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Oct 11, 2016

Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently interviewed Smith Junior David Potter ’18 to discuss how he is “commanding his career” during his Smith Journey.

Oct 11, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Newly admitted external transfer students were treated to a nice dinner, networking night, and a subtle lesson on the importance of professional etiquette on Oct. 5, 2016 at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Etiquette seems to be common sense, something that is not worth spending time on, yet when Evan Riddle, director and academic advisor at Smith, kicked off the evening and dove into the dos and don’ts at the table, many students were surprised to find out how much they did not know. This etiquette workshop is a part of a

Oct 11, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Financial Website’s Subscriber Bait: ‘Secret Sauce’ for Money Back on Every Purchase

By Samuel Handwerger 

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — A client of mine in my role as CPA recently asked me how to take advantage of something a financial website describes as a “$42 billion consumer rebate program” that Congress passed in December 2015. Under the program, the website boasts, “119 million taxpaying Americans can now get a rebate on virtually every

Oct 10, 2016

Contracts help human beings do what at times seems impossible. They help us cooperate and trust each other. It’s not that we fundamentally don’t trust one another. It’s just that trust is a freer-flowing currency when agreements are backed by a contract. And that’s why contract theory became the premise for the 2016 Nobel prize for economics on Monday. Smith School professors Kislaya Prasad and

Oct 07, 2016

What does the first presidential debate have in common with the famed “Rumble in the Jungle” boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman? They both set a perfect template for a strategic management course. Read more...


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