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Sep 23, 2016
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On Sept. 23, 2016, first-year business students got a head start at the Smith Undergraduate Career Fair, hosted by the Office of Career Services at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The first hour of the event was reserved for freshmen to explore companies’ booths and meet recruiters before the upperclassmen arrived at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Md.

Sep 22, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Is freedom of speech under threat on college campuses? Greg Lukianoff, president and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), will discuss safe spaces, trigger warnings and outrage culture in higher education during the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership. The free event, “Assault in the Ivory Tower on the Market for Ideas,” will start at 5 p.m. Sept. 27 in Frank Auditorium at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Sep 22, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Retweets aren't necessarily endorsements, and they definitely aren’t votes. So what can Twitter tell us about the 2016 presidential election? Maybe more than you think, new research from the University of Maryland suggests. For starters, Republican nominee Donald Trump is winning — at Twitter anyway — over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. The authors of a working paper focused on presidential campaign media coverage and

Sep 22, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

If you are a leader and manager in your organization, you likely understand that fostering creative ideas leads to innovation within your organization. You also are likely to understand that networking within and outside of your organization is beneficial to your ability to implement and be effective as a change agent in your organization.

Sep 22, 2016

U.S. motorists wasted $2 billion in 2015 on premium gasoline that did nothing to improve vehicle performance, a new AAA study shows. Despite the fancy-sounding name, "high-octane" fuel only makes a difference in cars designed for it — which isn’t your Kia Forte. Smith School marketing professor Yajin Wang, who studies the psychological effects of luxury consumption, understands the urge to pay 50 cents more per

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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, specialty masters, 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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