News at Smith

May 22, 2020

“Well, we did it,” cheered Maryland Smith’s David Rosenstein ’20, in cap and gown, delivering a commencement address and a note of congratulations to his 1,400 fellow graduates, gathered virtually for the spring commencement ceremony.

“I'm not sure I or anyone watching saw killer wasps, UFOs or global pandemics happening,” said Peyton Harrison, MBA ’20, in his address, offering a nod to the uniqueness of the time in which he and his cohort are graduating. “And if you did, you may have just won the oddest game of bingo ever created. But here we are

May 22, 2020
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Three Maryland Smith students were recognized by the Do Good Institute for their commitment to supporting their fellow students, addressing crucial issues and leading fearlessly.

Dan Kossoy, Roxanna Kazemzadeh and Casey McCarthy were among the 38 students selected from thousands of students across the University of Maryland campus who competed in the annual Do Good Challenge. All three were mailed medallions to wear during their virtual commencement ceremonies.

May 20, 2020
Community

For the hundreds of students poised to graduate this spring from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, commencement day is nearly here. And while the event will be virtual, our pride in and excitement for these graduates is very real.

May 20, 2020
Community

With the fight to treat COVID-19 patients in full force at hospitals, Mike Weber ’14 wanted to help. He watched as his wife, an internal medicine resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, and her colleagues put in long, intense hours in the ICU. As the co-founder of fruit-based ice cream company Frutero, Weber didn’t have face masks or PPE to donate. But he and business partner Vedant Saboo realized there was something they could do. They started dropping off ice cream to hospital staff as a thank you for their frontline

May 15, 2020

The Center for Global Business at Maryland Smith partnered with ACell, a regenerative medicine company located in Columbia, Maryland, on the Maryland Global Export Consulting program, an opportunity that offers Maryland-based companies the chance to work with a team of the school’s MBA or undergraduate students to address challenges companies are facing in entering the international market.

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