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Apr 14, 2014
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Brenda Freeman '87, MBA '91

Excerpt from Smith Business magazine, spring 2014

WHAT I DO: Chief Marketing Officer, Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media, Turner Broadcasting Inc. Manage a multimillion dollar budget and staff of 140 people; responsible for marketing, creative and strategy for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, seen in 100 million households.

EDUCATION...

Mar 27, 2014
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Welcome to the Smith MBA Report, the monthly podcast that features the events, news and newsmakers of the the full time and part time MBA programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Mar 12, 2014
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Successful businesses thrive on innovation. It’s the key to a competitive advantage and should be part of every business strategy and strategic vision. 

Discover ways to jumpstart your innovation strategy in 2014 and beyond. Join us for the third annual Smith School Business Summit, presented by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Friday, March 28 at the Marriott North Bethesda. 

The Smith School...

Mar 10, 2014
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The 9th Annual Cupid’s Cup is almost here! Watch competitors vie for the coveted Cupid's Cup and a shot at $115k on April 4. Get your tickets now at www.cupidscup.com.

1. Don’t be afraid to fail.

“If you’ve been dreaming of starting your own business, make 2014 the year you take the risk -- even...

Mar 05, 2014
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Top-tier schools go head-to-head in world’s largest student competition, competing for $1 million in start-up funding to solve President Clinton’s Healthcare Challenge 

Two full-time MBA student teams from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have advanced to the regional finals of the fifth annual Hult Prize competition. 

In partnership with former President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative, the Hult Prize is the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good....

Feb 28, 2014
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Welcome to the Smith MBA Report, the monthly podcast that features the events, news and newsmakers of the the full time and part time MBA programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 28, 2014
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There are dozens of great places to eat at the University of Maryland – on campus and within walking distance. Check out 17 of our students’ favorite restaurants.

1. Bagel Place

bagels

2. Bobby’s Burger Palace

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Feb 26, 2014
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Time and time again business leaders go in front of the press to discuss a controversial issue and end up making a bad situation even worse.  Even some of the world’s most savvy businesspeople are subject to the occasional press conference gaffe or unfortunate media statement. On February 21, 2014, MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business got the opportunity to put themselves in the shoes of those corporate executives on the hot seat trying to navigate the rocky waters of a mid-crisis press conference in this year’...

Feb 17, 2014
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It is one of the biggest events on the social calendar for graduate students and alumni of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, and it’s not to be missed:  the 12th Annual Monte Carlo Night Gala will bring together MBA, MS, and PhD students; alumni; faculty and staff for an evening of dancing and casino gaming.

This year, Monte Carlo Night takes place on Saturday, Feb. 22 and will be hosted at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, D.C.  The party starts at 8 p.m. and goes on until midnight.  While the early-bird...

Feb 14, 2014
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SEMIFINALISTS TO COMPETE FOR $115K NATIONAL BUSINESS COMPETITION CHAIRED BY UNDER ARMOUR FOUNDER AND CEO

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College Park, MD – February 14, 2014 – Fourteen student startups were selected from nearly 150 nationwide entries to advance to the semifinal round in the 2014 Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the University of Maryland’...

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