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May 01, 2005
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Read the spring 2005 issue of Research @ Smith.

Feb 22, 2005
Top News

Robert H. Smith School of Business, Spring Graduation
May 22, 2005 Comcast Center
Transcript, Commencement Speech
Andrew Schneider, MBA 2005:

Thank you Dean Frank. Distinguished guests, husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, friends and relatives, my fellow graduates,


Jan 01, 2005

Roland Rust, holder of the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, chair of the marketing department and director of the Center for e-Service, was named the next editor of the Journal of Marketing, ranked number one in two of the last three surveys of major marketing journals. It is the oldest and most frequently cited journal in the field and enjoys unique impact and visibility. His term will run from 2005-2008.

Jan 01, 2005

The following books authored by Smith faculty members were recently published.

G. Anandalingam and H. Lucas, Beware the Winner's Curse: Victories that Can Sink You and Your Company, New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

S. I. Gass and A. A. Assad, An Annotated Timeline of Operations Research: An Informal History, Springer + Business Media, New York, 2005.

Jan 01, 2005

Research by Nerrisa Brown

Within a two-day period in July 2001, UAL Corp., AMR Corp., and Northwest Airlines all released their capital expenditure plans. In October of 2000, SBC Communications, Verizon Communications and Time Warner Telecom released their capital expenditure plans in the same week. This wave-like pattern of voluntary disclosure, known as “herding,” can also be seen in companies’ disclosures of their revenue warnings and accounting misstatements.


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.

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