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Oct 03, 2013
Top News

Alex Triantis discusses his new role as the dean of the Smith School and the role of business schools in the corporate community. [VIDEO]

Sep 12, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Twitter, Facebook, discussion blogs, review sites – consumers are out there talking about businesses and products, and those business should be paying attention. How can marketers monitor these online conversations use it to their advantage? [VIDEO]

Aug 29, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Hedge funds have been characterized as an investment vehicle exclusively for the wealthy. What makes these elusive funds so lucrative and can an average investor get in on them? [VIDEO]

Aug 15, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

This summer, Smith joined the ranks of other LEADing university, hosting its first Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) program at the school from July 14 through Aug. 1. The elite program brought 30 minority students from across the nation to College Park to learn more about business and leadership. [VIDEO]

Jul 14, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

If you got it, don’t flaunt it. That’s the conclusion Smith School researchers came to when they studied how people display the brands they use. According to the study, people flaunting the brands they use in a conspicuous manner – such as obnoxiously displaying a designer handbag label or wearing Gucci sunglass indoors – is a big turn-off for many consumers. [VIDEO]

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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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