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Sep 30, 2014
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Female managers often underestimate their value when negotiating raises and promotions, a keynote speaker from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will tell participants at an international women’s event near Washington, D.C.

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 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 25, 2014
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 25, 2014) — Business schools nationwide have struggled to close the gender enrollment gap, but the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has found success with new programming options and personalized attention for part-time MBA students in Washington, D.C. Overall, about 45 percent of the 160 students who started evening or weekend programs this month in the nation’s capital are women — far above the industry average of 30 to 35 percent.

Aug 22, 2014
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In this issue of the Smith Report, Chavuanne Wills, MBA Candidate 2015, tells us about working as a summer associate at Deloitte Consulting in Washington, D.C.

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.

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