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May 01, 2018
Entrepreneurial Spirit

On this episode of Bootstrapped, we interviewed Scott Nash, founder and owner of MOM’s Organic Market. Nash started MOM’s Organic Market in 1987, selling produce out of his mother’s garage and using his sister’s Chevy Malibu to deliver grocery orders at night. Today, Nash has grown MOM’s Organic Market to a point where it has stores in four states and Washington D.C., employs more than 1,000 people and has a dedicated following of customers committed to its purpose of protecting and restoring the environment. In this episode, Nash discusses the slow and

May 01, 2018
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its second annual Export Management Bootcamp in Baltimore from April 20-21, 2018.

Apr 26, 2018
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

On March 27, 2018, the Center for Social Value Creation hosted a Lunch & Learn for students interested in impact investing. The event featured Rob Stevens, a Portfolio & Investment Associate with Accion Venture Lab. Stevens discussed the impact investing space, the changing global consumer market, and the various points of entry into the field. While the definition of impact investing remains nuanced among industry professionals, generally speaking, impact investments are those made to companies, organizations, and funds with the intent to

Apr 26, 2018
World Class Faculty & Research

Wendy Moe, professor of marketing and director of the MS in marketing analytics at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been named co-editor of the Journal of Interactive Marketing

Apr 25, 2018
Community

On May 3, 2018, Professor Zeinab Karake will receive the “Distinguished Faculty Member” Award at the Robert H. Smith School of Business’s 18th Annual Undergraduate Banquet. Smith seniors overwhelmingly nominated her for this honor:

“ … [She] really cares about her students and always does the best for them.”

“Karake goes the extra mile to care for her students outside of an academic perspective. She genuinely wants to aid students in their future endeavors.”

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