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Jan 22, 2014
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Shawn Mankad, assistant professor of business analytics in Smith's Decision, Operations & Information Technologies department has co-developed a formula, “RegRank,” which gauges how effectively federal regulators incorporate public feedback. [VIDEO]

Jan 16, 2014
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Siva Viswanathan talks about crowdfunding and his research delving into what really matters for entrepreneurs using this funding method. [VIDEO]

Jan 13, 2014
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Hank Lucas

Hank Lucas drew energy and optimism from a recent retreat amidst the world's foremost thinkers.

Dec 12, 2013
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Healthcare costs have been rising faster than inflation and even faster than college tuition. At the same time the quality of health care in the U.S. has been uneven at best. Many look to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an opportunity for information technology and other innovative approaches to improve both the efficiency and quality of health services. [PODCAST]

Dec 12, 2013
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Academia + Entrepreneurship: When science meets great business ideas 

Jorge Mejia

Jorge Mejia is not your typical PhD student. He owns his own company and has just finished a six month research and entrepreneurial project abroad with the world’s largest incubator, Startup Chile. He’s working on his PhD in Information Systems at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business...

Nov 19, 2013
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Healthcare costs have been rising faster than inflation and even faster than college tuition. At the same time the quality of health care in the U.S. has been uneven at best.  Many look to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an opportunity for information technology and other innovative approaches to improve both the efficiency and quality of health services. 

What are the key elements of this transformation? What’s working? What are some significant barriers?

Nov 18, 2013
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First it was The New York Times. Then The Baltimore Sun. Now The Washington Post has followed suit, requiring online readers to buy a subscription.

Nov 05, 2013
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Healthcare costs have been rising faster than inflation and even faster than college tuition. At the same time the quality of health care in the U.S. has been uneven at best.  Many look to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an opportunity for information technology and other innovative approaches to improve both the efficiency and quality of health services. 

What are the key elements of this transformation? What’s working? What are some significant barriers?  

Oct 30, 2013
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The Information Systems Society of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has named Ritu Agarwal of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business a 2013 Distinguished Fellow for her outstanding intellectual contributions to the information systems field.

Oct 24, 2013
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Professors at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business -- Sean Barnes, assistant professor of operations management,  and Bruce Golden, The France-Merrick Chair in Management Science -- have developed a framework to help prevent costly and deadly infections acquired by hospitalized patients.

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