News at Smith

Feb 23, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

The Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will partner with Columbia, Md.-based Vheda Health to develop health IT solutions for chronic illnesses, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program.

Feb 23, 2015

Radian Group Inc., has appointed Smith finance professor Cliff Rossi as senior vice president and chief economist. In this position, Rossi will be responsible for research, forecasts, quantitative analysis and financial modeling of mortgage insurance portfolio and the housing and mortgage markets of one of the nation's largest private mortgage insurers

Feb 20, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

During Winter Break of 2015 a total of 112 Smith full-time and part-time MBA students traveled abroad on faculty-led global business courses to the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Japan, and Chile.

Feb 19, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has appointed the director of the Snider Center, Dr. Rajshree Agarwal, to chair a commission to “chart a road map to competitive excellence” for the future.

Feb 18, 2015

Conversations about soaring executive salaries often get emotional, especially in organizations that pay minimum wage to front-line workers. Yet, if the goal is to motivate performance, new research from Smith Professor Hui Liao shows that rank-and-file employees care more about the pay divide between them and middle managers.

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