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Dec 02, 2016
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Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently interviewed Smith Senior Foluke Tuakli ’17 to discuss how she is “embracing her experience” during her Smith journey.

Dec 01, 2016
Top News

Companies looking for business insights based on data will have a chance to partner with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in a new Master of Science in Business Analytics program.

Dec 01, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

A 500-rupee banknote. What's it like when 86 percent of the banknotes in circulation in a country are rendered worthless overnight? That's what India has been finding out. On the evening of Nov. 9, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that, by morning, all 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no longer be legal tender. The controversial move has sparked protests and criticism of a change too sudden and

Dec 01, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Last week, Domino's Pizza delivered a pizza by reindeer in Japan. And before that, it started delivering pies by drone in New Zealand. Neither method is likely to become a mainstay delivery method for the Michigan-based pizza giant, but experts say that both demonstrate its willingness to adapt, to take some chances and to try a few gimmicks. The onetime target of late-night talk show jokes has stoked a comeback by focusing on

Dec 01, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

A former energy industry executive at the Smith School says OPEC miscalculated two big factors when it voted to flood world markets with cheap oil in 2014, leading to Wednesday’s announcement of a course correction. “OPEC misread the situation in the United States and also in Russia,” Smith School professor Charles E. Olson says. Led by Saudi Arabia, OPEC had hoped to fend off U.S. and Russian threats through

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