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October 15, 2021
COVID-19 and Changes Across the Global South
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October 14, 2021
Farshchi Chairs Americas Day at Conference for Value Creation
When industry professionals want to take the next step in their career and focus on a bigger picture, the Conference for Value Creation can help. Maryland Smith’s Nima Farshchi, who chaired the first day of the three-day conference this year, says the event offers a robust discussion of the definition of value creation in business, showcases various cultures and perspectives, and explores how to…
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October 14, 2021
Smith, UMD Unveil 2 New Programs for Top Scholars
The University of Maryland and its Robert H. Smith School of Business are launching two new undergraduate programs that will give highest-achieving students a big-picture view of business and industry in the changing workplace. The Interdisciplinary Business Honors Living-Learning Program and the Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program are each designed to enrich the college experience for the…
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October 12, 2021
Agarwal Discusses ‘Aha’ Moments in Undergraduate Research Series

“The reason we do research is for all those moments of true inspiration,” Maryland Smith’s Rajshree Agarwal told a group of undergraduate students last Thursday. “My PhD students inspire me as they showcase how entrepreneurship and innovation helps create solutions to the world’s thorniest challenges and unmet needs.”

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October 8, 2021
CGB Welcomes Fall International Business Exchange Students
This fall, 18 exchange students from Maryland Smith’s partner universities across eight countries are in College Park for a semester-long study abroad experience.
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October 5, 2021
Maryland Smith's Ritu Agarwal Elected 2021 INFORMS Fellow
Maryland Smith’s Ritu Agarwal was elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The honor is in recognition of her lifetime contributions to the profession and is reserved for only the very top academics and professionals in the field.
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October 4, 2021
A Groundbreaking Naming: Pyon-Chen Hall
The University of Maryland honored two trailblazing students on Friday at the dedication of Pyon-Chen Hall, the newest residence hall on campus and the first building to open in the Heritage Community. The building is named for Pyon Su, the first Korean student to receive a degree from an American institution, in 1891, and Chunjen Constant Chen, who in 1915 became the first Chinese student to…
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October 1, 2021
Center for Global Business Announces New Advisory Board Members

The Center for Global Business is pleased to announce new additions to the center’s advisory board, which serves to provide the center strategic functions and outreach with the business, government, and thought leadership communities. The newest members of the advisory board include:

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September 30, 2021
Maryland Smith Partners with Ghana’s Ashesi University for Faculty Development
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has recently established a partnership with Ashesi University, a private university in Accra, Ghana. This partnership will first involve a yearlong faculty development program, focused on enhancing Ashesi’s scholarship of teaching and learning. The initiative also taps Maryland Smith faculty in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars…
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September 30, 2021
Smith Launches New Advisory Councils
At Maryland Smith, students are prepared with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their fields. But as those fields constantly evolve, education must too. That’s why Maryland Smith has created a suite of Advisory Councils.
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