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July 10, 2024
Tackling Risk Challenges in Community Banking
The collapse of regional banks in 2023 revealed widespread risk mismanagement and prompted regulatory scrutiny. Rising interest rates now threaten community banks, highlighting the need for robust management. University of Maryland students investigated these issues in a national case competition with local banks.
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May 8, 2024
Speaker Series Addresses and Provides Solutions to the Challenges Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Face
The latest NFIB survey indicates a historic low in small business owner optimism. Senator Cardin and Linda McMahon discuss challenges like stable policies and access to capital. UMD's Smith School of Business lauded for fostering entrepreneurship among students.
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May 6, 2024
Smith’s Michael Wilgus Recognized by Poets & Quants as Among the World’s Best and Brightest MBAs
Michael Wilgus, a standout graduate of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business MBA program, has been named among Poets & Quants' '100 Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2024.'
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May 6, 2024
Wikler Finance Case Competition Showcases Smith Undergrads
Undergraduates shine in the 2024 Joseph M. Wikler Finance Case Competition, presenting innovative solutions to real-world financial issues. This annual event highlights excellence in finance education at the Smith School.
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May 2, 2024
Chronic Disease Management App Takes Top Honors at Pitch Dingman
Journiy, led by critical care nurse Mildred Diggs, wins $25,000 in the University of Maryland's Pitch Dingman Competition for its culturally conscious platform aiding diabetes and heart disease management. Diggs aims to bridge healthcare gaps with tailored care plans.
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April 8, 2024
Experts Discuss Student Loan Forgiveness at FGCSS
Rising Tuition Sparks $1.65 Trillion Student Debt Debate" at the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business explores solutions for growing student loan burdens. Experts discuss factors behind surging tuition, and loan forgiveness, and propose equitable strategies. The series aims to address economic challenges, attracting policymakers and scholars. Upcoming sessions feature prominent…
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March 28, 2024
Smith MQF Team Excels in ‘Credit Risk Transfer’ Project for Freddie Mac
In a notable academic endeavor, students from Smith's Master of Quantitative Finance program undertook an experiential learning project, crafting a model for valuing credit risk transfer (CRT) securities for Freddie Mac. Led by Professor Clifford Rossi, their rigorous methodology and innovative approach signal advancements in mortgage finance.
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March 20, 2024
Smith’s Faulkender Addresses the ‘US Fiscal Situation’ in Congressional Hearing
Michael Faulkender, Dean's Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, testified before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee on "The Fiscal Situation of the United States." Faulkender, a former Treasury Department official, addressed economic recovery, inflation, and fiscal policies. He also hosts the Finance Grand Challenges Speaker Series,…
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March 8, 2024
Finance Grand Challenges Speakers Series Addresses the Future of Fintech
Explore the transformative landscape of finance amidst a technological revolution. Delve into discussions with industry experts on digital currencies, blockchain, and the future of payment systems. Gain insights into financial inclusion, stability, and innovation. Stay ahead with the Finance Grand Challenges Speaker Series at the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business.
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March 7, 2024
Smith Hires New Marketing, Finance, Information Technology Faculty
Smith School welcomes five new faculty members for Fall 2024, including experts in marketing, finance, and information technologies. Daniel McCarthy, Xinying Hao, Cathy Chen, Tania Babina, and John Silberholz enhance the academic environment with their diverse research backgrounds and experience, enriching opportunities for students and researchers.
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