News at Smith

Dec 03, 2019
World Class Faculty & Research

Students Reflect on Mentors Suarez, Kudisch and Bailey. And Vice Versa

Three pairs of Maryland Smith students-faculty mentors were recognized in a recent event honoring this year’s graduating class of University of Maryland Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars.

The program further cited a K-12 teacher-mentor of each scholar:

Dec 02, 2019

For its annual Distinguished Speakers Series in International Business during International Education Week, the Center for Global Business at Maryland Smith hosted a conversation with Smith alumni on global competencies for the 21st-century workplace on Thursday, November 21.

Nov 27, 2019

Analytics guru Pamela Peele and a Maryland Smith graduate helping transform a pharmacy supply chain to a full-fledged healthcare provider were among several presenters who shared insights with researchers, industry leaders and policymakers at the 

Nov 25, 2019
Entrepreneurial Spirit

On November 22, 2019 in Van Munching Hall’s Tyser Auditorium, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at Maryland Smith hosted the semifinal round of Pitch Dingman Competition, featuring 10 undergraduate, graduate and PhD student-run businesses across University of Maryland, College Park. Each team who advanced to the semifinals was vetted through a quarterfinals round by a judges panel of alumni entrepreneurs and participated in mandatory workshops and advising sessions.

Nov 22, 2019
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Mattel President and COO Richard Dickson answers a tough question: How do brands stay relevant? Speaking to an audience of students, faculty, staff and guests at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Dickson ’90 told the story of Mattel, described how he finds inspiration, broke down the reinvention of a legacy brand and offered some good, old-fashioned career advice. Dickson was on campus this week for the fall 2019 installment of the CEO @ Smith speaker series.


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