College Park, Md. – November 15, 2010 – Ritu Agarwal, professor and Dean’s Chair of Information Systems at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, was named editor-in-chief of Information Systems Research. She will assume her role January 1, 2011.
Van Munching Hall’s Frank Auditorium was packed with students, faculty, staff, and dozens of alumni who are currently working at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to hear SAIC’s CEO Walter P. Havenstein on Nov. 3, 2010, for the CEO@Smith Speaker Series, sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the world’s most dynamic researchers in finance and accounting for the 21st Annual Conference on Financial Economics & Accounting (CFEA), Nov. 12-13, 2010, in College Park, Md. The event was held in conjunction with the 2010 Maryland Finance Symposium. Myron Scholes, winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Economics for his Black-Scholes theory and Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at Stanford University, gave the keynote address.
On October 13, 2010, the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its College Park launch event with an in-depth presentation by Former Chairman and CEO of BB&T John Allison.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.