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Jan 18, 2018
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The “Equifax Saga and Ramifications” and “The Mobile Lemon” (addressing smartphone app security and usability paradoxes), among other topics, highlighted the recent Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective. The University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy and Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the event on Jan. 10, 2018 in Van Munching Hall.

Jan 10, 2018
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Happy New Year, Smith Terps! Check out the seven most popular articles of 2017 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Dec 07, 2017
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Thought leaders from the University of Maryland, IBM and the federal government joined on Nov. 17, 2017, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to provide perspectives on the application of advanced analytics to behavioral healthcare challenges at the Sixth Annual Smith School and IBM Business Analytics Workshop, “Leveraging the Power of Analytics for Behavioral Health.”

Nov 20, 2017
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Competing in a case competition remains a popular way to help students prepare for a future in consulting-related fields. PwC hosted a case competition on Nov. 1at the Riggs Alumni Center that gave students hands-on experience with consulting and a peek into what a career in consulting might look like.

Sep 27, 2017
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It seems like everyone is sounding the alarm lately about bitcoin and the ever-expanding world of cryptocurrencies. It's a fraud, says JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon. It's a bubble, says hedge fund founder Ray Dalio. And China recently banned some cryptocurrency activity. It's not surprising that people are raising concerns, says the Smith School's Joseph P. Bailey....

Aug 28, 2017
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The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is happy to welcome 18 new full-time faculty members for the 2017-2018 academic year. New faculty joined the Smith School in August in the following areas:

Finance

Pablo Slutzky, visiting assistant professor, Columbia Business School (PhD)
Geoffrey Tate, professor

Aug 02, 2017
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Everybody knows Uber and Airbnb. The two startups are so big that their names have become not just noun, but verb. The riding-hailing service and the house-sharing service are two of today's best-known unicorn companies, privately held tech startups valued at more than $1 billion. There was a time when the notion of a $1 billion tech startup seemed like a far-fetched, mythical creation. Today, though, there are loads of these...

Aug 02, 2017
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Interstate trucking by 2020 will be first, followed by autonomous taxi service. About half the fleet of U.S. cars become essentially autonomous by 2030. The Smith School's Henry Lucas recently described this path toward the driverless future. Read more...

Jul 12, 2017
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Computer servers.Information technology is often credited for its role in helping companies cut costs. However, new research by the Smith School's Sunil Mithas shows that information technology actually creates increased global profits through increased revenue, not through cost cuts. Read more...

Jun 29, 2017
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The White HouseWhen Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited with President Donald Trump this week, much of the coverage was about the Rose Garden handshake-turned-hug. But visit contained far more substance, from terrorism to trade to visas. Experts from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business were watching closely. They offer the following insights....

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