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May 13, 2010
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

HANOVER, MD, May 13, 2010 – Contrary to public assertions, IT professionals in the U.S. who are not citizens actually earned more than their American colleagues from 2000-2005 and therefore did not depress the salaries of American citizens, according to the Management Insights feature in the current issue of Management Science, the flagship journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®).

May 11, 2010
World Class Faculty & Research

Each day, Google Maps transfers so much data it is measured in petabytes (that’s a digit with 15 zeros behind it). And that’s just the Maps platform of the Internet giant. With all of this data being transferred through cyberspace, security is a big issue. According to experts the focus should be on securing entire platforms, rather than individual servers with applications, to really secure the flow of data in the cyber supply chain.

May 10, 2010
Top News

WiklerThe seventh annual Joseph M. Wikler Finance Case Competition took place on April 16, 2010, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The competition, which is open to juniors and seniors from the BMGT 440 Advanced Financial Management class, began with nine teams selected by the instructors of the Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 sections.

Apr 18, 2010
Top News

The Smith Undergraduate Student Association (SUSA) at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, is working hard to be involved with their community members.

This semester, SUSA, an umbrella organization that has 24 clubs within it, has participated or will be participating in several community-oriented events such as a canned food drive, Relay For Life of University of Maryland and a Dance Marathon.

Apr 18, 2010
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UAEThe global airline industry is in the midst of a dramatic restructuring that involves many airlines merging, cutting services and eliminating jobs. But during a recent Global Immersion course in the United Arab Emirates, a Smith School student delegation learned about an unconventional management approach being taken by Emirates Airlines.

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