Officials are applying social media, such as the CDC Emergency Twitter handle, to disseminate Ebola-related information and using wireless networks to track and predict outbreak patterns and locate individuals exposed to the virus. Companies concurrently are monitoring for threats to their supply chains, such as the Ivory Coast cocoa supply.
Logistics, Business & Public Policy
“I majored in supply chain because I love solving problems. I believe the future of business relies on the capabilities of a huge network of qualified supply chain and logistics experts. ”
- Alexander Matov, 2007 graduate
There are many opportunities to get involved in Supply Chain Management at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Students have the opportunities to join organizations dedicated to the major, be apart of the unique fellows program, and compete in case competitions. For more information about these opportunities please see the following:
- Student Organizations
- Undergraduate - Supply Chain Management Society (SCMS)
- Graduate - Supply Chain and Operations Club (SCOC)
- Undergraduate Supply Chain Fellows
- Contact Emily Doane Heavin (email@example.com)
- Case Competitions
On Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland held its annual Supply Chain Industry Day, a three-part networking event for students in the supply chain management major.
The Smith School's Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management Society (LTSCM Society) and the Supply Chain Club (SCC) named Linda Morgan (pictured, right) as their 2003 "Person of the Year." The award was presented by Allison Healy (pictured, left), co-president of LTSCM, at the Sixth Annual Industry Day on October 31, 2003.
This is an especially exciting time for members of the Smith School community. As we begin another academic school year, we would like to take this opportunity to highlight some of the Smith School's most recent success stories and introduce you to new faculty members and students.
Jane Frank, director and owner of the McLean, Va.-based Worlds of Wonder art gallery, has pledged $500,000 to the Smith School of Business, to honor the contributions of her husband, the schools dean. In recognition of the gift, the school has named its largest auditorium the Howard Frank Auditorium.
Students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business take dozens of courses in business, but there is usually ‘that one class’ that stands out as a game changer, making a profound and lasting impact. We asked our students and alumni via Facebook to tell us about their favorite courses at Smith.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is proud to welcome 22 new PhD students this fall. There are 89 total students in Smith's doctoral program, which is ranked No. 11 in the world by Financial Times (2014).
Here are some fun facts about this year’s incoming PhD students:
In this issue of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Gary Cohen to talk about the importance of the online MBA degree program.
Sandor Boyson talks about the U.S.-international trade and what should be done to ensure a strong economic future, particularly creating a new automated trade and customs system to support cross-border transactions.