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May 25, 2016
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Bayer has announced plans for a $62 billion buyout of Monsanto, and critics did not wait long before blasting the proposed megadeal. MarketWatch calls it bad news for anyone who grows or eats food. CNN sees a “nightmare for America.” And CBS News warns of a “GMO Monster." Smith School PhD Mahka Moeen wrote her dissertation on the industry and offers a historical perspective that might calm some of the fears...

May 10, 2016
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is recognized as one of the top research institutions in the world, but it is also a place where students can learn from some of the best teachers in a highly supportive community. At the end of each academic year, the school honors its outstanding faculty and staff members with awards of excellence.

Apr 12, 2016
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University of Maryland students, faculty and the public will hear the secrets of leading a team to success from NFL Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and Rear Adm. Thomas Lynch (retired), commander of the Navy Battle Group in Operation Desert Shield and executive chairman of NewDay USA. The talk will be hosted by the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the Robert H. Smith School of Business on Wednesday, April 20 at 5 p.m. at Ritchie Coliseum on the university’s College Park campus.

Apr 11, 2016
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Philadelphia Flyers founder and Comcast-Spectacor chairman Ed Snider ’55 died April 11, 2016, following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 83. Gifts and other support from his foundation enabled the University of Maryland to launch the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the Robert H. Smith School of Business in 2014.

Mar 30, 2016
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The Ed Snider Center is excited to collaborate with New Day USA to bring high-profile speakers to the University of Maryland campus for the New Day Leadership Forum.

Feb 18, 2016
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Despite long-term declines in business creation and slow growth, there are many reasons to be optimistic about the future of entrepreneurship in the United States. This message, delivered by Kauffman President and CEO Wendy Guillies in the State of Entrepreneurship Address, summarizes key findings in a publication released yesterday called The New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda.

Feb 02, 2016
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The Ed Snider Center is looking for an undergraduate student to work with its staff coordinating and tracking the Center’s expenses.

Feb 02, 2016
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The Ed Snider Center is pleased to announce that it has received a three-year grant from the Kauffman Foundation to support the Julian Simon Forum.

Jan 12, 2016
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Rajshree Agarwal shares three reasons critics should give Zuckerberg and Jobs thanks.

Dec 11, 2015
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Happy holidays from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business!

This year's holiday video has the theme "Smith Holiday Idol." Students, faculty and staff auditioned in front of a panel of judges to get a starring role. Watch to find out who wins!

Thanks to all of our Smith Terps who participated in the making of this video. A special thanks to our student helpers on this project: Dina Broydo (undergrad), Ying Chen (MBA), Francois DeZamaroczy (MBA), and Lauren Kessler (MBA).

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