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Apr 02, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Bank executives sometimes viewed Smith professor Cliff Rossi as a killjoy during the buildup to the 2008 global economic meltdown. As chief risk officer at several of the largest U.S. financial institutions, Rossi faced the task of raising unwelcome concerns when banks started setting aside traditional safeguards and packaging subprime loans.

Apr 02, 2015

The Smith School is introducing a set of 15-credit minors to equip University of Maryland students with business skills and entrepreneurial savvy.

Apr 01, 2015
Community

It’s easy being green at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. At least for Kermit the Frog, who was presented with an honorary MBA degree at a special ceremony this spring. Didn’t know a puppet frog could get an MBA from Smith? Where have you been!?

Apr 01, 2015

Psychology studies show that physically attractive people generally have an advantage. But new research from Smith School professor Marko Pitesa clarifies the mechanism through which attractiveness works as an advantage in one specific scenario -- job interviews. More intriguingly, the research also shows when beauty can work against you. “It’s not always an

Apr 01, 2015
Community

It has become a beloved tradition in just two short years for the MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business: the Charity Auction.

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