Smith School In the News - 2005
The Smith School's world-class faculty are routinely quoted in leading
business and other media, while Smith's innovative programs and research
projects also receive attention. Below are some highlights.
Washington Times December
29, 2005 Hank Boyd, Tyser Teaching Fellow, comments on advertising
targeted toward baby boomers and the imagery and tactics that are effective
with this audience as part of a special front-page series on the baby boomer
Baltimore Sun December 28, 2005 A story that points out meetings
often are dreaded, but well-run ones can reinforce goals and aid
decision-making includes expert quotes from Paul Tesluk, associate
professor, and his tips for making a more productive meeting.
Investors Business Daily December 28, 2005 Peter Morici,
business professor, comments on the factors that would contribute to a U.S.
recession following a modest dip in U.S. Treasury prices.
24, 2005 David Kirsch, assistant professor, joins other leading
academics to profile and discuss some of the U.S most hated companies.
Kirsch draws on his expertise as a historian and creator of the Business
Plan Archive Project to provide quotes on companies that have not always
been favorites in the public eye.
Public Televison (WMPT-PBS) December 22, 2005 Robin Gerber,
executive education senior fellow at the Smith School of Business, is
interviewed about her book on Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham,
The Leadership Journey of an American Icon.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer December 22, 2005 In an article about how
to best conduct a seasonal sale, Mary Harms, marketing lecturer,
shares her insight regarding timing, markdowns and smart strategies for
Health-IT World News December 21, 2005 The announcement of the
launch of the HIT Dashboard, a joint project between the Health Information
and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Smith Schools Center for
Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS), new Web portal is tracking
more than 500 health-IT interoperability projects across America, is
Inc. Magazine December 2005 -- A columnist writes that describing all
technology as "high" or "low" leaves out a flourishing "middle." Henry
Lucas, professor of information systems, answers how companies can
invest in technology without getting in over their heads. Lucas discusses
successful strategies to manage technology risk the same way loan officers
and mutual fund managers manage financial risk by spreading it around."
Federal Times December 12,
2005 The Smith School and its Executive MBA programs are featured
prominently in a special education supplement directed at federal managers.
Alison Buckley, director of Executive MBA admissions, is quoted
providing insight into Smiths recently launched EMBA scholarship program
and the admissions process. Smith EMBA student Daniel Nichols
describes the advantages of participating in Smiths EMBA program.
Baltimore Sun December 9, 2005 Baltimore's tourism industry gears up
for the opening of the National Aquarium's new Australian pavilion. Janet
Wagner, associate chair of marketing, provides expert insight into the
boost this will add to the areas tourism.
CNBC Morning Call
December 6, 2005 Peter Morici, business professor, appears as a
guest on this popular national television program.
Financial Times December 6, 2005 -- The productivity of U.S.
businesses grew by 4.7 percent annualized in the third quarter, boosting
confidence that the economy can continue to grow without sparking inflation.
Peter Morici, business professor, is quoted as an expert economist on
how strong productivity performance is a factor.
Weekly December 5, 2005 The Dingman Center its history, mission
and services is the topic of an in-depth profile based on an interview
with Asher Epstein, managing director of the Dingman Center.
Baltimore Sun December 5, 2005 Gerald Suarez, executive
education senior fellow, writes an opinion article about solving the U.S.
education crisis following an illuminating trip to China.
New York Times December 2, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, offers a quote about the U.S. labor market in a story that
suggests the White House has recently sought to accentuate the positive news
about the economy in favor of mentioning casualties from the war in Iraq.
Investors Business Daily
December 2, 2005 Joshua Newberg, associate professor, offers
expert perspective on how a story about Mark Belnick, former general counsel
for Tyco, provides an ethics lesson for other executives.
Baltimore Sun November 30, 2005 A story about how to best break
unpleasant company news to employees features advice and insight from
Rhonda Reger, associate professor of organization and management. Reger
suggests that the best approach is a proactive one.
WTOP Radio November
29, 2005 Rhonda Reger, associate professor of organization and
management, is interviewed live during drive-time. Reger explains the
nuances of workplace gift giving and offers suggestions on how a workplace
gift can enhance your professional image.
Science Monitor November 28, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, offers an unconventional take that the failure of the current
round of world trade-liberalization talks might be a good thing.
All Things Considered November 26, 2005 Hank Sims, professor
of management and organization, discusses how he uses Hurricane Katrina in
his MBA classes as a management and leadership case study on this national
public radio program. During the interview Sims explains how the use of
small teams helped organizations like the Salvation Army respond quickly to
Learning November/December 2005 Research from the Smith School on
its program to provide BlackBerry handheld devices to all its full-time MBA
students is profiled with quotes from Susan Taylor, professor of
management and organization and co-author of the study.
Radio November 15, 2005 P.K. Kannan, Harvey Sanders Associate
Professor of Marketing, offers listeners an early glimpse into what to
expect for the holiday retail season during a live radio interview. Kannan
predicts that gift cards and electronics will be hot sellers and advises
consumers not to wait for good deals.
Jose Mercury News November 11, 2005 Industry analysts predict that a
tough holiday shopping season for retailers. P.K. Kannan, Harvey
Sanders Associate Professor of Marketing, provides quotes and insights into
the strategies retailers will employ to pick up their sales.
Marketplace November 10, 2005 -- Assistant professor of marketing
Joydeep Srivastava explains on nationwide public radio how anxiety and a
sense of powerlessness fuel the Internet sale of uncertified products
claiming to protect against the bird flu.
November 10, 2005 P.K. Kannan, Harvey Sanders Associate Professor
of Marketing, exposes supermarket secrets and how product placement and unit
pricing can impact how much consumers spend at the grocery store in a
two-part, special story.
November 8, 2005 A story about the benefits and rise of student
consulting services includes an example from the Smith School. Smith School
MBAs have been helping start-up FortiusOne in refining its business plan.
Bob Krapfel, associate marketing professor, comments on the main aim
being to bring value to students.
November 7, 2005 A story about the United States attempt to increase
pressure on China over its trade practices includes expert quotes from
Peter Morici, business professor, on influences coming from Congress.
Business Journal / MSNBC.com November 6, 2005 The
New Markets Growth Fund is mentioned in an article about a venture group
that plans to invest in technologies being developed inside universities.
Mark Grovic, managing director of the New Markets Growth Fund, is quoted
as a venture capital expert.
Press International November 3, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor and trade expert, delivers an opinion article about the Doha Round
of World Trade Organization negotiations.
Technology November 1, 2005 A news round up includes mention of
research results from a study of the Smith Schools program to deliver
BlackBerry handheld devices to all full-time MBA students.
and Demand Chain Executive October 31, 2005 A story profiles the
Smith Schools Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management
Society (LTSCM Society) and the Supply Chain Club (SCC) honoring
Dell Inc. as the 2005 Person of the Year.
Jones Marketwatch October 24, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, writes an opinion article about Ben Bernankes appointment to
succeed Alan Greenspan chairman of the Federal Reserve. Morici is also
quoted in a number of articles announcing Bernankes appointment including
Dow Jones Marketwatch (9/24),
Associated Press (9/25) and
Street Journal October 20, 2005 A story about parents juggling their
kids extracurricular activities from the workplace includes research
credited to the Smith School. The findings are from the Smith Schools 2002
National Technology Readiness Survey.
Economic Times October 17, 2005 Smith School director of MBA
admissions, Sabrina White, answers questions and offers insight into
the admissions process in a regular column.
Press International October 13, 2005 An aspiring entrepreneur
describes his experiences including presenting his business idea in front
of the faculty, staff and fellow entrepreneurs for a monthly pitch contest
at the Smith Schools Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship.
Post October 13, 2005 News brief outlines the Smith Schools plans
for expansion and to add 38,000 square feet of new space to the schools
home in Van Munching Hall by October 2007.
Economic Times September 30, 2005 Profile of a Smith School graduate
highlights the reasons for his choice of the Smith School. Smiths unique
programs and educational opportunities for students including the New
Markets Growth Fund are described in detail, as is the students
journey to a position with McKinsey & Company.
Business Daily October 8, 2005 Scott Koerwer,
associate dean of professional programs and services, outlines EMBA trends
and the Smith Schools programs in the China market. Koerwers remarks were
made while he was in Shanghai in September 2005.
Examiner October 7, 2005 News brief outlines the Smith Schools
plans for expansion and to add 38,000 square feet of new space to the
schools home in Van Munching Hall by October 2007. The news was also
covered in the
Washington Business Journal,
Baltimore Business Journal and the
Maryland Daily Record.
Investors Business Daily
October 7, 2005 This profile focuses on the Smith Schools ethics program,
which includes federal prison visits to listen to convicted white-collar
criminals for MBA students. Stephen Loeb, professor of accounting and
business ethics outlines the program and its impact. Al Porro, a recent
speaker for a related Smith School ethics series, offers comments about the
lessons learned for students. Read More
Post October 6, 2005 This article credits the Smith School with
helping the local county strengthen its ties with China along and mentions a
delegation of students, faculty and staff members that recently returned
from China after the Smith School hosted its annual China Business Plan
Competition there. The article also mentioned that the Smith Schools
frequent exchanges with China have prompted County Executive Jack B. Johnson
(D) and members of his staff to visit later this month.
Herald Tribune October 5, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, outlines the key issues at stake in US-Sino relations in advance
of a planned visit to China from Treasury Secretary John Snow and Fed
chairman Alan Greenspan.
Today October 4, 2005 Michael Ball, Orkand Professor of
Management Science, is quoted as an expert source on the airline industry in
an article about the upswing in delayed and cancelled flights.
of Commerce October 3, 2005 The Smith School is mentioned in an
article that explores how distance learning is transforming logistics
education and uses as an example an interactive course offering developed
jointly with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the
Smith School that focuses on the successful management of mega-portals in a
Star-Tribune October 2, 2005 The Smith Schools program to deliver
BlackBerry wireless handheld devices to all of its full-time MBA students is
mentioned in an article about university students insatiable appetites for
World (Canada) October 1, 2005 An article that explores how few
companies have cybersecurity insurance despite the pervasive concern about
identity theft and information security exposures cites statistics from the
2005 CSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey and includes expert quotes
and information from Lawrence A. Gordon, a co-author of the survey
and Ernst & Young Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting.
Voice of America September 12, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, is quoted prominently in a story about the economic impact of
Business Journal/MSNBC September 11, 2005 An article about the
announcement that the company Under Armour founded by Smith School alumnus,
Kevin Plank, will be going public includes quotes about the structure
of the IPO from Gerard Hoberg, assistant finance professor.
Newsday September 9, 2005 Economist and Smith School business
professor, Peter Morici, is quoted in a story that predicts that jobs
may be the next casualty associated with Hurricane Katrina. Morici pointed
to the psychological impact of the hurricane - and the continued higher fuel
prices. All of those factors may affect employers' hiring decisions, he
said, adding, This is an unprecedented event.
Dow Jones September 9, 2005 An article that examines the impact of
New Orleans port damage on Latin America trade includes expert quotes from
Peter Morici, business professor. Story also appears on MarketWatch.
Washington Post September 5, 2005 A brief outlining full- and
partial-tuition scholarships that are to be offered by the Smith Schools
Executive MBA program are mentioned in the business section.
BusinessWeek online September 5, 2005 An article that focuses on
innovative approaches to specialized programs at various business schools
includes mention of the Smith Schools joint programs that combine an MBA
with master's degrees in business administration, social work, law, and
Washington Post September 5, 2005 A local company, TruGamerz,
profiled in the papers regular start-up column includes mention that the
company won $2,500 in start-up funds during a business plan competition
sponsored by the Smith School.
Baltimore Business Journal August 29, 2005 An article highlights the
Smith School facultys annual Top 10 Reading Summer Reading List for
Associated Press August 29, 2005 Economist and Smith School business
professor, Peter Morici, is quoted in a widely distributed story
about the impact of Americans growing debt.
CNN/Money August 29, 2005 Economists offer views on the impact of
rising energy costs. Peter Morici, business professor, points out how
the U.S. hot housing market weighs in as a major factor.
The (Baltimore) Sun August 27, 2005 Story profiling Smith School
alum and founder of Under Armour, Kevin Plank, as his company announces it
will go public includes quotes on Planks unique brand of entrepreneurship
from Asher Epstein, managing director of the Dingman Center.
Reuters August 24, 20005 Peter Morici, business professor,
offers dire predictions for the automobile industry in an article about
Moody's Investors Service cut its ratings on Ford Motor Co. and General
Motors Corp. to junk status.
U.S.News & World Report August 22, 2005 The Smith Schools
undergraduate program is ranked among the best in the nation with the
school listed in the U.S. top 20 for seven business specialty categories.
Forbes August 19,
2005 -- The Smith Schools part-time MBA program is rated as the No. 7
program in the United States according to the latest Forbes Best
Business Schools report. Forbes also places the Smith Schools
full-time program among the best in the United States and at No. 29 it is
the top ranked business management program for the region.
The (Baltimore) Sun August 16, 2005 A story about a banks novel
approach to helping customers fix their financial problems helping them to
find jobs includes expert commentary from Janet Wagner, associate
marketing chair, and Elinda Kiss, professor. Both offer insight into
how the program might offer benefits to the bank as well as consumers.
InformationWeek - Mobile Pipeline August 11, 2005 An article
profiles research and quotes from Susan Taylor, professor and
co-author of a study that examines the Smith Schools groundbreaking program
to provide BlackBerry wireless devices to full-time MBA students.
Financial Times August 8, 2005 Research pioneered by Roland Rust,
holder of the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, is mentioned in an
article about the impact of management decisions on customer relationships.
The (Baltimore) Sun August 8, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, writes an opinion article about Andrew Sterns decision to take
the Service Employees International Union out of the AFL-CIO.
Business Journal August 7, 2005 A company that has received
investment funds and management advice from the New Markets Growth Fund is
highlighted along with quotes from New Markets Growth Fund co-founder and
Vice President Raj Rai. The story also appeared on MSNBC.com.
CNN Money August 4, 2005 This article on the labor market in light
of the latest jobs report includes expert quotes from Peter Morici,
business professor, who says despite the good news, theres still a lot of
slack left in the labor market, which is helping to keep wages in check.
Associated Press August 3, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, provides insight and comments in a story about calls from some
nations for the European Central Bank to lower interest rates on the euro.
The story appeared in approximately 40 news outlets including
BusinessWeek, Forbes, San Jose Mercury News, MSN Money and The
The (Baltimore) Sun August 3, 2005 A story about the growth of a
local company includes quotes from Robert Baum, assistant
entrepreneurship professor, about the reasons why small companies seek
WBAL-TV August 2, 2005 Roland Rust, holder of the David Bruce
Smith Chair in Marketing, discusses the impact Baltimore Orioles player
Rafael Palmeiros admission of steroid use on his brand image on a
Baltimore Business Journal July 29, 2005 Whether the boss checks in
while hes on vacation, or doesnt, says a lot about management style.
Hank Sims, business management professor, offers insight into an article
that explores vacationing managers and how often they call to check in.
John McLaughlins One on One July 29, 2005 Peter Morici,
business professor, is a political commentator and John McLaughlins guest
for a full half hour. He discusses the fissure among American labor unions.
(The show is carried locally by WRC-TV, Washington).
(Germany) July 20, 2005 Wolfgang Jank, assistant professor,
offers quotes and insight in an article about eBay and the irrationality of
bidding. Jank explains how emotions can lead bidders to pay more for an item
than it is worth. Jank was also quoted in a similar article that appeared in
a number of German news sources after crossing the Deutsche Presse-Agentur
MBA Insider -- July 27, 2005 -- Dean Howard Frank shares insight
with BusinessWeek's Louis Lavelle for a "Video View" interview. Frank
touches on globalization trends and how a "flat world" is impacting business
practices and education. Frank also discusses the rise of China as an
economic power, as well as how the Smith School is helping to bring leading
business management education to that critical market.
(Baltimore) Sun July 28, 2005 In a story about luxury branding
going into new territory, deodorant, Janet Wagner, associate chair of
the marketing department, provides insight into Hedonic brands designer
or status brands that indulge the buyer, bring pleasure and announce a
Morning Edition July 27, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, visits Morning Edition with the view that "John Sweeney (of the
AFL-CIO) has been selling a package that Americans have been rejecting for
the last 10 years. He came in with a promise to reinvigorate the labor
movement, and what he offered was a package based on class warfare, envy and
World News Tonight July 25, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, appears in an interview to discuss the state of Americas labor
with Jim Lehrer July 21, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, is a guest explaining the day's events and re-evaluation of the
Times July 18, 2005 The Smith Schools innovative program
offering free legal advice to recruiters of international students is
highlighted in an article in this influential Indian newspaper. Peter
Brown, director of employer development in the Smith School office of
career management, is quoted on the programs details and benefits it offers
to both students and potential employers.
July 14, 2005 An article that outlines a government report
stating that prices paid by consumers were less than expected by Wall Street
quotes Peter Morici, business professor. Morici said that even though
inflation is contained, he would be surprised if the Fed pauses in its path
of quarter-percentage point rate hikes until after its Nov. 1 meeting.
Press International July 12, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, writes an op/ed, Outside View: It May Serve China's Interest.
Morici points out why it might serve Chinas interest to revalue the yuan as
nervous international investors consider scaling back China investment.
Examiner July 8, 2005 A magazine launched from a Dingman Center
student, SHOPDC, is profiled in this article highlighting the launch of
recent Washington, D.C., magazines. A photo of SHOPDCs cover is included
with quotes from student/publisher Zoey Rawlins.
Dobbs July 8, 2005 Peter Morici, business professor,
appears as a guest expert and is interviewed in a story about the
implications of a possible sale of California oil giant Unocal to the
Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation.
Asian Wall Street Journal July 8, 2005 Peter Morici,
business professor, writes an OpEd, The Danger of Adopting a Soft Approach
to China. In it Morici argues for a coming conflict between the United
States and China based on a fundamental difference in values.
Dobbs July 5, 2005 In a story and interview about the proposed
sale of domestic oil giant Unocal to a Chinese company, Peter Morici,
business professor, contends, I don't think there's a very good chance of
Congress backing down because of a blast from the Chinese. I think they'll
probably stiffen in their resolve to look more carefully at this issue and a
number of other issues that have been on Congress' plate in the last six
Press July 1, 2005 Joshua Newberg, assistant professor,
offers a quote and expert insight on the law and executive ethics in an
article that examines the acquittal of Richard Scrushy in the $2.7 billion
accounting fraud at HealthSouth Corp. Scrushys acquittal followed former
WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers indictment under similar circumstances.
Press July 1, 2005 Peter Morici, business professor, is
quoted and offers insight throughout a six-part series examining the ways in
which Chinas hunger for steel is impacting global markets. Morici was
quoted in the series and in other steel-industry focused Associated Press
articles, including As
steel shrinks in U.S., it also goes global (6/30), China's
rising steelmaking power reshapes world markets 6/29), Quotes
about the global consolidation of the steel industry (6/29) and Steel
industry shrinks globally, bringing profits, pain and pondering (6/29).
Press June 27, 2005 Peter Morici, business professor,
shares his insight into the steel industry with quotes about recent
innovations in the production process in an article that explores how
steelmakers can use technology to stay competitive.
Street Week June 24, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, joins a blue chip panel discussion on the economy and major
trends for this highly-regarded national television program.
Washington Post June 23, 2005 A Smith School students
experiences organizing a trip to meet Warren Buffett for a number of other
Smith students was profiled in an article that detailed about the students
questions and experiences. A similar story also appeared in the
Philadelphia Enquirer (6/21) and other news outlets.
MarketWatch June 17, 2005 An article about the record U.S. trade
deficit includes quotes and expert commentary about the deficits continuous
rise from Peter Morici, business professor. The story was also picked
up in the Investors Business Daily.
June 17, 2005 A story about the U.S. trade deficits record
climb includes an expert economist quote from Peter Morici, business
professor, on what to expert for the near-term future. Morici expects the
deficit to continue to rise.
June 13, 2005 Research and quotes from, Chrysanthos Dellarocas,
are highlighted extensively in an article about the findings of economists
and social scientists in regards to moviegoers preferences. Dellarocas
research is mentioned as showing that online reviews are a reasonable
approximation of what people are saying about a movie offline.
New York Times June 13, 2005 Research from Alexander Triantis,
associate finance professor, on the number of firms that are opting to go
dark under the pressure of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance is cited in an article
about an advisory committee appointed by the Securities and Exchange
Commission to evaluate ways to ease the regulatory load.
Press June 15, 2005 Peter Morici, business professor, sees
a trend in a recent series of recent European bank mergers, pointing to
Europe's slow-growing economy as giving rise to a greater imperative for
banking consolidation. The article, which focuses on the recent mergers,
appeared in approximately 40 news outlets nationally including MSN Money,
Forbes, Los Angeles Times, Newsday and The Washington Post.
Wall Street Journal
June 13, 2005 An article about the high U.S. trade deficit includes expert
commentary from Peter Morici, business professor. Morici points out
that the fall of the dollar against the euro and yen since January 2002 has
failed to reduce the deficit.
Washington Post June 13, 2005 Janet Richert, managing
director of the office of career management, helps illustrate the career
advantages of playing golf with quotes about her own experiences and using
the game to build trust on and off the fairway in an article that explores
the connection between golf, networking and getting ahead in business.
June 10, 2005 Asher Epstein, managing director of the
Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, comments on seeing high interest in
entrepreneurship among Smith School students. Epstein contributes quotes and
perspective to an article examining a study finding a declining interest in
entrepreneurship among young people. The story ran in online and print
editions of BizJournals across the nation approximately 50 markets total.
June 8, 2005 An article based on leading analysts opinions
regarding General Motors immediate prospects and likelihood of declaring
bankruptcy include quotes from Peter Morici, business professor.
Morici shares quotes and views regarding the car companys problems and
possible future scenarios.
Dobbs Tonight/CNN June 7, 2005 Peter Morici, business
professor, appears as a guest expert for an interview on CNNs Lou Dobbs
Tonight. Morici offers insight into recent comments made by General Motors
CEO, Rick Wagoner, as well as the companys recent performance following the
announcement that the company would layoff 25,000 workers.
ABC World News Tonight
June 7, 2005 A story about General Motors announcement of the layoff of
25,000 workers and angry shareholders at the companys annual meeting
includes expert commentary from Peter Morici, business professor.
Morici adds his input as an economist and auto industry expert.
June 7, 2005 Business professor and auto industry expert
Peter Morici is quoted as an expert source in a story about General
Motors and the companys most recent cost-cutting measures.
Press June 7, 2005 In a story about General Motors
shareholders likely seeking answers to the companys problems at the next
annual shareholders meeting, Peter Morici, business professor, is
quoted giving his analysis of the situation. The story appeared in
approximately 70 news outlets globally, including the Chicago Times,
Investors Business Daily, San Jose Mercury News and New York
NewsHour with Jim Lehrer June 6, 2005 Smith School
students Maya Rao and Brendon Fox, along with Dingman Center
Managing Director Asher Epstein, were featured in this in-depth story
about the impact of technology on news consumption. All three were
positioned as part of a leading, tech-savvy demographic that is prompting
media outlets to change the way news is being packaged and delivered. In a
group interview they offered insight into their news habits and their use of
technology, including the use of their Smith School-issued Blackberries.
Watch Now - News on Demand story
June 3, 2005 A story about the summers coolest
convertibles cites the Smith School as an expert source saying prospects
for gasoline supplies during the summer driving season are encouraging, and
gas prices should remain at their current levels or be lower. The story also
appeared on MSNBC on 6/3.
Press June 3, 2005 A story about the uncertain future of the
euro includes expert commentary from business professor and economic expert
Peter Morici on the inherent constraints the euro places on growth
within the European Union. The story appeared in approximately 40 media
outlets globally, including the San Diego Union Tribune, Seattle
Post-Intelligencer, Newsday, Forbes and BusinessWeek.
Press June 1, 2005 An article about the dollars rebound against
the euro includes expert commentary from Peter Morici, business
professor, about the possible impact on imports from Europe to the United
States. The story appeared in dozens of leading media outlets including
Forbes, ABC News and MSNBC.
Jones May 27, 2005 Peter Morici, Smith School business
professor, highlights trade worries from Washington and Congress,
particularly China's currency advantage, in a story about impediments to
CAFTA approval from Congress.
May 24, 2005 Stuart Ritter, who teaches a class in career
search strategies at the Smith School, offers 10 financial tips for June
graduates in this article for Forbes Personal Finance section. The
story also appeared in MSNBC on 5/24.
Press May 24, 2005 -- A story about European Union officials
weighing sanctions against Iran includes quotes from Peter Morici,
business professor, on possible implications. Story also ran on Comtex
newswire (5/24) and the Candadian Press newswire (5/24). Story
appeared in approximately 30 news outlets including Washington Times, Los
Angeles Times, Newsday, Forbes, MSN Money and BusinessWeek.
May 17, 2005 Smith School admissions director, Sabrina White,
and what it takes to be a winning Smith candidate are profiled in a Q&A
spotlight for BusinessWeeks MBA Insider.
Post May 15, 2005 Janet Richert, Smith School
managing director of the Office of Career Management, and Peter Brown, Smith
School senior director for employer development, are both quoted and offer
insight into an article about last-minute internship opportunities.
Post-Gazette May 11, 2005 The Smith Schools innovative
program offering free legal services to potential employers of foreign
students was highlighted in a story about similar efforts from the Katz
Graduate School of Business. Steve Tiufekchiev, Smith School
associate director for employer development, and Peter Brown, Smith
School senior director for employer development, both offered insight and
Post May 19, 2005 Well-known local investor, Mark Walshs,
position as a senior fellow at the Smith School was noted in a local news
brief. Walsh was also interviewed about his new role with the Smith School
and the Dingman Center for articles in the
Washington Business Journal (5/6) and
Baltimore Business Journal (5/6).
May 16, 2005 Peter Morici, Smith School business professor,
offers insight and quotes regarding the revaluation of the Chinese yuan in
an article about US-Sino trade. The story attracted attention in China where
it was picked up by Xinhua newswire (5/15) and the China Daily
Press May 15, 2005 Peter Morici, Smith School
business professor, discusses possible negative repercussions in offsourcing
in an article that discusses the impact of globalization on U.S. workers.
The article appeared in dozens of leading news outlets including
InformationWeek, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, BusinessWeek, USA Today and
May 10, 2005 Peter Morici, Smith School business
professor, is quoted in a story about the growth in U.S. jobs.
Press May 10, 2005 Peter Morici, Smith School
business professor, discusses the source of General Motors woes in a story
about the beleaguered automobile giant. The story was picked up in a number
of leading news outlets. Morici also provided comments about GM and the auto
industry in related articles including one in the Boston Herald (5/11).
Times May 12, 2005 Peter Morici, Smith School
business professor, is quoted as an economic and trade expert in a story
about the dollars rise and the U.S. trade deficit.
Wall Street Journal
May 9, 12, 17, 18, 2005 Peter Morici, Smith School business
professor, offers his expertise and insight for a number of articles in the
Wall Street Journal that include a round-up of leading economists views and
coverage on topics such as the valuation of the Chinese yuan, the U.S.
economy and trade.
The Connection May 12, 2005 Peter Morici, Smith
School business professor, is interviewed for a program about the
implications of Chinas current policy on the valuation of the yuan and
de-pegging it from the dollar for both the United States and China. Morici
is quoted as an economic expert in similar articles about the United States
response to the yuans current valuation from Reuters (5/18), The Globe and
Mail (5/18), The Chicago Tribune (5/18), BBC News (5/18) and Agence France
online - May 5, 2005 - News of the Smith Schools Supply Chain
and Management Centers expansion of radio frequency and identification
(RFID) research and development with Avaya as well as the development of a
virtual community prototype was the basis for mention of the schools
cutting-edge research in an article in
BusinessWeek online (5/5) as well as a business brief in the
Washington Post (5/5).
professor of international business, commented on General Motors recent
woes and various trade and economic issues in the
Wall Street Journal (4/28),
Dow Jones (5/2),
United Press International (5/3), CNN/Money (4/28,
5/5), Associated Press articles on
General Motors (5/8) and
General Motors CEO (5/7). Morici was also quoted in a number of other
leading business news outlets.
associate chair of the marketing department, offered insight into why Target
has escaped some of the criticisms faced by Wal-Mart despite the fact that
the two retailers share a number of similarities in a
CNN/Money article (4/20).
holder of the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, told viewers the secrets
to McDonalds global success in an interview on USA Tonight (4/15), an
evening news magazine program by Washington, D.C., CBS affiliate WUSA.
Rust was also quoted in an
Associated Press (4/20) story about the demand for pictures and
merchandise associated with the newly elected Pope Benedict as well as
offered insight into effective marketing for hospitals in another
Associated Press (4/12) article.
managing director of the Smith Schools office of career management,
discussed the current rising demand for MBAs in a
Washington Business Journal (4/15) article that was also picked up
by MSNBC online (4/17).
Schools newly-established Center for Health Information and Decision
Systems was highlighted in a number of local news outlets including a
business news brief in the
Washington Post (4/18). A Smith School students entrepreneurial
efforts with mention of seed money from the Dingman Center were featured in
an article on student enterprises in
U.S. News and World Report (4/18).
professor of international business, commented on General Motors recent
woes in a number of articles from media outlets including
The (Baltimore) Sun (4/17),
Chicago Tribune (4/20) and
Washington Post (4/20). Morici was also quoted as a leading trade
and economic expert in
Barrons (4/18), Bloomberg (4/14, 4/15) and other
leading business news outlets.
Schools part-time MBA program is ranked No. 10 in the United States in
News & World Report (4/11). The Smith School is also featured as
a successful example for its approach to experiential learning and putting
business theory into practice in an article,
Is the MBA obsolete? that quotes Smith School dean Howard Frank.
holder of the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, offered insight into the
late Frank Perdues unique approach to marketing poultry in
The (Baltimore) Sun (4/2).
The launch of a
Smith School MBAs new Washington, D.C., magazine
was profiled in the
Washington Business Journal (4/8) with mention of start-up
funding from the Dingman Center and a link to the centers Web site.
professor of international business, provides expert insight in a number of
Associated Press articles that appeared in hundreds of news outlets
on topics such as
U.S. interest rates (4/6) and
General Motors (4/5). Morici was also quoted in USA Today
(3/28), Knight Ridder (4/6), The Wall Street Journal
(4/6), The New York Times (4/5) and other leading business
Smith MBAs and
New Markets Growth
Fund featured prominently in
USA Today (3/15) article on venture capital funding.
Results from this years
National Technology Readiness
Survey, produced by the Smith Schools Center for Excellence in
Service and Rockbridge Associates, Inc., continued to appear in the news
with references to the surveys results on spam in a
Computerworld (3/7) article listing important things to
Roland Rust, holder of
the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, provided expert commentary in an
article about Delta Airlines new television commercials in
The New York Times (3/11).
The Smith School and comments
from Howard Frank, dean, were prominently featured in an article in
BizEd about state schools successful tactics for increasing
stature and competitiveness.
Peter Morici, professor
of international business, appeared as a guest on
CNN and Lou Dobbs (3/9). Morici provided expert insight into
world economic factors impacting Americas middle class. Morici was also
widely quoted as an economic, trade and steel industry expert in articles
that appeared in
CNN Money (3/4, 311),
Dow Jones (3/7, 3/11), Associated Press (3/8),
CBS MarketWatch (3/11),
United Press International (3/4) and other leading business news
Sims, professor of management and organization, was featured in an
interview for Maryland Public Television's Business Connection
program (2/17) offering an analysis and grade for Donald Trumps
leadership style in The Apprentice."
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Results from this
years National Technology Readiness Survey, produced by the Smith
Schools Center for Excellence in Service and Rockbridge Associates, Inc.,
continued to make headlines. Roland Rust, director of the Center for
Excellence in Service, appeared in a televised interview with the
Anchorage NBC affiliate, KTUU (2/21). Results from the survey were
also featured in a tech round-up from Dow Jones (2/16) and
television and radio broadcasts that aired across the U.S. including: The
Daily Buzz (syndicated television program 2/7), KOVR-TV (Sacramento CBS
affiliate), KTVU-TV (San Francisco FOX affiliate), KCBS-AM (San Francisco
CBS affiliate 2/3), KOA-AM (Colorado 2/3), WTOP (Washington DC 2/3), WLFL-TV
(Raleigh WB affiliate 2/3) and WVTV-TV (Milwaukee WB affiliate 2/3).
professor of international business, was quoted as an economic, trade and
steel industry expert in articles that appeared in
Investors Business Daily (2/18, 2/23),
Associated Press (2/14, 2/16, 2/22),
The San Diego Union Tribune (2/23) and other leading business
Results from this
years National Technology
Readiness Survey, produced by the Smith Schools Center for
Excellence in Service and Rockbridge Associates, Inc., made hundreds of
headlines worldwide. Articles on the surveys findings about spam and
quoting Roland Rust, director of the Center for Excellence in
Service, included a widely-distributed story from
Associated Press (2/2) that appeared as a front-page
technology story on
CNN.com (2/3), a mention on the front page of USA Todays
Money section (2/4), a story in
The Washington Post (2/4), and radio interviews that
played in several major markets nationally.
was also widely quoted as a marketing expert in an
Associated Press (2/5) article on a local radio stations
switch to a new format, and an
Associated Press (2/7) article that focused on new, longer
Smiths $30 million donation to the university and the Smith School made
front-page news in
The (Baltimore) Sun
(2/4), and was extensively
covered in regional news outlets including the local
affiliate (2/3) and
The Washington Post (2/4).
assistant professor of entrepreneurship, was quoted as an expert on
Internet-based business models in a
BusinessWeek online (2/3) story about online ticket resellers.
professor of international business, was quoted as an economic and trade
expert in articles that appeared in
Investors Business Daily (2/4), WSJ.com (2/4, 2/10),
Los Angeles Times (2/10),
The New York Times and other leading business news outlets.
Research from the
Smith School finance department examining the growing number of firms
electing to go dark and Alexander Triantis, associate professor of
finance, were the subject of an article from The New York Times
(1/23) that was also picked up by
The International Herald Tribune (1/25, 1/26).
How do companies
reposition their brand after a radical shift in business focus? Roland
Rust, holder of the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, offered expert
opinion on the subject for a
Washington Post (1/23) article.
An OpEd piece by
Henry Sims, professor of management and organization, offering an
analysis and grade for Donald Trumps leadership style in The Apprentice
appeared in a number of newspapers editorial sections including
The Baltimore Sun (1/23).
assistant dean of the masters programs and career services, was quoted by
BusinessWeek Online (1/27) in an article offering financial advice
professor of international business, was quoted as an economic and trade
expert in articles that appeared in
The Los Angeles Times (1/26),
BusinessWeek (1/13) and other leading business news outlets.