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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.

Mar 03, 2020
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How can we reduce gender bias in the workplace? The question sparked a thoughtful debate at the Girls in Tech Conference in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 27.

Offering insights in the discussion were two professors from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Wendy W. Moe and Margrét Bjarnadóttir.

Dec 16, 2019
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Ritu Agarwal

Dec 13, 2019
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The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business was represented by four undergraduate students at the 2019 International Business Case Challenge hosted by the University of Connecticut. This competition, which took place from November 13–17, 2019, included students from all around the world. Students were organized into teams with participants from other schools and countries in order to solve an international business case.

Dec 09, 2019
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The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to a multi-institutional team that includes a UMD business professor to help develop an open knowledge database to benefit entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Louiqa Raschid, a professor of information systems in the Robert H. Smith School of Business with an appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, is a co-principal investigator...

Nov 07, 2019
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Bruce L. Golden

Sep 13, 2019
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomed eight new faculty members for the start of the fall 2019 semester. The new faculty joined three Smith academic departments to teach courses and focus on research.

The Decision, Operations and Information Technologies Department added four faculty members:

John Bono, associate clinical professor, has a PhD in information systems from Nova Southeastern University.

Jui Ramaprasad, associate professor, has a PhD from the University...

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.

Jun 13, 2019
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Peng Huang, associate professor in the Decisions, Operations and Information Technologies Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, received the Best Conference Paper Award at the 2018 International Conference on Information Systems for his research paper, “Does One Size Fit All? Theorizing Governance Configurations for Digital Innovation.” His was selected out of more than 1,200 submissions.

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