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Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Students Take Annual Trek to New York City

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:27
Nov. 2-3, 2017, nearly 200 students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to New York City for the annual “Smith in the City” trip. The trek featured visits to about three dozen companies and an alumni networking event, where students were able to conn...
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Smith Terps Participate in Diversity Action Forum

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:14
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity Initiatives at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, the Diversity Action Forum, Nov. 7-8, 2017, was a two-day event giving students, faculty and staff the opportunity to engage in real, authentic conversation about diversity.
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Smith Freshmen Take on the World

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00
What would you do if you had a whole new culture? Freshmen Smith students tackled this question at the Global Young Professional’s Institute on Nov. 10 at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on campus. This event was lead in part by the Center for Global Business and was the final event of the...
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Rybbon Co-Founder Jignesh Shah Talks Guts, Grit and Gifts on Dingman Bootstrapped

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:05
On this episode of Bootstrapped, we interviewed Smith School alumnus and co-founder & CEO of Rybbon, Jignesh Shah.
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FDIC Chairman Gives Context to 2008 Financial Crisis

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:22
Factors and implications surrounding the financial crisis of 2008 was the focus of a recent presentation by Martin J. Gruenberg, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, hosted by the Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business...
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Smith School and Bowie State University Represented at International CIBER Case Challenge

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:07
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business sponsored eight undergraduate students, four from UMD and four from partner institution Bowie State University, to the 2017 CIBER Case Challenge hosted by the University of Connecticut. The competition, which took place Oct. 11-...
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Applications Open for C-BERC Fellows Program 2018

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:18
Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for fellowships in the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation & Crime (C-BERC). The fellowships include a $500 annual stipend. All students interested in corporate crime, compliance, financial regulation, forensic acco...
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Inaugural Hisaoka Entrepreneurs to be Announced at Pitch Dingman Semifinals

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:02
Each year, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business hosts Pitch Dingman Competition, University of Maryland’s business competition exclusively for Terps, consisting of a fall Semifinals and a winter Finals competition. Top student entrepreneurs delive...
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Smith Students take on Net Impact in Atlanta

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:26
Fasika Delessa '18 writes about her experience attending the Net Impact Conference at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga., Oct 26-28, 2017.
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Intl. Education Week is Nov. 13-17

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:12
Join the Robert H. Smith School of Business as we celebrate International Education Week (IEW), November 13-17, 2017. The worldwide event is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate international education and exchange.
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Online MBA Presentation Leads to Job Offer

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:23
Save-A-Lot executives did more than listen to a capstone project from online MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The supermarket chain created a new position for team member Anthony Botos, OMBA ’17.
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Philip Peker '18 Talks About His Recent Internship & His Smith Journey

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:41
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently asked Philip Peker '18 to share his unique internship experience and discuss how­­ being a part of the SMITH JOURNEY has helped him find his passion and pr...
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Smith Sophomores Learn S’more about Unique Opportunities

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:57
What could be better than delicious desserts or playful puns? How about both at the same time? The Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated its sophomore class at its annual Sophs’mores event Oct. 27 with scrumptious s’mores, networking opportunities and eager upperclassmen ready to sh...
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Finance Professors Win Award

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:28
In spring 2017, dozens of Finance Fellows tackled a case entitled “INFINITI HR – Target or Acquirer?” for their annual Emerging CFOs Case Competition held at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. A couple of weeks ago, the authors of the case, Karen Hallows and Sus...
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Meals on Wheels CEO Thanks Smith MBA Team

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:51
Meals on Wheels America CEO Ellie Hollander sent an email thanking six part-time MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for their contributions to fight hunger.
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Students Discuss Sub-Saharan Africa with Regional Experts

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 09:06
On Oct. 17, 2017, professors, industry professionals, interested students, and University of Maryland staff joined the Center for Global Business (formerly the Office of Global Initiatives) at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to discuss the topic of Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa...
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Live Case: Undergrads Develop Marketing Strategy with Unilever

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:40
About 230 undergraduates in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business exercised and built on their accounting, marketing and management wherewithal in a Smith Live Case event on Oct. 10, 2017.
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15 Ways to Celebrate the Smith School on Nov. 15

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:49
On Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, a new tradition begins at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, bringing together students, faculty, staff and alumni. It’s a day to celebrate us, called Smith Day!
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What You Can Learn about the Future of Healthcare

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:39
Researchers, policymakers and healthcare professionals will converge at the Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA) this week in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Center for Health Information & Decision Systems at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The ...
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Jennifer Lee-Harrison: Building Your Own Luck as an Entrepreneur

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:04
On this episode of Bootstrapped, we interviewed Jennifer Lee-Harrison, a Smith School MBA alumna and the founder of Perfect Hair International. Jennifer spent 16 years working in corporate America before she was struck with entrepreneurial inspiration.
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