News at Smith

Jan 01, 2008

The American economy was built on manufacturing. Today the noise of the factories has died down to be replaced by the steady hum of computers. As our industrial economy has evolved into a knowledge-based economy, most of the new jobs created have been service jobs, not manufacturing jobs. But this doesn’t mean service workers in the traditional sense of burger-flippers and grocery checkers.

Jan 01, 2008

Larry Bodin, professor emeritus of management science, and Michael Fu,professor of management science, were both elected as INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Fellows.

Jan 01, 2008

Chris Dellarocas, associate professor of information systems, received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research studies how online reputation mechanisms, online product review sites and other Web 2.0 technologies are affecting firm strategies, consumer behavior and competition among infomediaries.

Dec 20, 2007
Top News

An enthusiastic crowd gathered in Comcast Center on Dec. 20, 2007, to cheer on a brand-new crop of proud Smith School alumni.

Oct 08, 2007
Entrepreneurial Spirit

College Park, MD - October 8, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the launch of a $175,000 alumni donor endowment fund for the Smith Schools Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship to invest in student- and alumni-run companies.


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