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Apr 03, 2018
Entrepreneurial Spirit

On this episode of Bootstrapped, we interviewed alumnus Jon Chapman MBA ’07, Co-Founder and President of EverFi, a leading EdTech company. Jon and his co-founders launched EverFi during the recession of 2008, when they identified an opportunity to teach young adults critical skills such as financial literacy through a gamified educational platform.

Apr 03, 2018
World Class Faculty & Research

A University of Maryland-led research team will give key insights and next steps in an effort using big data and machine learning to target a U.S. opioid epidemic that claimed 42,000-plus lives in 2016.

Apr 02, 2018
World Class Faculty & Research

Research from the Center for Health Information and Decisions Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business gives new insight into how personality differences might explain why mobile health apps help some diabetes patients more than others.

Apr 02, 2018
Community

Nobody likes to see food go to waste. But economists who study agriculture understand that proper stewardship of our natural resources requires a certain amount of postharvest loss.

Mar 31, 2018
World Class Faculty & Research

To win elections, there is a right way for political campaigns to spend their money, according to new research. The winning strategy calls for swaying undecided voters with mass media messages – television ads and untargeted digital ads in channels like Twitter – and hitting the ground with grassroots campaigns to mobilize a partisan base to go vote. Lingling Zhang, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business studied U.S. presidential campaigns for elections from 2004 through 2012.

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