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February 28, 2024
21 Smith School Professors Named Among Top 2% Scholars Worldwide
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business faculty shapes future leaders in classrooms and drives global impact through groundbreaking research. Recently, 21 professors were ranked among the top 2% most-cited scholars worldwide by Elsevier. Explore their influential contributions elevating knowledge and inspiring the next generation of business leaders.
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February 21, 2024
AMA CEO Shares Vision for the Future of Marketing During CEO at Smith
Bennie F. Johnson, CEO of the American Marketing Association, shared insights on the marketing industry's future at the University of Maryland. Johnson discussed AI's role, data privacy, demand for versatile marketers, personal branding, and overcoming self-doubt. Discover his predictions and advice shaping the marketing landscape.
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January 22, 2024
Smith School Announces New Positions and Titles for Faculty Members
With the start of the spring 2024 semester comes new titles and positions for faculty members at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
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August 21, 2023
New Faculty Strengthen Smith’s ‘Grand Challenges’ Strategy

Balaji Padmanabhan is among the earliest professors to bring machine learning into an MBA program. Sining Song’s research explores environmental-to-fintech-related factors in supply chain sustainability. And Agustin Hurtado recently analyzed 87 million minority-borrower accounts in a study showing minority bank ownership reduces information frictions and improves credit allocations.

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May 18, 2023
2023 Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards

One of the world’s top schools for business research, Maryland Smith also is where students experience top-level teaching in a highly supportive community. Smith chronicles and celebrates this distinction at the end of each academic year by honoring its outstanding faculty and staff members with awards of excellence.

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April 20, 2023
Smith’s Strategic Design Fellows Team Finishes Third in AMA Competition

A Strategic Design Fellows team representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business tied for third place in the recent American Marketing Association (AMA) International Collegiate Case Competition sponsored by the Wall Street Journal.

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February 22, 2023
Smith School Awards 14 Faculty Grants for Innovative Research
Fourteen faculty teams at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have been awarded three-year grants from the school for research projects that address the world’s grand challenges and reimagine learning in support of the University of Maryland’s vision and the Smith School’s strategic plan.
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September 6, 2022
The Smith School Announces Eight New Faculty Members

As courses convene for the new academic year, the Smith School is welcoming eight new scholars to its faculty.

Sean Cao is joining the accounting department as an associate professor. Cao received a PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

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July 7, 2022
Reflections from Maryland: Visiting Scholar Describes Study Under Smith’s Roland Rust
Jan Oskar Bolin recently traveled from Norway to College Park to audit a PhD Seminar on Marketing Strategy under Maryland Smith’s Roland Rust. “A key takeaway,” he says, “is under the right conditions artificial intelligence (AI)could prompt a seismic shift that reverberates throughout the entire economy. But good decisions will have to be made.”
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June 8, 2022
Why Companies Can’t Treat Every Holiday as a ‘Holiday’
Juneteenth may be the newest federal holiday, but that doesn’t mean consumers—especially African Americans—want to see themed streamers and beverage koozies at their local supermarket and party store.
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