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Apr 14, 2014
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The University of Maryland offers a set of “Fearless Ideas” courses through its Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AIE), a signature initiative to infuse the university with a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across all colleges, building on the institution's excellence as a research university.

The Robert H. Smith School of Business will offer four Fearless Ideas courses in fall 2014:

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Mar 14, 2014
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Congratulations to the Top Graduating Seniors in each major for 2013-14! We will honor these seniors at our 14th Annual Robert H. Smith School of Business Undergraduate Awards Dinner later this semester.

Dean's Leadership Award: Stephanie Graf

Accounting: Kristen Ballou

Finance: Hrach Kelejian

Information Systems: Miles Dickinson

International Business: Claire Moriarty

Management: Sara Ali

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Mar 12, 2014
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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 24, 2014
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From February 7-9, numerous chapters from the nation’s largest professional business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, gathered in Philadelphia, Pa.,  for the organization’s annual Principled Business Leadership Institute. The weekend offers students a chance to develop valuable business skills and network with chapters from all over the country, culminating in a case competition featuring students from the schools in attendance. 

Undergraduate students Lilian Hoang, Vincent Bennett...

Feb 17, 2014
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Applications are now being accepted for the Dean's Student Advisory Council (DSAC)
Deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014
 
Each year, 16 undergraduate students from the University of...
Feb 14, 2014
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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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“Dreaming with responsibility” and “dreaming in a pragmatic way” are among Gerald Suarez’s descriptors for students processing his forthcoming course, “Create the Future Through Systems Thinking and Design.”

Launching in fall 2014 and open to University of Maryland undergrads of any major, the class will provide tools and a framework for exploring and translating “audacious ideas to action and action into marketable goods and services,” said Suarez, Professor of the Practice in...

Feb 06, 2014
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Last month, the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland participated in its first LeaderShape Institute. This retreat is designed to challenge students to lead with integrity and explore what they want to do, as well as who they want to become as leaders.

This institute was one of 90 campus-based sessions in the country and involved 49 undergraduate students, mostly from the Smith School. It took place from Jan. 12 to 17, 2014, at Camp Letts, a YMCA summer camp in Edgewater, Md.

“The LeaderShape Institute is a six-...

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