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Apr 22, 2014
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For spring break (March 2014), 114 MBA and undergraduate students traveled to Brazil, England, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Nicaragua, and the United Arab Emirates for a variety of study abroad experiences offered by the Office of Global Initiatives at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Nearly 70 MBA students studied abroad in Europe and Latin America while nearly 50 undergraduates participated in courses in Europe, Latin...

Apr 21, 2014
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It was a sultry summer evening in New York City. Mike Cerrone ’06  was out for dinner with fellow Terps John Williams ’02, John Brennan (Computer Science ‘06) and friend Warner Siebert in the Village. The restaurant’s wait list was long, the bar was full, and when Brennan asked the host to text him when their table was ready so the group could go get a beer elsewhere, he received a flat ‘no.’ As the...

Apr 18, 2014
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Consulting in Latin America

Pratik Dixit BS ’13 (finance, information systems) could have chosen a glamorous study-abroad locale such as Amsterdam, Dubai or Paris. Instead, he jumped at a 12-day consulting opportunity in rural Nicaragua.

Calling it a “perfect blend of service and business,” Dixit says, “Having this experience on my resume helped me say I’ve done real consulting work. …...

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.

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Apr 08, 2014
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Washington, D.C. (April 8, 2014) — Part-time MBA students in the nation’s capital no longer have to choose between online and classroom delivery. Starting in fall 2014, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will offer the region’s first blended program for working professionals at its Washington campus.

The more flexible format will require participants in the school’s D.C. weekend program to meet on two Saturdays per month instead of three for traditional classroom instruction. Web-based...

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...

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

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2. Bobby’s Burger Palace

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