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Nov 01, 2012
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MBA students had the upcoming presidential election on their minds as they plotted merger and acquisition strategies and recommendations for big players in the aerospace and defense industries. Teams from some of the country’s top MBA programs went head to head in an intense match to offer the best pitch in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 6th annual Mergers and Acquisitions Competition.

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Sep 25, 2012
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College Park, Md. – September 24, 2012 – The University of Maryland is one of the best in the nation for entrepreneurship education, according to a ranking published today by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The university’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business is recognized for its leading entrepreneurship programs for undergraduate and graduate students, ranking No. 14 and No...

Sep 24, 2012
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College Park, Md. – September 24, 2012 – The University of Maryland is one of the best in the nation for entrepreneurship education, according to a ranking published today by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The university’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business is recognized for its leading entrepreneurship programs for undergraduate and graduate students, ranking No. 14 and No. 24 respectively. The Dingman Center is a major driver of entrepreneurship education on...

Sep 11, 2012
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A little rain didn’t stop students from coming out to meet recruiters at the first ever “Big Four” Accounting Day, Sept. 6, 2012, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The “Big Four” accounting firms — Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) — welcomed undergraduates and master’s students studying accounting . The students and recruiters mingled over a barbeque lunch under tents in the outdoor courtyard of Van Munching Hall.

It was the first time all four firms have collaborated to host...

Sep 04, 2012
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 The Smith School welcomes hundreds of new faces this fall -- all ready to start an exciting new school year at the University of Maryland. MBA students and MS students were the first to arrive at Van Munching Hall in mid-August for orientations that included special speakers and team-building activities. For four years now, Ernst & Young has hosted the Freshmen Fellows Orientation at Smith, welcoming bright-eyed, eager students to the top-ranked business school. This year’s orientation took place on Aug. 28, 2012, with a theme of “navigating change...

Sep 03, 2012
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland opened its doors to its newest class of part-time MBA students on Aug. 18 for the 2012 orientation.

Some of Smith’s busiest students, this group of MBAs are students part-time and employed full-time. Because of that, their classes can take place on evenings during the week or on a full day of class on Saturday.

To get them used to this new and busy schedule, part-time orientation was held on a Saturday and was packed full of information about their years to come as...

Aug 22, 2012
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Business as UnusualNet Impact, the premiere global nonprofit that inspires a new generation of leaders to put their values to work for a more sustainable future, released its 2012 edition of Business as UNusual: The Student Guide to Graduate Programs on August 21, 2012.The annual guide gives an inside look at MBA programs’ social...

Aug 15, 2012
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Ken WhiteKen White, PhD, has been named associate dean of MBA & MS programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. He began his new role on August 8, 2012. White, who has over 20 years of leadership experience in higher education, spent the last two years as assistant dean of marketing communications at the Smith School and was acting assistant dean of development and alumni relations for a year. He...

Sep 14, 2009
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The part-time MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was ranked No. 30 in the nation by BusinessWeek in the magazine’s 2009 ranking released Nov. 5. Smith’s program for working professionals is offered evenings and weekends at Smith campuses in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Shady Grove (Rockville, Md.).

Smith’s part-time MBA program placed 15th for “post-...

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