Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Catharin Dalpino spoke at the Robert H. Smith School of Business on February 26, 2014 as the fifth speaker in the Office of Global Initiative’s six-part series: “Challenges to Doing Business in Emerging Markets.” Her lecture was entitled “Political and Economic Challenges to Doing Business in Southeast Asia” and it focused primarily on Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Logistics, Business & Public Policy
The PhD program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park, is No. 11 in the world and No. 8 in the U.S., according to new rankings by The Financial Times.
The rankings are based off data collected in 2013 and can be found in the fields of the Global MBA Ranking on the Financial Times business education website.
The Honorable Jacques S. Gansler - former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics - is the keynote speaker. He holds the Roger C. Lipitz Chair in Public Policy and Private Enterprise in the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy and is the director of the school's Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise.
All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, Tyser Teaching Fellow, lecturer, adjunct, or Ph.D. student) for one of several Krowe Teaching Awards in areas of general excellence.
The deadline for submissions is Feb. 26 and winners will be announced in May 2014.
Hot Topic Alert: Jan. 29, 2014
Curt Grimm, professor and Charles E. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy for the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, is available to expand on his comments, below, about the executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors.
Announced by President Obama in his State of the Union address, the increase, $10.10 an hour, from $7.25, affects workers under new federal contracts.
9 Reasons to Attend These Smith Events
A Career and Networking Event for Supply Chain Management and Operations Management Majors
Friday, October 10, 2014
Industry Day is an annual event held by the Logistics, Business and Public Policy department and the Supply Chain Management Society to promote the major and foster relations between our students and employers. The event features presentations including a lifetime achievement award for Mike Gardner, Chief Development officer DHL/Exel, Alumna of the Year Tian Tian Feng, Global Supply Manager at Apple, Inc. followed by a recruiter/student lunch, and a career and networking fair held in the business school.
Companies attending include Pepsi, Dupont, Danaher, Unilever, W.L. Gore, JB Hunt, Hilti, Avendra, Johnson & Johnson, Dominoes, Target, JDA Software, PPG, Luxottica, The Home Depot, Northrop Grumman, ABC Rental, CIA, McCormick and more!
2014 Highlights: 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. Read more.
Gender equity at the top of U.S. companies is falling, partly because female executives aren’t mentoring the next generation of female leaders, according to researchers at the Smith School and Columbia Business School.