Rajshree Agarwal, the Rudolph P. Lamone Chair and Professor in Entrepreneurship, has been named academic director of the new Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets.
Using a database of 130,000 Yelp reviews, Smith PhD student Jorge Mejia and two Smith professors have found a way to predict which Washington, D.C., restaurants will close. The technique, which grew out of Mejia’s dissertation, involves new software that can “read” and analyze the contents of online reviews.
Recent titles from Robert H. Smith School of Business faculty include:
Dancing Elephants and Leaping Jaguars
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business community came together on May 7, 2015, to celebrate the achievements of top undergraduate students at the 15th annual Dean’s Undergraduate Senior Awards Dinner. More than 60 students, faculty and staff enjoyed a dinner at Van Munching Hall.
Five teams of undergraduate finance students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business participated in the 12th Annual Joseph M. Wikler Finance Case Competition on Friday, April 24, 2015.