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Oct 16, 2013
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CEOs, politicians, religious leaders and generals can do less with their power today than they could in the past.  This is the central thesis of Moises Naim’s new book, The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battles and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn’t What it Used to Be, and it was the focal point of his remarks at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on October 8, 2013.

Oct 15, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
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Amna KirmaniCOLLEGE PARK, Md. - Amna Kirmani, professor of marketing for the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been elected to serve as president the Association of Consumer Research, effective Jan. 1, 2014.

Oct 03, 2013
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Alex Triantis, dean of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, discusses recent rankings, the new Smith School website, summer renovations to Rudy's Cafe, and the school's new online MBA program in his fall 2013 video message. [VIDEO]

Sep 06, 2013
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Welcome back! Thank goodness it’s “Innovation Fridays.”

Last spring, we got on board with the University of Maryland’s “Innovation Fridays,” introducing weekly coverage to highlight some of the exciting happenings around innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. This fall, we continue that semester-long commitment.

Aug 30, 2013
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Jared Watson was pumping gas at a Costco near Seattle when he read the email that he gotten into the PhD program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “I almost fainted,” he recalls. Watson’s dream of becoming a marketing professor was about to begin. He moved to the East Coast to begin the fall 2013 semester with Smith’s new cohort of 18 PhD students.

Aug 09, 2013
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business’s Center for Complexity in Business held its second-annual Digital Marketing Analytics Roundtable Aug. 1, 2013 at the Smith Suite in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. The roundtable was held in collaboration with Teradata. Smith marketing faculty members Bill Rand, the director of CCB, and Roland Rust, the executive director of CCB, led the event. 

May 22, 2013
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business congratulates the 13 doctoral candidates who graduated with their PhDs on May 20, 2013. Smith’s PhD program was recently ranked 17th in the world by Financial Times (January 2013).

Abrar Al Hasan
Information Systems

Dissertation Title: Information Transparency and User Behavior in Emerging Online Marketplaces: Empirical Studies of Social Media and Open Innovation Markets

Seth Carnahan
Strategic Management

Jan 28, 2013
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College Park, Md. – January 28, 2013 – The MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 24 in the United States in the Financial Times MBA 2013 rankings, published today. The influential rankings place Smith No. 17 in the world for its PhD program, and No. 15 in the world for research, the seventh consecutive year in the top 15. The Smith School’s MBA program also...

Dec 21, 2012
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On Thursday, December 20, 2012, thousands gathered in the Comcast Center at the University of Maryland at the commencement ceremony of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business to celebrate the achievements of students graduating with degrees at all levels in business (BS, MS, MBA, PhD).

Sep 04, 2012
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 The Smith School welcomes hundreds of new faces this fall -- all ready to start an exciting new school year at the University of Maryland. MBA students and MS students were the first to arrive at Van Munching Hall in mid-August for orientations that included special speakers and team-building activities. For four years now, Ernst & Young has hosted the Freshmen Fellows Orientation at Smith, welcoming bright-eyed, eager students to the top-ranked business school. This year’s orientation took place on Aug.

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