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November 23, 2021
Alumni Panelists Share Their Outlook for Global Business
Four alumni from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business offered their perspectives on global business during the event, “Distinguished Speakers in International Business Series: Global Competencies for the 21st Century Workplace,” describing what they expect work to look like in a post-COVID-19 world, and offering advice to current students.
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November 22, 2021
Alumni Speak on Being Black in Global Business
Maryland Smith alumni shared their thoughts this week as part of the “Passion for Diversity Dialogue Series: Black and Abroad” panel discussion. The virtual event was hosted by the Center for Global Business in partnership with the MBA Association and Black MBA Association, as part of a weeklong lineup of events marking International Education Week.
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November 19, 2021
Maryland Smith’s Anil Gupta, Haiyan Wang Named Again to Thinkers50 List
Noted again as “global strategists, experts on entrepreneurship and the transformational rise of emerging markets, foremost China and India,” Maryland Smith’s Anil K. Gupta and Haiyan Wang, MBA ’95, were recently named in the 2021 Thinkers50 global ranking of management thinkers.
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October 4, 2021
A Groundbreaking Naming: Pyon-Chen Hall
The University of Maryland honored two trailblazing students on Friday at the dedication of Pyon-Chen Hall, the newest residence hall on campus and the first building to open in the Heritage Community. The building is named for Pyon Su, the first Korean student to receive a degree from an American institution, in 1891, and Chunjen Constant Chen, who in 1915 became the first Chinese student to…
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September 16, 2021
Ritu Agarwal Receives UMD’s Highest Honor – the President’s Medal
Recognized for her tireless efforts toward enhancing the student experience and mission of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Ritu Agarwal received the UMD President’s Medal during the 38th Annual Faculty and Staff Convocation on Wednesday.
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June 30, 2021
‘A Celebration of My Blackness’
“I just love my hair. I love the naturalness.
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June 11, 2021
Honoring and Observing Juneteenth

This year, the Maryland Smith community can observe Juneteenth through the Black Liberation in the Workplace event on June 17.

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May 10, 2021
Men of Distinction Summit Goes Virtual to Engage Maryland-D.C. High School Students

Mentoring Event Reinforces Maryland Smith Enrollment-Retention Initiative Targeting Racially Minoritized Students

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April 26, 2021
UMD Makes a New Investment in Diversity

The University of Maryland is aiming to add more than 100 tenured or tenure-track faculty from underrepresented backgrounds over the next decade with a new commitment of $40 million across schools and colleges.

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April 16, 2021
“Fearlessly Inclusive”: Spotlight on Smith’s Queer Leadership Accelerator
April is Pride Month at Smith!

The Diversity and Equity Council’s thought leadership task force spotlights affinity clubs and organizations to bring awareness to the social identities they represent and how these organizations foster societal change.

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