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Dec 31, 2010
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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.

December 2010

CNBC – Dec. 21, 2010 – Professor Peter Morici in an interview on U.S. Treasury bonds. Watch online.

TheStreet.com – Dec. 21, 2010 – Center for Financial Policy exec-in-residence Clifford Rossi gives his outlook for the 2011 housing market. Read more.

Fierce Finance - Dec. 21, 2010 – Asher Epstein, managing director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, on the outlook for starting a business in 2011. Read more.

Supply Chain Quarterly – Dec. 16, 2010 – Details a new book from Supply Chain Management Center co-directors Sandor Boyson and Thomas Corsi, with logistics adjunct faculty Lisa Harrington. Read more.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek – Dec. 13, 2010 – Business professor Peter Morici quoted on Chinese currency manipulation.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek – Dec. 10, 2010 – David Kass, finance teaching fellow, is quoted about Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway adding jobs.

Washington Post – Dec. 10, 2010 – News on a new bank board directors training program from the Smith School. Read more.

CNBC – Dec. 8, 2010 – Business professor Peter Morici writes about the trade deficit. Read more.

Washington Business Journal – Dec. 7, 2010 – News about the Smith School’s new bank board directors training program. Read more.

Investment News – Dec. 5, 2010 – David Kass, finance teaching fellow, is quoted about Warren Buffett’s company reshuffling its holdings. Read more.

Wall Street Journal.com – Dec. 3, 2010 – Business professor Peter Morici reacts to the latest jobs report. Read more.

CNN – The Situation Room - Dec. 3, 2010 – Business professor Peter Morici is interviewed about the latest jobs report. Read transcript.

November 2010

The Street – November 29, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments on the individual’s reluctant return to the stock market in this opinion piece. Read more.

Washington Post – November 22, 2010 – Asher Epstein, director of the Dingman Center, shares his thoughts on the region’s reliance on government in business. Read more.

Bloomberg – November 16, 2010 – David Kass, senior lecturer in the department of finance, is quoted on recent stock transactions made by Warren Buffett. Read more.

Fox Business - November 16, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, contributes an article claiming China is No 19th Century America. Read more.

Washington Post - November 11, 2010 – Cliff Rossi, executive in residence for the Center for Financial Policy, is quoted in this Post cover article on foreclosure. Read more.

Washington Post - November 6, 2010 – Dean G. “Anand” Anandalingam, speaks about the Mergers and Acquisitions competition. Read more.

October 2010

CNN – October 25, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, says China’s yuan policy and trade barriers make the Fed irrelevant. Read more.

Business News Daily – October 22, 2010 – Robert Baum, director of entrepreneurship research, says common sense goes a long way in determining entrepreneurial success. Read more.

NPR – October 21, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments on midterm elections and the Tea Party’s impact on the GOP. Read more.

USA Today – October 19, 2010 – Mike Ball, professor of business, comments on findings from a study on flight delays. Read more.

Baltimore Sun – October 18, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, shares his opinion on how he feels Democrats deserve to lose the midterm elections. Read more.

Bloomberg – October 15, 2010 – Cliff Rossi, executive in residence for the Center for Financial Policy, is quoted on foreclosure. Read more.

Baltimore Sun – October 11, 2010 – Wendy Moe, professor of marketing, comments on the benefits of using social media sites such as Groupon to attract customers in the health industry. Read more.

September 2010

FOX Business – September 29, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted on the rise of Gold prices as a result of the current economic conditions. Read more.

Federal News Radio - September 28, 2010 – Paul Tesluk, co-director, Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change, discusses how to drive innovation at your agency. Read more.

NPR – September 23, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, feels the search for a new economic advisor to the Obama administration is as much a PR move as a political one. Read more.

Baltimore Sun – September 22, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes an opinion article regarding the search for Lawrence Summers replacement. Read more.

TMCnet.com – September 22, 2010 – The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship celebrates their 25th Anniversary, names new chairman of the board. Read more.

Toronto Star – September 18, 2010 – Dr. Joyce Russell, director of Executive Coaching and Leadership Development, sets the boundaries for office humor. Read more.

Bloomberg – September 16, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, quoted about the Federal Reserve. Read more.

Financial Post – September 7, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, says the Democratic Party will suffer in the November mid-term elections because the Obama administration’s stimulus plans simply aren’t working. Read more.

August 2010

FOX Business – August 30, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, talks about President Obama and the state of the economy. Read more.

OnWallStreet.com - August 10, 2010 – Bill Longbrake, a former vice chairman of Washington Mutual who is now an executive-in-residence, says reform law has loopholes. Read more.

Purpose Advertising Blog – August 9, 2010 – Michael Trusov, assistant marketing professor, speaks on social media’s impact on sales. 

FOX Business – August 9, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, on fixing the economy. Read more.

Houston Chronicle – August 8, 2010 – David Kass, professor of finance, says economic growth will be slow. Read more.

New York Times – August 7, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments about unemployment. Read more.

Baltimore Sun – August 1, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, opinion article says the Obama administration should keep the Bush tax cuts. Read more.

July 2010

The Street – July 30, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, shares his opinion on the current state of the economy. Read more.

Newswise – July 30, 2010 - Greg Waldstreicher, a senior in the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute Hinman CEOs Program, is one of five finalists for Entrepreneur Magazine's Entrepreneur of 2010 Awards in the College Entrepreneur category. Read more.

Small Biz Daily – July 29, 2010 – The Small Business Success Index study by the University of Maryland and Network Solutions that only 47 percent of small businesses have websites. Read more.

FOX Business – July 28, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, speaks about the Obama administration’s decision to place a moratorium on off-shore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more.

New York Times – July 26, 2010 – Michael Faulkender, professor of finance, talks a new study examining the use of comparable companies in the role of determining chief executive compensation. Read more.

FOX Business – July 14, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted about Obama’s stimulus plan. Read more.

June 2010

Market Watch – June 15, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted about his opinion that democratic capitalism is dead. Read more.

CNN Newsroom – June 15, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, joins a panel of experts to discuss the U.S. debt. Read more.

The San Francisco Chronicle – June 14, 2010 – Finance lecturer David Kass discusses Warren Buffett’s enhanced reputation following the billionaire’s annual charity lunch auction. 

MSNBC – June 14, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, shares his opinion about solving the trade deficit with China among a panel of experts. Read more.

BusinessWeek – June 14, 2010 – Finance lecturer David Kass discusses Warren Buffett’s enhanced reputation following the billionaire’s annual charity lunch auction.

Financial Times – June 11, 2010 – Michael Wedel, PepsiCo professor of consumer science, is quoted regarding his suggestions for advertisers. Read more.

Baltimore Sun – June 10, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the decline of democratic capitalism in an article about the sobering of the U.S. economy. Read more.

The San Francisco Chronicle – June 9, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, shares his expertise in an article about states skipping bans on employer credit checks. 

Richmond Times-Dispatch – June 8, 2010 – Roland Rust, David Bruce Smith chair and professor of marketing, comments on the effects of the BP oil spill. Read more.

American Banker – June 7, 2010 – Executive-in-residence William Longbrake comments on the challenges ahead for the next comptroller of the currency. Read more.

Fox Business – June 7, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses census workers and their effect on the job market with a panel of experts.

American Banker – June 4, 2010 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and Managing Director of the Center on Financial Policy, is cited for his expert advice regarding risk management. Read more.

The Baltimore Sun – June 3, 2010 – Ritu Agarwal, professor and Robert H. Smith Dean’s chair of information systems, discusses the need for health information technology in her op-ed article. Read more.

The Wall Street Journal – June 1, 2010 – Yogesh V. Joshi and Michael Trusov, assistant marketing professors, discuss the pitfalls of using social networking to promote products. Read more.

The Journal of Marketing Research – June 1, 2010 – The research of Michel Wedel, PepsiCo professor of consumer science, is featured. Read more.

Risk Professional – June 2010 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and Managing Director of the Center on Financial Policy, discusses the risk of regulatory reform in his op-ed article. Read more.

May 2010

Voice of America News – May 27, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, shares his expertise about mortgage-backed security. Read more.

Wall Street Journal – May 26, 2010 – Findings from the research of Cliff Rossi, Managing Director of the Center for Financial Policy, is used in an article about lending. Read more.

National Mortgage Gazette – May 26, 2010 – The research of Cliff Rossi, Managing Director of the Center for Financial Policy, is featured. Read more.

Daily Gazette – May 25, 2010 – Marketing professor Roxanne Lefkoff shares her positive opinion of catering to the “new green mainstream” of environmentally aware customers. Read more.

Risk Center – May 24, 2010 – Cliff Rossi, Managing Director of the Center for Financial Policy, writes in support of the proposal by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT) to establish the Office of Financial Research (OFR).

Economic Times – May 23, 2010 – The research of Henry Lucas and Sunil Mithas is featured. Read more.

Richmond Times-Dispatch – May 22, 2010 – Roland Rust, professor and David Bruce Smith Chair in marketing, warns that moving away from a well-established plan is fraught with peril. Read more.

Wall Street Journal – May 21, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments on the passing of the financial overhaul bill by the Senate. Read more.

Washington Business Journal – May 18, 2010 – The Smith School’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and its abundance of resources are mentioned in an article discussing the top ten mistakes made by entrepreneurs. Read more.

San Francisco Chronicle – May 17, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, is cited as an expert regarding the US economic recovery. Read more.

Bloomberg – May 17, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments on the conflicting views towards the current economic situation. Read more. Read more.

The Seattle Times – May 15, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, shares his expertise in an article concerning the extension of unemployment benefits. Read more.

Baltimore Business Journal – May 14, 2010 – Cliff Rossi, managing director of the Center for Financial Policy (CFP), comments on the how financial reform has slowed hiring in the banking industry. Read more.

Baltimore Business Journal – May 11, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments on the mass layoffs that have occurred due to the economy in the last two years and what is in store for the future. Read more.

NPR – May 11, 2010 – Albert “Pete” Kyle, Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance, discusses the collapse of the Greek economy with a panel of experts. Read more.

Washington Post – May 10, 2010 – Asher Epstein, director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, gives feedback on entrepreneurial pitches. Read more. Read more.

Bloomberg – May 10, 2010 – Finance lecturer David Kass shares his opinions regarding the news that Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. posted its highest quarterly revenue in three years. Read more.

CNN: Your Money – May 9, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the Greek economy with a panel of experts. Read more.

Baltimore Sun – May 8, 2010 – The fifth annual Cupid’s Cup Competition, sponsored by the Smith School’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is featured. Read more.

Associated Press –May 7, 2010 – Economics professor Sung Won Sohn is quoted regarding fears about the impact of Europe’s debt crisis on the fragile US recovery. 

ABC – May 6, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted in an article concerning the sudden 1,000 point drop of the Dow. Read more.

Business Week – May 6, 2010 – Steve Wallenstein, senior fellow of finance, comments on Jeff Bezos’s decision to take lower compensation for this fiscal year. Read more.

Wall Street Journal – May 5, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, shares his expertise in an article about the landmark trial of four major banks accused of fraudulently selling derivatives.

Washington Business Journal – May 4, 2010 – The Smith School’s Center for Financial Policy (CFP) has received a $1 million endowment from the Henry and Elaine Kaufman Foundation. Read more.

Washington Post – May 3, 2010 – Curt Grimm, dean’s professor of supply chain and strategy, provides feedback on the entrepreneurial plans of a UMD undergrad. Read more.

Financial Times – May 2, 2010 – The statistical approach of a recent study by Russ Wermers, associate professor of finance, is discussed in an article about the strength of the case for active management. Read more.

Reuters – May 2, 2010 – Finance lecturer David Kass is quoted regarding the relationship between Goldman Sachs and Warren Buffett. Read more.

Journal of Financial Economics – May 1, 2010 – Research by Michael Faulkender, assistant professor of finance, concerning how peer groups comparisons affect executive compensation can be found in this month’s issue. Read more.

April 2010

U.S. News & World Report – Apr. 30, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments on positive events in the recent economy. Read more.

Baltimore Business Journal – Apr. 30, 2010 – Michael Faulkender, assistant professor of finance, provides analysis on what happened to AIG during the financial crisis. Read more.

Baltimore Business Journal – Apr. 30, 2010 – Lemma Senbet, the William E. Mayer chair professor of finance, is quoted on his opinion regarding the impact of shareholders’ votes on pay packages given out to CEOs and other executives. Read more.

Bloomberg – Apr. 29, 2010 – David Kass, finance lecturer, talks with Bloomberg's Betty Liu about the management style of billionaire investor Warren Buffett. Read more.

Dallas News – Apr. 27, 2010 – Janet Wagner, associate chair and professor of marketing, discusses the effect of social media on the success of small businesses. Read more.

WYPR – Apr. 26, 2010 – David Kass, finance lecturer, discusses efforts to reform the American financial system with host Dan Rodricks and another guest.

Chronicle of Higher Education – Apr. 26, 2010 – Amna Kirmani, professor of marketing, comments on Laureate Education Inc.’s decision to choose Bill Clinton as their “honorary chancellor.” Read more.

Baltimore Sun – Apr. 26, 2010 – Amna Kirmani, professor of marketing, reacts to the news of Bill Clinton being chosen as the “honorary chancellor” or Laureate Education Inc., a Baltimore-based for-profit higher education company. Read more.

CNN Newsroom – Apr. 22, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses Wall Street with a panel of experts. Read more.

Forbes – Apr. 21, 2010 – Asher Epstein, director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is quoted regarding the importance of entrepreneurship programs geared towards college students. Read more.

The Sun News – Apr. 20, 2010 – P.K. Kannan, professor and chair of the marketing department, discusses the pros and cons of product testing paid for by the product’s own company. Read more.

The Washington Post – Apr. 19, 2010 – Asher Epstein, director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, provides professional feedback on an entrepreneurial idea. Read more.

ABC News – Apr. 18, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the president and Wall Street in an article about Republican support for financial reform. Read more.

Chronicle for Higher Education – Apr. 15, 2010 – Marina Kim, founder and director of university programs for Ashoka – currently collaborating with the Smith School’s Center for Social Value Creation – is interviewed about the social enterprise objectives of the initiative. Read more.

CNNMoney.com – Apr. 12, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, compares the ramifications of undervaluing the yuan to the effects of a hangover in an article about making U.S. made goods more competitive versus Chinese imports. Read more.

Baltimore Sun – Apr. 11, 2010 – P.K. Kannan, marketing department professor and chair, discusses the pros and cons of companies conducting research on their own products in an article about McCormick & Co. Read more.

Wall Street Journal – Apr. 5, 2010 – Russ Wermers, associate professor of finance, shares his opinions regarding mutual funds and corporate pay. Read more.

CNN Your Money – Apr. 4, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the economic recovery with a panel of experts. Read more.

Journal of Marketing Research – Apr. 1, 2010 – Research by Michel Wedel, PepsiCo professor of consumer science, is featured in this issue.

March 2010

Washington Business Journal – Mar. 30, 2010 – Research from the Small Business Success Index is used to study trends in social media. Read more.

Washington Post – Mar. 29, 2010 – Wolfgang Jank, associate professor of management science and statistics, is quoted on the reliability of RateMyProfessor.com. Read more.

Maryland Morning – Mar. 26, 2010 – Kevin Streete, doctor and Smith School Executive M.B.A program student, discusses his work in Haiti with the Horizon International medical Mission. Read more.

American Banker – Mar. 25, 2010 – Executive-in-Residence William Longbrake comments on Bank of America’s new policies. Read more.

Baltimore Sun – Mar. 24, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses Google’s censorship struggles with Beijing and the threat China poses to American global leadership in an op-ed. Read more.

Southern Maryland Online – Mar. 19, 2010 – Associate professor Cynthia Stevens weighs in with her opinion on the debate about laptops in class. Read more.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU 88.5) – Mar. 16, 2010 – Research associate professor Joseph Bailey is a featured guest, discussing the future of money. Read more.

Investopedia – Mar. 16, 2010 – Ritu Agarwal, professor and dean’s chair of information systems, is quoted in an article about the future of the electronic medical records (EMR) field. 

The WTOP – Mar. 15, 2010 – David Kirsch & Brent Goldfarb, associate professors of management and entrepreneurship, share the surprising results of their research on the rapid rise and fall of dot-com businesses. Read more.

Wall Street Journal – Mar. 15, 2010 – Research from the Center for Excellence in Service and partner Network Solutions is used in an article about the differing opinions on the value of social media. Read more. Also mentioned in the Mashable blog.

Information Week – Mar. 15, 2010 – The research of David Kirsch & Brent Goldfarb, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship, is cited in an article about the 25th anniversary of dot-com entrepreneurship. Read more.

CNN Your Money – Mar. 13, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments on the extension of unemployment benefits. Read more.

NPR – Mar. 10, 2010 – David Kirsch, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship, shares his research expertise in an article about the rise and fall of dot-com companies. Read more.

CNN – Mar. 10, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments on the abuse of unemployment benefits in the light of unprecedented benefit extensions by the Obama administration. Read more.

MSNBC – Mar. 9, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, joins a panel of experts to share his feelings on Obama’s plan to help five million homeowners still at risk of foreclosure. Read more.

Daily Record – Mar. 8, 2010 – Asher Epstein, managing director of the Dingman Center, explores the pros and cons of Smart Grid technology, which will allow for the sending and receiving of real-time information from utility companies using a radio frequency. Read more.

CNBC – Mar. 5, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted in an article about the jobless rate in the U.S. eight months into the economic recovery. Read more.

CNN Money – Mar. 5, 2010 – Ritu Agarwal, professor and dean’s chair of information systems, comments on the predicted consolidation of companies selling electronic medical records (EMR) systems. Read more.

Fox Business Network – Mar. 3, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses tax credits and the extension of unemployment benefits with a panel of experts.

Financial Planning – Mar. 2, 2010 – Executive-in-Residence William Longbrake is quoted about compromise in an article about where to put a proposed new consumer protection division. Read more. Also featured in American Banker.

Business News Network – Mar. 1, 2010 – Finance professor David Kass speaks about Warren Buffet’s annual letter to shareholders. Read more.

February 2010

Harvard Business Review – February 2010 – Features the article “Rethinking Marketing” by Roland Rust, Distinguished University Professor of marketing, which discusses the reinvention of marketing tactics for modern businesses. Read more.

New York Times.com – Feb. 21, 2010 – A story about a start-up competition in Haiti quotes Melissa Carrier, executive director of the Center for Social Value Creation. Read more.

Entrepreneur – Feb. 18, 2010 – Research by the Smith School’s Center for Excellence in Service is discussed in an article about the rapid increase in use of social media by small businesses. Read more.

Internet Marketing News – Feb. 17, 2010 – Janet Wagner, marketing professor and director of the Center for Excellence in Service, shares her views on social media as an investment for small businesses. Read more.

BusinessWeek – Feb. 12, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the role of CEOs who lobby the White House for stricter enforcement of trade rules in an article about U.S. job-stimulus bills.

BusinessWeek – Feb. 12, 2010 – Finance lecturer David Kass comments on the acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

NPR – Morning Edition – Feb. 9, 2010 – P.K. Kannan, marketing professor and department chair, discusses his research findings regarding telecommunication in an article about the growing amount of telecommuters. Read more.

CNNMoney.com – Feb. 5, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of International Business, is quoted in an article about the Chinese economy and banking system. Read more.

Bank Investment Consultant – Feb. 5, 2010 – Executive-in-residence William Longbrake is quoted regarding small business lending in an article about Obama’s recent push to encourage bankers to boost lending to small businesses. Read more.

BusinessWeek – Feb. 4, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted regarding U.S. exports and the Chinese market.

Economic Times – Feb. 2, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, debates whether or not Obama’s budget projections are realistic. Read more.

CNN – Feb. 1, 2010 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the job crisis with a panel of experts. Read more.

January 2010

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Jan. 31, 2010 – In an article about manufacturing in Washington, Professor of International Business Peter Morici is quoted on China's policy of manipulating its currency in order to promote exports at the expense of U.S. producers. Read more.

Gazette.net – Jan. 29, 2010 – NewsWatch highlights the Smith School’s partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development for Global Challenge, a program sponsored by the school’s Center for Social Value Creation and Center for International Business Education. Read more.

Baltimore Business Journal – Jan. 29, 2010 – Peter Morici, Professor of International Business, shares his outlook on unemployment in an article about the mounting new jobless claims in Maryland. Read more.

Washington Post – Jan. 28, 2010 – The Smith School announces their involvement in Global Challenge, a competition that challenges teams of graduate students to develop business solutions that support international development. Read more.

USA Today – Jan. 27, 2010 – Peter Morici, Professor of International Business, shares his opinion on the housing market, and why Frederick, MD, might be better off than other communities. Read more.

My MBA Career – Jan. 26, 2010 – The Smith School’s Dingman Center hosted a business plan competition that pitted American MBA students against Chinese MBA students. Read more.

Financial Post – Jan. 22, 2010 – Peter Morici, Professor of International Business, criticizes proposals on the Obama administration for being weak.

BBC News – Jan. 21, 2010 – Peter Morici, Professor of International Business, is quoted in an article about Obama’s new bank regulations. Read more.

Sun-Herald – Jan. 20, 2010 – The Smith School’s Dingman Center and partner Guanghua School of Management award prizes in 2010 China Business Plan Competition in Beijing.

Reuters – Jan. 20, 2010 – Peter Morici, Professor of International Business, is quoted in an article about Obama’s attacks on banks. Read more.

Los Angeles Times – Jan. 20, 2010 – Peter Morici, Professor of International Business, comments on Kraft Food’s acquisition of British candy giant Cadbury. Read more.

Wall Street Journal: Market Watch – Jan. 19, 2010 – Peter Morici, Professor of International Business, is cited in an article about how Obama is failing investors. Read more.

Gulf News – Jan. 18, 2010 – Russ Wermers, Associate Professor of Finance, is quoted in an article about mutual funds. Read more.

Courier-Journal – Jan. 16, 2010 – Russ Wermers, Associate Professor of Finance, comments on Wall Street in the current economy. Read more.

Financial Times – Jan. 12, 2010 – David Kirsch, associate professor of entrepreneurship and strategy, comments on the weaknesses of oral history. Read more.

Bloomberg – Jan. 11, 2010 – Finance lecturer David Kass is quoted regarding Kraft’s acquisition of British candy giant Cadbury. Read more.

ABC News – Jan. 8, 2010 – Research conducted by Russ Wermers, Associate Professor of Finance, is used in an article about Wall Street. Read more.

CNBC – Jan. 4, 2010 – David Kass, lecturer in the department of finance, tells CNBC the one thing he’d do to fix the economy now: recommend a federal job program. Kass was a participant at the American Economic Association annual meeting.

The Baltimore Sun – Jan. 2, 2010 – Peter Morici, Professor of International Business, is quoted in an article about government-run health care.

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