News at Smith

Nov 01, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

Robert H. Smith School of Business faculty members Cliff Rossi and Dilip B. Madan are among experts selected by U.S. Treasury officials to speak at a conference on financial reform.

Nov 01, 2011

Research by Bruce Golden

Surgeons discharge patients to ensure that their surgeries will not be cancelled for a lack of recovery beds.

Nov 01, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

Medicine has made huge leaps in the past 50 years, to the great benefit of human beings. “The advances in medical technology in the past 50 years supersede any made in the previous two millennia. A hospital today is virtually like a lab at IBM because of all the technology it holds,” said Ritu Agarwal, Dean’s Chair of Information Systems and director of the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Nov 01, 2011

When a video of unhygienic behavior by a Domino’s Pizza employee went viral on YouTube and came to the attention of bloggers nationwide, company management turned to Twitter to address the issue and ease its customers’ food safety concerns. The episode was a graphic (revoltingly graphic!) depiction of the way online communities and the content they create have the power to boost a company’s sales and reputation, or sink it

Nov 01, 2011
Entrepreneurial Spirit

When Christos Marafatsos ’09 and longtime friend Kosta Dionisopoulos started Delta Produce in 2009, they never dreamed that only two years later their business would be featured in Bloomberg BusinessWeek as part of an entrepreneurial contest.

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