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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.

Mar 16, 2018
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All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, clinical, Professor of the Practice, lecturer, adjunct, or PhD student) for one of several teaching awards. Nominations are due by March 16, 2018, and awards will be presented in May.

Feb 01, 2018
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business was one of the first business schools to adopt a supply chain management program as a major before the business school was even known as Smith. UMD has long been a pioneer in logistics and supply chain education and has expanded to include a specialized, engaging and robust Supply Chain Management (SCM) Fellows Program that provides undergraduate students a deeper dive into transportation, logistics, supply chain management, and emerging industry technology.

Oct 04, 2017
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A preeminent professional organization in technology has selected Smith School research professor Sandor Boyson and CIO Holly Mann for its inaugural Cybersecurity Award for Practice.

Sep 29, 2017
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At first blush, the U.S. Commerce Department's decision this week to slap a steep, 220 percent tariff on Bombardier Inc's C-Series jets probably looks like a win for the U.S. and its aerospace giant, Boeing Co. But tariffs don't really work like that, with a clear ledger of W's and L's, says the Smith School's Gary Cohen. "You have to look at the whole ecosystem," says Cohen....

Sep 19, 2017
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It may be reassuring to think that China, with sheer economic might, could turn some screws on North Korea, bring that country to heel and protect the world from potential aggression. Reassuring, yes, but it's also unrealistic, says the Smith School's Gary Cohen. "China is reluctant to go deeper into sanctions against North Korea for two reasons," says Cohen....

Sep 18, 2017
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A team of undergraduate students representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business won first place in a supply chain case competition on Sept. 17, 2017. The event was part of the annual Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) EXPO, a three-day event in Long Beach, Calif.

Sep 11, 2017
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Martin Dresner, professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, delivered the keynote speech at the Conference on Air Transport, Regional Development and Policy. The conference took place in February 2017 at the University of Bergamo in Italy.

Dresner presented “Gains (And Losses) Through Connectivity,” which explored how market entry is affecting the U.S. airline industry.

Sep 01, 2017
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Among the lasting effects of a catastrophic natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey is one that is undeniably positive: Knowledge. It's an understanding of what is needed in the wake of a disaster, which efforts worked and which failed, and how to be better prepared. The Smith School's Sandor Boyson has long studied how Walmart, FedEx and other big companies have adapted their disaster planning. Each mega-disaster brings its...

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