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Dec 31, 2013
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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. Below are some highlights.

December 2013

ANA Magazine - Fall 2013 - Bill Rand, associate professor of marketing, comments on the significance of data analytics in marketing for this quarterly publication by the Association of National Advertisers. Read (pages 38-39)

MSNBC - Dec. 30 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, contributes to a "2014 economic outlook." Watch ... Related: Tampa Tribune op-ed (published by UPI, others); Quoted in UPI 2013 economic review; WJLA ABC-7 year-in-review panel contributor

CNN - Dec. 27 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses national employment in a Situation Room segment. Watch ... Related: WMAL radio interview,

Technically Baltimore - Dec. 27 - Blog highlights registration deadline for 2014 Cupid's Cup competition organized by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship. Read

Bankrate.com - Dec. 27 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted in 'Lousy CD rates will squeeze savers.' Read ... Related Morici column posted by The Street, Fox News, others

Orlando Sentinel - Dec. 24 - Smith MBA Gregory Willits, president of the Smith Energy Association, writes 'Accept climate change and deal with it in a big way.' Read

(Charleston, SC) Post and Courier - Dec. 23 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes 'Ask Moms if Inflation is too Low.' Read ... Published also by Orange County Register, The Street, (Florida) Sun-Sentinel, others

Scranton Times Tribune - Dec. 22 - Curt Grimm, Professor and Charles A. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy, comments in report analyzing Pennsylvania's new transportation bill. Read

Marketwatch - Dec. 19 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted in 'What Fed Tapering Means for you.' Read ... Related: Quote referenced by Philadelphia Inquirer

Wall Street Journal - Dec. 17 - Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi comments on the Volcker Rule. Read

Wall Street Journal Radio - Dec. 11 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses Volcker Rule implications. Listen ... Related Morici op-ed posted/published by Orange County Register, Statesman Journal, Finfacts, others

Hospital Healthcare.com - Dec. 11 - A white paper, "The Resilience Imperative: Reinventing healthcare supply chains," by Supply Chain Management Center Senior Fellow Lisa Harrington is profiled. Read

New York Times - Dec. 10 - Tyser Teaching Fellow David Kass' blog on Warren Buffett's meeting with MBA students is highlighted and linked in the Dealbook section. Read (scroll down) ... Related coverage by Motley Fool, others.

Insider Monkey – Dec. 10 – Albert “Pete” Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Chair in Finance, is quoted in report on the Volcker Rule. Read … Related coverage on HedgeCo.net.

TechPageOne Magazine - Dec.10 -- Wendy Moe, associate professor of marketing, comments in 'IT admin skills shift as data centers change.' Read

Reuters.com – Dec. 9 – Dingman Center Managing Director Elana Fine is quoted in posting of announcement of the center adopting new learning software, Ventureboard, via the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute. Read

Investor's Business Daily - Dec. 9 - Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi is quoted about implications of the Volcker Rule. Read ... Originating comments, along with those of Albert "Pete" Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Chair in Finance, posted by Reuters, others.

Business Insider - Dec. 9 - Tyser Teaching Fellow David Kass' blog -- recounting his recent Omaha visit accompanied by Smith students and their meeting with Warren Buffett -- is featured. Read … Also published by the Houston Chronicle, plus several other daily outlets.

Baltimore Business Journal - Dec. 6 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments on potential hurdles in a proposed Jos. A. Bank-Men's Wearhouse deal. Read

UPI - Dec. 6 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about the latest U.S. jobs report. Read ... Also posted by Orange County Register, others. Same-topic discussion Dec. 7 by Morici on Fox News Channel's Fox and Friends Saturday (no clip available)

Baltimore CityBizList - Dec. 5 - Smith's ranking among top business schools by Poets & Quants is highlighted. Read

UberStories (blog) - Dec. 2 - Elana Fine, managing director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is interviewed about the 'future of entrepreneurship, DCtech and millenials. Read

The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) - Dec. 2 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about Affordable Care Act implications. Read ... Also published by UPI, others.

November 2013

Capital Gazette - Nov. 28 - Janet Wager, professor of marketing and director of the Center for Excellence in Service, comments for a report on holiday retail. Read

C-SPAN - Nov. 28 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the U.S. economy in a Washington Journal segment. Watch

SHD Logisitics - Nov. 27 - Supply Chain Management Center senior fellow Lisa Harrington's white paper, "Consumer as the Disrupter," is reviewed. Read ... Related coverage by Supply and Demand Chain Executive.

Fox Business - Nov. 25 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, is part of a panel discussion on holiday spending by consumers. Watch

Marketplace Radio - Nov. 22 - Curt Grimm, Professor and Charles A. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy, comments in a report on the FCC move toward lifting the in-flight ban on cell phone calls. Listen … Related coverage by Aviation Consumer

Allied Health World - Nov. 20 - CHIDS' Innovate for Healthcare Challenge competition is cited for the University of Maryland's inclusion in '10 Schools Driving Healthcare Innovation.' Read

Bloomberg News - Nov. 20 - Cliff Rossi, professor of the practice in finance, comments in a report on FHFA developments. Read

The Australian Financial Review - Nov. 20 - Professor of the Practice Gerald Suarez writes about the importance of balancing career and personal obligations in a piece adapted from the Washington Post. Read

Fox Business - Nov. 20 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, joins discussion on employment statistic accuracy. Watch

Equities.com - Nov. 20 - David Kass is quoted about Warren Buffett purchasing Exxon Mobil stock. Read

Baltimore Sun - Nov 20 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about "Another economic crisis brewing." Read ... Also published by the Statesman Journal, Orange County Register, more

Marketwatch - Nov. 18 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, is quoted about Berkshire Hathaway developments in an economic news roundup. Read

WJLA ABC-7 - Nov. 17 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, joins a "Washington Report" discussion on recent developments surrounding policy and the economy. Watch

Baltimore Sun - Nov. 15 - Dingman Center Managing Director Elana Fine and Hank Boyd, associate chair of marketing, comment in ‘Maryland entrepreneur runs into trouble for using the word 'entrepreneur.'’ Read

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation - Nov. 15 - Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance, guest blogs about findings from his new paper, "Do Fraudulent Firms Engage in Disclosure Herding?" Read

Baltimore Sun - Nov. 15 - Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi comments in report on First Mariner Bancorp. Read

Logistics Viewpoints - Nov. 15 - Newly announced curriculum expansion in the MS in Supply Chain Management program is endorsed. Read ... Related coverage by Yahoo Finance, others.

UPI - Nov. 15 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes 'U.S. economy not fixed; another crisis is brewing.' Read.

Bloomberg Businessweek - Nov. 15 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching in Finance, is quoted in a report on Warren Buffet's new stake in Exxon Mobil. Read ... Related coverage by iNVEZZ: The Investors' Portal, others

BeyeNetwork - Nov. 14 - Bill Rand, assistant professor of marketing and director of the Center for Complexity in Business, discusses "the data-driven market" in podcast. Listen

MoneyNews.com - Nov. 13 - Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi is quoted in 'New Fed Rules May Hamper Mortgage Lending.' Read

MoneyMarketing (UK) - Nov. 14 - Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi is quoted in 'Avoiding a UK Fannie Mae.' Read

Hindustan Times - Nov. 13 - Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, is cited for making the Thinkers50 list of the world's top management minds. Read

CNBC.com - Nov. 13 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, guest blogs about how presidential economic policy is affecting the gap between rich and poor. Read

eWeek - Nov. 11 - CHIDS' Workshop on Health IT and Economics is previewed. Read

Fox Business - Nov. 8 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, joins discussion on "Lululemon founder blames consumers for its yoga pants." Watch

FinFacts - Nov. 7 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, analyzes employment numbers. Read ... Originating column posted by iStockAnalyst, CNBC.com, others

Marketwatch - Nov. 6 - Cupid's Cup business competition announcement is posted. Read

BBC News - Nov. 5 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discussed economic implications of key U.S. election results (clip/link not created).

Orange County Register - Nov. 5 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, suggests Republicans could 'rework Obamacare to win elections.' Read

Wallet Hub - Nov. 5 - Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance, comments on the Twitter IPO. Read

Omaha World Herald - Nov. 1 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments on Berkshire Hathaway's quarterly report. Read

BizEd Magazine - Nov.-Dec. 2013 - Dingman Center Managing Director Elana Fine comments in an 'Entrepreneurship on Campus' overview. Read

Bethesda Magazine - Nov.-Dec. 2013 - Mike Faulkender, associate professor of finance, comments about financial challenges for health care providers. Read

October 2013

(Annapolis) Capital Gazette - Oct. 31 - Bill Longbrake, Center for Financial Policy executive-in-residence, is quoted in a report on local election fundraising. Read

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Oct. 31 - Peter Morici, professor of international business writes about the economics of health care reform. Read ... Related coverage in Atlanta Journal Constitution, others

SYS-CON Media - Oct. 30 - A Healthcare IT research partnership involving Smith's Center for Health Information and Decisions and CNSI is announced. Read

Motley Fool - Oct. 30 - Jerry Hoberg, associate professor of finance, is quoted in an analysis of the Twitter IPO. Read

Denver Post - Oct. 29 - Vice Dean Joyce Russell's (Washington Post-Capital Business) Career Coach Column about 'breaking into cybersecurity careers is published by the several daily newspapers nationwide, including the Denver Post. Read

UPI - Oct. 29 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes 'Eurosclerosis comes to America.' Read

Counselor Magazine - Oct. 28 - Ken White, associate dean of MBA and MS programs, comments on significance of listening skills for leaders. Read

Healthleaders Media - Oct. 28 - Sean Barnes, assistant professor of operations management, comments on the study, "Exploring the Effects of Network Structure and Healthcare Worker Behavior on the Transmission of Hospital-Acquired Infections," he co-authored with France-Merrick Chair in Management Science Bruce Golden. Read ... Additional coverage by Science Daily, others

Technically Baltimore - Oct. 24 - Blog highlights the Dingman Center Angels' designation as among the nation's most active angel investing groups. Read

(Oregon) Statesman Journal - Oct. 24 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes 'JP Morgan Settlement Creates Doubts.' Read ... Also published by The Street, others

WAMU Radio - Oct. 22 - Dean Alex Triantis joins a panel discussion on "The Future of Business School" for the Kojo Nnamdi Show. Listen

U.S. News - Oct. 22 - Ken White, associate dean of MBA and MS Programs, is quoted in a report on MBA application trends. Read

MSNBC - Oct. 22 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, guests on Jansing and Co. to discuss the effect of the government shut down on the federal jobs report. Watch

Tampa Bay Times/Politifact.com - Oct. 21 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance is quoted in report on ramifications of the federal government's partial shutdown. Read

Columbia (Mo.) Tribune - Oct. 18 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about implications of the agreement to end the partial government shut down.

WBAL Radio - Oct. 15 - Janet Wagner, professor of marketing and director of the Center for Excellence in Service, in a live segment, discussed Macy's strategy to open its doors on Thanksgiving Day.

Scripps Howard News Service (via Infozine) - Oct. 14 - Story recaps the D.C. Forum on Digital Innovation hosted by Smith's Center for Digital Innovation, Technology, and Strategy. Read

Philadelphia Inquirer (via The Street.com) - Oct. 14 - Curt Grimm, professor and Charles A. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy, comments on factors for wage differences accross the U.S. economy. Read

BBC Radio - Oct. 10 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses Janet Yellen's nomination to chair the Fed, plus other global economic topics. Listen (beginning 15:00) ... Related interview on KVI (Seattle) Radio

Baltimore Sun - Oct. 10 - Curt Grimm, professor and Charles H. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy, comments in 'What You Need to Know About the Debt Ceiling.' Read

CNN - Oct. 9 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses a potential a debt ceiling impasse. Watch

Center for Audit Quality - Oct. 9 David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, joins experts, including Politico's Chief Economic Correspondent Ben White, for an 'Investor Confidence' panel discussion. Watch

Harvard Business Review - Oct. 9 - Anil K. Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, and Haiyan Wang (MBA '95) guest blog 'Beat the Odds in Cross Boarder Joint Ventures.' Read

WTTG FOX 5 Morning News - Oct. 8 - Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi describes implications of a debt ceiling impasse. Watch

Statesman Journal - Oct. 7 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about the partial federal government shutdown and related economic issues. Read ... Related columns via Providence Journal, others.

Annapolis Capital Gazette - Oct. 7 - Mike Faulkender, associate professor of finance, comments about Anne Arnundel County's challenge to cover retiree benefits. Read

Educause Review - Oct. 7 - Hank Lucas, professor of information systems, writes about technology in higher education course delivery. Read

Kiplinger Personal Finance - Oct. 3 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments in 'Investing Opportunities in Washington Drama.' Read

Maryland Gazette - Oct. 3 - Bill Rand, assistant professor of marketing and director of the Center for Complexity in Business, comments in a report on a Prince George's County initiative to advance its online communications. Read

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Oct. 2 - AJC pairs opposing blogs, about the health care marketplace launch, by Vice President Joe Biden and Peter Morici, professor of international business. Read

Information Week - Oct. 2 - Report exploring potential federal agency adoption of Facebook-like social network platforms references research produced by Smith's Center for Digital Innovation, Technology and Strategy. Read

BBC Radio - Oct. 1 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, shares views on the U.S. government shutdown and other topics. Listen (beginning 19:07)

Christian Science Monitor - Oct. 1 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, is quoted in 'What government shutdown? Wall Street shrugs off D.C. turmoil – for now.' Read

Columbia (Mo.) Tribune - Oct. 1 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, compares the reformed the U.S. health care system single payer systems in Europe. Read

September 2013

Washington Post - Sept. 29 - Ken White, associate dean for MBA and M.S. Programs, comments about the state of MBA education. Read

In the Capital - Sept. 27 - Blog covers Smith MBAs consulting at three Sri Lankan organizations. Read

Logistics Handling News - Sept. 25 - Report reviews study, "Fashion Unleashed: supply chain innovation is everything," conducted by Lisa Harrington, associate director of Smith's Supply Chain Management Center, in collaboration with DHL. Read

The Street - Sept. 24 - Jerry Hoberg, associate professor of finance, is a source for 'Should you worry about social media IPOs?' Read

Baltimore Business Journal - Sept. 24 - Mike Faulkender, associate professor of finance, comments in “Proposed CEO Pay Ratio Opposed by Legg Mason.” Read

Baltimore Sun - Sept. 23 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes “A government shutdown isn't the best way to fight Obamacare.” Read ... Also published by The Street, others.

Investing.com - Sept. 21 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, guest blogs about Warren Buffett’s call to reappoint Ben Bernanke as fed chairman. Read

Providence Journal - Sept. 23 - Peter Morici, professor of international finance, writes ‘Easy money a narcotic, not fix for economy.’ Read ... Also published by Charleston (SC) Post and Courier, UPI, others.

Financial Times - Sept. 20 - FT updates its ‘Top Deans’ profiles with recently appointed Smith School Dean Alex Triantis. Read

The Street - Sept 20 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about economic policy and income inequality. Read … Also published (behind pay walls) by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Florida Sun Sentinel, by UPI and others.

CCTV - Sept. 20 - Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, discusses challenges facing India’s economy. Watch

Charlotte Observer - Sept. 18 - Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi comments in “Wells Fargo lays off 150 in Charlotte.” Read

Fox Business Channel - Sept. 18 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, joins a panel of experts covering CEO pay ratios. Watch

Baltimore Business Journal - Sept. 14 - Mike Faulkender, associate professor of finance comments in “Private equity investors looking to bigger companies.” Read … Faulkender also comments in related BBJ piece (behind paywall) “Private lessons: Many companies find that Wall Street isn't the place for them.”

Washington Post - Sept. 13 - Wendy Moe, associate professor of marketing, discusses Smith’s new MS in marketing analytics program as part of a regional overview of such programs. Read

Wall Street Journal - Sept. 13 – WSJ print edition (page B7) features comments on cybersecurity and risk management from Lawrence Gordon, Ernst & Young Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting and co-author of the Gordon-Loeb Model for Cybersecurity Investments, with Martin Loeb (professor of accounting and information Assurance and a Deloitte & Touche Faculty Fellow).

Boston Herald - Sept. 12 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, critiques the president’s Syria response. Read ... Also published by CNBC.com, others.

Huffington Post - Sept. 11- Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi is quoted in piece about the threat of subprime mortgage lending. Read … Also published by Salon, others.

Bloomberg Businessweek - Sept. 10 – Professor of Information Systems Hank Lucas comments in “Why MBA Faculty with Board Experience Make Better Teachers.” Read

Wall Street Journal - Sept. 9 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the economic implications of a U.S. military strike against Syria on the nationally syndicated WSJ This Morning program. Listen … Related op-Ed in Baltimore Sun ... Also published by UPI, The Street, others

American Banker - Sept. 9 - Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi is quoted in 'Interest Rate Risk Giving Home Loans a Boost.' Read

Patriot News (Harrisburg, Pa.) - Sept. 8 - J. Robert Baum, management and organization professor emeritus, co-authors an op-Ed, 'Making sure central Pennsylvania has choice in healthcare.' Read

Entrepreneur - Sept. 6 - Michael Ball, professor and Dean's Chair of Management Science, is quoted in a report on the federal government plan to the block the U.S. Airways-American airline merger. Read ... Related interview on WJLA-News Channel 8 ... Related commentary posted by CNBC.com , Aerospace News, others ... Further coverage by the Maryland Daily Record

Bloomberg Businessweek - Sept. 6 - Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Haiyan Wang (MBA '95) co-author "Why Foreign Retailers Stumble in China." Read

KVI Radio (Seattle) - Sept. 5 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses part-time jobs and the economy. Listen ... Related guest blog on CNBC.com ... Also published by the Providence Journal, Florida Sun Sentinal, Fin Facts, others. Referenced in Kansas City Star story

Wall Street Journal - Sept. 5 - Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, and Haiyan Wang (MBA '95) co-author 'Stay the Course on Investing in Asia.' Read

Making Money Make Sense - Sept. 4 – Blog hosted by NBC Today Show Producer Jean Chatsky covers a new study, “Free Offer ≠ Cheap Product: A

Selective Accessibility Account on the Valuation of Free Offers," co-authored by Joydeep Srivastava, the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Marketing and Consumer Psychology. Read ... Related coverage by Idaho Business Review, others

Baltimore Sun - Sept. 3 - Earth Starter, winner of the 2013 Cupid's Cup business competition organized by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is profiled. Read ... Related story by Business News Daily

Baltimore Sun - Sept. 3 - Hank Boyd, Tyser Teaching Fellow and associate chair of the marketing department , comments on factors behind the closing of a long-time Baltimore ad agency. Read

Bankrate - Sept. 3 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted in 'Why the jobs report is so important.' Read ... Originating column posted by UPI, Orange County Register, Fox News.com, others

Washington Post - Sept. 1 - Smith's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and Center for Social Value Creation are referenced in 'Help for Social Startups.' Read

August 2013

Investor's Business Daily - Aug. 28 – Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi is quoted in 'What's a prime mortgage? Feds mull looser standard.' Read ... Also published by Yahoo Finance, others

The Street - Aug. 27 - Rosalina Ferraro, associate professor of marketing, comments related to her study "Look at Me! Look at Me! Conspicuous Brand Usage, Self-Brand Connection and Dilution" (co-authored by Professor of Marketing Amna Kirmani) for a piece titled 'Why Social Media Flaunting Hurts You at Work.' Read

Richmond Times Dispatch - Aug. 26 - Roland Rust, Distinguished University Professor and David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, is quoted in a profile of a children's clothing startup. Read

CNBC.com - Aug. 23 - Commentary on ‘IT glitches in stock market trading’ by Pete Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance, and Joseph Bailey, research professor in the Decision, Operations and Information Technologies Department, is posted. Read … Also posted by Reuters, others.

MNI (Global Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income Markets news) - Aug. 19 - Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi comments on Dodd-Frank reform developments. Read

Bloomberg Businessweek - Aug. 18 - Marketing professors Hank Boyd and Rebecca Hamilton comment in 'Annapolis-area restaurants seek balance in online reviews.' Read ... Originally published by the Capital Gazette (Annapolis) and carried by TMCnet.com, others

The Street - Aug. 16 - Curt Grimm, professor and Charles A. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy, comments in a job market-related piece. Read

US News and World Report - Aug. 15 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, contributes advice to 'How to Invest Your First $1,000.' Read

MBA Programs.org - Aug. 15 - Ken White, associate dean of MBA and M.S. programs, describes "What Makes a Good MBA Student.” Read

Bloomberg Businessweek - Aug. 15 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments on Berkshire Hathaway's latest regulatory filing. Read ... Also published by the Financial Post and Edmonton Journal ... Related commentary in Investing.com guest blog

Toronto Star - Aug. 15 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments regarding Warren Buffet's investment in the Canadian energy company Suncor. Read

Investing.com – Aug. 14 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, guest blogs on “Why Buffett is Buying Smaller Newspapers.” Read

MSN Money - Aug. 13 - P.K. Kannan, the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Marketing Science Chair, comments on newspaper industry shifts. Read ... Related commentary, including from Bill Rand, Hank Lucas and David Kass, posted by CNBC.com, Reuters, others

Financial Times - Aug. 12 - Alex Triantis' appointment as Smith School Dean is covered. Read ... Related coverage by Bloomberg Businessweek, Chronicle of Higher Education (Career News), Baltimore Sun, In the Capital (blog), Beat the GMAT (blog), Maryland Daily Record (behind paywall, Stacy Blackman Consulting (blog), Baltimore and Washington business journals (People on the Move), Baltimore Business Journal, BizEd Magazine (tweet), The Diamondback

Marketwatch - Aug. 12 - Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal affiliate posts announcement of Alex Triantis’ appointment as Smith School Dean. Read ... Also posted by Reuters, Yahoo Finance, others

Marketwatch - Aug. 12 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, is profiled as Marketwatch's Forecaster of the Month for July. Read

UPI - Aug. 6 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about the U.S. trade deficit and its effect on employment. Read

Investing.com - Aug 6 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, guest blogs about Berkshire Hathaway's second quarter earnings report. Read

Business Standard (India) - Aug. 2 - Nagpurnanand Prabhala, associate professor of finance, is quoted from a presentation of his working paper, "Anchor Investors In IPOs," at the recent India's Capital Markets Conference in Mumbai. Read ... Related, same-outlet coverage includes 'Underpriced IPOs, overboard gains' and 'IPOs have left 22,000 crore on the table for investors'

FinFacts - Aug. 2 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about the latest U.S. employment figures. Read ... Also posted by UPI, The Street, others

Bloomberg Businessweek - Aug. 1 - Then-Interim Dean Michael Ball comments in a report on Smith's MBA tuition freeze. Read ... Related coverage by Poets and Quants, Maryland Daily Record, (behind paywall), others

BizEd Magazine - July/August 2013 - Hank Lucas, professor of operations management, shares insight to developing and delivering a massive open online course (MOOC). Read ... Related coverage in Manawatu Standard (New Zealand).

July 2013

The Street - July 31 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes "Obama, GOP make no sense on taxes and spending." Read

CCTV - July 31 - Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, discusses the falling Indian rupee. Watch

Harvard Business Review - July 25 - Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, and Haiyan Wang (MBA '95) co-author "Coping with change in emerging markets." Read

UPI - July 25 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about President Obama's economic strategy. Read … Related posting by The Street

Forbes - July 24 - Smith's Center for Complexity in Business and its forthcoming Digital Marketing Analytics Roundtable is previewed. Read

SIIA Digital Discourse (blog) - July 24 - Elana Fine, executive director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, gives a primer for Software Industry Promotion Agency conferences in London, Sept. 23-25, and in Las Vegas, Dec. 11-13. Read

NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) Magazine - July 23 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments in a cover story exploring CEO-shareholder correspondence in “hunting big gains.” Read

WTTG-Fox 5 - July 23 - Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, discusses the Detroit bankruptcy, plus the economic health of such American cities as Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. Watch

International Business Times - July 23 - The study “Fatherhood and managerial style” by Cristian Dezso, assistant professor of logistics, business and public policy, is tied into commentary on the recent royal birth in England. Read

Oakland (Mich.) Press - July 22 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted in a report on Detroit bankruptcy implications for that region's automakers. Read

New York Times - July 21 - A Sunday Review column, “Why Men Need Women,” references recent research (Fatherhood and managerial style" and "Does female representation in top management improve firm performance?") by Cristian Dezso, assistant professor of logistics, business and public policy. Read ... Related blog coverage: Butterflies and Wheels, Dr. Zoom: "Offbeat Vibes", Refinery 29 and Margotweb's Blog

Baltimore Business Journal - July 19 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments for an outlook piece focused on CFO-CEO collaborative strategy: “The political and economic uncertainties have added pressure to corporate officers. The CEO-CFO relationship has always been important.” Full article behind paywall

Entrepreneur.com (via Business Insider) - July 19 - Elana Fine, executive director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, comments on a startup dedicated to providing affordable software solutions for schools. Read ...Also published on NBC.com, Yahoo! Finance, others

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - July 19 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes “Easy the Money the Opiate of the US Economy.” Read ... Also published by the Providence Journal, UPI, others.

Risk Magazine - July 18 - Dilip Madam, professor of finance, is cited as keynote speaker for Quant Congress USA 2013, touted as "a premier industry event to explore emerging trends in risk" with presentations by "senior quants from leading financial institutions and universities." Read

Associated Press (via Boston Globe) - July 18 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted in “Political indecision weighs on economic forecasts.” Read

Washington Post - July 15 - Rajshree Agarwal, chaired professor in entrepreneurship and strategy, and Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, comment on Growthcloud, software based on analytics and social networking to support innovation and entrepreneurship. Read

WJLA ABC-7 - July 14 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the D.C. city council's proposed “living wage” bill and Walmart’s response. Watch

Florida Sun Sentinal - July 11 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about the U.S. policy implications of Egyptian unrest. Read … Related, broader column on U.S. economic policy published by The Street, UPI, others

AmCham China's Business Now – July 10 – Gilad Chen, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior and Department Chair, addresses challenges for expatriate workers in multinationals in an interview published by the American Chamber of Commerce in China. Read

Investor’s Business Daily – July 10 – Summer reading suggestions from Curt Grimm, professor and Charles A. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy, and Brent Goldfarb, associate professor of management and organization, are highlighted. Read

Fox Business – July 9 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, addresses temporary work as a ‘fixture’ in the economy. Watch | Related, July 6 economy discussion | Comments in a CBS-affiliate news report | Separate commentary as part of a Fox Business panel addressing "Market reaction to jobs report." | Related op-ed published by Finfacts Ireland, Statesman (Oregon) Journal, Malaysia Sun, others

Plastic iQ (Blog) – July 7 – Joydeep Srivastava, the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Marketing, comments in reference to his recent research in “Do Credit Cards Cause you to Spend More?” Read

Investing.com – July 7 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in Finance, guest blogs “Berkshire Hathaway Increases its Stake in Davita.” Read

Yahoo Finance – July 6 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about “America’s Mess in Egypt.” Read | Also published by the Statesman Journal, others; Related column posted by The Street, Atlanta Journal Constitution, others

Marketplace Radio – July 4 – Greg Hanifee, assistant dean for executive programs, discusses the Battle of Gettysburg as an MBA resource. Listen | Related coverage: Hanifee comments on topic in Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Baltimore Sun – July 3 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, argues that the IRS’ “flaws can’t be fixed.” Read | Also published by the Providence Journal, others

SG and A (blog) – July 3 – Blog covers research on CEO signature size as an indicator of narcissism by Nick Seybert, assistant professor of accounting. Read

The Street – July 3 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes “Obama appeasement of China, Japan wrecking recovery.” Read | Published by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MBA Programs.org – July 1 – Ken White, associate dean of MBA and M.S. programs, comments for an overview of the forthcoming Smith Online MBA. Read | Related: White comments in “Should a school’s community matter more to MBA students than the school’s ranking?”

TMC.net – July 1 – A report on the threat of cyber attacks to global finance quotes Larry Gordon, the Ernst & Young Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting, and profiles his cybersecurity investment model in collaboration with Smith colleague Martin Loeb. Read

Baltimore Business Journal – June 28 – Gilad Chen, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior and Department Chair, and Kay Bartol, professor of management and operation, comment for a report on executive pay for women. Chen offered three guidelines for women execs: “... understand it’s OK to ask for higher pay, find role models and take advantage of educational opportunities such as MBA programs.” Bartol: “Women tend to care about relationships quite a bit, and so I think that makes them little more hesitant to be asking for the higher salary.” Read (full article with subscription).

June 2013

University Business – June 28 – Smith’s new online MBA program is further covered. Read. Also published by Benzinga, WUPV-CW Richmond, Digital Journal, others.

Bloomberg Businessweek – June 27 – Cliff Rossi, executive-in-residence and Tyser Teaching Fellow, is quoted in “US Senators Offer Bill Eliminating Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac.” Read. Also published in Originator Times, Financial Advisory, others. Related coverage by Current Political Trends

Baltimore Sun.com – June 25 – Russ Wermers, associate professor of finance, comments on introducing ultrashort-term bond funds as an alternative to money market funds. Read

Bloomberg Businessweek – June 22 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in Finance, comments in “Buffett Deputies Join Heinz Board as Lynnn Swann Departs.” Read

MSN Money – June 21 –Anil Gupta comments in a report: “Why China is Buying up the U.S.” Read

Bloomberg Businessweek - June 21 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments on recent H.J. Heinz Co. director appointees. Read

Wired - June 20 - Assistant Professor of Marketing and Center for Complexity in Business Director Bill Rand's participation in the recent Big Analytics 2013 Roadshow in Atlanta draws coverage from Wired's Innovation Insights blog. Read | Also covered by Alteryx

Poets & Quants - June 19 - Greg Hanifee, assistant dean for executive programs, describes factors and benefits related to the forthcoming Smith Online MBA. Read

Financial Times - June 18 - The forthcoming Smith Online MBA is profiled. Read | Related coverage by Bloomberg Businessweek, Online Degrees.com. The originating announcement also was carried by Bloomberg, Associated Press, Reuters, CNBC.com, Marketwatch, others | Regional coverage by Baltimore Business Journal

The Street - June 18 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, warns the public should prepare to trim spending in anticipation of forthcoming Fed action. Read | Related coverage in Washington Times

Baltimore Sun - June 17 - Rebecca Ratner, professor of marketing, comments on a recent federal report that Maryland residents "aren't shy about complaining" about matters related to personal finance. Read

Bloomberg Businessweek - June 15 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments on legislation to target China currency manipulation. Read | Related coverage by American.

720 Investor - June 13 - Wealth management news service features a housing market discussion by Cliff Ross, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, that originally aired on Maryland Public Television.

EBS TV - June 13 - Lemma Senbet, The William E. Mayer Chair Professor of Finance and director of the Center for Financial Policy, discusses various issues related to his role as executive director of the African Economic Research Consortium on a channel and program targeting the Ethiopian diaspora. Watch

Business Spectator - June 14 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about a looming Wall Street crisis. Read | Also posted by UPI, Fox News, The Street, others.

UPI - June 11 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about President Obama "failing as CEO." Read | Also published by the Florida Sun Sentinel, others | Related coverage by Dow Jones' "Talk Back" blog

720 Investor - June 10 - Wealth management news service posts video recap of a panel discussion from the April 26 Emerging Markets Forum hosted by the Center for International Business Education and Research and the Center for Financial Policy. Watch

The Street - June 5 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes 'Subpar Jobs Growth Expected.' Read | Also published/posted by FinFacts, others.

May 2013

UPI - May 31 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about the U.S. economy's effect on the middle class. Read | Also posted/published by Yahoo Finance, others.

WTTG Fox 5 – May 31 - Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, discusses China investment in U.S. companies. Watch | Related: Gupta discusses China’s economy on CCTV’s Biz Asia America

Technically Baltimore - May 30 - Blog highlights Washingtonian Magazine's May-issue "Tech Titan" designation bestowed on Elana Fine, executive director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship. Read

UPI - May 29 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes 'Dueling Economists are Wrecking U.S. Recovery." Read | Also published by the Orange County Register, others.

Mortgage Solutions Magazine (UK) - May 29 - Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, comments on UK mortgage industry trends in the context of U.S.-based developments. Read

Baltimore Sun - May 28 - Russ Wermers, associate professor of finance, comments about "ultra short bond funds." Read | Also published by the Australian Associated Press, Florida Sun Sentinel, Macon (Ga.) Telegraph, others.

Baltimore Sun - May 23 - Michael Faulkender, associate professor and M.S. in finance program director, writes "To keep corporations here, fix the tax code." Read

CNBC.com - May 22 - Posted is commentary by Bill Rand (Google Wallet challenges) and Joe Bailey (online sales tax implications). Also posted by Reuters, others.

Marketwatch - May 21 - Russ Wermers, associate professor of finance, comments in "When 'loser' ETFs (mutual funds) Close, Investors Lose." Read

American Banker - May 20 - Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow, is quoted in 'Citigroup Shuffle: Fraser Replaces Das as Mortgage Chief.' Read

Financial Times - May 20 - Larry Gordon, Ernst & Young Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting, and Martin Loeb, accounting chair, professor and Deloitte & Touche LLP Faculty Fellow; are profiled in 'Maryland professors weigh up cyber risks.' Read

Florida Sun Sentinel - May 20 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, critiques President Obama's managerial performance. Read ... Also published by Fox News, The Street, others

Hagerstown Herald-Mail - May 19 - Elinda Kiss, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments on a proposal to lower Maryland's corporate income tax. Read

Financial Times - May 19 - Sandor Boyson, research professor and co-director of the Supply Chain Management Center, comments in piece exploring threat of cyber attacks in the private and public sectors. Read

Baltimore Business Journal - May 17 - Janet Wagner, associate professor of marketing, comments in 'Small Businesses Cultivate Baltimore's BNote Currency.' Read (with subscription)

Yahoo Finance - May 16 - Jacques Gansler, an affiliate Smith faculty member from UMD's public policy school, is announced as an appointee to the National Academies' Science-Technology Roundtable. Read. Also on Morningstar, Street Insider, others

Omaha Herald - May 16 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, is quoted in 'Berkshire Maintains its top A++ Rating.' Read

Bloomberg Businessweek - May 15 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments in 'Berkshire Adds Chicago Bridge Stake.' Read

Foxbusiness.com - May 15 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about recession in Europe. Read

CNBC.com - May 14 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about the student loan debt crisis. Read … Also posted by The Street, referenced in Forbes blog

Reuters.com - May 13 - Posted is ‘Job Advice for New Grads, Summer Interns’ featuring Smith experts Cindy Stevens, associate professor of management and organization; Jeff Kudisch, assistant dean of Corporate Relations and managing director of the Office of Career Services; Ken White, associate dean of MBA and M.S. Programs; and Vice Dean Joyce Russell. Read

Capital Press - May 13 - West coast agricultural news outlet reports on Professor of Finance Alex Triantis' findings that publicly held sugar producers are adding more jobs and earning substantially greater profits compared to other food producers. Read

WJLA ABC-7 – May 9 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses online sales tax legislation. Watch ... Related column in The Baltimore Sun, others

Washingtonian - May 2013 - Elana Fine, managing director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is recognized as a "Tech Titan." Read

BBC Radio "Business Matters" – May 9 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses U.S. investors in English pro soccer, global banking and other economic developments. Listen (starts at 16:20)

Huffington Post - May 8 - Jonathan Aberman, adjunct faculty member in management and organization, writes about the value of education to entrepreneurship. Read

Business Degree Online - May 7 - Ken White, associate dean of MBA and M.S. programs, discusses trends and issues affecting business schools, students, new graduates and employers. Watch

MSN Money - May 7 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes "It's time to tax online sales." Read | Published by The Street, others

Omaha World Herald - May 6 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, is quoted in a recap of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. Read

Voices of New York - May 3 - Ken White, associate dean of MBA and M.S. Programs, and Smith MBA Fenglin Yang comment in "Chinese Students Gain Foothold in US Grad Schools." Read

The Suite magazine - May 2 - Adjunct finance faculty member Joe Rinaldi and his consulting career is profiled. Read

Financial Planning – May 1- Anil K. Gupta, Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, discusses investing in emerging markets growth. Read | Others: Bank Investment Consultant, On Wall Street

Wall Street Journal – May 1 – Pete Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance, comments in "High-Speed Traders Exploit Loophole.” Read

On Wall Street – May 1 – Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, is quoted about the shifting global economy from speech at the IMCA annual conference in Seattle. Read

April 2013

Inc. - April 30 - Elana Fine, managing director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, discusses and advises on the five factors to consider when choosing a place to launch a start-up. Read

Kiplinger – April 30 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, is quoted in an article on Berkshire Hathaway. Read

Inland News Today (associated with California public radio) – April 27 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses fears of a stalled recovery. Read | Related: The Gothamist, WJLA ABC-7

Baltimore Business Journal - April 26 - Laurent Fresard, assistant professor of finance, comments on IPO market trends. Read

Inside the Biz with Jill Dyche - April 25 - Bill Rand, assistant professor of marketing and director of the Center for Complexity in Business, and P.K. Kannan, the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Marketing Science Chair, are quoted in a blog excerpt from the new book, Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data by Phil Simon (John Wiley & Sons, 2013). Read

WTOP Radio - April 24 - Rosellina Ferraro, associate professor of marketing, comments in “Emotions Play a Huge Role in Shopping.” Read

Bloomberg Businessweek - April 23 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, comments in a report on rising U.S. home prices. Read

Washington Post - April 21 - The 2013 Emerging Markets Forum, organized by Smith's centers for International Business Education and Research and Financial Policy, is part of the Post's weekly 'What to Watch.' Read

Bloomberg Businessweek - April 18 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, argues "Antigrowth policies slowing U.S. economy again." Read | Related guest blog posted by The Street

Voice of America News - April 11 - Cupid's Cup Winner Earth Starter is profiled in a video story including highlights from the April 5 competition. Watch

MSNBC - April 11 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the proposed federal budget. Watch

Investing.com - April 8 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, writes a blog entitled “Warren Buffett Renegotiates Terms Of Goldman Sachs Warrants.” Read

Live Trading News - April 7 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted from recent commentary on employment statistics.

Pittsburgh Tribune - April 7 - Vice Dean Joyce Russell’s Washington Post-Capital Business chat with readers is re-published. Read

Washington Post - April 7 - The annual Cupid's Cup business competition, organized by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is recapped. Read | Related coverage by In the Capital, San Francisco Chronicle, CNBC.com (among several via PR Newswire) MDBIZNews, Patch.com, The Diamondback, citybizlist

The Telegraph (UK) - April 2 - Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, comments in a report on a UK government “Help to Buy” housing initiative. Read more

Marketplace radio - April 2 - P.K. Kannan, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Marketing Science Chair, comments on Moleskine's Italy stock market IPO. Listen

April 1 - Maryland Public Television - Associate Dean Ken White discusses how to better use social media in MPT's Direct Connection program. Watch

Washington Business Journal - April 1 - The Cupid’s Cup business competition, organized by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is previewed. Read more

March 2013

C-SPAN - March 31 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the 2014 federal budget in a Washington Journal segment. Watch | Related commentary assessing the U.S. economy posted by The Street, also by the Orange County Register, others

Foreign Policy Magazine - March 28 - Blog covers the recently published “Economic Liberalization and Violent Crime” study in the Journal of Law and Economics by research professor and Center for International Business and Research Director Kislaya Prasad. Read more

Money Morning - March 28 - David Kass, professor of finance, is quoted in “What was the Real Motive Behind Warren Buffett’s Goldman Deal?” Read more

US News and World Report - March 27 - Jeff Stoltzfus, associate director of employer relations for technology and entrepreneurship in the Office of Career Services, provides insight to internships for “6 Great Jobs for MBA grads.” Read more

Wall Street Journal - March 27 - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow, comments: “(Warren Buffett) is risking less money. | I don’t know if that’s an indication of having less confidence, but he’s made a decision to put less capital at risk” in a report, “Berkshire set to get big Goldman Stake.” Read (with subscriber access) | Related: Kass comments in WSJ blog “Warren

Reuters.com - March 26 - Posted is a preview for the final round event of the April 5 Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, staged by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship. Read more

Fox Business Channel - March 25 - Peter Morici, professor of international business, argues Cyprus could benefit from EU independence. Watch | Related commentary posted by The Street, Providence Journal, others

Bloomberg TV - March 22 - Anil Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, discusses the political and economic outlooks for China and India. Watch

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education - March 19 - Research into gender bias in commercial science by Waverly Ding, assistant professor of management, is featured. Read more | Related coverage by Science Daily, others

In the Capital – March 20 – Blog profiles 2013 Cupid's Cup (April 4 event organized by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship) business plan competition finalist, Nourishmat, an innovative gardening startup. Read more

Richmond Times Dispatch – March 19 – Roland Rust, Distinguished University Professor and David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, comments on a regional economic boost from head coach Shaka Smart's success leading Virginia Commonwealth University's men's basketball squad. Read more

Inside Higher Ed – March 19 – Research by Waverly Ding, associate professor of management, is featured in a report exploring an underrepresentation of women leaders in science. Read more | Related coverage by Nature Magazine

Des Moines Register – March 18 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about GOP actions and whether they belie their conservative principles. Read more |Related coverage in Los Angeles Times

Bloomberg Businessweek – March 16 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, comments in coverage of a Senate hearing on JPMorgan Chase activity. Read more| Related: Canada Business News Network (BNN) interview | Rossi also appeared March 15 on CNN's Situation Room (video not available) and outlined how banks, such as JPMorgan Chase, use derivatives in managing their exposures, in addition to the difficulty in regulating such risk positions and how this might affect proprietary trading activities at banks going forward.

Washington Post – March 16 – Report cites separate studies by assistant professors Liu Yang (finance) and Cristian Dezso (logistics, business and public policy) on how female leaders effect professional and working women. Yang's work, “Equity” concludes higher wages and better prospects in manufacturing, while Deszo's suggests a reduced probability that a woman will occupy another top position. Read more

Associated Press (via USA Today) – March 15 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted about French labor law in "Sacre bleu! French law would let strikers trash offices." Read more

Fox Business Channel – March 14 – Peter Morici, professor of international business critiques Rep. Paul Ryan's federal budget proposal. Watch | Related coverage by the Huffington Post

Baltimore Sun – March 14 – Gilad Chen, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior and department chair, describes a parallel in selecting of a Pope to corporate board of directors electing a CEO. Read more (closing paragraphs)

Financial Times – March 11 – Report exploring the emergence of massive open online course (MOOC) offerings quotes Hank Lucas, professor of information management, and profiles his "Surviving Disruptive Technologies" course, a seven-week MOOC offering launching March 25. Read more | Related March 17 Washington Post article quotes Lucas and highlights his course

Washington Post – March 11 – Mike Faulkender, associate professor of finance, writes: "After Sequestration, the world is going to need more financial specialists." Read more

NBC Washington – March 11 – Amna Kirmani, professor of marketing and PhD programs director, explains "unwanted magazine subscriptions" in a Consumer Watch segment. Watch

C-SPAN – March 9 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, discusses the "Future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac" in a Washington Journal segment. Watch

Bloomberg – March 8 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, is quoted in a report on Wells Fargo increasing the value of Berkshire Hathaway. Read more

NPR.org – March 8 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, is quoted in "5 Things the jobs report tells us about the economy or not." Read more

Baltimore Sun – March 8 – Elinda Kiss, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments in a report on Howard County's bond ratings. Read more

The Street – March 7 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about 'What Ails Apple.' Read more

Bloomberg – March 7 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, is quoted in "FHA Pullback Boosts Mortgage Insurers Once Seen Failing." Read more

The Street – March 7 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, forecasts continued modest employment growth. Read more | Related coverage by Bloomberg Businessweek

CNBC.com – March 6 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about the Dow Jones Industrial Market rise. Read more

Investing.com – March 6 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, guest blogs about "Buffet on Investing, Apple and Future Purchases." Read more

Wall Street Journal – March 4 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, is quoted in a report on Michael Corbat's first fourth months as Citigroup's CEO. Read more | Same day in WSJ: Rossi comments in "Fannie, Freddie to Create Joint Firm"

Bloomberg Businessweek – March 4 – Susan White, Distinguished Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, and her case study on the Loral Space and Communications 2003 bankruptcy is referenced in a profile of former Loral investor Mark Rachesky and his current activity in building stakes in struggling truck-maker Navistar International. Read more

Baltimore Sun – March 4 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about discussion surrounding the sequester and national budget. Read more

Also published by The Street, others | Related discussion on WMAL radio

Bloomberg - March 1 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance in quoted in “Berkshire Profit Advances 49% on Buffett Derivatives." Read more | Related guest blog on Investing.com

February 2013

Bloomberg Businessweek – Feb. 28 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments in a report on a criminal probe of call options associated with Berkshire Hathaway's takeover of the H.J. Heinz Company. Read more

The Street – Feb. 28 – Peter Morici, professor of international business writes about the "Economic Consequences of Sequestration." Read more | Previous, related piece

CNBC.com – Posted is sequestration commentary by Bill Longbrake, executive-in-residence for the Center for Financial Policy, and Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence.

Fierce Health IT – Feb. 26 – Profiled is a paper, "If We Offer it, Will They Accept? Factors Affecting Patient Use Intentions of Personal Health Records and Secure Messaging" by CHIDS director and professor of information systems Ritu Agarwal, published in Journal of Medical Internet Research. Read more

The Daily Record – Feb. 25 – Amna Kirmani, professor of marketing and director of PhD programs, is quoted in "Experts: Millennial Media going through ‘textbook' growing pains.” Read

Investing.com – Feb. 18 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, overviews Berkshire Hathaway's 2012 fourth quarter investments. Read more | Related: SNL Financial quotes Kass in Berkshire-Heinz acquisition analysis

Des Moines Register – Feb. 16 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about sequestration. Read more | Published by The Street, Foxnews.com, others. Related column posted by The Street | Commentary on Fox News

Jornal de Negócios (Business Journal) – Feb. 15 – In Portugal's leading source for financial and economic news, Tyser Teaching Fellow and Executive-in-Residence Cliff Rossi comments on the relationship between credit ratings and the recent global financial crisis: "There was a herd mentality in benign markets and people were not aware of the consequences of what they did and what was around the corner. But if you think about it, not even the president of the Fed (then Alan Greenspan) saw what was around the corner." (Full story access by subscription only)

Bloomberg Businessweek – Feb. 14 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow, comments for a report on Berkshire Hathaway's purchase of the H.J. Heinz Co. Read more | Related coverage in the Financial Post (Canada)

Reuters.com – Feb. 14 – Posted is commentary by Michael Ball, associate dean for faculty and research and Dean's Chair in Management Science, on the U.S. Airways-American Airlines merger. Read more

Bloomberg News – Feb. 14 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, is quoted in "Berkshire Adds VeriSign, ADM Stakes as Deputies Build Portfolios." Read more

Cardhub.com – Feb. 14 – Janet Wagner, associate professor of marketing, helps explain the potential impact of new credit card surcharge rules on the retail industry. Read more

Detroit Free Press – Feb. 14 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, cautions about the Fed accusing Standard & Poor's of Defrauding Investors. Read more | Related, preceding column in Baltimore Sun, plus in the Dallas News, others.

CNBC.com – Feb. 11 – Commentary is posted in reaction to announced resignations of Pope Benedict XVI and SBA Head Karen Mills by Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior Gilad Chen (Benedict) and Teaching Fellow and Executive-in-Residence Cliff Rossi (Mills). | Also posted by Reuters. Related coverage of Chen's remarks by Patch.com

WAMU – Feb. 11 – Melissa Carrier, assistant dean for Global Programs and Social Value Creation, discusses benefit corporations as part of a Kojo Nnamdi Show panel. Listen

Bloomberg Businessweek – Feb. 11 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, comments in "Rating Victims Didn't Know S&P's Toxic AAA Born of Greed." Read more

Baltimore Sun – Feb. 8 – Russ Wermers, associate professor of finance, weighs in on "Industry experts suggest what Legg Mason's new CEO must do." Read more

Washington Business Journal – Feb. 8 – Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship Managing Director Elana Fine, with entrepreneurs-in-residence Jason Shrensky and Ed Barrientos, give advice for prospective entrepreneurs. Read more

Wall Street Journal – Feb. 7 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, comments on a planned AIG securitization of subprime personal loans. Read more

Mortgage Banker Magazine – Feb. 2013 issue – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, comments (sixth page, closing paragraphs) in a piece exploring the effects of loan modification defaults on the housing recovery. Read more

Bloomberg Businessweek – Feb. 5 – Story covers recent study linking CEO signature size to narcissism by Nick Seybert, assistant professor of accounting, Smith PhD student Charles Ham and Sean Wang from the University of North Carolina. Read more | Related coverage by ABCNews.com, Fastcompany.com, others.

The Daily Record – Feb. 4 – Rebecca Hamilton, professor of marketing, describes how regional companies can leverage the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl victory. In part she said: "In the short-term, businesses will capitalize by selling sports memorabilia and gear. | For the long term, businesses have at least a year to profit on purple pride." Read more (with subscriber access)

MSNBC – Feb. 1 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the January federal jobs report as a guest on "The Cycle." Watch

January 2013

Venturebeat.com – Jan. 28 – Jonathan Aberman, adjunct faculty member with the Management and Organization department, guest blogs about a "vibrant startup scene" in Washington, D.C. Read more

eWallstreeter – Jan. 28 – Announcement details Smith's No. 24 overall ranking among U.S. MBA programs by the Financial Times.

Fox Business – Jan. 25 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses the early-2013 direction of the U.S. economy. Watch | Related discussion on WMAL radio (includes commentary on proposed Maryland minimum wage hike)

Patch.com – Jan 25 – Curt Grimm, professor and Charles A. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy, describes the potential effect a of proposed Maryland minimum wage hike. Read more

Gazette.net – Jan. 25 – Greg Hanifee, assistant dean for the Office of Executive Programs, and Kay Bartol, Robert H. Smith Professor of Management and Organization, help describe the value of investing in management training. Read more

The Telegraph (UK) – Jan. 24 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, helps explain recovery prospects for the U.S. housing market. Read more

Terra Daily – Jan. 24 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about "Sensible Policies on Climate." Read more

WYPR Radio – Jan. 22 – Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and executive-in-residence, discusses new rules for home lending issue by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. | Related coverage/quotes in Bloomberg Businessweek report on fed-fueled mortgage recovery for big banks.

Fox Business – Jan. 22 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, joins panel including former Rep. Dennis Kucinich to discuss U.S. debt ceiling policy. Watch

Baltimore Sun – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes op-ed, "Make College Worth the Cost." Read more | Also published by the St. Paul Pioneer Press, others.

Baltimore Sun – Jan. 18 – Roland Rust, Distinguished University Professor and the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, gives marketing strategy insight for "Advertisers weigh paying for advertising as interest in Ravens reaches new levels." Read more

Washington Post Express – Jan. 14 – The Center for Social Value Creation and Smith MBA students are highlighted "In the Business of Doing Good: Local MBA students take their newfound skills to the worlds of nonprofits and NGOs." Read more

Private Wealth Magazine – Jan. 13 – Russ Wermers, associate professor of finance, captures the Investment Management Consultants Association's 2012 Journal of Investment Consulting Academic Paper Competition for his research into hedge fund monitoring. Read more

Bloomberg Businessweek – Jan. 10 – The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship-hosted China Business Plan Competition is recapped. Read more

Fox Business – Jan. 10 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, joins a discussion on "Economics Behind 2013's Flu Season." Watch

Bloomberg Businessweek – Jan. 8 – A survey by Smith's Center for Excellence in Service on professional telecommuting is cited in "Working from Home: It's in the Details." Read more

Fox Business – Jan. 7 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, discusses potential effects of lawmaker action on the fiscal cliff. Watch | Related, previous Fox Business segment | CNBC.com guest blog | FinFacts op-ed.

Wall Street Journal – Jan. 6 – Story covers a study co-authored by Cristian Dezso, assistant professor of logistics, business and public policy, on the impact on employee pay when male CEOs have their first child. Read more | Related coverage by New York Times, The Economist, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, others.

Baltimore Sun – Jan. 5 – Gilad Chen, the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior and department chair, explains how leadership style factors into Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis' retirement. Read more

NPR – Jan. 4 – Research by Ritu Agarwal, founding director of the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) and professor and the Dean's Chair of Information Systems, and Gordon Gao, assistant professor and CHIDS co-director, is referenced in "Online Grades for Doctors Get an Incomplete." Read more

Baltimore Sun –– Jan. 3 – Peter Morici, professor of international business, writes about latest U.S. unemployment figures. Read more | Republished by FoxNews.com, others.

Fox Business Channel – Jan. 2 – Peter Morici, professor of international business comments in response to fiscal cliff legislation. Watch | Related CNBC.com guest blog.

Bloomberg Businessweek – Jan. 2 – David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance, comments on the performance by recently hired Berkshire Hathaway investment managers Todd Combs and Ted Weschler. Read more | Republished by the Financial Post (Canada), others | Related Investing.com guest blog.

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