News at Smith

Oct 14, 2011
Top News

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will hold its annual Industry Day event on Oct. 14, 2011, which highlights the school’s supply chain management program and helps build relationships with top companies. The event is organized by students in the undergraduate Supply Chain Management Society and supply chain and logistics faculty and is sponsored by the Intermodal Association of North American (IANA) and Stanley Black & Decker.

Oct 11, 2011
Top News

CROSSchnall1Peter A. Schnall, chief risk officer and executive vice president at Capital One, spoke at the CRO Lecture Series on Oct. 11, 2011 about "Risk Management in Action: How Risk and Business Managers Drive Strategy and Control Risk" to an enthusiastic group of practitioners and graduate students at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Oct 08, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The Office of Global Programs (OGP) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to award 13 study abroad scholarships to business school students for 2012 programs.

Scholarships are awarded based on responses to an essay contest. A panel of Smith School judges selected the first eight winners on Sept. 30, 2011. In the words of one judge all the awardees “… focused on why {you} wanted to participate in a particular program/visit a particular country rather than just

Oct 07, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

The Center for Financial Policy (CFP) co-hosted a two-day conference on systemic risk and data issues in partnership with the Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions at the NYU Stern School of Business, the Center for Financial Markets at Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, and the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. The conference was inspired by the Dodd-Frank Act and the establishment of two new entities, the Office of Financial Center (OFR) and the Financial Stability

Sep 29, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

The ways we consume information have expanded drastically in the past decade – with digital formats of everything from movies to newspapers widely available, as well as special devises like the Apple iPad and Kindle reader to view them. But these new formats haven’t yet entirely replaced the old.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, P.K. Kannan talks about his research that explores under what conditions consumers would buy both traditional and digital formats of content


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