Smith School Now Offers January Start Date for MS in Information Systems Program

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is adding a January 2024 cohort start date for its Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS). The update comes as the school designates focus areas including artificial intelligence, cloud computing and emerging technologies in this STEM-designated, in-person program.

Smith School and the Deloitte Foundation to Fund Scholarships for Students Pursuing a Fifth-year Master’s Program in Accounting

In an effort to support a racially and ethnically diverse student population and help strengthen the pipeline of diverse CPA talent, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced its collaboration with the Deloitte Foundation in the Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program (DFASP).

100% Job Placement for Smith’s Master of Science in Accounting Grads

It’s one of the top reasons people embark on the journey to earn an advanced academic degree – getting the job they really want. In both Fall 2021 and Spring 2022, the Master of Science in Accounting Program (MSA) at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business helped 100% of its graduates who were known to be seeking new employment, do just that.

Repatriation Tax Research

U.S. multinational corporations (MNCs) hoard approximately $2 trillion in cash, the majority of which is kept overseas, and are required to pay U.S. corporate income taxes upon repatriation of foreign earnings earned in lower tax jurisdictions. New research provides evidence that MNCs facing higher repatriation tax costs are more likely to engage in acquisitions of both U.S. targets and foreign targets.

How to Hide $12 Billion from the IRS

SMITH BRAIN TRUST -- U.S.-based multinational corporations move an average of $12 billion in taxable income back into the country each year, tax free, through complex mergers and acquisitions. That’s according to new research by Emanuel Zur, an assistant professor of business at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and two coauthors.

99 Men and 1 Woman?

After the uproar over the Forbes list, Maryland Smith experts compile a quick list of their own, with just a few of the women that should make any list of innovators.

How a 4-Day Workweek Story Went Viral

A recent four-day workweek trial program at a small New Zealand company drew a disproportionately large amount of outside interest. This is why.

How Better Benefits Affect the Bottom Line

“You need to be above the market, because the moment everyone has the same thing, employees think they can always go out and look for another job," the researchers explain.

An Upside To Having Busy Board Members

"Multiple directorships may enhance firm performance through board connections, but may also hinder firm performance through time constraints," the authors write.

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