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Sep 28, 2020
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The University of Maryland has named Prabhudev Konana, Ph.D., Dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, effective January 2, 2021. In this role, he will lead Smith in its mission to create knowledge, promote an inclusive learning environment that fosters intellectual discovery, and equip current and future leaders to assess complex problems and deliver innovative solutions.

Sep 24, 2020
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“Surround yourself with people better than you are.”  

That was the sentiment expressed by Chris Barron, MBA ’18, when asked what advice he’d give to those looking to start their own business. 

Barron is the vice president of business development for Ardalyst, an Annapolis-based cybersecurity company founded by Michael Speca, MBA ’18, and Josh O’Sullivan, MBA ’18. The three met while attending Maryland Smith. Speca is the company’s president, and O’Sullivan serves as its chief technology...

Jul 28, 2020
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Kimberly Lumpkins and Patricia Turner, representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, are featured among the world’s “Best and Brightest Executive MBA Graduates” in the class of 2020, by Poets & Quants, the digital news outlet dedicated to global coverage of business education.

Jul 01, 2020
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Darryll J. Pines officially takes the helm of the state of Maryland’s flagship university on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, becoming the 34th president of the University of Maryland, College Park, and continuing a career of leadership and excellence.

At the Robert H. Smith School of Business, his appointment to the university’s top job, back in February 2020, was met with cheers. Understandably – Pines previously served as dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the Smith School and the Clark School have a long, strong history of...

Jun 22, 2020
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When appointed as the University of Maryland president in 2010, Wallace Loh inspired the greater Maryland community with his challenge to “Lead Fearlessly.” Now, 10 years later, Loh is stepping down as president and entrusting future generations of Terps to continue the work he began.

May 20, 2020
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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.

Mar 20, 2020
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The University of Maryland is actively monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (termed “COVID-19”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Very rapidly, the virus has been detected in numerous countries including the United States.

Feb 13, 2020
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The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents yesterday appointed Darryll J. Pines, dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering, as the 34th president of the University of Maryland, effective July 1.

Feb 12, 2020
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With 65 publications over the past five years in elite management journals, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is fifth among U.S. business schools in the latest Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings (TAMUGA) of Management Department Research Productivity.

Feb 06, 2020
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This year, you can expect new, innovative solutions to environmental crises, as well as a vigorous race, to get 5G up and running, Erik Peterson told an audience this week at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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