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Mar 29, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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University-developed technologies have long been a rich entrepreneurship source for spinning out companies. At the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, one professor’s work has helped create a solution to manage relief efforts for large-scale disasters.

Mar 15, 2013
Community
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Saul Gass

Professor Emeritus Saul Irving Gass passed away on March 17, 2013.

Feb 24, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
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Feb. 21, 2013; Feb. 24, 2013

American Airlines and US Airways are said to be ironing out the details of a merger that would create the world’s largest carrier. What could a deal mean for the industry, airports and passengers?

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Mike Ball talks about the impacts of a mega merger in the airlines industry.

Feb 12, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Improved customer service driven by robust competition lies ahead of the new U.S. Airways-American Airlines merger, says Michael Ball, a University of Maryland expert on transportation systems and airport operations.

Michael Ball

Jan 28, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
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Gordon Gao

A Smith professor’s research proposal on how to improve quality transparency in healthcare and inform consumer choice has won a prestigious award from the National Science Foundation.

Nov 13, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research
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Ritu Agarwal, founder and director of the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems and professor and the Dean’s Chair of Information Systems, will discuss her recent study, “The Benefits of Combining Data with Empathy,” in an e-chat hosted by All Analytics, an online community for information management, business intelligence and analytics.

Oct 23, 2012
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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UMD One of Three U.S. Sites in ’48 Hours to Save the World’ Effort

After a 2011 launch from 40 sites worldwide, the Global Sustainability Jam debuts for prospective participants in the greater Washington region, thanks to the Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC) in the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Oct 01, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research
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College Park, Md. - Oct. 1, 2012 - Leading researchers representing 40 institutions worldwide will present and discuss their work in the third Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6 at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Va.

Sep 14, 2012
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Information Systems, Supply Chain Management recognized in Top 10

Sep 10, 2012
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Faculty experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to discuss, and give historical perspective on, the recently announced Kodak-management changes and job cuts as the company maneuvers to emerge from bankruptcy protection.

The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

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