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Sep 19, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013 is the deadline to decide where in the world you want to further your global business knowledge over winter or summer break! CIBER's Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) programs are now accepting applications. Last year the Smith School sponsored Paulo Prochno for travel to India and Stephanie Eckerd to Botswana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.

Sep 19, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Stephanie Eckerd, Assistant Professor in the Department of Logistics, Business, and Public Policy and Paulo Prochno, Tyser Teaching Fellow and Associate Chair of the Department of Management and Organization, traveled to Sub-Saharan Africa and India, respectively, on Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) grants this year. Dr.

Sep 19, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Twitter Inc.’s highly anticipated initial public offering could benefit from strong stock market performances by social media peers, including Facebook’s rebound from a disappointing IPO, said Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Sep 18, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Public Relations Society of America is rolling out an MBA-Level Strategic Communications Course and credits the Robert H. Smith School of Business for supporting the launch.

A PRSA white paper highlights Smith, along with four other leading business schools, for “best practice” performance in an innovative pilot program that is the foundation of the forthcoming course and a broader call-to-action for B-schools to add strategic communications and reputation management course work to their curricula.

Sep 18, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Forty-five second-year MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to Maple Tree Campground in Rohrersville, Md., for a weekend of camping and team-building activities, Sept. 6-8, 2013.

The students were joined by Smith faculty members Shreevardhan Lele, assistant dean of academic affairs for MBA programs and Ralph J. Tyser Distinguished Teaching Fellow of Business Administration, and Oliver Schlake, Distinguished Tyser Teaching Fellow.

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