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Aug 08, 2019
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The vibe was decidedly California cool — a bright white and modern wood industrial office space buzzing with entrepreneurs hard at work building their businesses, sipping cold brew and kombucha.

Not Silicon Valley, but instead a WeWork in College Park, Md., where 15 student teams were selected by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to take part in its competitive Terp Startup summer accelerator program.

Aug 07, 2019
Community

Undergraduate student Jason Woods, class of 2022, majoring in marketing, writes about the Snider Enterprise and Leadership Fellows program.

The difference between a person that simply succeeds and a person that thrives is small; it comes down to a few key aspects that aren’t taught in classrooms. Whether or not a person lands the position they’ve always dreamed of or settles for something less than ideal is a matter of knowing themselves, being motivated, and embracing challenge as much as it is having the technical know-how for

Aug 07, 2019

Undergraduate student Jason Woods, class of 2022, majoring in marketing, writes about the Sports and Entertainment Business program.

To have a career in sports and entertainment, you don’t have to be a star player or a tour-de-force actor; these industries rely on their professionals in management, law, marketing, and leadership as much as an athlete or performer. There are thousands of positions available for people with the right skills – they just have to be willing to take the opportunity.

Aug 06, 2019
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland has expanded its board of advisors to add three new members for the 2019-20 academic year. The additions are part of an effort to engage more successful alumni founders, investors and business leaders in the activities of the center and expand its footprint in the region and nationwide.

Aug 06, 2019
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

This summer, the Maryland Smith is catching up with MBA students working as interns at top companies throughout the country. Listen to the students talk about how their internship experiences are helping them build their skills and make professional connections in The Smith Report, a short podcast produced by the Office of Marketing Communications.

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