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May 26, 2010
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

New York, NY (May 26, 2010) – Multiple factors including poor data, incomplete performance metrics, and, short-term focus and unrealistic optimism among senior business managers contributed to the collapse in the US housing and mortgage markets, according to a study released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

May 25, 2010
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College Park, Md. – May 25, 2010 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business announced it has received a $1.5 million four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to operate its Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). Funds are awarded in a national competition held every four years and the current grant will fund the center until 2014.

May 21, 2010
Community

Comcast Center was full of good cheer as the Smith School celebrated the commencement of 780 undergraduates, 360 MBA/MS students, 51 EMBA students, and 9 doctoral students on May 21. [VIDEOS]

May 20, 2010
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With an unemployment rate of more than 9 percent and significant underemployment, some argue highly skilled foreign-born workers should be restricted from entering the United States on work visas. But do foreign workers really depress the wages of American workers as some reports claim?

May 13, 2010
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

HANOVER, MD, May 13, 2010 – Contrary to public assertions, IT professionals in the U.S. who are not citizens actually earned more than their American colleagues from 2000-2005 and therefore did not depress the salaries of American citizens, according to the Management Insights feature in the current issue of Management Science, the flagship journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®).

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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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