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Patent Bubbles in Chinese Universities: Study Examines Extent and Implications

Chinese university patent activity is booming but isn’t translating to a high level of technology or viable commercial products, according to new research exploring this “patent bubble” trend and its implications.
9-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UMD Smith Offering Free Risk Assessment for Nonprofits, Small Firms

Smith’s Justice for Fraud Victims project is providing pro bono control risk assessments. The work is CPA-supervised including under professor and JFV director Samuel Handwerger.
11-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Gender Bias Negatively Influences Ratings for Female-Led Films

Study shows male audiences, compared to female audiences, rate films with a woman in the lead role lower than male-led films, and they disagree more on their quality.
8-Mar-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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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

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