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May 18, 2015
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Everything that is global at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was on colorful display outside of Van Munching Hall on May 7, 2015, for the first Smith Global Showcase organized by the Office of Global Initiatives (OGI). Hundreds of students, staff and faculty gathered around the table displays to share stories from their undergraduate study abroad experiences this past year, while dozens more detailed the global learning they enjoyed here in College Park.

May 11, 2015
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Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 1,200 graduates from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Md.

May 06, 2015
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Food Truck Thursday is on May 7 at Van Munching Hall

May 04, 2015
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Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, a 1980 MBA graduate from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, announced her bid today to become the first woman president of the United States.

May 01, 2015
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Due to the continuing situation in Baltimore, classes at the Baltimore campus remain cancelled through Sunday, May 3, 2015.

We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you travel to and from the city safely.

 

Apr 29, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research
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Congratulations to the following faculty and PhD alumni from the marketing department at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business:
 
Finalist, 2015 Marketing Science Long-Term Impact Award 
Dave Godes' paper with Dina Mayzlin  “Firm-Created Word-of-Mouth Communication: Evidence from a Field Test,” Marketing Science, Volume 28, issue 4, 2009, (July/August), pp. 721-39,  is a finalist for the Long-Term Impact Award. This paper was also a finalist for the John D. C....
Apr 29, 2015
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Smith School Professor and Assistant Dean Rebecca Ratner talks with Huff Post Live today, Wednesday, April 29 at 4 p.m./EDT.

Many people feel embarrassed about doing fun activities alone, such as dining out or going to a movie. Ratner's research finds that when solo consumers do venture out, they enjoy themselves more than they expect. The challenge for companies that offer fun experiences is to figure out how to market to solo consumers.

Watch the show.

Apr 29, 2015
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As tax season comes to a close, the new Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) chapter at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated their first season of operation, and almost 100 returns filed successfully.

The VITA program was established by site coordinator Samuel Handwerger and professor Martin Loeb, with help from Wei Wu ’13 and 12 core student volunteers.

Apr 29, 2015
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Profit-driven entrepreneurs do more to help low-income families than many activists with social missions, keynote speaker Iqbal Quadir said April 24, 2015, at the fifth annual Emerging Markets Forum in Washington, D.C.

Apr 27, 2015
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On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, we will have a video crew in Van Munching Hall getting general HD footage of the school for upcoming video projects. We need your help, Smith Terps!

We have an open-call for extras (students, faculty, staff, recruiters, alumni, and friends) during the following times:

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