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Sep 27, 2013
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If all goes to plan, six Smith School of Business MBA students will have helped create 290 full-time jobs in northern and eastern Sri Lanka – the regions most devastated by a 25 year civil war. And it only took them three weeks. 

In May, the students traveled 9,000 miles from College Park to put their business skills into practice and engage in hands-on consulting for three different Sri Lankan organizations. The three pairs of students each assisted a local organization refine its accounting systems, enhance management and workflow structures,...

Sep 25, 2013
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International Smith Experience Opportunity: Sri Lanka 2014

BUSI758-O: Building Capacity in Sri Lanka

The University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), in collaboration with the International Executive Service Corps (IESC)’s USAID funded

Facilitating Economic Growth in Sri Lanka program, is pleased to announce a 3-credit Smith Experience (Full-Time...

Sep 18, 2013
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Public Relations Society of America is rolling out an MBA-Level Strategic Communications Course and credits the Robert H. Smith School of Business for supporting the launch. 

A PRSA white paper highlights Smith, along with four other leading business schools, for “best practice”...

Sep 06, 2013
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Welcome back! Thank goodness it’s “Innovation Fridays.”

Last spring, we got on board with the University of Maryland’s “Innovation Fridays,” introducing weekly coverage to highlight some of the exciting happenings around innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. This fall, we continue that semester-long commitment.

We’re building a community of entrepreneurs here at the Smith School, helping students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community think more like...

Sep 04, 2013
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This summer 105 students traveled to Brazil, China, Germany, Italy, and Spain for short-term abroad courses offered by the Smith School’s Office of Global Initiatives. More than 80 graduate students participated in three courses while 19 undergraduates traveled to Germany and Italy for a course on entrepreneurship.

The Emerging Global Companies course to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, led by Paulo Prochno, proved so popular the Smith School...

Aug 09, 2013
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business’s Center for Complexity in Business held its second-annual Digital Marketing Analytics Roundtable Aug. 1, 2013 at the Smith Suite in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. The roundtable was held in collaboration with Teradata. Smith marketing faculty members Bill Rand, the director of CCB, and Roland Rust, the executive director of CCB, led the event. 

Because it was the second time the event was held, it was “time to dig deeper,” Rand said. He noted that the...

Jul 31, 2013
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Bucking a national trend, MBA tuition will not increase for a third consecutive year at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Annual tuition -- $38,475 in-state and $45,765 out-of-state -- holds steady entering 2013-2014 for about 850 returning full- and part-time MBA students at Smith. The school’s MBA program is ranked among the top in the nation, placing No. 24 in the most recent rankings by both Bloomberg Businessweek and theFinancial Times.

Smith’s steady tuition pattern...

Feb 21, 2013
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MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business represented more than 16 countries and four continents as they celebrated the Fourth Annual International Night, Feb. 21, 2013.

The event kicked off with a splendid international food expo, where international students set up tables and showcased some of the best cuisines from their home countries. The first floor of Van Munching Hall was transformed into an exotic food court, packed with more than 300 Terps eagerly waiting in line for a taste of authentic foods from...

Jan 09, 2013
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Monte Carlo Night 2012Join the Smith School community for the largest social event of the year: Monte Carlo Night 2013. The annual fundraiser will be held Saturday, Feb. 16. It is organized by current MBA students and brings together MBAs, alumni, faculty and staff for a night of socializing, dancing and gaming.

This year, the event will be held at the historic Andrew Mellon...

Dec 21, 2012
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On Thursday, December 20, 2012, thousands gathered in the Comcast Center at the University of Maryland at the commencement ceremony of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business to celebrate the achievements of students graduating with degrees at all levels in business (BS, MS, MBA, PhD).

Keynote Speaker Barry Gossett, Chairman, Acton Mobile Industries

Gossett encouraged graduates "... to find something that excites your business and intellectual passion, something to stir your inner thoughts,...

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