Diversity and Inclusion

Upcoming Events

USM Women's Forum Annual Conference

Friday, October 22, 2021
9:00 AM EDT
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UMD Counseling Center: APIDA Student Support Space

Friday, October 22, 2021
12:00 PM EDT
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Rupturing Anti Blackness in English Education: A Roundtable

Friday, October 22, 2021
12:00 PM EDT
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Imagining Disability in the Future: Book Talk with John Appel

Friday, October 22, 2021
1:00 PM EDT
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Lunch and Learn: Exploring the Nuances in Intersectionality

Friday, October 22, 2021
1:30 PM EDT
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Recwell Affinity Climb Groups: Adaptive Climbing

Friday, October 22, 2021
8:00 PM EDT
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Smith MBA Class of 2022 DEI Promise

Smith MBA Class of 2022 DEI Promise

"As a cohort, the Smith MBA class of 2022 promises to encourage diversity, appreciation, determination, understanding, openness, valued-based decision making, stepping up to step back, and appreciating all origins, backgrounds, and nationalities. We are a community of open-minded artists with creative minds, and college-educated individuals. We will remain accountable to our peers and to the larger Smith community for our actions and uphold these standards."

Smith MBA Class of 2023 DEI Promise

Smith MBA Class of 2023 DEI Promise

"As a cohort, the Smith MBA Class of 2023 promises to encourage collaboration, respect, empathy, inclusion, and open-mindedness. We are a community of leaders, change-makers, and so much more. We will remain accountable to our peers and larger Smith community for our actions and uphold these standards."

Clubs & Associations

Student clubs and organizations keep you involved with campus life — a vital part of the Smith experience. Participating in the many opportunities for learning and achieving that exist everywhere at Smith will change your perspective, your focus — even your life.

‘A Family:’ How Smith Builds Community and Keeps Graduation Rates High

At Maryland Smith, and at organizations across the business world, our diversity is a strength. At Smith, that strength shows through in numbers.

“It shows because of the things that we do to nurture students and support students,” says Victor Mullins, associate dean of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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‘A Celebration of My Blackness’

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Land Acknowledgement

Every community owes its existence and strength to the generations before them, around the world, who contributed their hopes, dreams, and energy into making the history that led to this moment. Some were brought here against their will, some were drawn to migrate from their homes in hope of a better life, and some have lived on this land for more generations than can be counted. Truth and acknowledgment are critical in building mutual respect and connections across all barriers of heritage and difference.

As the Smith School Diversity and Inclusion Committee, we believe it is important to create dialogue to honor those that have been historically and systemically disenfranchised. So, we acknowledge the truth that is often buried: We are on the ancestral lands of the Piscataway People, who were among the first in the Western Hemisphere. We are on indigenous land that was stolen from the Piscataway People by European colonists. We pay respects to Piscataway elders and ancestors. Please take a moment to consider the many legacies of violence, displacement, migration, and settlement that bring us together here today.

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