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Jan 28, 2019
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed professor Wendy W. Moe as associate dean of master’s programs. In her new role she will serve on the dean’s senior leadership team and oversee all MBA and specialty master’s programs.

Jan 25, 2019
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Educator, philanthropist and retired bank executive William Longbrake, DBA ’76, has pledged $1 million to support the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The unrestricted gift will provide flexibility to the school, where Longbrake serves as Executive-in-Residence and a member of the Board of Advisors.

Oct 15, 2018
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Senior policymakers from Africa worked together to add rigor to international development decisions under the leadership of Lemma W. Senbet, who completed a five-year term as executive director of the African Economic Research Consortium in summer 2018.

May 30, 2018
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 15th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty members. The 2018 edition covers everything from blind spots in statistics to the power of habit. Smith School professor Nicole M. Coomber recommends “How to Have a Good Day,” by Caroline Webb. “In this book Webb walks you through a number of science-based techniques to have better days at work,” Coomber says.

Mar 23, 2018
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To make it as a woman in the male-dominated finance industry, you have to be assertive. And key to that is having – or faking – confidence, says Marguerita M. Cheng, CEO of investment advisory firm Blue Ocean Wealth.

"I learned to assert myself through the skills that I have," says Cheng, a 1993 graduate of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Cheng began her career on Wall Street as an analyst, but wanted to work more closely with clients. She became a Certified Financial Planner and transitioned into wealth management...

Nov 13, 2017
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Factors and implications surrounding the financial crisis of 2008 was the focus of a recent presentation by Martin J. Gruenberg, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, hosted by the Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Sep 21, 2017
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Sep 14, 2017
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David Sicilia and Henry KaufmanMarkets will respond when President Trump nominates a new Federal Reserve chairperson in January 2018. But Wall Street legend and financial historian Henry Kaufman said the reason the decision matters so much has more to do with the Fed’s recent failures than its successes. “The Federal Reserve has vaulted itself into a position of high prominence not because of its...

Sep 05, 2017
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The Wall Street legend behind a new endowed chair in financial history will speak on Sept. 13, 2017, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Henry Kaufman, a former Salomon Brothers executive who founded his own economic and financial consulting firm in 1988, established the Henry Kaufman Chair in Financial History Endowment to protect the status of history research and education at the Smith School for decades to come.

Aug 16, 2017
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General ElectricRevelation this week of Berkshire Hathaway dumping its $315 million stake in General Electric is stoking doubt in the blue chip stock. One analyst describes GE as "the dog of the Dow," citing Berkshire's selloff of its 10.6 million shares as an exclamation point to a bad year. "The outlook for GE has certainly soured since then," Smith School professor David Kass says. He shares insights on...

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