News at Smith

May 06, 2020

Longtime Advisers to Superstar Michael Jordan Talk Careers, New Documentary Series

The project had all the makings of a blockbuster: unaired, behind-the-scenes footage of one of pro basketball’s greatest dynasties; candid new interviews with one of the most transcendent athletes in history; and, with live competition on indefinite hold due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, a public starved for new sports content.

And two Terps helped bring it to life.

May 06, 2020

As Busboys and Poets founder Andy Shallal, MBA ’19, fixed a shattered window from a break-in at his restaurant chain’s Anacostia location, he found an opportunity to turn his misfortune into inspiration.

After staring at the black piece of plywood that now occupied his window space, Shallal picked up his paintbrushes and went to work. The result: “Busboys [heart] Anacostia.”

May 05, 2020
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce that it has accepted 12 University of Maryland student and young alumni startups into its Terp Startup summer accelerator program. Launched in 2015 with just six startups in its first cohort, Terp Startup has grown to accommodate increased demand from student founders. The startups selected represent a range of sectors including drone delivery, esports, snack bars, physician wellness, fashion and

May 04, 2020

Erick Loyo entered Maryland Smith’s Full-Time MBA program with an impressive five-year resume of banking and finance accomplishments. He subsequently excelled and stood out as a leader and advocate for his classmates and the program.

May 04, 2020
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