18 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 18 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

That $2T Infrastructure Price Tag

Surprised by the high price tag of President Biden’s proposed infrastructure facelift? Here's why you shouldn't be.

A Better Federal System for COVID Vaccinations

How the governmental IT structure is dragging the vaccination effort – and how it should be addressed.

Trucking to Taxis: How We'll Become Driverless

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Interstate trucking by 2020 will be first, followed by autonomous taxi service. About half the fleet of U.S. cars become essentially autonomous by 2030. This driverless pathway recently was described for WalletHub by Henry Lucas, Robert H. Smith Professor of Information Systems at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Nine Cool Unicorns You Might Not Know Yet

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Everybody knows Uber and Airbnb. The two startups are so big that their names have become not just noun, but verb. The riding-hailing service and the house-sharing service are two of today's best-known unicorn companies, privately held startups valued at more than $1 billion.  There was a time when the notion of a $1 billion tech startup seemed like a far-fetched, mythical creation. Today, though, there are loads of these companies out there. 

12 Big Things That Will Shape Business in 2017

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — It's almost a new year, and across the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, some prognosticating has begun. We asked a group of professors to look ahead at the trends and developments we might see in the next 12 months. Here's what they said. 

Lucas’ ‘Higher Ed Disruption’ Work Republished

World Scientific, an international publisher which specializes in texts adopted by the likes of Harvard and Stanford universities, has just released “Technology and the Disruption of Higher Education”–based on Professor Henry C. Lucas, Jr.’s recently self-published book.

10 Business Books for your Summer Reading

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the "13th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders" for 2016, as recommended by members of its faculty and administrators.

A Wake-up Call for Higher Education

College leaders need to act more quickly if they don't want to be swept aside by emerging technologies, Smith School professor Henry C. Lucas Jr. argues in a new book. Lucas is both a participant in and analyst of the online education revolution. He created the Smith School's first massive open online course (MOOC) on disruptive technologies, and he has taught in the school's online MBA program from the start.

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