News at Smith

Oct 19, 2009
World Class Faculty & Research

The trend of businesses going online forming more and more services is nothing new, but the number of online marketplace is increasing at a rapid pace, even in the current economic downturn. These marketplace Websites can help businesses accomplish tasks as varied as outsourcing work, recruiting employees, finding service providers and buying supplies. Although this trend has pre-bubble origins, the current recession has seen an increase in marketplace sites that power these marketplace and increased business adoption.

Oct 19, 2009
World Class Faculty & Research

College Park, Md. – October 19, 2009 – The Executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business places No. 21 among EMBA programs in the United States in the 2009Financial Times executive education rankings, published today. In addition, the Smith School was ranked No. 50 in the world and No. 9 globally for faculty research, an area of strength for which the school is consistently recognized as a leader.

Oct 16, 2009
World Class Faculty & Research

Much of advertising is visual—TV commercials, print and Web site ads, billboards. So what draws consumer attention—when they’re shopping, Web surfing or just out on the town? Does that attention-grabber build or destroy brand value?

Oct 14, 2009
Entrepreneurial Spirit
Oct 09, 2009
Entrepreneurial Spirit

College Park, Md. – October 12, 2009 — The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will launch a new Center for Financial Policy on Nov. 2 with a Roundtable on Executive Compensation event in Washington, D.C. Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for Compensation of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will keynote the event, which will explore executive compensation practices and policy reforms.

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Rainer Böhme, of the Institute of Systems Architecture at Technische Universität Dresden in Germany

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Tyler Moore, of the Center for Research on Computation and Society at 
Harvard University