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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:

Nov 11, 2020
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The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) recently awarded Maryland Smith professor Michael Fu a grant to continue his study of search methods for simulation-based optimization.

Aug 14, 2020
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There will be a few new professors in the corridors of Van Munching Hall and in Maryland Smith’s online courses this academic year.

Five new professors will join the faculty at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Here’s a little bit about them.

Jul 27, 2020
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A Maryland Smith expert in data science and data management has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve supply chain networks used for critically needed medical equipment during the COVID-19 crisis.

Louiqa Raschid, a professor of information systems in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is principal investigator of the $90K award. The funding comes from the NSF Rapid Response Research initiative, which aims to mobilize the scientific community in response to the current coronavirus...

Jun 11, 2020
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The 23-year-old consortium has developed decision support tools, operational and system concepts, and policymaking tools that benefit the FAA, the airline industry and the flying public.

A University of Maryland-led, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-funded research consortium that addresses aviation operations issues on behalf of the federal government, the airline industry and the flying public has received renewed funding at a crucial time for air travel.

Apr 29, 2020
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Maryland Smith researchers will conduct data-driven research into treating a condition associated with opioid addiction as part of a joint, UMD cross-campus initiative with the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Apr 22, 2020
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Bruce L. Golden two of his Ph.D. students have won the 2020 Trevor Evans Award from the Mathematical Association of America.

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, interim dean of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is a 2019 recipient of the prestigious LEO Award, recognizing lifetime achievements in the field of information systems. Each year, the Association for Information Systems honors “truly outstanding” scholars or practitioners who have made “exceptional global contributions” to information systems.

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