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May 19, 2016

Potentially 4.2 million workers are newly eligible for overtime pay when the U.S. Labor Department’s revised rules for the matter take effect Dec. 1, 2016. The White House says the $23,660-to-$47,476 salary threshold rise for overtime pay reinforces the 40-hour workweek as “a pillar of economic security for working families.” But Smith School economist Peter Morici says the rules could backfire for entry-level

May 19, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to announce that Mark Wellman, clinical professor of management and organization, is the recipient of the inaugural CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation in Global Learning. The award aims to recognize a Smith faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to teaching for a global mindset, meaning an openness to and awareness of diversity across cultures and markets.

May 18, 2016
Community

Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the fourth annual “Spirit of Smith Senior Cruise,” hosted by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, May 7, 2016.

May 18, 2016
Community

The afternoon of Thursday, May 12, 2016, Van Munching Hall was buzzing with the sound of blenders as the Undergrad Program Board at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business provided approximately 200 students with milk shakes and smoothies as a finals study break dubbed “Smith Shakes.”

May 17, 2016
Community

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business community came together on May 5, 2016, to celebrate the achievements of top undergraduate students at the 16th annual Undergraduate Senior Awards Dinner. More than 60 students, faculty and staff attended the much-anticipated dinner in Van Munching Hall, which was one of many celebrations for seniors before course finals and commencement.

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