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Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Maryland Smith Waives GRE/GMAT Requirement for Fall Enrollment

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 14:01
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many aspects of our lives, but Maryland Smith wants to help you keep your career ambitions on track – now making it easier to apply for its full-time MBA program, even without a GMAT or GRE score.
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Undergrads Adapt to Find Jobs, Connect, Celebrate Online

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:47
Despite social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland Smith undergraduates can still attend a career fair, visit top companies, connect with recruiters, meet with advisors and administrators, and celebrate together this spring – all virtually.
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Center for Global Business Participates in Smith in the City 2020

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 12:54
The Center for Global Business at Maryland Smith supported 10 students in the International Business (IB) Trek of Smith in the City: D.C. on March 6, 2020. Hosted and organized by the Smith Undergraduate Student Association and the Office of Career Services, Smith in the City is a one-day ev...
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Undergrads Help Build Businesses in Africa

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 14:31
Few class projects deliver the kind of global impact that comes from those in David Ashley’s course. Ashley, an executive in residence at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, teaches a course that links undergraduate students with entrepreneurs in Africa and helps...
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Center for Global Business Hosts U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Clark

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 10:44
On March 2, 2020, the Center for Global Business hosted a conversation with Suzanne Clark, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as part of the center’s Distinguished Speakers Series in International Business and in celebration of Women’s History Month at Maryland Smith. Interim Dean Ri...
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Maryland Smith Partners for Progress in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 12:26
With diversity, equity and inclusion at the forefront of organizational change across the country, Maryland Smith is doing its part in driving change at the community level by participating in the 2019 Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program (MEILP).
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Maryland Smith’s Wedel To Receive Top Marketing Award

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 09:26
Michel Wedel, renowned marketing professor and eye-tracking expert at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is a recipient of the 20th Paul D. Converse Award.
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Maryland Smith Undergrad Named AMA Student Marketer of the Year

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 14:11
David Rosenstein ’20, a senior pursuing a dual degree in marketing and management, was selected as the 2020 Student Marketer of the Year by the American Marketing Association. The prestigious award recognizes one student nationwide for demonstrating superior leadership and service to the AMA...
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Center for Global Business Releases Book on Emerging Markets Forum

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 16:03
The Center for Global Business at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland announces the release of the new book The Rise of New Economic Powers and America’s Future by Kislaya Prasad, academic director of the center and research professor at Maryland Smith. The v...
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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 17:15
The University of Maryland is actively monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (termed “COVID-19”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Very rapidly, the virus has been detected in numerous countries including the United Sta...
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Women Inspire: Five Ways to Support Women Leaders

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 10:07
How do you deal with the “broken rung” that affects women trying to climb the corporate ladder? One way is to enlist the help of other women. The image of the broken rung was popularized by a landmark LeanIn.Org and McKinsey study that showed men outnumber women almost 2 to 1 in first-level ...
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Smith MBA Students Reflect on 2020 Winter-term Global Business Courses

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 14:52
MBA students Brandon Caracciolo, part-time MBA (Brazil program), Erin Edmunds, part-time MBA (China and Vietnam program), Tida Jarjou, full-time MBA (UAE program), Lynn Kostas, part-time MBA (Japan and Singapore program), and Dan Wurtzel, part-time MBA (South Africa program) write about thei...
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‘Diverse thoughts and diverse ideas build innovation’

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 12:28
The theme for the evening was “Transcend the Power of Us: Our 2020 Vision,” as students, faculty members and others gathered for the 27th annual William D. Bradford Awards Reception, an event dedicated to celebrating diversity and inclusion at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith Sch...
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iSmith Helps Students Prepare and Define Competencies, Narrative

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 15:40
This year’s freshman class at Maryland Smith kicked off their studies with a new pilot: the iSmith program. It’s an innovative experience designed to prepare students for the workplace by building a personal brand and a narrative of their professional strategies and personal development as t...
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Reducing Gender Bias: A Take from Two Smith Professors

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 14:55
How can we reduce gender bias in the workplace? The question sparked a thoughtful debate at the Girls in Tech Conference in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 27. Offering insights in the discussion were two professors from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Wendy W. Moe...
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Hisaoka Speaker Series: Sometimes finding wrong idea first leads to the right future business

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 12:19
In the most recent Hisaoka Speaker Series, Robert G. Hisaoka, ’79 Maryland alum, interviewed three fellow Terps who have successfully founded their own businesses.
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Pitch Dingman Competition Finals Puts a Spotlight on UMD Student Entrepreneurs

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 12:38
Each year, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship hosts the Pitch Dingman Competition — the University of Maryland’s business competition. Hundreds of students, faculty, alumni and VIPs will gather to watch top student entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to an expert panel of judges to com...
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Being Black in Entrepreneurship: Fireside Chat

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 09:30
On Feb. 26, 2020, students gathered in Van Munching Hall for Being Black in Entrepreneurship: Fireside Chat, an opportunity for young emerging business owners to learn about starting a business as a founder of color.
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Npr, Google Leaders to Speak at Maryland Smith’s Women Inspire

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 09:49
Event Honors Smith Alumnae for Their Achievements College Park, Md. (Feb. 10, 2020) – Meg Goldthwaite, chief marketing officer at NPR, and Sherika Ekpo, global diversity and inclusion lead for Google AI, will be the honored guests at this year’s Women Inspire event, hosted by the University ...
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Creating Paths Toward Academic Success

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:02
For seven years, the Smith Business Academy, designed for black and Latino men; and the Women’s Empowerment Institute, its female counterpart, have provided a supportive community of like-minded peers to help thwart incongruence in academic achievement experienced at many predominantly white...
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