News at Smith

Oct 02, 2015

How would trained saboteurs, successfully planted on your team by ruthless competitors, proceed to undermine your productivity? If they followed a previously classified World War II field guide used by the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, the predecessor of today's CIA, they would follow eight rules to sap your momentum. Robert Galford, facilitator of an executive education course at the Smith School, says

Oct 01, 2015

Commercial interest in Cuba has risen following the recent reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana. The move by President Obama ended more than 50 years without diplomatic relations between the countries, and trade delegates are cautiously exploring opportunities in anticipation of relaxed restrictions. But what are the international business prospects in the communist country, really? Two close observers of Cuba discussed the key

Oct 01, 2015

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday aligned herself with a growing political movement: People who seek repeal of the Affordable Care Act's "Cadillac Tax," a surcharge on the most generous plans offered by employers. Many businesses have opposed the tax, but so have unions and other advocates for employees — not the usual anti-Obamacare coalition. Smith School senior associate dean for faculty and research Ritu Agarwal takes

Oct 01, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Experts from academia, industry and government will gather at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-10, 2015 to present and discuss the latest findings and practices connected to information technology making healthcare more patient-centered, effective and cost-efficient. The Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosts this sixth annual Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE).

Oct 01, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Philadelphia Flyers founder and Comcast-Spectacor chairman Ed Snider ’55 performed double duty on Sept. 29, 2015, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. First he helped celebrate the opening of new offices for the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. Then he shared the foundational values for his business at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics, and Leadership.


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