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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’...

Feb 05, 2014
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Feb 03, 2014
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All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, Tyser Teaching Fellow, lecturer, adjunct, or Ph.D. student) for one of several Krowe Teaching Awards in areas of general excellence. 

The deadline for submissions is Feb. 26 and winners will be...

Jan 28, 2014
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1.  Be Entertained

Monte Carlo Night

MBA Monte Carlo Night
February 22, 2014
Ritz Carlton, Washington, D.C.

2. Be Inspired

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Dec 20, 2013
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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.

Dec 03, 2013
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ONE DAY. ONE CHALLENGE.
 
For 24 hours on Dec. 11, the University of Maryland is calling on all Terps to come together to support student scholarships.
 
On our first-ever Scholarship Day, we’re holding the biggest one-day giving event in Maryland’s history. Facebook, Twitter, emails, fliers, videos—we’re pulling out all the stops to spread the word.
 
To add some friendly competition, the college or school with the most donations...
Dec 02, 2013
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Dear Smith Community:
 
Please join us on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. in Van Munching Hall's Pownall Grand Atrium for our annual holiday video shoot. We will be shooting some scenes inside and then will join on the front steps for our "Happy Holidays!" cheer. Wear festive attire, Maryland Red, or just come as you are. We expect that this will take less than 30 minutes.
 
The video will show students, faculty and staff leaving their classrooms and offices to join on the front steps where...
Nov 21, 2013
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On Nov. 20, Cliff Rossi, Professor of the Practice at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, gave the keynote presentation, "Five Years after the Crisis: An Introspective Look at Risk Management," at PRMIA and EY's CRO Risk Summit Dinner in NYC.

"What I would like to do here is to take stock of where risk management has evolved over the last 5 years," said Rossi. "With emphasis on three areas that will shape the direction of the profession going forward;...

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