An opportunity for Smith Women, Faculty & Staff, to grow professionally with a workshop led by AJ Fector '91.
Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, December 2, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
|Behavioral Economics for Businesses|
Many startups base their businesses on changing their customers’ behavior – which can be a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be so hard. The trick is understanding how customers make decisions and how to influence those decisions.
Marketing experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on trends shaping the 2012 holiday shopping season.
The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.
Thursday, November 15, 2012, 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, November 18, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
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
hursday, October 18, 2012, 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, October 21, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
Branding the Candidates
As the 2012 presidential race accelerates toward Election Day, campaign strategy in both camps has negative messages flying fast, with sounds bites and ads traveling far and wide.
August 30, 2012 & September 2, 2012
|Summer Drought Leads to Fall Price Hikes|
The summer of 2012 saw record droughts in much of United States, particularly the Midwest, impacting the growing season for the nation’s farmers. With entire crops lost, many of the effects are yet to be seen on the grocery shelves.
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.