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Feb 02, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

Fox was unexpectedly scrambling this week to sell the last remaining in-game commercial spots for the Feb. 5 matchup between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. Typically, 90 percent of the commercial airtime is sold by October, as advertisers look to stage a presence during one of the year's most-watched television events. This year, however, Fox didn't hit that benchmark until December. Is the lag a harbinger for

Feb 02, 2017
Community

Building the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and then the National Museum of African American History and Culture changes a person. Lisa Anders, an MBA graduate at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, led both projects and will discuss her experiences at a Black History Month celebration 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 2017, at the campus’ Riggs Alumni Center.

Feb 01, 2017
Community

On Jan. 24, 2017, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business was pleased to donate more than 80 stuffed animals to the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office as part of their “Teddy Bear Partnership.” Officers will use the stuffed animals to help comfort children who are involved in domestic violence service calls.

Feb 01, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

Could the tax deduction you take on mortgage interest actually result in a tax audit from the IRS? How about the early withdrawal you made from your retirement account last year, or the charitable donation you made? Smith School lecturer Samuel Handwerger warns that the deductions you plan to take this year could put your income-tax return squarely in the crosshairs of an IRS auditor. Handwerger says there are at least

Feb 01, 2017
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