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Aug 25, 2015, 11:38 ET

UMD's Smith School Appoints Dean of Learning

 As part of an ongoing commitment to transform learning, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed one of...

Aug 05, 2015, 12:48 ET

UMD's Smith School Joins White House Initiative for Women in Business

 A delegate from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business visited the White House today for meetings aligned with the...

Jul 02, 2015, 12:26 ET

Watch Out for CFOs With Big John Hancocks: UMD Researchers say

John Hancock rallied a nation with his large autograph on the Declaration of Independence, but new research from the University of Maryland's...

Jun 30, 2015, 16:21 ET

Information Age, Global Workplaces Slowing Hiring Process: UMD Career Expert

The hiring process is slowing.  As of April, the average vacancy took 23.7 days to fill, nearly double the 15.3 days of mid-2009. Applicants...

Jun 19, 2015, 10:23 ET

Upscale and Newer Restaurants Escaping Negative 'Groupon Effect,' UMD Study Shows

 Restaurants often come across as desperate when they offer Groupon-style deals, but a new study from the University of Maryland's Robert H....

May 13, 2015, 16:16 ET

UMD B-School's '360 Feedback Tool' Addresses Government 'Leadership Crisis'

University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, Office of Executive Programs, has collaborated with Boston-based Cambria Consulting to...

May 05, 2015, 11:57 ET

Stock Market's View of Gun Control: It's Coming

 Surveys show little change in American attitudes toward gun control after mass shootings, and gun sales have been going up in recent years....

Apr 16, 2015, 12:12 ET
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Cupid's Cup Organizers Announce Corporate Sponsors

Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H....

Mar 02, 2015, 16:35 ET

UMD's Smith School to Serve 90 High School Students

About 90 high school students from underrepresented groups will study entrepreneurship and leadership this summer in two programs at the University...

Feb 16, 2015, 14:00 ET

UMD's Smith School of Business Makes Pledge to Women

Women remain underrepresented in MBA programs across the United States, but the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is...

Feb 02, 2015, 14:28 ET

Marketing Executive to Headline Women Leading Women

 University of Maryland alumna Andrea Brody will share insights from her global career in marketing and sales during the fourth annual Women...

Jan 28, 2015, 12:33 ET

How U.S. Multinationals Bring Home $12B-Plus Yearly, Tax Free: UMD Study

U.S.-based multinational corporations move an average of $12 billion in taxable income back into the country each year, tax free, through complex...

Jan 21, 2015, 15:52 ET
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Five Questions About China's Latest GDP Growth Report with UMD's Anil K. Gupta

China's latest GDP data reinforce the widely held belief that the days of break-neck economic growth are indeed coming to an end. At 7.4 percent,...

Dec 15, 2014, 14:34 ET
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Researchers Use Text-Mining Software to Predict Success, Failure of D.C. Restaurants

Using a database of 130,000 Yelp reviews of restaurants in Washington, D.C., two professors and a Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland's...

Oct 27, 2014, 09:03 ET
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UMD's Smith School to Open Center with $6 Million in Gifts

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will study enterprise and markets at a new center of excellence funded by $5...

Oct 13, 2014, 08:30 ET
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$1M Grant Fuels Global Focus at UMD's Smith School

A new $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund the Center for International Business Education and...

Aug 29, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Nonprofits Turn to Millennials to Be Experts on Themselves

Student consultants at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business often find their target audience staring at them in the...

Aug 25, 2014, 11:41 ET
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UMD's Smith School Closes MBA Gender Gap in D.C.

 Business schools nationwide have struggled to close the gender enrollment gap, but the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of...

Aug 12, 2014, 16:57 ET
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Beware of Your Mindset When Renting

 Commitment-shy shoppers carefully evaluate products before making a purchase, but new research from the University of Maryland's Robert H....

Jun 04, 2014, 09:27 ET
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UMD Business School to Educate 600 U.S. Customs and Border Protection Leaders

 Starting this summer, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, Office of Executive Programs, will direct the U.S....