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Sep 22, 2014
Community

Chinese expatriate Stella Liu, MS ’13, had the full support of her parents when she arrived in the United States to study business at the Smith School. “My parents seldom hinder my decisions,” she said. “There was no one standing in my way.” That is not always the case in Asian cultures, where obligations to the family, community and country can take priority over individual preferences. “Some kids have their future planned or guided by their parents,” said Liu, a financial analyst at GroupM in New York.

Sep 19, 2014
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Elana knows a bright idea when she sees one. Elana Fine, Dingman’s powerhouse leader and “Tech Titan,” is an invaluable resource to the startups that flock to the center. She started her career in investment banking and is now personally invested in growing student entrepreneurs and encouraging everyone to think entrepreneurially.

Sep 17, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Media Alert
Attention: Financial and economic reporters and editors

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Sept. 17, 2014 – Financial and economic experts at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on the outcome of Scotland’s Thursday (9/18) vote on whether to continues its union with England or become independent:

Sep 16, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

CMS' Second Data Release Confirms Unexplained Variability in Sticker Prices and Steady Cost Increases, CHIDS researchers find. Recently, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released data containing provider charges (i.e. sticker prices) and payments for FY 2012. This data was first released for FY 2011, and received substantial media attention due to the large variability of sticker prices, especially among nearby providers. We compared the trends from 2012 to those from 2011, and found that the variability in sticker prices was very similar

Sep 16, 2014

A team of Smith MBAs finished runner-up in Rutgers-Camden Business Schools MBA Invitational Case Tournament held on April 8, 2003.

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