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Apr 18, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research
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Going to Harvard? You might be taught by a Smith School alumnus.

Smith’s PhD program ranks No. 17 in the world (Financial Times, 2013), and the school ranks No. 10 in the world for research (University of Texas, Dallas, 2012).

"My time at Smith taught me how to be both rigorous and collaborative in...

Mar 24, 2014
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The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) has awarded two PhD candidates at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business $4,000 each to support international business-related research focused on Chile and China.

Jorge Mejia is working toward a PhD in information systems in the...

Mar 12, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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Successful businesses thrive on innovation. It’s the key to a competitive advantage and should be part of every business strategy and strategic vision. 

Discover ways to jumpstart your innovation strategy in 2014 and beyond. Join us for the third annual Smith School Business Summit, presented by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Friday, March 28 at the Marriott North Bethesda. 

The Smith School...

Mar 10, 2014
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The 9th Annual Cupid’s Cup is almost here! Watch competitors vie for the coveted Cupid's Cup and a shot at $115k on April 4. Get your tickets now at www.cupidscup.com.

1. Don’t be afraid to fail.

“If you’ve been dreaming of starting your own business, make 2014 the year you take the risk -- even...

Feb 28, 2014
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There are dozens of great places to eat at the University of Maryland – on campus and within walking distance. Check out 17 of our students’ favorite restaurants.

1. Bagel Place

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2. Bobby’s Burger Palace

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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
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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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 13, 2014
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The PhD program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park, is No. 11 in the world and No. 8 in the U.S., according to new rankings by The Financial Times. 

The rankings are based off data collected in 2013 and can be found in the fields of the Global MBA Ranking on the Financial Times business education website

The Smith School's ranking, up from No. 17 last year, marks a 24-...

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...

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