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Sep 25, 2014
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It’s time to refresh the photo gallery that hangs in Van Munching Hall, home of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The school’s previous photo contest in 2012 boasted more than 500 entries. Do you have the next winning picture? Winning photos will be displayed in Van Munching Hall and featured in the spring 2015 issue of Smith Business magazine.

Sep 23, 2014
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Students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business take dozens of courses in business, but there is usually ‘that one class’ that stands out as a game changer, making a profound and lasting impact. We asked our students and alumni via Facebook to tell us about their favorite courses at Smith.

Sep 15, 2014
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On Friday, September 12, 2014, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business launched the third cohort of the now campus-wide UMD-Smith Leadership Academy. The Smith School welcomed participants from across campus, bringing together areas ranging from art history to athletics, from facilities to finance, making this the most diverse class to date.

Sep 09, 2014
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In this issue of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Gary Cohen to talk about the importance of the online MBA degree program.

Sep 04, 2014
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The University of Maryland has selected Robert H. Smith School of Business Professor Gilad Chen as a 2014-15 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher. He is one of six professors to receive the honor this year. 

Sep 02, 2014
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is happy to welcome 12 new full-time faculty members to start the fall semester of 2014.

Aug 29, 2014
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During b-school you learn about all sorts of business acronyms, from BATNA to SWOT. But how do you get around VMH (Van Munching Hall)? Here’s a quick guide to frequently used acronyms for academic departments, centers and offices at UMD-Smith.

Aug 19, 2014
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Latecomer Strategy Propels Amazon Local Register

Mobile card reader will give Amazon new access to offline consumer data, UMD Expert Says

Amazon's push into a mobile payment space targeting brick-and-mortar merchants with Amazon Local Register means the online retail giant is poised to leverage new insight into offline shoppers, a University of...

Aug 08, 2014
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Hushed Questions

Insights from a Shared Cup of Coffee 

Brenda Freeman, MBA ’92, arrived at Pepsi as a young professional with marriage and children still in her future. Like many businesswomen, she wondered how these personal decisions would affect her career.

One woman who seemed to have the answers was Pepsi’s chief operating officer, a mother of three. “How did she do it?” Freeman asked herself.

Aug 08, 2014
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A Seat at the Table

Three Keys to Transformational Leadership 

At work Donna Blackman, EMBA ’10, manages a team of 60 finance professionals. At home she manages two children.

Navigating the dual roles requires skill, but Blackman does not claim to have a secret recipe for work-life balance. “You cannot have it all,” she said. “Not all the time.”

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