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Feb 12, 2021
World Class Faculty & Research

For an unprecedented third time, Toby Egan, associate professor in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and its School of Public Policy, was recently awarded the Richard A. Swanson Research Excellence Award, given to the authors of the outstanding refereed research article in each annual volume of Human Resource Development Quarterly.

Feb 12, 2021

Online Information Sessions set for Feb. 9, 16, 24

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Feb. 8, 2021 - MBA degree-seeking professionals in the Greater Washington and Baltimore region have a new option. The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has designed and opened a new Flex MBA program, providing versatile — in-person and online — access to a curriculum augmented with special topic seminars and completable within 24 months through the school’s Baltimore,

Feb 11, 2021
World Class Faculty & Research

Maryland Smith’s S. Raghu Raghavan is the principal investigator for a five-year National Science Foundation collaborative research award worth nearly $1 million to look into drug cartels: Discovery, Analysis, and Disruption of Illicit Narcotic Supply Networks. As transnational drug cartels continue to grow in size and scope, their trafficking networks have become more complex and fragmented. This project takes a multidisciplinary, scientific approach to build better insight and optimization of U.S. counternarcotics efforts. The researchers will refine

Feb 11, 2021
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
Feb 11, 2021
World Class Faculty & Research

For many organizations, the pandemic era has been a test of resilience and adaptability. Maryland Smith’s TerpTax is acing that test. TerpTax, Maryland Smith’s free tax preparation service, puts volunteer undergrad students to work helping qualifying community members and UMD graduate students file their taxes. Most years, those tax returns are filed by the April 15 deadline, and soon after, the student volunteers head off in all directions for internships or job prospects. But 2020 was not like other years.
And TerpTax was ready to adapt.

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