Maryland Partners in International Trade Share Digital Marketing Best Practices
“Everyone is Online: Reaching your Global Customer Through Digital Marketing” was the second webinar in an ongoing series from the Maryland Partners in International Trade (MAPIT), Alliance, a partnership of the Maryland Smith Center for Global Business, Maryland-D.C. District Export Council, the Office of International Investment and Trade at the Maryland Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Baltimore.
How Your Pet Is Helping You Through the Pandemic
Survey by Alums’ Veterinary Tech Firm Finds Owners Are Feeling the Love
Longer walks. More lap cuddles. And more chewed-up tennis balls. Pets are gleaning a few perks from the pandemic quarantine—and so are their owners, according to a recent survey from a veterinary tech company run by two Terps.
Maryland Pride, Face First
Smith Alum’s Maryland-centric Retail Company Wears New Role Supporting Healthcare Workers
Gov. Larry Hogan approached the podium for a press conference last week with a bold new accessory for these times: a red surgical-style mask bearing the message “Maryland Strong.”
Alumni Span Globe To Raise Money for Masks
It began as an individual effort to donate masks to a few classmates and professors in China. From there, the idea began to grow.
Maryland Smith alum Luhan Tang, MBA ’19, expanded the initiative into the UMD4Masks Campaign, wanting to help address the shortage of face masks faced by frontline medical workers as they worked to treat patients and contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
A Pandemic-Era Challenge: How to Put 200 Classes Online, Fast
With the coronavirus pandemic causing disruption and shutdowns across the country, universities have had to transition, quickly, to remote learning.
Covering Miles for COVID-19 Relief
Alum Organizes Virtual Run to Benefit Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund
Jason Hershman ’11 had been running more miles than ever before this spring in hopes of setting a personal record at the Boston Marathon. But as the COVID-19 pandemic shut down sports worldwide, the prestigious race had to be pushed well past the traditional Patriots’ Day, rescheduled for September.
Webinar Offers Advice on Finding a Global Reach
How can businesses transform their online presence to stay connected with global markets?
That question took center stage as the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Global Business hosted a webinar for the greater Maryland Smith community.
Serving Their Community First During the Pandemic
In 2017, Rahul Vinod ’11 and Sahil Rahman ’12 opened the doors to their first restaurant, RASA — a fine, casual Indian restaurant in the Navy Yard neighborhood of Washington, DC. They not only wanted to run a successful restaurant, but they also wanted to be proud of their business and its involvement in the community.
From Marketing Lectures to Making PPE: How One Maryland Smith Professor Is Giving Back
The University of Maryland has moved to online learning through the rest of the semester in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With most students and faculty at home hunkered down with their families, many are thinking of ways to give back to their communities during these difficult times.
Global Trade and the Coming Climate Disruption
Ha Le, a second-year MBA student at Maryland Smith, writes about the Center for Global Business Annual Forum.