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Sep 05, 2009

When asked about his job as the Director of Academic Advising, Brian Horick decisively states: “My favorite part is the interaction with the students.” Apparently, he is one of the best, as he recently won a Staff Excellence Award this past June.

Sep 05, 2009

dfoxDianne Fox’s Staff Excellence award came as a pleasant surprise. Fox, who has been working for the Robert H. Smith School of Business for four and a half years, is the coordinator for the Logistics, Business and Public Policy (LBPP) department. “As coordinator, you support all the faculty, help them get their job done, whatever that takes,” says Fox, who loves working with faculty and students in the department.

Sep 05, 2009

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to welcome the following new faculty members for fall 2009.

Accounting and Information Assurance

  • Carolyn Levine, assistant professor; PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
  • James Staihar- Assistant Professor; PhD, University of Michigan

Decision, Operations and Information Technologies

Sep 05, 2009

Many in the world of finance and banking have compared the current recession to the Great Depression of the 1930s, hoping that leaders of today and tomorrow might learn from the mistakes of the past. With great clarity, Dr. Liaquat Ahamed, author of Lords of Finance, conveyed the same historical analysis to the incoming full-time MBA class at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Sep 03, 2009
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, September 3, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 6, 2009, 7:30 a.m.
Monday, September 7, 2009, 4:30 a.m.

Business decisions should always include three considerations – legal implications, financial implications, and equally importantly, ethical implications.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Shreevardhan Lele, Tyser Distinguished Teaching Fellow of Decision Sciences, discusses why ethical analysis is an important part


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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