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Sep 13, 2012
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College Park, Md. – September 13, 2012 – The undergraduate business program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business ranks No. 21 in the nation in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges,” published yesterday. The Smith School placed 11th among public universities and again ranked highly in a number of business specialty categories.

Sep 12, 2012

On September 18, 2012, The Center for Financial Policy (CFP) and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) hosted Charles Waigi, a retired Kenyan dignitary, educator, one of East Africa's visionary leaders, and a 2012 Williams Bicentennial Medalist, to speak at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to an audience of students and faculty about various aspects of global philanthropy.

Sep 12, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

On September 7, 2012, preceding the launch of her brand in Washington, D.C., Camilla Olson visited Smith for a luncheon hosted by the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The theme for the event was “women as social entrepreneurs,” and attendees included students studying business, marketing, and design who are interested in creating a value-driven career.

Sep 11, 2012

A little rain didn’t stop students from coming out to meet recruiters at the first ever “Big Four” Accounting Day, Sept. 6, 2012, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The “Big Four” accounting firms — Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) — welcomed undergraduates and master’s students studying accounting . The students and recruiters mingled over a barbeque lunch under tents in the outdoor courtyard of Van Munching Hall.

Sep 10, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

September 13, 2012 & September 16, 2012

Presidential Election 2012:
The Economy and 
the Stock Market

This year’s presidential election may very well come down to the economy and stock market performance between now and Election Day. Is there any way to forecast outcomes, and what will the election results mean for the economy and


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