Online services such as OpenTable make it easy for consumers to make restaurant reservations — and not show up. But higher-end restaurants are fighting back, and the trend is global. Smith School marketing professor Janet Wagner says the lack of human interaction in online reservation systems lets consumers cancel without feeling responsible for the consequences.
Undergraduate students in the Smith Business Academy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to New York City last weekend (April 29, 2016) with Associate Dean Victor Mullins.
Leading academics, bankers and regulators gathered at the Smith School for a conference honoring the Smith School’s Albert “Pete” Kyle — specifically, the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Kyle’s seminal 1985 paper “Continuous Auctions and Insider Trading.” Co-sponsored by the Smith School’s Center for Financial Policy and UBS, the conference included discussion of the paper’s influence, tributes to
Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the “Real Life, Real Talk ” second annual conference on April 14, 2016, sponsored by the Undergraduate Program and the Office of Career Services at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Mark Wellman, clinical professor and director of the College Park Scholars Business, Society & Economy (BSE) program, was presented with the “The Face of Their Field” Award at the Sixth Annual Faculty/Staff Appreciation ceremony organized by students and staff in the College Park Scholars community held on Friday, April 29, 2016.