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Jun 11, 2014
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College Park, Md. – June 11, 2014 – MBA students from the United States, China and Israel pitched their ideas for businesses in China, vying for $2,750 in cash prizes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and Peking University in the 2014 China Business Model Competition.

Jun 06, 2014
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The Smith School experienced a record-setting increase of 30 percent in applications to its full time MBA program during the 2013-2014 recruiting cycle.

May 14, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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In April 2014, a group of eight Master of Finance and MBA students from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business participated in a one-week mission to Bangladesh with the World Bank.

May 13, 2014
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We asked students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business what songs they like to listen to when they study for exams. Check out their responses – old, new, mellow, and upbeat – the results may surprise you!

May 12, 2014
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Supply chain analytics was the theme of the Fourth Annual Business Analytics Workshop, held in College Park, Md., on Friday, May 2, 2014. Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and IBM, the day-long workshop consisted of topics ranging from cyber supply chain risk management to disaster response planning and logistics.

May 05, 2014
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Two-time Terp Brenda Freeman ’87, MBA ’91, isn’t shy about offering advice to women, no matter what stage they are in their careers. She headlined the Robert H. Smith School of Business’s third annual Women Leading Women event on April 24, 2014, during which she talked to the crowd about fitting into different corporate cultures, finding a good mentor and having a good work-life balance, among other things. [VIDEO]

May 05, 2014
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Finance students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business shared a virtual platform on May 5, 2014, with two of the most successful individuals in business.

The setting was Omaha, Neb., where Fox Business Network conducted an hourlong Warren Buffett interview to culminate its coverage of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. Microsoft cofounder and Berkshire shareholder Bill Gates joined the conversation in the studio, while about 35 Smith undergraduates participated remotely from a University of Maryland...

Apr 30, 2014
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On Friday, April 25, 2014, Smith’s Black MBA Association and Latin American MBA Student Association (LAMBASA) co-hosted the 21st Annual William D. Bradford Awards Banquet in the Samuel Riggs Alumni Center. The dinner and reception has now become an annual tradition at Smith, providing an opportunity to bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni, and corporate partners for celebration of diversity in the Smith community. 

Apr 29, 2014
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Facebook voters will select best-decorated caps

Decorated mortarboards and keynote remarks from a Wall Street veteran will highlight the Robert H. Smith School of Business undergraduate and PhD commencement on May 23, 2014, while MBA and other graduate students celebrate one day earlier in separate ceremonies.

Hosting three commencements instead of one, the norm in previous years, will allow the school to shorten each ceremony and create a more intimate atmosphere for each group.

Apr 24, 2014
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5 Master of Finance students and 3 MBA students from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are in Bangladesh April 16-26, 2014 on a one-week mission with the World Bank to explore the possibility of expanding rural electrification through solar energy micro-grids. 

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