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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
World Class Faculty & Research
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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
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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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 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:

Apr 27, 2015
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Since 1989, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has hosted an annual weekend event for teams from top MBA programs across the country to take part in friendly competition alongside Special Olympics Athletes:  the Duke MBA Games.  This year, April 17-19 in Durham, NC, MBA students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business took home the first place prize for 2015.

Apr 23, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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The easy-to-use app allows students to search for and identify available scholarships based on individual preferences and key criteria

Apr 22, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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Couldn't make it to watch Cupid's Cup in person today? A live stream will be made available at the start of the competition, targeted for 6 p.m. (EDT).

Live Stream: http://cupidscup.umd.edu 

Join the conversation on social media at #CupidCup

 

Apr 21, 2015
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Food Truck Thursday - April 23 & May 7

Apr 16, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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Teams from top U.S. MBA programs competed to provide the best set of recommendations to the Global Alliance for the Improvement of Nutrition (GAIN) in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business inaugural Emerging Markets Forum Case Competition, held April 10, 2015, at Smith’s Washington, D.C., campus.

Apr 14, 2015
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Barry Salzberg, Global CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL), spoke to students, faculty and alumni at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on April 13, 2015, at the final CEO@Smith lecture of the semester. In a conversation with Dr. Jeffrey Kudisch, assistant dean of corporate relations, Salzberg shared his insights on the challenges of managing an organization that spans continents: the global network has 47 member firms operating in more than 140 countries, with approximately 210,000...

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