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Jan 27, 2015
Community

From current students, to alumni, to Smith parents, to graduate assistants, to staff members – the Smith community came together to share the photos that they were most proud of.

Jan 26, 2015
Top News

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Jan. 26, 2015) — A new Financial Times ranking recognizes the full-time MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business among the top 25 in the nation and top 50 in the world. The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2015, released today, also scores Smith’s PhD program top 10 in the world.

Jan 26, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

This month, accounting undergraduates at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business took 10 days to visit 15 accounting destinations in Washington, D.C., as part of Jim McKinney's "Tax Avoidance, Tax Policy, and Tax Research Techniques" course.

Jan 26, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Smith Professor Peter Morici says shifting European politics could have a depressing effect on U.S. interest rates. That's because uncertainty about the euro will cause Europeans to send money to the U.S., and that could push up stock prices and push down interest rates. “As the Federal Reserve raises rates this summer, the impact on mortgage rates

Jan 26, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

In the last quarter of 2011, the hedge fund SAC Capital filed a Freedom of Information request asking for documents regarding inspections of plants operated by Charles River Laboratories, which conducts pharmaceutical research. SAC apparently didn’t get bad news, because it increased its shares in Charles River from about 70,000 to 240,000 during that same calendar quarter. The stock rose, and SAC sold most of it

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