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Maryland Smith’s Claiborne Awarded Career Honor

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 14:08
Darrell Claiborne, director of operations at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, was recognized by the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) as the recipient of the organization’s highest honor, the 2021 Founders Award.
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Raise a Glass to Finding Your Passion – And Not Looking Back

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 14:25
Russ Lorber, MBA ’02, had always had an entrepreneurial interest, but for many years, he wasn’t sure what to do with it.
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Sweet Decision: Growing an Environmentally Focused Business

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 14:22
One of every three bites of food you eat requires pollination – most of it done by honeybees. It’s a statistic that regularly “buzzes” around Chris White’s thinking. And it’s part of the reason why he decided nearly 12 years ago to launch Bee America, his Bethesda-based artisanal honey busin...
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Rebooting: The Joy of Restaurant Dining

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 12:14
It’s been a hard 12 months for restaurants and for people who love them. And for many, the future remains uncertain.
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Maryland Smith Alum: Prescribing Positivity in Healthcare

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 14:17
Dr. Wendy Sanhai, MBA ’09, has dedicated her entire 25+ year professional career to science, global health and public health, keeping the needs of patients as her true north star. Her career has spanned academia, private industry and Department of Health and Human Services – spread across th...
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Students Invited to TechFest

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 10:01
Maryland Smith’s Department of Decision, Operations & Information Technologies is getting ready for TechFest. The annual forum brings together industry leaders who are at the forefront of addressing cybersecurity and privacy issues using modern tools. This year’s industry speakers will i...
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How to Keep Smith Global – No Passport Required

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 12:14
The pandemic brought international travel to a standstill, but Smith’s Center for Global Business was determined not to slow down. “We got to work, thinking about what our community needed and new ways to keep connected with the world,” says Rebecca Bellinger, CGB’s executive director. “And ...
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The Maryland Port Administration Hosts Virtual Site Visit with Maryland Smith Students

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 16:59
The Center for Global Business organized a virtual site with the Maryland Port Administration for fifteen Maryland Smith students as part of the first International Business (IB) Trek in Maryland on Friday, March 26, 2021. The IB Trek in Maryland provides opportunities for undergraduate and ...
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Women Know Global: Perspectives from Leaders in Business

Mon, 03/29/2021 - 15:56
How can we close the global economic gender gap and support women in the workforce? During Thursday’s Women Know Global virtual event hosted by the Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, four female business, development and resea...
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Cultivating Relationships with Small Businesses

Fri, 03/26/2021 - 16:17
Maryland’s agricultural businesses are great at what they do – catching seafood, cultivating crops and raising livestock. But on the business side, growing is a trickier thing, and Maryland Smith students know just how to help with that. This semester, undergraduate students in BMGT 484’s El...
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Nine Teams Compete in Inaugural Ace the Case Global Business Challenge

Tue, 03/23/2021 - 11:41
The Center for Global Business partnered with the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, the College of Business at Florida International University, and Austral Education Group to organize and offer the first Ace the Case Global Business Challenge from February 19 throug...
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Scholarship Honors Late Maryland Smith Student

Mon, 03/22/2021 - 10:05
Tom Savransky, a finance student and College Park Scholar who co-founded a virtual fitting company that would improve the experience of shopping online, is being remembered with a memorial scholarship. Savransky died last month after sustaining injuries during a car accident. He was 23.
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‘A Family:’ How Smith Builds Community and Keeps Graduation Rates High

Fri, 03/12/2021 - 12:39
At Maryland Smith, and at organizations across the business world, our diversity is a strength. At Smith, that strength shows through in numbers. “It shows because of the things that we do to nurture students and support students,” says Victor Mullins, associate dean of Undergraduate Studies...
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The Case Challenge: Create a Post-Pandemic Economic Plan

Fri, 03/12/2021 - 12:25
It’s difficult to figure out where to start when it comes to addressing the economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. But these Maryland Smith students have an idea. On March 6, Maryland Smith MBA students – Ashlee Albertson, Daylin Russo, Morgan Daly and Sara Bartczak – placed fourt...
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Giving Day Sets New Record for Maryland Smith

Mon, 03/08/2021 - 09:44
Maryland Smith witnessed a record-setting outpouring of financial support in its eighth annual Giving Day celebration, raising more than $169,000 from 527 donors. These investments landed the Robert H. Smith School near the top of the leaderboard in terms of dollars raised during the one-day...
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Women Inspire: How to Navigate Life’s Winding Road

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 14:14
Navigating life’s twists and turns is a tricky thing. Maryland Smith alumnae Wendy Sanhai, PhD, MBA ’09, at Deloitte Consulting, and Ali von Paris, ’12, CEO and founder of Route One Apparel, have handled unpredictability by forging ahead on their own paths. Speaking on March 4 during Marylan...
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Global Teams Compete in the Finance IB Agility Lab

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 09:58
As part of the #KeepGlobalSmith campaign, the Center for Global Business held the International Business (IB) Agility Lab: Finance from February 24-26, 2021. The IB Agility Labs are short, virtual case competitions that allow undergraduate students to learn from global business leaders, coll...
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Maryland Partners in International Trade Hosts Webinar on Evaluating Foreign Business Partners

Thu, 03/04/2021 - 09:13
The Center for Global Business (CGB) hosted the third installment of a new series of webinars by the MAPIT Alliance focused on risk when entering international markets. In the webinar “Evaluating Foreign Business Partners,” experts shared helpful tips and best practices on how to evaluate po...
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Dov Moran, on Why the Future Is Bright

Thu, 03/04/2021 - 08:46
Dov Moran, the Israeli inventor, entrepreneur and investor who is best known as the inventor of the USB memory stick, sees a bright future. Speaking recently to Maryland Smith MBA students in the Managing Global Risks and Opportunities course, he discussed his own career-launching his first ...
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Maryland Smith Alum Goes to Bat for Diversity in Baseball

Wed, 03/03/2021 - 14:21
Tyrone Brooks, ’96, is stepping up to the plate for Major League Baseball in a big way – to bring more diversity and inclusivity to America’s pastime. As the senior director for the MLB’s Front Office and Field Staff Diversity Pipeline Program, Brooks is helping usher in a new workforce. Lau...
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