Logistics, Business & Public Policy

University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business 10th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the "10th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders" for 2013, as recommended by members of its faculty and staff.

Smith's Lawrence Lesser Releases New Book on Business, Public Policy, and Society

The reactions of business and government to the terrorist attacks of 9.11 and recent corporate misbehavior serve as dual themes for the second edition of Business, Public Policy, and Society, just published by Thomson.

In response to these twin events, Lawrence M. Lesser, the book's author and LBPP faculty member, describes a new wave of regulatory activity that began with the enactment of two historic but controversial measures the USA Patriot Act in 2001 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002. Both laws have global as well as domestic impacts.

Smith Students Named "2004 Merrill Scholars"

Three Smith School undergrads -- Mark Weinstein, Timothy Potter and Danhao Wu -- are among 25 University of Maryland seniors who have been named 2004 Merrill Scholars. The Merrill Presidential Scholars Program honors University of Maryland's most successful seniors and their designated university faculty and K-12 teachers for their mentorship. The program celebrates the connections between mentorship, scholarship and academic achievement.

Landstar Chair Jeffrey Crowe Named Person of the Year by University of Maryland Logistics Groups

College Park, Md. October 27, 2004 The Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management Society (LTSCM Society) and the Supply Chain Club (SCC) of the University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business have named Jeffrey Crowe, chairman of Landstar System Inc., as their 2004 Person of the Year. The LTSCM Society and SCC will present the annual award to Crowe in a ceremony at the university on October 29, 2004.

Smith MBAs Place Third in the 2004 International Graduate Logistics Case Competition

A team of Smith MBAs placed third this past weekend in the 2004 International Graduate Logistics Case Competition in Chicago, Illinois. The team, comprised of Jeremy Gove, Muthu Venkatachalam, Bruce Chiang, Larry Legates, and Silvana Muguerza, won in the first round before falling short in a hard-fought final round.

William M. McClenahan

Professor McClenahan is an attorney and a business historian. He has taught both sections of business law since 1997. Between 1994 and 1997 he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Transportation, Business and Public Policy at Maryland. He co-authored, with William H. Becker, The Market, the State and the Export-Import Bank of the United States, 1934-2000 (Cambridge University Press, 2003) and, with Joseph A. Pratt and William H. Becker, The Voice of the Marketplace, A History of the National Petroleum Council (Texas A&M University Press, 2002).


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