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Nov 13, 2015
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In the Snider Research Scholars program, undergraduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will complete a semester-long research project on a topic of their choice. Through this program, scholars will gain marketable research skills, learn from faculty mentors, and create a publication and presentation for the UMD community.

Nov 04, 2015
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For the seventh consecutive year, students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business joined some of Wall Street’s smartest investors for a Barron’s Roundtable.

Nov 03, 2015
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Drawn from a variety of backgrounds, each MSEC student has the opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom to understand, educate and develop solutions to social problems in their host countries. Each student begins the nine-credit program with classes in the spring, learning the key skills and context for their travels and work ahead. After that, they’re off to spend two months abroad over the summer on their projects, working closely with each other and the local communities. When they return in the fall, they must complete a follow-up...

Oct 30, 2015
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Students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will be hosting the 2015 Entrée’preneurship Conference at the Universities at Shady Grove on Nov. 16, 2015.

Oct 30, 2015
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On Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, the Smith Undergraduate Student Association (SUSA) will be capping off its Community Service Week with a walk against Domestic Violence around Van Munching Hall.

Oct 15, 2015
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On Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, terpAMA, the University of Maryland’s Bronze Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association hosted its 7th Annual Undergraduate Marketing Conference, where students had the opportunity to expand their skills and their networks by bringing back fantastic Smith alumni to provide their insights and experiences in marketing world to the attendees.

Oct 14, 2015
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Networking and negotiating over dinner is part of doing business, but the rules for success can be difficult to master. A couple hundred Smith School freshmen got a crash course in how to navigate high-stakes dining on April 23, 2015, from Etiquette Institute of Washington director Crystal Bailey.

Oct 14, 2015
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Improvisation and contingency planning are fundamental to business survival because challenges can appear at any turn ­— like in a zombie apocalypse, Smith School professor Oliver Schlake says.

Oct 14, 2015
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For the third time in seven years, the Smith School reigns as champion of the Wake Forest Marketing Analytics case competition in the undergraduate division.

Oct 14, 2015
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People like to have choices. But research shows that human brains have limits. The more decisions people make over the course of a day, the more tired their brains become. Smith lecturer Nicole M. Coomber, associate director for the QUEST Honors Program, has developed a four-part framework called VARI to help people guard against decision fatigue.

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