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Oct 19, 2016
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Air passengers are poised for improved baggage handling as a result of a broader set of forthcoming rule changes from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Smith School professor Martin Dresner says the new rules won't significantly hurt airlines, which already do a pretty good job of delivering bags reliably and on time. He says one possible winner might be Southwest Airlines.

Oct 18, 2016

It’s that time again—time to refresh the photo gallery that hangs in Van Munching Hall, home of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The school’s previous photo contests in 2012 and 2014 boasted more than 700 entries. Do you have the next winning picture? Winning photos will be displayed in Van Munching Hall and featured in the spring 2017 issue of Smith Business magazine.

Oct 18, 2016

What's next for Twitter? Just a few weeks ago, Twitter had a multitude of potential suitors, with Google, Disney and Salesforce all said to be considering bids to acquire the mainstay social media platform. Then, one by one, the suitors walked away. Liz Sara, chair of the Board of Advisors for the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Smith School, breaks down what Twitter and its CEO Jack Dorsey

Oct 18, 2016

A Wall Street sign in New York's Financial District. Could the prevalence of anti-market rhetoric – like the kind espoused by the Occupy Wall Street movement – be slowing the economic recovery? New research from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business says yes, it could – and by quite a lot. "This could be, among many other dimensions, one of the reasons why there is this very slow recovery

Oct 17, 2016
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The executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has repeated as a top 10 program among U.S. schools in the Financial Times EMBA rankings for 2016.


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