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Oct 15, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Amna KirmaniCOLLEGE PARK, Md. - Amna Kirmani, professor of marketing for the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been elected to serve as president the Association of Consumer Research, effective Jan. 1, 2014.

Oct 11, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Avid sports fans Derek Shewmon, MBA ’09, and Federico Campbell, MBA ’09, had often found themselves watching games from the “nosebleed section,” and wondering why so many great seats remained empty throughout the game. They were classmates in Smith’s part-time MBA program in Washington in 2009 when that simple observation turned into a business idea.

Oct 11, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
Curt Grimm, professor and Charles E. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy for the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, warns of potential court system chaos among other implications from Congress failing to raise the U.S. debt ceiling. He further explains how the 2008 subprime financial meltdown has set the stage for the current political standoff in Washington, and he suggests how policy leaders can steer the U.S. economy to long-term stability.
 
 
Oct 11, 2013
Top News

College Park, Md. – October 11, 2013 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today honored Chris Sultemeier, executive vice president of logistics for Walmart U.S., as the 2013 “Person of the Year” in the supply chain and logistics industry.

Oct 11, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Janet Yellen, the nominee to chair the Federal Reserve, may be new to you. But she is no stranger to students in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

For the last few years, a group of Smith undergrads have met Yellen through the Banking and Private Wealth Management Fellows Program. The program, led by Tyser Teaching Fellow Elinda Kiss, has taken students to meet with senior policy leaders at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve buildings in Washington, D.C.

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