Serguey Braguinsky Selected as Fulbright Scholar for Japan

Serguey Braguinsky, an associate professor in management and organization at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, was selected as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar for 2023-2024 for Japan on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. Fulbright Scholar Awards are prestigious and competitive fellowships that provide unique opportunities for scholars to teach and conduct research abroad.

Debra Shapiro Selected to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Debra Shapiro, the Clarice Smith Professor of Management & Organization at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, was selected to receive the International Association for Conflict Management’s (IACM) Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, the IACM honors one outstanding faculty member for “meritorious, long-standing, paradigm-shifting contributions to the study of conflict management and negotiation.” Winners are selected by a committee from nominations of scholars whose careers epitomize the goals and purposes of the association.

Center for Global Business Announces PhD International Research Award

The Center for Global Business (CGB) announces that Abhay Grover, PhD candidate in supply chain management (Logistics, Business & Public Policy), has been awarded the 2023 PhD International Research Award for “A Study of the Impact of the United States’ Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on a Domestic Firm’s Global Trade.” Now in its tenth year, this award supports doctoral candidates performing research on international topics.

Smith Launching Doctor of Business Administration Program

Applications are open for the new Doctor of Business Administration Program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. The program is designed for working professionals to elevate their careers as leaders in business organizations and government agencies that utilize cutting-edge technologies and business analytics to drive growth and innovation.

Faculty Member Appointed to Maryland House of Delegates

Through courses and workshops, Sarah Wolek ’01 teaches self-leadership and flourishing. The Smith School faculty member helps students work toward full and authentic lives informed by purpose, community, nature and prosperity. As a newly appointed member of Maryland’s House of Delegates, she hopes to do something similar for her constituents in District 16 and residents across the state.

UMD Recognizes Smith’s Rajshree Agarwal for Research Excellence

Rajshree Agarwal was recognized for her “insights into how innovation and entrepreneurship impact the evolution of industries, firms, and individuals,” as part of the recent 2023 Maryland Research Excellence Celebration.

‘Crash Landing’ Recounts Smith Professor’s Role in Companies Surviving the Pandemic

The onset of COVID-19 upended economies worldwide. In the U.S., employment fell by a combined 21.7 million between January and April 2020. Ranks 17 Maryland Smith Professors Among World’s “Best Scientists” named 17 scholars from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in its latest “best scientists” ranking. The Smith School ranked No. 4 in the United States and No. 5 worldwide in the 2023 Business and Management university ranking, with 11 scholars on the list.

Smith School Awards 14 Faculty Grants for Innovative Research

Fourteen faculty teams at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have been awarded three-year grants from the school for research projects that address the world’s grand challenges and reimagine learning in support of the University of Maryland’s vision and the Smith School’s strategic plan.

Business Leaders’ ‘Enormous Role’ in Cybersecurity Compliance

Tremendous opportunity for business students lies in an emerging and needed interdisciplinary approach to “making cyber and law work together.” This, according to privacy and cybersecurity attorney Kirk Nahra in delivering the Ira H. Shapiro Memorial Lecture as part of the 18th Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective.

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