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November 19, 2021
Ten Global Teams Compete in the Sustainability in Iceland IB Agility Lab
The Center for Global Business held the International Business (IB) Agility Lab: Sustainability in Iceland, November 4 –19, 2021.
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November 19, 2021
Maryland Smith’s Anil Gupta, Haiyan Wang Named Again to Thinkers50 List
Noted again as “global strategists, experts on entrepreneurship and the transformational rise of emerging markets, foremost China and India,” Maryland Smith’s Anil K. Gupta and Haiyan Wang, MBA ’95, were recently named in the 2021 Thinkers50 global ranking of management thinkers.
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November 17, 2021
Snider, Steamboat Event Debates How To Unlock Opportunities
What is the best pathway to unlock opportunities that will allow Americans to realize their dreams? And is that route lined with government programs or free enterprise? Those questions were at the center of a debate tour recently hosted by Maryland Smith’s Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets, in partnership with The Steamboat Institute.
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November 17, 2021
UMD Ranks Among Top 10 Schools for Entrepreneurship for 7th Straight Year
In the 2022 edition of the annual rankings, announced today by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine, UMD placed No. 10 for undergraduate entrepreneurship education across all institutions—its seventh consecutive year in the top 10 and 10th straight year in the top 25—and No. 4 among public universities. It was also listed at No. 24 for graduate entrepreneurship education. New this year…
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November 17, 2021
Leadership Insights from a U.S. Army Secretary
Whether in the public sector or private sector, Ryan McCarthy, EMBA ’13, says, the fundamentals of leadership remain constant. McCarthy recently served as the 24th Secretary of the U.S. Army, the top civilian post in the largest U.S. military branch, and was previously in executive positions at Lockheed Martin.
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November 17, 2021
Smith Team Wins ‘Big’ in Case Competition
A Maryland Smith team with a “Big Idea” for a multi-channel market campaign for Toys For Tots took home top honors at the Digital Marketing Association of Washington/Educational Foundation’s fall 2021 Collegiate MAXI Oral Case Competition.
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November 15, 2021
Femly CEO on Founding a Startup, Finding Success
Arion Long says she’s not just a chief executive officer; she’s also a chief estrogen officer. The founder of Femly, a company that makes plant-based and organic feminine hygiene products, Long visited Maryland Smith to speak with future entrepreneurs, as part of the annual Ladies First Speaker Event.
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November 15, 2021
Speaking to Students, Gao Outlines the Power of AI in Healthcare
When we think about AI, we don’t normally picture it evaluating telehealth calls or monitoring patients after surgery. But those are some of the ways that artificial intelligence is transforming healthcare, says Maryland Smith’s Gordon Gao.
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November 8, 2021
Decoded Session Breaks Down the Future of Business Through Blockchain
Blockchain and bitcoin often conjure images of far off billionaires and technology companies trying to profit off the “next big thing.” It’s more than that.
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November 3, 2021
The David B. Kantor Memorial Scholarship:  Keeping a kind spirit alive.

His fellow students thought he was a faculty member; his professors saw him as a kind and active leader on Smith’s Shady Grove campus. His program director once wrote that “David was a superstar.” Now, students and faculty alike will see David Kantor’s memory live on through an endowed and current-use scholarship for undergraduate accounting students.

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