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January 20, 2023
Rebooting US-Africa Ties

Africa will shape the future — not just the future of the African people, but of the world. Rooted in this recognition that Africa is a key geopolitical player…President Biden believes U.S. collaboration with African leaders, as well as civil society, business, diaspora, women, and youth leaders, is essential to unlocking the potential of this decisive decade.

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January 20, 2023
Interdisciplinary Business Honors Program: Inaugural Cohort and Faculty Reflect, Look Forward
Gilad Chen has taught organizational behavior to Maryland undergrads over the past 16 years. But one of his final lectures of fall 2022 marked a significant shift. He delved into such topics as teams, workflow and talent management for not only business majors, but for a cross-disciplinary student group representing academic programs across UMD.
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January 18, 2023
Business Leaders’ ‘Enormous Role’ in Cybersecurity Compliance
Tremendous opportunity for business students lies in an emerging and needed interdisciplinary approach to “making cyber and law work together.” This, according to privacy and cybersecurity attorney Kirk Nahra in delivering the Ira H. Shapiro Memorial Lecture as part of the 18th Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective.
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January 13, 2023
Smith School MBA Programs Now STEM-Designated

The Smith School’s MBA programs are now STEM-designated, recognizing the analytical, data-informed nature of the curriculum. The STEM designation acknowledges the value of the degree for those seeking to work in business analytics and technology-driven enterprise.

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December 19, 2022
Smith Students Work with Brazilian Companies on Socially Impactful Cases
For another semester, the Center for Global Business partnered with campus b to bring the Positive Impact Internship - Brazil program to undergraduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Campus b is an organization dedicated to developing meaningful and inclusive international education programs, and the Positive Impact Internship program allows students…
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December 16, 2022
25 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 24 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

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December 10, 2022
Hann Recognized as a University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher

Since arriving at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in 2008, Rebecca Hann has remained steadfast in her mission to positively impact her students and the world with her research. Those efforts recently earned her the University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher award.

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December 9, 2022
International Education Week Back in Person in 2022

International Education Week (IEW) was back in person in 2022 for the Smith community during the week of November 14-18. IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education “to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.”

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December 8, 2022
Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Center for Social Value Creation Identifies Six Ways Companies Can Drive Environmental, Social Change
The Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC) at University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business published an extensive report on the most effective strategies for driving environmental and social value creation (ESVC). The report sets out a new framework for understanding how companies, across nine industries, can generate meaningful, measurable improvement in environmental and social…
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December 7, 2022
The High Five: December 2022
We’re finishing out 2022 strong here at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Management professor Evan Starr’s research is having a big impact as the basis of a recently signed congressional bill to curb sexual harassment and limit nondisclosure agreements. Deloitte is partnering with us to offer scholarships to our brightest diverse accounting students. Our extraordinary research scholars…
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