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Oct 24, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

College Park, Md. – Oct. 24, 2011 – A college football weekend likely comes to mind when a mid-autumn competition is associated with beer and the likes of UCLA, Texas A&M and the University of Virginia. Teams from these schools and others recently concluded a pressure-packed competition. But it involved neither athletics nor tailgating fans. Instead, MBA students matched their skills as the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business staged its 5th annual Mergers and Acquisitions Competition.

Sep 21, 2011
Entrepreneurial Spirit

College Park, Md. – September 21, 2011 – The University of Maryland is among the top in the nation for its leading entrepreneurship programs for undergraduate and graduate students, ranking No. 18 and No. 22 respectively by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The Robert H. Smith School of Business is a major driver of entrepreneurship education at the university, with its 25-year-old Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship championing programs university-wide for students, faculty and regional entrepreneurs.

Sep 19, 2011

The executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked #17 in the world by Bloomberg Businessweek. The Businessweek rankings are based on surveys completed by recent alumni and EMBA program directors across the world.

Nov 01, 2010
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

College Park, Md. – November 1, 2010 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the winners of its fourth annual Mergers & Acquisitions Competition, held October 28-29. The event, organized by Smith’s MBA Finance Association, challenged 10 teams of MBA students from leading business schools to craft and present M&A pitches to a panel of executive and faculty judges. The student team from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business won the $5,000 first prize. Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of

Oct 15, 2010

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today named Mark Holifield – senior vice president of global supply chain for the Home Depot – as the 2010 “Person of the Year.”

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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty masters, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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