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Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Lucy Bedewi '20, Talks about Her Global Learning Journey

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 12:26
As a first-generation American, Lucy Bedewi has had the desire to have international experiences since she was a little kid. This desire continued into Bedewi’s undergraduate career at Maryland Smith, where she studied abroad six times.
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From a Fantasy League, Helping Dreams Come True

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 09:21
How a long-connected group of alumni came together to start a scholarship for new Smith students It all started with Fantasy Football – 16 members in the league, all of them alumni of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and all of them former members of the Delta...
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Maryland Smith to Offer Free Business Education Program for Maryland Residents, Businesses

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 17:08
“Maryland Business: Rebooted” Starts Online July 13 To help Marylanders get back into the workforce and prepare for the new economic and business environment, The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has developed an online business program — free to all residents of t...
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When Everything Went Online, Smith Was Ready

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 14:09
Here’s what two 2020 MBA students had to say about the program, in an interview with Poets & Quants. Both students were profiled as part of the publication’s “Best and Brightest Online MBAs.”
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CHITA 2020 Goes Virtual

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:17
Maryland Smith’s CHIDS prepares to host its Conference on Health IT & Analytics (CHITA), online. Now in its 11th year, the conference is more relevant than ever.
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How UMD’s Student Crisis Fund is Making a Difference

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:25
With so many lives upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Maryland’s Student Crisis Fund has been working hard to help fellow Terps fulfill their needs. Much progress has been made, but the work must continue.
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Maryland Smith Welcomes UMD President Pines

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:16
Darryll J. Pines officially takes the helm of the state of Maryland’s flagship university on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, becoming the 34th president of the University of Maryland, College Park, and continuing a career of leadership and excellence. At the Robert H. Smith School of Business, his ...
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A Freshman Internship to Jumpstart a Finance Career

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:15
With a career goal to eventually land a job on Wall Street, Sean Liu is starting early. Liu, who just finished his freshman year studying finance at the University Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is already more than a month into his first internship in the field he has his si...
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Maryland Named No. 1 College in U.S. for LGBTQ+ Students

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:47
The University of Maryland was named the No. 1 college in the nation for LGBTQ+ students, according to rankings released in June by Campus Pride and BestColleges. The annual state and national rankings, announced during LGBTQ Pride Month, weigh inclusivity, academic support and affordability...
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Building a Business on Building Credit

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 10:24
When their lack of credit prevented them from living off-campus, University of Maryland students David Potter and Abb Kapoor made it their mission to prevent other young students from sharing the same fate. Fast forward just a few years later, Potter and Kapoor launched Curu, a website and m...
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Maryland Smith Grads Among Poets & Quants’ Best and Brightest Online MBAs

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 10:39
New Maryland Smith graduates Leland Nislow and Vi Zenone are featured by Poets & Quants in its recently published “Best and Brightest Online MBAs: Class of 2020.” The criteria for the recognition include strong academic performance, critical and consistent contributions to the program, s...
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Maryland Smith Bids Farewell to President Loh

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 15:59
When appointed as the University of Maryland president in 2010, Wallace Loh inspired the greater Maryland community with his challenge to “Lead Fearlessly.” Now, 10 years later, Loh is stepping down as president and entrusting future generations of Terps to continue the work he began.
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Maryland Partners in International Trade Present Strategies and Tools to Help Companies Conduct Online Market Research

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 09:39
The Center for Global Business presented the fourth installment in an ongoing series of webinars by the MAPIT Alliance, “Where Are All Your International Customers? Finding Them with the Right Online Market Research.” Continuing with the format of focusing on one part of the exporting proces...
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The ‘Narrative Economics’ Playing Out Now

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 14:48
Center for Financial Policy Hosts Nobel Laureate in Global Webinar “Stories abound in life,” Maryland Smith’s Russell Wermers said, opening a webinar discussion Tuesday. The topic: Narrative economics, with Nobel laureate Robert Shiller.
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Smith Grad Encourages Students to Beat the Odds in Graduation Remarks

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 09:21
Jeffanie Rantung-Kramar, ’20, says blackjack taught her a great deal about overcoming adversity. Rantung-Kramar recently delivered the graduation keynote for the 2020 CollegeTracks virtual commencement. CollegeTracks is a youth advocacy program in Montgomery County, MD., that seeks to help f...
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FAA Extends Funding for NEXTOR III Aviation Operations Research Consortium

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 11:18
The 23-year-old consortium has developed decision support tools, operational and system concepts, and policymaking tools that benefit the FAA, the airline industry and the flying public. A University of Maryland-led, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-funded research consortium that addre...
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Maryland Smith Students Assist in Contact Tracing Efforts

Mon, 06/08/2020 - 11:17
Delicately balancing data privacy and public health concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic have created roadblocks for accurate contact tracing around the world. But two recent Maryland Smith graduates are hoping to be part of the solution. When tasked with a project on leveraging big data, ...
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Gathering Purpose, Moving Forward

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:26
As tens of thousands of people across the country protest senseless police brutality against African Americans in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is asking important questions. Notably, this one: How do we move ...
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Center for Global Business Reflects on the Academic Year 2019-20

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 16:09
The Center for Global Business closed out the spring semester successfully with the completion of several thought-leadership initiatives and the launch of a new summer program. Although spring delivered unexpected disruptions due to COVID-19, the center remained committed to its mission of b...
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Maryland Smith Trio Among Poets & Quants’ 2020 MBAs to Watch

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 12:55
Poets & Quants has selected and profiled newly graduated Maryland Smith Full-Time MBA students Jeremy Stratton, Vanessa Chang and Snigdha Sinha as among its class of “2020 MBAs to Watch.”
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