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September 13, 2019
Maryland Smith Welcomes New Faculty

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:

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August 9, 2019
2019 Summer Reading List

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – 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.

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July 1, 2019
Ritu Agarwal to Serve As Interim Dean

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.

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April 25, 2019
Maryland Smith Researchers to Present Supply Chain Climate Vulnerability Index in May 8 Webinar

A University of Maryland research team, including representatives of Maryland Smith’s Supply Chain Management Center, will present findings supporting their recently completed "Climate Change Variability/Vulnerability Index” in a free webinar, hosted by software firm and project partner

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March 28, 2019
Three Things Frank Would Change in Dodd-Frank

If former lawmaker Barney Frank could go back in time and redo his response to the 2008 financial meltdown, he would start by closing a loophole that allows mortgage lenders to continue at least one dangerous practice from the pre-crisis era.

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January 17, 2019
Maryland Smith Online MBA No. 8 in U.S. News & World Report Ranking

Maryland Smith has advanced in the top 10 of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online MBA Programs.

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December 14, 2018
Maryland Smith’s Supply Chain Management Pipeline Primed for Amazon H2Q

Amazon, via its Northern Virginia-based second headquarters, reportedly plans to hire about 400 workers next year and 1,180 in 2020, eventually adding 25,000 jobs.

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November 28, 2018
UMD Researchers and Resilinc Corp. Create Index of Climate Change Risk to Company Supply Chains
Maryland Smith’s Supply Chain Management Center is Helping Drive an Initiative for Businesses to Better Measure and Mitigate Risk

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Last year a series of severe weather events including the late-winter storm that hit the U.S. Northeast, followed by weather-related damage that closed the U.S.-Mexico Laredo border, and subsequent U.S.

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November 15, 2018
Leigh Anenson a Poets&Quants Top Undergraduate Business Professor

Poets&Quants for Undergrads has selected Professor of Business Law T. Leigh Anenson at the University of Maryland’s Robert H.

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October 18, 2018
Book from Maryland Smith Fills Gap in Business Law
Professor T. Leigh Anenson Makes the Case for Equity

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Oct. 18, 2018) — Strict enforcement of the law sometimes rewards dirty-dealing and hypocrisy, which bothered T. Leigh Anenson as a business litigator.

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