Decision, Operations & Information Technologies

Top Teachers for 2011 Recognized with Allen J. Krowe Awards

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is recognized as one of the top research institutions in the world, but it is also a place where students can learn from some of the best teachers in the business. Allen J. Krowe, a distinguished alumnus of both the business school and the university, established the Krowe Teaching Awards in 1986 to recognize and promote excellence in teaching.

UMD Business Experts Available to Comment on Kodak and its Bankruptcy Filing

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - With the Eastman Kodak Company filing for bankruptcy, the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland offers experts for related commentary. The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

Kodak: Too Little, Too Late

Smith School Honors Starbucks’ Global Supply Chain Head

College Park, Md. – October 14, 2011 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today named Peter Gibbons, executive vice president of Global Supply Chain Operations at Starbucks, as the 2011 “Person of the Year.” Gibbons was recognized by students and faculty at Smith’s Industry Day career and networking event, held annually to highlight the school’s supply chain management program and build relationships with top companies.

Smith School to Hold Annual Supply Chain Industry Day, Oct. 14, 2011

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will hold its annual Industry Day event on Oct. 14, 2011, which highlights the school’s supply chain management program and helps build relationships with top companies. The event is organized by students in the undergraduate Supply Chain Management Society and supply chain and logistics faculty and is sponsored by the Intermodal Association of North American (IANA) and Stanley Black & Decker.

Smith School Professor Emeritus Saul Gass Publishes New Book

Decision, Operations and Information Technologies Professor Emeritus Saul Gass has published a new book titled “Profiles in Operations Research: Pioneers and Innovators.” The book was co-edited with Arjang Assad, dean of the School of Management, University at Buffalo, SUNY, and former senior associate dean of the Smith School. The book was published by Springer and is available for purchase on Amazon.com.

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