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Nov 16, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Media Alert: November 16, 2012

Marketing experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on trends shaping the 2012 holiday shopping season.

The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

Nov 15, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, November 18, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

Organizations are often in a race to increase productivity – a good thing in the business world. But too much service productivity can actually cut into a company’s revenue, according to new research from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up, the Smith School’s Roland Rust talks about his new research that finds lower productivity can often lead to a better bottom line.

Nov 15, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The fall CEO @ Smith speaker series came to an end last night with a presentation from Goodwill Industries International CEO Jim Gibbons about what it is like to run a social enterprise. [VIDEO]

Nov 15, 2012
Top News

College Park, Md. – November 15, 2012 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business offers one of the best MBA programs in the nation and ranks No. 2 for the quality of its teachers, its career services and overall student satisfaction, according to a ranking published today by Bloomberg Businessweek magazine. The Smith School ranks No. 24 in the nation and No. 9 among public universities.

Nov 13, 2012


IMF Group Photo

On November 13, 2012, Center for Financial Policy Director Lemma Senbet and Pete Kyle, track leader for CFP Asset Management and Market Design, and 60 MS Finance students visited the IMF’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. to learn more about the role of the organization in the global economy and current financial issues.


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