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November 8, 2023
Silver Jubilee Grand Gala Shines Light on Smith’s Transformative Gift

More than 300 alumni and friends gathered for the Smith School Silver Jubilee Grand Gala on Friday, Oct. 27, to celebrate the legacy of Robert H. Smith ’50, whose investment 25 years ago changed the school’s name and its course. 

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November 8, 2023
UMD Honors Smith Scholars, Their Faculty Mentors

Senior undergraduates Siri Rao, Alexis Reyes and Gregory Rosario represent the Robert H. Smith School of Business as 2023-2024 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars. The trio are among 20 University of Maryland students who were recognized with their faculty and K-12 -teacher mentors in a ceremony on Nov. 3. 2023. 

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November 8, 2023
Alumni, Employers and Industry Leaders Gather for Third Annual Advisory Council Day

The third annual Smith Advisory Council Day welcomed 150 alumni, employers and industry leaders to Van Munching Hall on Friday, Oct. 27. Participants came from across the country and as far as London, England. The event brings the councils together each year to evaluate the Smith School’s programs and curriculum, hear from current students and network.

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November 7, 2023
Smith Partners with State, U.S. Small Business Administration to Honor Military Veteran Small Businesses

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted government, civic, and business leaders at a celebration in Van Munching Hall on Nov. 1 honoring veteran-owned businesses and the impact they have in the state of Maryland and beyond.

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November 2, 2023
Smith School Hosts Fifth-Annual Steamboat Institute Campus Liberty Tour Debate
Addressing grand challenges requires expanding viewpoints, seeking out new perspectives and engaging in rigorous dialogue. To do that, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business once again welcomed the Steamboat Institute’s Campus Liberty Tour to campus.
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November 1, 2023
Alumnus Makes $5M Gift to Smith School
Long Jiang Ph.D. '06(left) shakes hands with Smith School Dean Prabhudev Konana while UMD President Darryll J.
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October 31, 2023
Smith Launches Advisory Boards in China and India

The Smith School is calling on corporate partners and its impressive international alumni to strengthen its strategy, recruiting and placement efforts in China and India. The school just launched two new advisory boards in those markets, composed of business leaders who have volunteered to help the school, current students and graduates.

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October 31, 2023
MSIS Industry Seminar Course Hosts Former Office of the Secretary of the Army CIO
On Oct. 13, the MSIS Industry Seminar course hosted Raj G. Iyer, former Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Information Technology Reform in the Office of the Secretary of the Army, who spoke to over 130 graduate students in the Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program.
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October 24, 2023
An Ambassador for UMD’s Performing Arts, Israel Studies
Joseph B. Gildenhorn ’51, a lawyer, real estate developer and former U.S. ambassador to Switzerland who generously supported the performing arts at the University of Maryland and established its Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies, died on Saturday. He was 94 years old.
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October 24, 2023
All in the Family
Earning a Smith degree spans generations in individual families. Alumni share stories with younger family members about their experiences at the school and subsequently, those relatives often end up attending Smith themselves.
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