News at Smith

Apr 02, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Why do we commonly think of the family and the capitalist market as mutually exclusive domains? Many see the family as the realm of love and intimacy and the market as the realm of self-interested individuals. But in fact, the two have always been deeply inter-related.

Apr 02, 2015

Marketing and sales executive Andrea Brody ’87 discovered her interest in consumer behavior during a Smith School class project. To complete the assignment Brody took her sister to a shopping mall and observed her reaction to in-store advertisements.

Apr 02, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Female managers often underestimate their value when negotiating raises and promotions, Smith School Vice Dean Joyce Russell told participants Oct. 10, 2014, during the keynote address at the National Association of Women MBAs Conference and Career Fair near Washington, D.C.

Apr 01, 2015
Community

It’s easy being green at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. At least for Kermit the Frog, who was presented with an honorary MBA degree at a special ceremony this spring. Didn’t know a puppet frog could get an MBA from Smith? Where have you been!?

Apr 01, 2015

Psychology studies show that physically attractive people generally have an advantage. But new research from Smith School professor Marko Pitesa clarifies the mechanism through which attractiveness works as an advantage in one specific scenario -- job interviews. More intriguingly, the research also shows when beauty can work against you. “It’s not always an

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