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Feb 21, 2014
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What I do: Vice president of finance and strategy for Pixar Animation Studios. Is responsible for accounting functions; financial scheduling and resource planning for the films; oversight of Renderman, Pixar’s software subsidiary; and finance and operations for an ancillary studio in Vancouver that produces short films. Provides guidance on long-term strategy, such as where to make technology investments, how many projects to have in development and how projects are staffed.

Feb 20, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

S. Raghu Raghavan, a Smith professor of management science and operations management, has developed a framework for companies to track and incorporate social media influence into product innovation – resulting in better products that more effectively meet the needs of consumers. 

Read more about this research at UMD Right Now.

Feb 19, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Healthday News reports on recent data showing Americans increasingly are using online physician reviews and asks “whether it’s a good thing” that people “are choosing their doctor the same way they settle on a car or TV.” 

Feb 18, 2014
Top News

Masters@Smith - MS Open House

The University of Maryland’s top-ranked Smith School welcomes graduating seniors to Masters @ Smith, an open house for the Smith School’s Master of Science (MS) in Business programs. Join us on March 13, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. to: 

Feb 17, 2014
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Applications are now being accepted for the Dean's Student Advisory Council (DSAC)
Deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014
 

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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, specialty masters, 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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