Congratulations to the following for their exceptional achievements!

2020-21 Krowe Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

Nick Seybert

We are happy to announce the promotion of Rebecca Hann to full professor!

Michael Kimbrough is the incoming department chair (as of July 1, 2020.)

201920 Krowe Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

Rebecca Hann

2019-20 Distinguished Teaching Awards

On June 17, the Robert H. Smith School at the University of Maryland will host the 2022 Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAPP) Conference. This is the tenth in a continuing series of JAPP conferences that rotate among IE Business School in Spain, the London School of Economics (LSE), and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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Insuring Against Cyber Breaches

The cost of a data breach can be a crippling expense for companies and a looming threat. The world record for the largest payout for a ransomware demand, made by an insurance company this year, now stands at $40 million. That’s why it’s so important for companies to figure out how much they should be spending on cybersecurity, says Maryland Smith’s Lawrence A. Gordon, a widely respected pioneer in cybersecurity economics. 

A Tax-Day Lowdown from Smith’s Sam Handwerger

After two years of COVID-caused disruption, tax season this year ends after the traditional, April 15 statutory date – but with more extensions for some people, and they are not COVID-related. 

With a Legal Expert in Leadership, Firms Are Less Likely to Overstate Earnings

Firms are more likely to face accounting-related lawsuits for overstating their earnings or assets than for understating them because it’s easier to demonstrate investor harm with overstatements. So erring on the conservative side can reduce a firm’s legal costs.

McNamee Reappointed to Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

Maryland Smith’s Pat McNamee has been reappointed to the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, for a second five-year term, which began on Jan. 1 of this year.

Jennifer Felix ’92 has one goal in mind when it comes to leadership – helping everyone maximize their potential. As president and CEO of ASRC Federal – a Maryland-based government services subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by 13,000 Iñupiat shareholders – Felix has learned firsthand what it means to lead. It starts with empowering others and finding inspiration in every journey, she says.
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gmuraski@umd.edu 

About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and flex MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, business master’s, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

When it comes to navigating the business world, Anoop Mehta ’84 understands the power of a network.

“During my time at Smith, I was heavily involved in a variety of campus-wide organizations, such as the International Student Association and the Indian Student Association,” Mehta says. “Being around a diverse group of people and learning how to network and collaborate with them helped propel me into my future career.”

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Media Contact

Greg Muraski
Media Relations Manager
301-405-5283  
301-892-0973 Mobile
gmuraski@umd.edu 

About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and flex MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, business master’s, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

For Maryland Taxpayers, a Tough Ruling

“All income is taxable unless the tax code says it’s not; all expenses are not deductible from that income unless the tax code says they can be deducted.”

The David B. Kantor Memorial Scholarship:  Keeping a kind spirit alive.

His fellow students thought he was a faculty member; his professors saw him as a kind and active leader on Smith’s Shady Grove campus. His program director once wrote that “David was a superstar.” Now, students and faculty alike will see David Kantor’s memory live on through an endowed and current-use scholarship for undergraduate accounting students.

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