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Blogs: A quick way to learn something new, stay informed or connect with others.

Merrick Today An easy way to stay current with what is going on in the Merrick School of Business.  It offers perspectives from a variety of contributors including the deans, director of communications, and faculty. We're hoping to get a student contributor soon.

[un]solicited Advice A blog written by Michael Swaby-Rowe, an undergraduate adviser in the Merrick School of Business. He offers unique point of view and anecdotal twists to help you put your own academic pursuit into perspective. 

Real Estate Program Blog UB has Maryland's only undergraduate program in real estate.  Professor Deborah Ford and the program's advisory board launch a blog in August 2012 to offer valuable insights into the study of real property. The contributors offers their thoughts about the industry and how students in the program can navigate the various career opportunities.

Giving Up Control Commentaries written by Barry Brownstein, professor of economics in the Merrick School of Business. This blog begins with the understanding that the “good things” that we seek in life are obtained by allowing the order that is inherent in the Universe to work through us. The alternative to allowing order to work through us is to try to control what we cannot fully understand and what is inherently uncontrollable.

Sticky Notes Thoughts about entrepreneurship from Tiago Ratinho, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Professor Ratinho joined the Merrick School of Business 2013. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Twente having defended his thesis on the impact of business incubation in 2011. His research interests are in the fields of entrepreneurship, strategy, and technology transfer.