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Apr 23, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

In this issue of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Brent Goldfarb to talk about his new research, that estimates that 24 to 40 percent of the findings in five top strategic management journals are likely the result of chance.

Apr 23, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The easy-to-use app allows students to search for and identify available scholarships based on individual preferences and key criteria

Apr 22, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Couldn't make it to watch Cupid's Cup in person today? A live stream will be made available at the start of the competition, targeted for 6 p.m. (EDT).

Live Stream: http://cupidscup.umd.edu 

Join the conversation on social media at #CupidCup

 

Apr 22, 2015

High school seniors choosing a college typically deal with such unknowns as whether a target school will accept them and be affordable, and whether they will be happy once enrolled and plugged into the campus community. Understanding students’ personal, underlying influencers in this process likewise challenges academic counselors. The Center for Complexity in Business at the Smith School has turned to social media for college

Apr 22, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Say on Pay, which gives shareholders a nonbinding vote on executive compensation, leads companies to reduce excessive pay in certain circumstances. That's according to new research by Smith professor Russ Wermers and a coauthor. Previous academic studies of Say on Pay have found mixed results, with some concluding that the provision—part of the Dodd-Frank legislation and in effect since 2011—has had no effect. But

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