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Jul 02, 2013
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Michael BallThe University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced the appointment of Michael Ball as interim dean effective immediately.

Ball, associate dean for faculty and research and Dean’s Chair in Management Science, serves as the School's Director of Research and is a former chair of both the Decision Operations and Information Technologies Faculty Area and Executive Committee of the

Jul 01, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Astrapi Corporation, whose patented signal modulation technology will revolutionize the mobile communications industry, has closed a seed round totaling $1.5 million led by Dingman Center Angel investor, Bill Boyle. The funding will be used to develop a commercially viable product for deployment with initial customers.

Jun 28, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Welcome to The Smith Report, a short audio podcast that will help keep you informed about current news and events at the Smith School. The podcast is less than 10 minutes long and is produced by the Office of Marketing Communications.

Smith MBAs take on a variety of challenging internships over the summer to build their skills and make professional connections.

In this issue of the Smith Report, Tom Fisher, MBA Candidate 2014, tells us about working as a financial analyst intern at Campbell's Soup in New Jersey.

Jun 27, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Robert H. Smith School of Business finance faculty member Elinda F. Kiss recently took student groups to visit the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve buildings in Washington, D.C.

The trips consisted of University of Maryland undergraduate students enrolled in Kiss’s Banking and Private Wealth Management Fellows Program and Master of Science students from her Bank Management course.

Jun 26, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Whistleblowers can play in important role in putting a stop to unethical or illegal behavior within organizations. But how can organizations head off unethical behavior in the first place? Does it only come from the top down? [VIDEO]

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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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