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May 22, 2013
Community

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business congratulates the 13 doctoral candidates who graduated with their PhDs on May 20, 2013. Smith’s PhD program was recently ranked 17th in the world by Financial Times (January 2013).

Abrar Al Hasan
Information Systems

Dissertation Title: Information Transparency and User Behavior in Emerging Online Marketplaces: Empirical Studies of Social Media and Open Innovation Markets

Seth Carnahan
Strategic Management

May 21, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – May 21, 2013 – The U.S. Senate revelation that Apple has avoided paying income tax signals it’s time to overhaul the U.S. corporate tax code, says Mike Faulkender, associate professor of finance in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content. Faulkender (301-405-1064; mfaulken@rhsmith.umd.edu) can expand on these comments:

May 21, 2013
Community

Six members of the Smith School community were awarded Staff Excellence Awards at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business’ end-of-the-semester faculty and staff assembly on May 10, 2013.

These awards were established to recognize the critical role that non-academic staff members play in the Smith School's success. In creating the Staff Excellence Awards, the Smith School strives to single out and personally recognize staff members for their superior performance and significant contributions each year.

May 20, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

The head of the federal Office of Financial Research visited the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on May 14, 2013 to recruit experts to help mitigate a U.S. financial crisis.

May 17, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Information systems faculty from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and such universities as Carnegie Mellon, Emory, Purdue, Georgia Tech and New York University gathered in Van Munching Hall for the 2013 IT Teaching Workshop.

The May 17 event started with introductory remarks from Ritu Agarwal, professor and Robert H. Smith Dean's Chair of Information Systems, and participants were welcomed by Dean G. "Anand" Anandalingam during lunch.

“Participants shared new teaching techniques, ideas, assignments and

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