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Mar 26, 2015
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Working professionals with an interest in the Washington, D.C., region have a new source for bite-sized business insights, delivered weekly to their inboxes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Mar 03, 2015
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Sarah brings Wall Street to College Park. Sarah Kroncke, MBA '00 uses her investment banking experience to manage both the Mayer and Senbet Funds. They have beaten the S&P 500 nearly every year since inception, and 75 percent of the undergraduates who are fortunate to learn from her are placed on Wall Street.

Sep 04, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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Students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business were finalists in the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) National Case Competition, sponsored by KPMG and held at their national convention in Orlando, Fl., August 2-5, 2014. This is the fourth year in a row that UMD has been a finalist – coming in second place the previous two years.

Jul 10, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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After a recent drop in Amazon’s stock price, financial analysts moved quickly to evaluate a potential buying opportunity using real-time data from Bloomberg Professional services. So did students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, who access the same tools with the same speed as Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street firms.

Nov 21, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
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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.

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.

Oct 11, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Janet Yellen, the nominee to chair the Federal Reserve, may be new to you. But she is no stranger to students in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

For the last few years, a group of Smith undergrads have met Yellen through the Banking and Private Wealth Management Fellows Program. The program, led by Tyser Teaching Fellow Elinda Kiss, has taken students to meet with senior policy leaders at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve buildings in Washington, D.C.

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May 14, 2007
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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On May 11, 2007, two student-run funds at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business reported beating Standard & Poor's 500 Index in their year-end performance presentations.

May 29, 2004
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Four Smith undergrads had some extra spending money this summer, compliments of the Joseph M. Wikler Finance Case Competition, held in April. Nathaniel Zola, Michelle Donnelly, Julianne Kortz, and Zach Barratt each received $1,000 in prize money by earning first place in the competition, which was organized by Smith's finance department.