SERC Previews Mortgage Climate Risk Analyzer for State Officials

The Maryland Department of Emergency Management collaborates with the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business to develop a Mortgage Climate Risk Analyzer. Led by Professor Clifford Rossi, the tool assesses climate-related risks to homeowners, aiding in disaster preparedness and resiliency efforts.

Inaugural Finance Grand Challenges Speaker Series Tackles the US Federal Budget

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business launches the Finance Grand Challenges Speaker Series, delving into pressing financial topics like the 'Unsustainable U.S. Federal Budget.' Experts analyze economic trends, government spending, and revenue projections, offering insights and solutions for the future.

Former White House Economists to Discuss Social Security, National Debt to Kick Off ‘Finance Grand Challenges’ Series at Smith

In an exceptional gathering of economic minds, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is set to host the inaugural ‘Finance Grand Challenges’ speaker series. The event, scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, will feature a panel of esteemed economists, all of whom have served under recent White House administrations.

Commercial Real Estate in Demise?

Pre-pandemic, healthy demand for office and retail spaces signaled a growing commercial real estate (CRE) market. Loans were readily available, often with favorable terms. But the COVID lockdowns shifted the landscape significantly with businesses shuttering and employees transitioning to remote work.

UMD Ranked Nation’s No. 1 College for LGBTQ+ Students

The University of Maryland was named the top college in the nation for LGBTQ+ students by  Campus Pride and BestColleges. It leads the list of 2023’s Top 25 LGBTQ+-Friendly Colleges, recognizing educational institutions that foster inclusive and supportive environments for LGBTQ+ students. Maryland was No. 1 in 2020 and appeared among the top 25 in 2021 and 2022.

Smith Launching an Enterprise Risk Consortium

COLLEGE PARK. Md. – June 1, 2023 – An initiative targeting both industry practitioners and students to advance their knowledge and skills in risk management and to provide innovative risk analytics tools and modeling capabilities to institutions is forthcoming from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Executive Education and Global Resources at Baltimore Innovation Week 2022

Each year, Baltimore expands its reach and reputation as a key hub for business and innovation. In its 11th year, Baltimore Innovation Week celebrates that growth with a week-long showcase of the city’s entrepreneurial spirit.

UMD Smith to Host Building Negotiation Skills Workshop November 2-4 in Washington, D.C.

Negotiation at work is constant – whether with customers, colleagues or bosses. Professionals at all levels should be ready to “think on their feet” when the next situation arises to negotiate – whether in product pricing, partnership agreements or the next job offer, says Professor of Management and Organization Vijaya Venkataramani at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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