Covid 19

Webinar: COVID-19 and African Economies

Webinar: COVID-19 and African Economies

This webinar will discuss the global implications of the COVID-19 economic impact on developing and low-income countries, with Africa as an anchor.

Webinar: Minimizing the Impact of a Pandemic

Webinar: Minimizing the Impact of a Pandemic

Minimizing the Impact of a Pandemic: Smart Operations Management

G. “Anand” Anandalingam, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Management Science

Webinar: Shipping and Logistics During a Pandemic

Webinar: Shipping and Logistics During a Pandemic

The Center for Global Business and the MAPIT Alliance invite you and your company to join us for a webinar to learn about current trends related to incoming and outgoing cargo, current shipping challenges and opportunities, and information on resources available for Maryland companies. 

Join Rebecca Bellinger, executive director of the Center for Global Business, and experts from John S. Connor, Ellicott Dredges, the Maryland Department of Transportation Port Administration, and others as they discuss shipping products and other logistical concerns during the pandemic.     

How COVID-19 Is Changing Healthcare in America

How COVID-19 Is Changing Healthcare in America
COVID-19 was a healthcare system 'wake-up call.' These two trends will outlive the pandemic.

A Better Federal System for COVID Vaccinations

A Better Federal System for COVID Vaccinations
How the governmental IT structure is dragging the vaccination effort – and how it should be addressed.

Busboys, Poets and Pivoting During COVID

Busboys, Poets and Pivoting During COVID

Andy Shallal, MBA ’19, has seen first-hand how COVID-19 is impacting the restaurant industry across the greater D.C. region and beyond. Despite the challenges, Shallal believes it’s not time for restaurant and business owners to throw in the towel just yet.

COVID-19’s Effect on Executive Education: Maryland Smith Experts Weigh in

COVID-19’s Effect on Executive Education: Maryland Smith Experts Weigh in

Campus shutdowns across the United States at the mid-March onset of the coronavirus pandemic included a shutdown of executive education open enrollment and custom programs delivered on campus.

Helping U.S. Hospitals Shrink COVID-19’s Spread

Helping U.S. Hospitals Shrink COVID-19’s Spread

Before most U.S. universities decided to close for the second half of the 2020 spring semester due to COVID-19, Associate Professor Toby Egan in the School of Public Policy and the Robert H. Smith School of Business, anticipated that expanding breakouts of COVID-19 in Europe and Asia would soon put the U.S. in a difficult situation.

How UMD’s Student Crisis Fund is Making a Difference

How UMD’s Student Crisis Fund is Making a Difference

With so many lives upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Maryland’s Student Crisis Fund has been working hard to help fellow Terps fulfill their needs. Much progress has been made, but the work must continue.

During the pandemic, many University of Maryland students have experienced financial hardships. For some, it was a loss of income. For others, unexpected medical expenses. Many others incurred new expenses from temporary living arrangements.

With a 3D Printer, Making a COVID-Era Difference

With a 3D Printer, Making a COVID-Era Difference

In March, as hospitals around the country were struggling to equip first responders with the personal protective equipment they needed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, Hobie Cohen had an idea.

He had a 3D printer at home and wasn’t using it. Why not put it to work making face masks?

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