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Jan 09, 2017
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Forbes 30 Under 30 has selected two rising stars from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for its newest class, announced on Jan. 3, 2017. Hungry Harvest cofounder and “Shark Tank” dealmaker Evan Lutz, a 2014 Smith School graduate, appears on the social entrepreneurs list, and Starwood Capital Group vice president Akshay Goyal, a 2010 Smith School graduate, made the cut in the finance category.

Jan 05, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

Researchers and senior executives from the private sector, government agencies and academia will gather to explore policy-based solutions to information security breaches in the 13th annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective. The daylong event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 in Van Munching Hall at the University of Maryland.

Jan 05, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

What might a Trump presidency mean for home values in the U.S.? Since the election, much of the political news coverage and analysis has been centered on what Donald Trump’s stint in the White House might mean for U.S. trade deals, foreign policy, the tax code and Obamacare. But what will it mean for the housing market to have a real-estate-mogul-turned-politician seated in the Oval Office? Smith School experts discuss the big

Jan 05, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

Go ahead. Ignore your email. If you reflexively check your work email before you’re even out of bed in the morning, and just before you close your eyes to sleep, and at nonstop intervals in between, this story is for you. In France, workers are being given the “right to disconnect” outside of working hours, thanks to a new law that went into effect on January 1. The French government has said that the intervention

Jan 05, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

(c) Mark EvansCities usually lose when they bid against each other to lure the same sports franchise, factory, corporate headquarters or some other economic prize. But this won’t stop San Francisco and Los Angeles from battling for the new George Lucas art museum. Smith School professors Rajshree Agarwal and Tunay Tunca explain why in this Smith Brain

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