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Jan 28, 2019
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed professor Wendy W. Moe as associate dean of master’s programs. In her new role she will serve on the dean’s senior leadership team and oversee all MBA and specialty master’s programs.

Jan 17, 2019
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Maryland Smith has advanced in the top 10 of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online MBA Programs.

The new, No. 8 ranking for 2019 is up from No. 9 last year and places Maryland Smith sixth among public schools. It further “reaffirms the program’s reputation, especially in terms of student engagement” – one of five ranking methodology subcategories where Smith has excelled, says Assistant Dean of Online Programs Judy Frels at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Dec 14, 2018
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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.

Nov 28, 2018
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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. landfall hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria contributed to a doubling of global supply chain disruption and, for the first time, made the United States the region most-impacted by such disruption. These impacts, highlighted in a recent report, form part of the impetus for a new partnership between the University of Maryland and software...

Nov 15, 2018
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Poets&Quants for Undergrads has selected Professor of Business Law T. Leigh Anenson at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business as a Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professor for 2018. It’s the second annual list (grouped, not ranked) from the digital publication of undergraduate business education news.

Oct 18, 2018
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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. Her new book, Judging Equity: The Fusion of Unclean Hands in U.S. Law, explores a safety valve in the legal system designed to correct injustice.

Jun 12, 2018
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Curt Grimm, the Charles A. Taff Chair of Economics & Strategy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, traveled to Canada in June 2018 to deliver a keynote address at “the other” Smith School of Business — Queen’s University’s Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business in Kingston, Ontario.

May 30, 2018
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 15th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty members. The 2018 edition covers everything from blind spots in statistics to the power of habit. Smith School professor Nicole M. Coomber recommends “How to Have a Good Day,” by Caroline Webb. “In this book Webb walks you through a number of science-based techniques to have better days at work,” Coomber says.

May 23, 2018
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Leadership starts with understanding people, keynote speaker Dana Ritzcovan ’93 told graduates on May 19, 2018, at the undergraduate commencement celebration for the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

May 01, 2018
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The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its second annual Export Management Bootcamp in Baltimore from April 20-21, 2018.

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