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Former White House Economists to Kick Off ‘Finance Grand Challenges’ Series at UMD Smith

Michael Faulkender and Phillip Swagel (both formerly served as Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the Treasury Department), plus Tyler Goodspeed (formerly on the White House Council of Economic Advisers), will discuss such topics as the...
5-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

When Firms Internalize Political Stigma

Study shows the 2017 ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville stigmatized local employers and prompted a tactical, “pro-diversity” shift in recruiting.
30-Jan-2024 9:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

UMD-LinkUp AI Maps Transforms AI Job Tracking with Groundbreaking Approach

Researchers develop the first AI-powered job mapping tool to track the creation of AI jobs.
30-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business and UMD’s School of Medicine Partner to Expand Business Education Opportunities for Medical Students and Faculty

University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and the UMD School of Medicine announce enhanced MD/MBA degree program and associated scholarships
6-Dec-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Op-ed: The Case for Enterprise Risk Management in Higher Education

Colleges and universities are not immune to major risk events. The complexity of institutions of higher education and the diversity of risks they face requires academic administrations to develop enterprise risk management (ERM) functions and...
16-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Op-ed: Why the ‘Way Forward’ on AI is Much Clearer

The Biden Administration’s recent Executive Order on AI meets a perceivable growing consensus in both the tech industry and academia for a need for clear federal guidance in AI, especially with the looming 2024 elections.
16-Nov-2023 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UMD Smith, Montgomery College Initiate Pathway to a Business Analytics Masters

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is collaborating with a regional community college for a unique pathway to a business analytics master’s degree to help meet a growing demand for professionals in that field.
22-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UMD Smith Ramping up MSIS Student-Company Engagement to Spur Technology-Based Business Solutions

The Robert H. Smith School of Business has launched a push to engage companies with its information systems graduate students to spur technology-based business solutions
3-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tech Layoffs Signal ‘Feeling Economy’ Shift

UMD Smith expert explains the wave of tech job layoffs as a sign of a broader, labor market shift to where “humans need to recalibrate and capitalize on strengths beyond pure intelligence—like intuition, empathy, creativity, emotion and people...
13-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST

Commercial Real Estate Risk: Remote Work is Just Part of the Picture, says UMD Smith Expert

Risk management expert Clifford Rossi gives context, with risk-response insights, on commercial real estate’s perceived demise.
7-Dec-2023 9:30 AM EST

How Employees Can Help Cut 'Quiet Cutting' Out of Their Careers

Expert Gerald Suarez, gives career insights on navigating quiet cutting via “identifying the ‘why,’” “reading the tea leaves,” “finding the ‘off-ramp’” and “starting a new chapter.”
13-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST

Analyzing the New Workday Dead Zone: The Power Dynamics and Science of It

Whether they’re working from home or on site, many employees are taking a break between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and making up the time later that night. Smith expert Nicole Coomber says, “sometimes it’s worthwhile to take a step back from work,...
8-Nov-2023 9:30 AM EST

How a Repatriation Tax Challenge Before SCOTUS Could Upend the Tax Code

Samuel Handwerger describes implications of Moore v. United States, a case before the Supreme Court that challenges the Mandatory Repatriation Tax provision of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
28-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT

Why the UFC-WWE Merger is a One-Two Marketing Punch

Marketing professor Mary Beth Furst explains why TKO has reason to believe that both WWE and UFC can complement each other to grow the overall market of viewers in the combat sports and entertainment space.
22-Sep-2023 6:05 AM EDT

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