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November 2, 2021
Fearless Ideas Campaign Reaches $1.5B Goal

The University of Maryland has reached its goal of raising a record $1.5 billion during its multiyear fundraising effort, Fearless Ideas: The Campaign for Maryland. This ambitious effort supports students, faculty, research, the arts and athletics.

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October 29, 2021
Global Teams Compete in the FinTech in Singapore IB Agility Lab

The Center for Global Business held the International Business (IB) Agility Lab: FinTech in Singapore from October 14 - 29, 2021.

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October 27, 2021
Dingman’s Terp Tech Innovators Named to 25 Under 25 List
Broccoli, beef and baby formula are too often out of reach for people living many miles from a grocery store—or lacking a ride to one—forcing them to choose between paying hefty delivery fees or just going without.
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October 25, 2021
CGB Announces Latest Grants, and a Call for Applications
Maryland Smith’s Center for Global Business recently awarded six faculty grants, as part of its partnership with the CIBE Consortium for Minority-Serving Institutions and Community College (CMCC), and is accepting applications for the next round of grants.
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October 21, 2021
New Smith Advisory Councils Convene
On Friday, Oct. 15, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business greeted roughly 100 alumni, corporate partners and researchers both in-person and virtually for the Smith Advisory Council Welcome, commencing the start of new partnerships that will equip Smith School students with the skills needed to succeed in evolving fields.
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October 20, 2021
Maryland Smith’s Michael Fu Works to Improve Kidney Transplants With NSF Grant
Maryland Smith’s Michael Fu received a National Science Foundation grant for research to improve kidney transplants. The project combines technological advances in medical science with operations research and artificial intelligence-based approaches to dramatically improve the kidney donor-recipient matching process to lead to better outcomes for end-stage kidney disease patients.
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October 18, 2021
The Shatter Foundation Announces Three Female Founded UMD Ventures as 2021 Grant Recipients

It’s no secret that gender imbalances still exist in many fields, with significant implications in entrepreneurship. According to Harvard Business Review, women-led startups received just 2.3% of venture capital funding in 2020.

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October 15, 2021
WHY I GIVE: Honoring a Tie That Runs Deep

For Doug Peters ’85, there’s a tie to Maryland Smith that runs deep.

Now, the former Maryland state senator is helping others form a Maryland Smith bond of their own, establishing a Maryland Promise scholarship to help support need-based scholarships for UMD undergraduate students, with a preference for those who plan to study at Smith.

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October 15, 2021
Wermers Becomes First Paul J. Cinquegrana Chair in Finance

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has named Russ Wermers as the Paul J. Cinquegrana ’63 Endowed Chair in Finance. Named for the late Paul J.

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October 15, 2021
For Business Leaders, Putting AI and ML To Work

Across business industries, leaders are interested in applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to their work, but knowing when to apply them is just half of the battle. The bigger challenge is knowing how to make sense of data and leverage it to make the right operational and strategic decisions.

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