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Jul 01, 2019
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After more than 25 years of service to the University of Maryland, Alexander Triantis will step down as dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business on Aug. 14, 2019. He will be joining the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business as dean. Ritu Agarwal, the Robert H. Smith Dean’s Chair of Information Systems and senior associate dean for faculty and research, will serve as interim dean beginning Aug. 15, while the university conducts a nationwide search for a permanent successor.

Jun 04, 2019
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Bloomberg L.P. founder Michael R. Bloomberg has announced new funding to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to cover Bloomberg Terminal subscriptions and upgrades. The commitment reinforces Maryland Smith student access to the iconic Bloomberg Professional software system used by 325,000 of the world's most influential decision makers.

May 15, 2019
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Professor Lemma Senbet at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has been appointed to the Distinguished Advisory Board of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.

Apr 01, 2019
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The Center for Global Business (CGB) launched the first annual spring break photo competition open to Smith students, faculty, and staff. In an effort to further promote the value and benefits of a global mindset, CGB created a platform for the Smith community to share their global experiences over spring break.

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.

Jan 25, 2019
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Educator, philanthropist and retired bank executive William Longbrake, DBA ’76, has pledged $1 million to support the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The unrestricted gift will provide flexibility to the school, where Longbrake serves as Executive-in-Residence and a member of the Board of Advisors.

Jan 18, 2019
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Research co-authored by Albert S. “Pete” Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, won a Special Distinction Award as part of the 2018 Harry M. Markowitz Awards from the Journal of Investment Management and New Frontier Advisors.

Nov 28, 2018
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Oct 15, 2018
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Senior policymakers from Africa worked together to add rigor to international development decisions under the leadership of Lemma W. Senbet, who completed a five-year term as executive director of the African Economic Research Consortium in summer 2018.

Oct 08, 2018
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Emily Tsiolas '20, a finance major and sustainability studies minor, talks about her experience with the Wall Street Fellows program. Wall Street Fellows is currently accepting applications for coursework beginning in spring 2019. Each of the other 11 fellows programs will open applications in early December for coursework beginning in fall 2019.

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