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Oct 18, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Alan Wilson is in the business of flavor.

As president, CEO and chairman of McCormick Co. he represents a company whose goal is to spice up the foods people consume in their everyday lives. After all, McCormick is “bringing passion to flavor.”

Oct 17, 2011
Top News

With many growing startups struggling to bridge the funding gap between seed money and late-stage venture capital, the technology and venture capital communities in Maryland are backing a proposed program that could fill the void. Approved by state lawmakers this spring, InvestMaryland will auction off tax credits to insurance companies to generate $100 million to invest with venture capital funds in state-based companies.

Oct 17, 2011
Top News

If you end up in the hospital for a surgery, the decision on when you are released to go home may not be solely based on your recovery.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Ph.D. candidate David Anderson talks about his research that finds evidence that hospitals base discharge decisions on the amount of beds needed for surgeries on a given day.

Oct 17, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

The ways we consume information have expanded drastically in the past decade – with digital formats of everything from movies to newspapers widely available, as well as special devises like the Apple iPad and Kindle reader to view them. But these new formats haven’t yet entirely replaced the old.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, P.K. Kannan talks about his research that explores under what conditions consumers would buy both traditional and digital formats of content

Oct 17, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

Alan Wilson is in the business of flavor. As president, CEO and chairman of McCormick Co. he represents a company whose goal is to spice up the foods people consume in their everyday lives. After all, McCormick is “bringing passion to flavor.” [VIDEO]

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