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Jan 31, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

The Marketing Department at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business ranks No. 6 in the world for faculty research productivity, according to the latest tally from the American Marketing Association.

Jan 31, 2017
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Each year, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship hosts Pitch Dingman Competition, an opportunity for University of Maryland student entrepreneurs to pitch their businesses shark tank style to an expert panel of judges to compete for a total of $30,000 in seed funding. Pitch Dingman applications open at the beginning of the academic year, with a short quarterfinals phase in late September. A vetting process from alumni entrepreneur judges leads to a selection of 10 semifinalists. The Pitch Dingman Semifinals on Nov. 17

Jan 30, 2017
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship produces Bootstrapped, a podcast featuring founders, investors and serial entrepreneurs. The podcast is hosted by Elana Fine, Managing Director of the Dingman Center, and Joe Bailey, Associate Research Professor at the Smith School. Each episode brings a different startup story to life with special guests offering advice and lessons learned on topics that range from fundraising and marketing to team

Jan 26, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

A U.S.-Mexican border wall: President Donald Trump says he is ready to build one. And 84 Lumber wants to attach one to its brand, starting Super Bowl Sunday. Both have their critics. The Fox Network rejected a proposed Super Bowl commercial from the family-owned Pennsylvania-based construction supplier, saying its depiction of a border wall that blocks people from looking for work in the United States was "too political." But that hasn

Jan 26, 2017
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

On Jan. 24, 2017, a day before classes began at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, freshmen in the Business, Society and the Economy College Park Scholars program enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour of the Verizon Center and the Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MS&E) organization in Washington, D.C.

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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 masters, 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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