will host the biennial Maryland Finance Symposium. Titled Governance, Markets, and Financial Policy, the conference is scheduled to run from Thursday, March 31, to Saturday, April 2, 2005, at the University of Maryland Inn and Conference Center.
What common thread is woven among government agencies, business entities, and Smith School finance students, linking them together?
Lemma Senbet, Holder of the William E. Mayer Chair in Finance at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, is among more than 30 members of the influential Financial Economists Roundtable (http://www.luc.edu/orgs/finroundtable/) (FER) signing on to a position paper addressing executive compensation issues. The statement, released November 24, calls for the repeal of a federal tax law that limits business tax breaks for compensation over $1 million.
The Twelfth Annual Frontiers in Services Conference attracted 163 marketing professionals and academics from 24 countries to the Washington, D.C., area October 23-26, 2003. The conference was held at the Robert H.
This year, as the Smith School's Office of Undergraduate Programs continues to focus on building a stronger community through welcoming and actively engaging its newest recruits, a promising class of freshman students brings with them an enthusiasm about Smith that will prove infinitely invaluable.
Jane Frank, director and owner of the McLean, Va.-based Worlds of Wonder art gallery, has pledged $500,000 to the Smith School of Business, to honor the contributions of her husband, the schools dean. In recognition of the gift, the school has named its largest auditorium the Howard Frank Auditorium.
The Smith School is gearing up for its second Executive MBA class, scheduled to start on August 24, 2003, and the deadline for registration is today, August 1. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the August cohort has been gaining momentum since early spring. Plan to attend one of the July information sessions to find out more about Smiths exciting 18-month EMBA program.
About the Smith EMBA
Peter Dixon started the program in Fall 2012. After finishing a Master’s degree in Econometrics at the University of Utah, Peter worked as an analyst for Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah. His current research interests include financial intermediation, banking, globalization and finance, and corporate finance.
The Smith School has teamed up with Maryland Public Television (MPT) to produce a regular television segment focusing on todays best business practices and other business management issues. The segment, called Smith Business Close-Up, will air as part of the weekly Business Connection program that is broadcast Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on MPT.