Smith’s Rachelle Sampson to Present Panmure Prize-Winning Research on July 19.

Maryland Smith’s Rachelle Sampson, recipient of the inaugural Panmure House Prize, considered one of the United Kingdom’s largest academic prizes, will present her prize-winning study at 9 a.m. ET Tuesday, July 19, 2020 from London in an inaugural Panmure House Prize winners’ presentation.

Maryland Smith Donors Recognized at Inaugural Dean’s Circle Celebration

On April 28, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomed alums and supporters back to College Park for the inaugural celebration of the Dean’s Circle – a recognition society for individuals who have invested over $100,000 toward Maryland Smith in their lifetime. The event, expected to be held annually, convened guests for a group dinner where they heard from members of the Maryland Smith community about how they have been positively impacted by the group’s contributions.

Reflections from Maryland: Visiting Scholar Describes Study Under Smith’s Roland Rust

Jan Oskar Bolin recently traveled from Norway to College Park to audit a PhD Seminar on Marketing Strategy under Maryland Smith’s Roland Rust. “A key takeaway,” he says, “is under the right conditions artificial intelligence (AI)could prompt a seismic shift that reverberates throughout the entire economy. But good decisions will have to be made.”

Liquidity and Capital Risk Webinar Set for July 20

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – June 30, 2022 – The Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and Deloitte, will present a Liquidity and Capital Risk Webinar for financial professionals, from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2022.

Why Accounting Reform Should Matter to Policymakers

It’s not often that accounting and the Constitution are talked about in the same sentence. But maybe they should be more often. Speaking to an audience during the 2022 Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAPP) Conference hosted by the Accounting and Information Assurance Department at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on June 17, Christina Ho, board member of the Public Company Oversight Board (PCAOB), explained why accounting needs to be more relevant to policymakers and its role within a democracy.

Smith’s Blockchain Business Imperative Open for New Cohort

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is accepting registrations for the next cohort of its Blockchain Business Imperative. The six-week synchronous online certificate program starts again July 11, 2022, as it focuses on blockchain technology and its potential economic impact across industries.

Smith’s Lemma Senbet Inducted as AIB Fellow

Maryland Smith’s Lemma W. Senbet has been inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) for his career-long distinguished scholarship and professional service at the interface of finance and international business.

Why Companies Can’t Treat Every Holiday as a ‘Holiday’

Juneteenth may be the newest federal holiday, but that doesn’t mean consumers—especially African Americans—want to see themed streamers and beverage koozies at their local supermarket and party store.

Senbet Recognized for Contributions to Ethiopia

Maryland Smith finance professor Lemma W. Senbet received the Ethiopian Crown’s Victory of Adwa Medal for his contributions to his native country. Senbet, an expert and leader in economic policy in Africa, is the William E. Mayer Chair Professor of Finance and the founding director of Smith’s Center for Financial Policy.

Kirmani Named 2022 Fellow of the Society for Consumer Psychology

Amna Kirmani, the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Marketing at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, was named a 2022 fellow of the Society for Consumer Psychology. Her appointment was announced at the academic and practitioner group’s annual conference on March 4.

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