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March 7, 2022
Social Entrepreneur Alumnae Take Stage at ‘Women Inspire’ Event
Margo Thomas M.S. ’90 is creating economic opportunities for women and underrepresented groups as founder and president of the Women’s Economic Imperative.
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February 24, 2022
For Students, a Day for Embassies and Global Thinking
Embassy Day, a two-part event of the Smith Start experience and the first introduction to a global mindset as a Maryland Smith student, invites freshmen and transfer students to meet diplomatic representatives in embassies throughout Washington, D.C., and to learn more about the respective countries. This year, 15 countries participated and met virtually with over 100 students.
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February 14, 2022
Smith for a Semester: Students Arrive for Study Abroad

This spring, 19 exchange students from seven of Maryland Smith’s partner universities are in College Park for their semester-long study abroad experience.

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February 11, 2022
Career Insights and Lessons From Qualcomm Executives
Navigating the higher echelons of the business world isn’t easy. Three Maryland Smith alumni stopped by Van Munching Hall on Monday to share what they’ve learned along their professional journey.
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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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