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Apr 08, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

College Park, Md. – April 8, 2013 – The University of Maryland’s Earth Starter, maker of the Nourishmat modular garden kit, took home $52,500 as the top winner of the eighth annual Cupid’s Cup. The first year as a national business competition, the event was held April 5 at UMD’s College Park campus, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Cupid’s Cup is sponsored by alumnus Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of Under Armour, the Baltimore-based leader in performance apparel, footwear and

Apr 07, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 7, 2013, 7:30 a.m.

The digital age has changed education, including making it easier than ever to make content available to the masses through free online courses. These Massive Online Open Courses – MOOCs – are a growing trend in education and University of Maryland is part of the movement.

Apr 03, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The University of Maryland kicks off its 2013 “30 Days of EnTERPreneurship” this week on Friday, April 5 with the 8th annual Cupid’s Cup business competition, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Apr 01, 2013
Community

Upon returning to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business at the end of spring break on March 25, 2013, students discovered that much of Edward’s Courtyard area outside of Van Munching Hall is inaccessible due to construction to expand seating at Rudy’s Café and to improve the flow of the walkways in the courtyard.

Mar 29, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Guillermo Olivos talks about a recent study trip he led to Thailand and what students learn by traveling abroad.

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