Darryll J. Pines officially takes the helm of the state of Maryland’s flagship university on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, becoming the 34th president of the University of Maryland, College Park, and continuing a career of leadership and excellence. At the Robert H. Smith School of Business, his appointment to the university’s top job, back in February 2020, was met with cheers. Understandably – Pines previously served as dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the Smith School and the Clark School have a long, strong history of partnership.
College Park, Md. – November 5, 2009 — The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business launched the new Center for Financial Policy on Nov. 2 with a roundtable discussion on the hotly debated issue of “Executive Compensation—Practices and Reform.” The Center for Financial Policy offers an unbiased source of expertise on complex policy issues related to financial institutions, financial markets and public companies through cutting edge education and research.
College Park, MD – October 13, 2008 – This year’s annual conference from the Institute for Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS), the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), is significantly influenced by contributions from University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Smith School Dean G. “Anand” Anandalingam and Professor Michael Ball serve as the program co-chairs. The INFORMS 2008 Annual Meeting, held Oct.
Business leaders must be ready to meet the varied and mutable challenges of a global 21st century economy, and business school programs and research need to prepare leaders to meet these challenges. In this edition of Smith Business Close-Upwith the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, G. “Anand” Anandalingam discusses his plans as new dean of the Smith School and the importance of social entrepreneurship and sustainability in business education.
College Park, Md. – May 22, 2008 – The University of Maryland today announced G. “Anand” Anandalingam, senior associate dean and Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Management Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been appointed dean of the school. Anandalingam will succeed Howard Frank on July 1. Today’s announcement was made by Nariman Farvardin, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, concluding a national search.
A new book released this month offers guidance on how firms can avoid the kind of corporate victories that end up as disasters, harming shareholders and placing the firms future in jeopardy. Beware the Winners Curse: Victories That Can Sink You and Your Company (Oxford University Press, 2004) expands the model of the Winners Curse to explain how companies like Tyco, MCI-WorldCom and Lucent overpaid for acquisitions, and how shareholders suffered as