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Apr 10, 2018
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Many CEOs sleep with their smartphones on the nightstand next to their beds. Some even sleep with it in their beds. Deloitte CEO, Cathy Engelbert prefers to keep hers downstairs at night. "Disconnect yourself every once in a while," she told an overflow crowd on March 14, 2018, during the CEO@Smith speaker series at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “You work hard, but you need to find time to take care of yourself.”

Apr 06, 2018
World Class Faculty & Research

The European Union is an “anti-democratic monster” or a “successful bloc of nations,” depending who you asked on April 5, 2018, at a nationalism versus globalism debate at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. Brexit architect Nigel Farage said nations do best when they put their own interests first, while former Mexican President Vicente Fox said everyone wins when nations work together. 

Apr 03, 2018
Community

Poets & Quants for Undergrads’ “The Best and Brightest Business Majors – Class of 2018” features two seniors from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Sarina Haryanto and Cece Ukejianya are profiled among 100 of the top business majors, nationally, in the Class of 2018.

Apr 03, 2018
Entrepreneurial Spirit

On this episode of Bootstrapped, we interviewed alumnus Jon Chapman MBA ’07, Co-Founder and President of EverFi, a leading EdTech company. Jon and his co-founders launched EverFi during the recession of 2008, when they identified an opportunity to teach young adults critical skills such as financial literacy through a gamified educational platform.

Apr 03, 2018
World Class Faculty & Research

A University of Maryland-led research team will give key insights and next steps in an effort using big data and machine learning to target a U.S. opioid epidemic that claimed 42,000-plus lives in 2016.

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