CONNECTING THE SMITH SCHOOL WITH THE WORLD
The CIBER Program was created by Congress to foster international
understanding and enhance the ability of American businesses to prosper in the
world economy. The Smith School CIBER helps achieve this mission by integrating
the Smith School's extensive international resources with those of Washington
area institutions and organizations. Our specific initiatives deal with critical
competitive issues of national, regional and local significance. CIBER also
supports the Smith School’s mission of (1) preparing students for global
leadership, (2) providing thought leadership in international business, and (3)
working to build the international skills of area executives and residents.
Smith CIBER Announcements & Events
Emerging Markets Still Ripe with Opportunity
Much talk these days focuses on emerging markets as having lost their luster.
Once lauded as new economic powers, these markets are now experiencing lowered
growth rates and other problems. Experts from industry, academia and government
gathered to examine the state of emerging markets in the third in a series of
Emerging Market Forums hosted by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith
School of Business.
READ MORE/SEE PHOTOS/WATCH VIDEOS
CIBER-Funded Faculty and PhD Student Research Awards Announced
Congratulations to the following Smith faculty and doctoral students who have
received Summer 2013 CIBER research awards: Wilbur Chung, Vojislav Maksimovic,
Bennet Zelner, Austin Starkweather and Jiban Khuntia.
The 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program core competition is now open.
The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination
teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and
administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists,
lawyers, independent scholars and many others. The application deadline for most
awards is August 1, 2013. U.S. citizenship is required. For
other eligibility requirements and detailed award descriptions
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Maryland-USAID Program Sees 2nd Straight Year of Success
MBA and MPP (Masters of Public Policy) students from the University of
Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and School of Public Policy
traveled to Sri Lanka as part of an annual summer internship program (June-July
Read our Spring 2012 Newsletter!
Experts Speak on Women's Leadership Savvy in Emerging Markets
The question of whether more women belong in corporate
boardrooms is no longer a gender equity issue. It's an economic
growth strategy. This was a repeated theme at the "Women as
Entrepreneurs, Consumers and Agents of Change" forum, hosted
April 13 by the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the Ronald
Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
Lemma Senbet is
honored by THE SOCIETY OF ETHIOPIANS ESTABLISHED IN THE DIASPORA (SEED)
CIBER advisory board member Lemma Senbet was honored by SEED at its 20th
anniversary dinner gala in Washington, D.C. SEED is a premier Ethiopian Diaspora
organization, and it recognizes selected individuals from the Diaspora and
Ethiopia for their life-time achievements and contributions to the community at
its annual dinner. The citation notes: "As a distinguished scholar and role model to the Diaspora
Ethiopians, Africans, and African-American and others, in appreciation of the
rich and positive contributions you have made by exemplifying the highest ideals
and standards of our community, in recognition of your inspiring academic
excellence, for your positive responsibilities, community service ... SEED has
elected to honor you in Washington on May 27, 2012".
Congratulations to Professor White's spring break study abroad course,
Microfinance in Action - Nicaragua, for being a finalist for GoAbroad's New
Study Abroad Course Innovation award! The winner will be announced at
this year's NAFSA international education conference in Houston. -CIBER is proud
to have provided support for this course.
To read the students'
blogs about their experience, visit terpsabroad.blogspot.com |
Read more about the course
The Smith CIBER International Consulting Course is being highlighted around the
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Smith School founding CIBER
director, Professor Emeritus Lee Preston passed away on Tuesday, November 22,
CIBER Hosts Local High-School Students for Entrepreneurship Workshop