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May 06, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Imagine health care coverage at a cost of $3 a year. Or an entire consumer banking system moving to mobile phones for a public without Internet access. These are innovations taking place in emerging markets out of necessity as these economies rise at an incredible pace, in particular China, India, Brazil and Russia. Along with innovation, these countries are also changing global competition, the financial landscape and the future of business – creating opportunities and challenges for U.S. industry and government. [VIDEOS]

May 05, 2011
Top News

2011UGAwardsThe Smith community came together on May 5, 2011, to celebrate the achievements of top undergraduate students at the 11th annual Dean’s Undergraduate Awards Banquet. More than 60 students, faculty, staff and alumni enjoyed a banquet at Van Munching Hall. The much-anticipated annual celebration was the cap on the academic year and a final celebration before course finals and commencement.

May 03, 2011
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UMD’s Smith School of Business Experts Offer Insights

With the 10-year U.S. manhunt for Osama Bin Laden ending in the terrorist leader’s death, the world is watching for the impacts. Lessons from business could hold clues to how the loss of the leader might impact the Al Qaeda organization and the global economic climate.

Organizational Effects

Professor Paul Tesluk weighs in on how Bin Laden’s death may affect the Al Qaeda organization.

May 01, 2011
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BradfordBanquetThe 18th Annual William D. Bradford Awards Banquet was held on April 27, 2011 at the Riggs Center, University of Maryland in College Park.

The Bradford Banquet is the marquee event of the Black and Hispanic MBA Associations that honors the legacy of one of Smith’s former deans and finance chair - Dr. William Bradford - and celebrates the

May 01, 2011
World Class Faculty & Research

When the largest earthquake to ever strike Japan rocked the country on March 11, it triggered a devastating tsunami leaving a wake of destruction and disaster at a nuclear power plant. It also shut down production for many major global manufacturers in Japan— in particular, those related to the auto and hi-tech industries.


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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