News at Smith

Jan 01, 2005

The Smith School would like to offer congratulations to the following Smith PhD Candidates

Nerissa Brown, Accounting and Information Assurance
Best Paper Presentation Award
“Herd Behavior in the Voluntary Disclosure of Capital Expenditure Forecasts”
Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance Conference
Costa Mesa, CA, September 2004

Jan 01, 2005

Roland Rust, holder of the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, chair of the marketing department and director of the Center for e-Service, was named the next editor of the Journal of Marketing, ranked number one in two of the last three surveys of major marketing journals. It is the oldest and most frequently cited journal in the field and enjoys unique impact and visibility. His term will run from 2005-2008.

Jan 01, 2005

The MBA program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland ranked No. 20 among all U.S. MBA programs in the Financial Times MBA 2005 rankings, published January 24th. The influential rankings place Smiths MBA program No. 6 among all U.S. public business schools and No. 30 in the world. For the fourth straight year the Smith School has ranked among the top three of the best 25 U.S. business schools in the value for money category scoring No. 3.

Jan 01, 2005

The following books authored by Smith faculty members were recently published.

G. Anandalingam and H. Lucas, Beware the Winner's Curse: Victories that Can Sink You and Your Company, New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

S. I. Gass and A. A. Assad, An Annotated Timeline of Operations Research: An Informal History, Springer + Business Media, New York, 2005.

Jan 01, 2005

Neither rain nor snow nor sleet nor dark of night could stop the ten teams contending for first place in the re-scheduled Part-Time MBA Business Innovation Competition on Friday, January 28. Each team had just eight minutes to convince an astute panel of judges that they had the most innovative idea, and a comprehensive business plan that could bring it from the realm of ideas to reality. All 332 second-year part-time MBA students participated in the competition.

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