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Feb 05, 2014
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Feb 03, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research
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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;...

Nov 20, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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“Enthusiastically go after every single day.” This was the message of BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King’s Nov. 6 CEO@Smith presentation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

“Passion causes us to give it our all. Be passionate and purposeful about life – you can make a difference.”

These are words that King himself has lived by and words that are exemplified in his work at BB&T. King has served as chairman of BB...

Nov 18, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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Watching Terps men’s basketball games from the nosebleed section, Derek Shewmon, MBA ’09, and Federico Campbell, MBA ’09, often wondered why great seats below them in the Comcast Center remained empty. 

The classmates in Smith’s part-time MBA program in Washington turned that simple observation into a business that’s expanding...

Nov 18, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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The Cupid’s Cup business competition this year expanded beyond the university to award cash prizes to the most promising entrepreneurs in the country. But the April 5 competition, sponsored by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank ’96 and hosted by Smith’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, found its top winner close to...

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