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Mar 22, 2021
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Tom Savransky, a finance student and College Park Scholar who co-founded a virtual fitting company that would improve the experience of shopping online, is being remembered with a memorial scholarship. Savransky died last month after sustaining injuries during a car accident. He was 23.

Mar 05, 2021
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As part of the #KeepGlobalSmith campaign, the Center for Global Business held the International Business (IB) Agility Lab: Finance from February 24-26, 2021. The IB Agility Labs are short, virtual case competitions that allow undergraduate students to learn from global business leaders, collaborate with international peers...

Nov 19, 2020
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Three pairs of Maryland Smith students-faculty mentors have been recognized among this year’s graduating class of University of Maryland Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars.

The late Philip Merrill, UMD supporter and long-time Washington area publisher, initiated the Merrill Presidential Scholar program in 2004 to build a community of scholars, faculty members, and K-12 teachers to promote “teaching and mentoring the next generation.”

The recognitions further cite a K-12 teacher-mentor of each scholar:

Nov 12, 2020
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Pandemic-era disruptions underscored a troubling reality in the pharmaceutical industry – an outsized reliance on foreign manufacturers for the raw ingredients for drugs sold in the United States.

It’s a situation that exposes Americans to numerous risks – operational, financial, geopolitical and environmental. As concerns mount about those risks, the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ) is looking to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for...

Aug 14, 2020
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There will be a few new professors in the corridors of Van Munching Hall and in Maryland Smith’s online courses this academic year.

Five new professors will join the faculty at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Here’s a little bit about them.

Aug 13, 2020
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Alexander Mikhailovsky ’18 didn’t have much time to celebrate his graduation from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Within days of receiving his finance degree, the U.S. Army Reservist headed to Afghanistan to provide logistics support for the military.

“I volunteered to be deployed,” Mikhailovsky said. “I supported combat operations and coordinated various types of equipment. It was a great experience, and I learned a lot.”

When he returned to the United States in 2019, he faced a new mission:...

Aug 13, 2020
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Series Focused on Mortgage Industry to be delivered by Maryland Smith, Collateral Risk Network

Residential collateral risk professionals can expand their knowledge base and build risk management skills through a forthcoming education series jointly presented by the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and the Collateral Risk Network (CRN).

The four-part Collateral Risk Education series will run online 7-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays,...

Jul 24, 2020
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Is the stock market in bubble territory, ready to burst? Or are these boom times?

That will be the debate at the U.S. Equities Boom or Bust Update, a virtual event being hosted by the CFA Society Washington, D.C.

Apr 29, 2020
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Smith Alum’s Maryland-centric Retail Company Wears New Role Supporting Healthcare Workers

Gov. Larry Hogan approached the podium for a press conference last week with a bold new accessory for these times: a red surgical-style mask bearing the message “Maryland Strong.”

Mar 20, 2020
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The University of Maryland is actively monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (termed “COVID-19”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Very rapidly, the virus has been detected in numerous countries including the United States.

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