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Mar 08, 2019
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Women solve problems when they step forward as independent-minded leaders, honored guest Carly Fiorina, MBA ’80, said on March 5, 2019, during the eighth annual Women Leading Women forum at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 05, 2019
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Executive MBA student K.J. Hughes ’14, a veteran of the sports and entertainment industry, learned early that success hinges on one thing: Relationships.

Jan 28, 2019
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed professor Wendy W. Moe as associate dean of master’s programs. In her new role she will serve on the dean’s senior leadership team and oversee all MBA and specialty master’s programs.

Dec 07, 2018
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Students, faculty and staff throughout the Robert H. Smith School of Business and across the University of Maryland celebrated International Education Week (IEW), November 12-16, 2018. The Smith School's Center for Global Business (CGB) hosted a range of events — from an international dance workshop to a launch of the center’s first book — to celebrate the global mindset of its students, faculty, and staff.

Nov 27, 2018
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Undergraduate student Shyama Srikkanth, class of 2019, Environmental Science & Policy and Operations Management & Business Analytics double major, writes about the Women's Empowerment Institute's WEI TALK: BOSS(Y), held on November 7, 2018.

Nov 13, 2018
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Join the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business as we celebrate International Education Week (IEW) from November 12-16, 2018. This worldwide event is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.

Sep 14, 2018
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A diversity consultant from Cape Town, South Africa, facilitated a faculty and staff seminar on Sept. 10, 2018, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The event, led by Melanie Burke, was the first in a series of conversations designed to create a work environment in which all faculty and staff feel welcome and are able to thrive.

May 30, 2018
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 15th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty members. The 2018 edition covers everything from blind spots in statistics to the power of habit. Smith School professor Nicole M. Coomber recommends “How to Have a Good Day,” by Caroline Webb. “In this book Webb walks you through a number of science-based techniques to have better days at work,” Coomber says.

Mar 23, 2018
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To make it as a woman in the male-dominated finance industry, you have to be assertive. And key to that is having – or faking – confidence, says Marguerita M. Cheng, CEO of investment advisory firm Blue Ocean Wealth.

"I learned to assert myself through the skills that I have," says Cheng, a 1993 graduate of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Cheng began her career on Wall Street as an analyst, but wanted to work more closely with clients. She became a Certified Financial Planner and transitioned into wealth management...

Mar 07, 2018
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Approximately 250 female students, alumni, faculty and staff from the Smith School and across the University of Maryland, along with guests from the surrounding community, attended the event. The discussion was moderated by Nicole Coomber, associate clinical professor in Smith’s management and organization department, and in attendance were four former honorees: Andrea Brody ’87; Marguerita (Rita) Cheng ’93; and Kristen Welch ’90, MBA ’96.

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