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Oct 30, 2011
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Bank of America recently announced a drastic increase in debit fees and Citi also announced an increase in other account fees. With the banking industry still struggling, are consumer stuck paying the bill?

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Clifford Rossi, executive-in-residence of finance, discusses the current state of the banking industry and impacts for consumers.

Oct 28, 2011
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Player-occupied tables and observers gave the impression of a competitive card tournament in the Van Munching atrium. StaffRetreat2The game was "Five Tricks" -- adapted from Barnga, a classic card simulation game on culture shock.

Oct 24, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

2011 M&A Competition Winners

College Park, Md. – Oct. 24, 2011 – A college football weekend likely comes to mind when a mid-autumn competition is associated with beer and the likes of UCLA, Texas A&M and the University of Virginia.

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
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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.

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