Four undergrads from the Robert H. Smith School of Business recently experienced a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet and hear from investing luminaries at one place, at one time – the Oct. 22 Barron’s Roundtable at New York City’s Metropolitan Club.
Media Alert: November 5, 2012
Smith School Experts Available Election Night
Experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available through election night to comment on topics related to closing campaign activity and the outcome of the presidential election.
Financial-Economic Policy Implications
Media Alert Nov. 1, 2012
UMD Business, Public Policy Experts Comment on Fiscal Cliff
With the year-ending “fiscal cliff” approaching, faculty experts from the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy and Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on implications of this impending economic slowdown due to expiring tax cuts plus dramatic spending cuts established by Budget Control Act of 2011.
MBA students had the upcoming presidential election on their minds as they plotted merger and acquisition strategies and recommendations for big players in the aerospace and defense industries. Teams from some of the country’s top MBA programs went head to head in an intense match to offer the best pitch in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 6th annual Mergers and Acquisitions Competition held Oct. 25-26, 2012.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association partner to present:
PRMIA DC 4th Annual Risk Management and Regulatory Summit
Implementation Issues of Regulatory Reform
September 27, 2012 & September 30, 2012
September 13, 2012 & September 16, 2012
|Presidential Election 2012:
The Economy and
the Stock Market
This year’s presidential election may very well come down to the economy and stock market performance between now and Election Day. Is there any way to forecast outcomes, and what will the election results mean for the economy and markets going forward?
As Hurricane Isaac cleanup is underway, experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on topics related to disaster management.
Smith faculty and administrators can discuss recent developments in grassroots- and IT-related applications to management and recovery efforts, plus supply chain disruption, including oil and gas production and pricing.
The Smith School has an in-house broadcast facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes 14 new faculty members to start the fall 2012 semester. The new faculty members hail from PhD programs and previous posts at top universities worldwide, including two former Smith School staff members who joined the teaching ranks. Smith students will also benefit from a stable of new adjunct instructors who bring their real-world experience into the classroom. The new faculty kicked off the semester at Smith with an orientation and welcome dinner on August 27.
Lemma Senbet, the William E. Mayer Chair Professor of Finance, has been appointed Executive Director of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), a premier economic policy research institution serving Africa. The Nairobi, Kenya-headquartered not-for-profit corporation is working to build a thriving community of well-informed economics researchers whose work can shape policies and boost economic development in sub-Saharan Africa.