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Feb 27, 2020
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Event Honors Smith Alumnae for Their Achievements

College Park, Md. (Feb. 10, 2020) – Meg Goldthwaite, chief marketing officer at NPR, and Sherika Ekpo, global diversity and inclusion lead for Google AI, will be the honored guests at this year’s Women Inspire event, hosted by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Both women are graduates of the

Nov 13, 2019
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The University of Maryland is once again recognized as an educational leader in entrepreneurship, according to the “Top 50 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2020” rankings published by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.

Oct 18, 2018
World Class Faculty & Research

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Oct. 18, 2018) — Strict enforcement of the law sometimes rewards dirty-dealing and hypocrisy, which bothered T. Leigh Anenson as a business litigator. Her new book, Judging Equity: The Fusion of Unclean Hands in U.S. Law, explores a safety valve in the legal system designed to correct injustice.

Mar 15, 2018
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has partnered with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) on their PILOT Innovation initiative, a competition for startup companies with their eyes set on the broadcast market. The competition is seeking technology companies that are solving problems for broadcasters in several categories including: operational efficiency, audience engagement, measurement, content distribution or enhanced user experience. The winners will receive $50,000 in

Mar 07, 2018
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Symbiont Health, maker of innovative technology to detect falls for seniors and nursing home patients, took home the $15,000 grand prize at yesterday’s Pitch Dingman Competition, the University of Maryland’s business competition chaired by businessman and philanthropist Robert G. Hisaoka. The competition awarded nearly $30,000 in seed funding to top student entrepreneurs in a “Shark Tank”-style pitch session, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.


About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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