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2014-09-09 16:24:43

New Program at UMD's Smith School Debuts at No. 4 COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than one year after its January 2014 launch, the Online MBA at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has earned a top-five ranking from a national publication. The blended program, which caters to working professionals, debuted at No. 4 in "The Definitive Guide to Online MBAs," published by Poets & Quants in August 2014....

2014-06-12 16:26:08

Sandbox Centers Create 'Proving Grounds' Where Public and Private Sector Organizations Can Test Innovation Viability Using a Start Small and Scale Approach COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- kloudtrack®, a leader in cybersecurity and cloud computing (cyber|cloud) technologies and solution services for sensitive data, process management and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), will team up with the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and...

2014-06-11 08:37:27

University of Maryland's Smith School of Business and Peking University's Guanghua School of Management Host 9th Annual Event COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students from the United States, China and Israel pitched their ideas for businesses in China, vying for $2,750 in cash prizes from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and Peking University in the 2014 China Business Model Competition. The annual competition is...

Study Finds Cell Phone Users Exhibit Selfish Behavior
2012-02-15 05:43:07

Researchers at the University of Maryland´s Robert H. Smith School of Business are discovering that cell phones are making people less socially minded. The researchers are marketing professors Anastasiya Pocheptsova and Rosellina Ferraro, along with graduate student Ajay T. Abraham. The working paper is titled, "The Effect of Mobile Phone Use on Prosocial Behavior." As defined in the paper, prosocial behavior is action intended to benefit others. The study looked at different...

2011-03-08 11:14:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has developed a new framework to help states and Washington, D.C., create self-sustaining and effective networks for the exchange of electronic health records. The center assessed the DC Regional Health Information Organization (DC RHIO), Washington's primary health information exchange (HIE). The DC...


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