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Feb 21, 2014
Community

What I do: Vice president of finance and strategy for Pixar Animation Studios. Is responsible for accounting functions; financial scheduling and resource planning for the films; oversight of Renderman, Pixar’s software subsidiary; and finance and operations for an ancillary studio in Vancouver that produces short films. Provides guidance on long-term strategy, such as where to make technology investments, how many projects to have in development and how projects are staffed.

Feb 20, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

S. Raghu Raghavan, a Smith professor of management science and operations management, has developed a framework for companies to track and incorporate social media influence into product innovation – resulting in better products that more effectively meet the needs of consumers. 

Read more about this research at UMD Right Now.

Feb 19, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Healthday News reports on recent data showing Americans increasingly are using online physician reviews and asks “whether it’s a good thing” that people “are choosing their doctor the same way they settle on a car or TV.” 

Feb 18, 2014
Top News

Masters@Smith - MS Open House

The University of Maryland’s top-ranked Smith School welcomes graduating seniors to Masters @ Smith, an open house for the Smith School’s Master of Science (MS) in Business programs. Join us on March 13, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. to: 

Feb 17, 2014
Community
Applications are now being accepted for the Dean's Student Advisory Council (DSAC)
Deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014
 

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