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Feb 11, 2021
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For many organizations, the pandemic era has been a test of resilience and adaptability. Maryland Smith’s TerpTax is acing that test. TerpTax, Maryland Smith’s free tax preparation service, puts volunteer undergrad students to work helping qualifying community members and UMD graduate students file their taxes. Most years, those tax returns are filed by the April 15 deadline, and soon after, the student volunteers head off in all directions for internships or job prospects. But 2020 was not like other years.
And TerpTax was ready to adapt.

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Nov 20, 2020
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As part of the #KeepGlobalSmith campaign, the Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland held the Accounting and Analytics/IS International Business (IB) Agility Labs on November 11-13 and November 18-20, respectively. These complete the first half of the six IB Agility Labs that will take place this academic year. The IB Agility Labs are short virtual case competitions that allow undergraduate students to learn from global business leaders, collaborate with international peers, and focus on business...

Nov 19, 2020
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Three pairs of Maryland Smith students-faculty mentors have been recognized among this year’s graduating class of University of Maryland Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars.

The late Philip Merrill, UMD supporter and long-time Washington area publisher, initiated the Merrill Presidential Scholar program in 2004 to build a community of scholars, faculty members, and K-12 teachers to promote “teaching and mentoring the next generation.”

The recognitions further cite a K-12 teacher-mentor of each scholar:

Oct 09, 2020
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The National Security Agency's Laboratory for Telecommunication Sciences (LTS) has awarded research funding for a project titled "Cost-Benefit Analysis of Information Sharing" by professors Lawrence Gordon and Martin Loeb and Research Scholar Lei Zhou at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business...

Jul 14, 2020
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When COVID-19 prompted a mid-March campus “Terp” shutdown it also halted TerpTax, a 6-year-old, free on-campus tax-filing service. Maryland students – mostly Maryland Smith accounting majors and including both master’s students and undergrads – had been assisting student peers and low-income members of the surrounding community, as both walk-ins and by appointment, from 6-9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays in Room 3522 of Van Munching Hall.

Mar 20, 2020
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The University of Maryland is actively monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (termed “COVID-19”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Very rapidly, the virus has been detected in numerous countries including the United States.

Jan 14, 2020
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Among U.S. Army branches, Infantry, Special Forces and Corps of Engineers are household names. Perhaps “Cyber,” the newest branch, is approaching such status. “We look to do partnerships in how to secure our nation in a cyberattack, based on the reality that targeted attacks can deny or disrupt critical services at the local or city level and reverberate outward," said one of the branch’s leaders, Col. Andrew Hall, in describing the initiative to about 60 cyber and policy experts representing academia, business and government and coming from as far away...

Jan 02, 2020
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With the University of Maryland's delayed opening due to inclement weather, the 16th annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective will start at 10 a.m. today -- Jan. 8, 2020 in Van Munching Hall, Room 1412. About 60 cyber and policy experts representing academia, business and government will participate. The program, shown below, will be adjusted accordingly.

Aug 09, 2019
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 16th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty and staff.

Jul 01, 2019
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After more than 25 years of service to the University of Maryland, Alexander Triantis will step down as dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business on Aug. 14, 2019. He will be joining the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business as dean. Ritu Agarwal, the Robert H. Smith Dean’s Chair of Information Systems and senior associate dean for faculty and research, will serve as interim dean beginning Aug. 15, while the university conducts a nationwide search for a permanent successor.

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