The Do Good Challenge returns to the University of Maryland this week for the fourth year. This innovative prize competition inspires Terps to make the greatest social impact they can for their favorite cause. Students team up to volunteer, fundraise, promote awareness, or advance their own social enterprise during an eight-week period. Any undergraduate or graduate student can enter, either as an individual or with a group.
Music and chatter filled the basement of Van Munching Hall as students, faculty and staff gathered for the unveiling of the new undergraduate student lounge on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.
For the fifteenth year, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted 45 MBA students from Australia for a two-week USA Business & Culture Tour in January 2015.
Psychologists have long known that you can make a consumer product more desirable by making it appear rare. But how does scarcity, or the appearance of scarcity, affect choice when several consumer products are presented at once? Smith Professor Rebecca Ratner tackles the question in a new paper.
Late-night infomercials pitch gold as the only hedge against a future where dollars are worthless. Should older investors take that bait? No, says David Kass, clinical associate professor of finance at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. "Gold is an emotional investment, and not one that I would recommend for those approaching retirement or in