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Sep 27, 2017
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The worst performance review you ever had was the one where your boss told you that you’re doing great and don’t need to improve, BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly S. King said Sept. 26, 2017, at the Smith School. “The best thing you can do to help people grow and be successful and happy is to tell them the truth about how they can improve,” King told faculty, staff and students....

Sep 27, 2017
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Kelly S. King works long hours with electronic currency as chairman and CEO of BB&T, one of the largest U.S. banks. So on the weekends he likes to put on old jeans and putter around his family’s North Carolina lake house. “I like to build things and plant things,” he said Sept. 26, 2017, at the Smith School. “It’s very tangible. Most of my work is very intangible.”...

Sep 15, 2017
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For many students in the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, their summers were jam-packed with adventure and opportunity.

Sep 11, 2017
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Professor Evan Starr at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was awarded the 2017 Research Communicator Impact Award from the University of Maryland. The award recognizes faculty members who take a proactive approach to sharing their research with the public.

Aug 07, 2017
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Rachel Hacker, a rising high school sophomore from Fort Wayne, Ind., never saw college in her future. But her perspective changed following a residency program July 16-21, 2017, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Aug 07, 2017
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A team of aspiring entrepreneurs won the 2017 SELF Business Pitch Competition with Spot, a tiny GPS tracker that users can attach to car keys, smartphones or other items they don’t want to lose.

Jul 26, 2017
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A delegation of female business leaders from Latin America visited the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on July 13, 2017, as part of the Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program. The visit to the Smith School was organized by the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) in Baltimore, Md.

Jul 26, 2017
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During the week of July 16, 2017, 12 high school women joined faculty and staff for the Smith Summer Business Program, Women Investing in Learning Leadership (WILL) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Jun 14, 2017
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the 14th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders for 2017, as recommended by faculty members.

Mar 30, 2017
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Women starting their careers need to speak up and take more risks, two female executives in the finance industry told students at a NewDay USA Leadership Forum on March 27, 2017, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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