On April 10, 2015, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business partnered with Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International to hold DRI’s first collegiate conference. More than 100 DRI-certified professionals, business continuity planning leaders and students were in attendance.
Logistics, Business & Public Policy
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.
Omar Sherif Elwakil joined the Supply Chain and Operations Management program in Fall 2010. His primary research interests are multinational direct investment strategy and the political environment, and global supply chain and transportation flows in the presence of external barriers and disruptions.
DRI International is proud to announce its partnership with the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for the first in its new Collegiate Conference series.
All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, Tyser Teaching Fellow, lecturer, adjunct, or Ph.D. student) for one of several Krowe Teaching Awards in areas of general excellence.
The deadline for submissions is March 2, 2015. Winners will be announced in May 2015.
An opportunity for Smith Women, Faculty & Staff, to grow professionally with a workshop led by AJ Fector '91.
The DRI International Symposium (co-sponsored by UMD and DRI) is a one-day regional event to bring DRI International certified professionals and other business continuity and resiliency thought leaders together with students in an academic setting to discuss preparedness issues. The program brings valuable networking opportunities in a growing field to those students careening toward an uncertain job market. The event will feature five to seven speakers who are leaders in the field, with presenters being business leaders with real world experience.
Three Smith School undergrads -- Mark Weinstein, Timothy Potter and Danhao Wu -- are among 25 University of Maryland seniors who have been named 2004 Merrill Scholars. The Merrill Presidential Scholars Program honors University of Maryland's most successful seniors and their designated university faculty and K-12 teachers for their mentorship. The program celebrates the connections between mentorship, scholarship and academic achievement.
College Park, Md. October 27, 2004 The Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management Society (LTSCM Society) and the Supply Chain Club (SCC) of the University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business have named Jeffrey Crowe, chairman of Landstar System Inc., as their 2004 Person of the Year. The LTSCM Society and SCC will present the annual award to Crowe in a ceremony at the university on October 29, 2004.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to announce the addition of 21 new PhD candidates in fall 2004, bringing the total number of students in the doctoral program to 115. This years students come to Smith from the United States as well as India, Turkey, China, Canada, Israel, Brazil, Singapore, and Taiwan.