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June 24, 2022
Smith’s Lemma Senbet Inducted as AIB Fellow
Maryland Smith’s Lemma W. Senbet has been inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) for his career-long distinguished scholarship and professional service at the interface of finance and international business.
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June 16, 2022
Kevin Plank ’96 Shares Entrepreneurial Lessons at EnTERPreneur Conference
Maryland Smith alum Kevin Plank ’96, speaking with University of Maryland President Darryll J. Pines during a keynote chat at the third annual EnTERPreneurship Conference on June 9, urged members of the audience to support and acknowledge entrepreneurial hustle whenever they are able to – including something as simple as stopping at a children’s lemonade stand.
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June 13, 2022
Smith Grads Among Poets & Quants’ Class of 2022 Best and Brightest Online MBAs
New Maryland Smith graduates Anthony Duellman and Lynze Hagan are among Poets & Quants “Best & Brightest Online MBAs: Class Of 2022.”
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June 8, 2022
UMD to Present Climate Finance and Risk Management Bootcamp
As climate change increasingly affects business decision-making, risk managers, financial analysts and other leaders must anticipate how weather events may impact their growth outlook, estimate how port taxes may increase because of rising sea levels, develop contingencies for supply chain disruptions and respond to the unexpected.
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June 8, 2022
Why Companies Can’t Treat Every Holiday as a ‘Holiday’
Juneteenth may be the newest federal holiday, but that doesn’t mean consumers—especially African Americans—want to see themed streamers and beverage koozies at their local supermarket and party store.
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May 26, 2022
2022 Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards
One of the world’s top schools for business research, Maryland Smith also is where students experience top-level teaching in a highly supportive community. Smith chronicles and celebrates this distinction at the end of each academic year by honoring its outstanding faculty and staff members with awards of excellence.
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May 25, 2022
Alum Named Chair of American Institute of CPAs
After 30 years in the accounting field, Anoop Mehta ’84 is stepping up to lead the profession into the future. Mehta, a Maryland CPA and former chair of the Maryland Association of CPAs’ Board of Directors, was named chair of the American Institute of CPAs, the world’s largest member organization in the field, during its May 17, 2022 meeting in Austin, Texas. 
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May 20, 2022
An Inside Look of the Sports Marketing Industry from an Under Armour VP
As the keynote speaker of the second annual Sports Business Society Conference at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Sean Eggert, vice president of global sports marketing at Under Armour offered his thoughts about the latest marketing trends to hit the sports world and what direction he sees it moving to in the future.
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May 20, 2022
Business Leaders Convene to Discuss Social Impact at Inaugural ESG Conference
Maryland Smith is pushing students and business leaders to create a better world through business. That means considering multiple stakeholders – how a company’s environmental, social and corporate governance policies impact the world beyond just returning profits to shareholders. ESG is gaining momentum among businesses and investors and was the topic of Maryland Smith’s inaugural ESG Conference…
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May 19, 2022
Spring 2022 Commencement: A ‘Formula for Luck’

To graduate means to reap the successes of hard work and dedication along a difficult journey – and maybe a little bit of luck too.

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