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Apr 01, 2005

The part-time MBA program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business is rated as the No. 10 program in the United States according to the latestU.S. News & World Report business school report. The magazines America's Best Graduate Schools 2006 Edition also places the Smith School among the nations best for its full-time MBA program and in several other business specialties, including information systems, supply chain/logistics and entrepreneurship.

Apr 01, 2005
Community

Do you know someone who is puzzled by tax laws or unsure about which credits and deductions they can take? Free tax help is available to certain individuals through the Campus Tax Clinic 2005 (CTC '05) hosted by the Smith School and a team of MBA students. Trained and certified community volunteer tax assistors will provide help with basic income tax returns to families earning less than $35,000 per year in Van Munching Hall on April 9th and 10th. Help us spread the word about this unique service!

Apr 01, 2005
World Class Faculty & Research

By Henry P. Sims, Jr.
From the Spring '05 issue of SMITHbusiness

OK, I confess I'm addicted to The Apprentice. And judging by conversations in my MBA class, so are my students. I'm no TV critic, but I would give the program, and executive Donald Trump, an A for entertainment. From week to week, we tune in and wonder which of the aspiring executives will survive, and we wait for the next twist from The Trumpster.

Apr 01, 2005
Entrepreneurial Spirit

College Park April 4, 2005 Shoppers visiting Washington DC now have a great, new resource for upscale shopping, dining and activities. SHOPDC, a magazine owned and managed by Rawlins Media. The publications launch this month follows a $7,000 investment from the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, to second-year MBA student and SHOPDC founder, Zoey Rawlins.

Apr 01, 2005
World Class Faculty & Research

Robert F. Engle III, co-recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences with Clive W. Granger, spoke at the Smith School on Friday, April 15 as part of the University of Maryland Statistics Consortiums Statistics Day 2005 program. Engle is the Michael Armellino Professor of Management of Financial Services at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He was honored for his work in developing methods for statistical modeling of time-varying volatility.

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