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Feb 21, 2017
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Associate Professor of Finance Michael Faulkender has been named Associate Dean for Masters Programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 08, 2017
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In the 14 years between her undergraduate and executive MBA degrees from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Jennifer Lee-Harrison held numerous consulting jobs, rose to a senior director position, collaborated with Steve Harvey and contributed to a successful strategic marketing plan. Yet she still asked herself: “What do I want to be when I grow up?”

Feb 07, 2017
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The Social Enterprise Symposium (SES), hosted by the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is less than a month away, on March 3, 2017. If you’re someone who likes to push the envelope, explore big ideas and wants to create a better world, SES is definitely for you.

Feb 07, 2017
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As Bloomberg L.P.’s Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Erika Irish Brown is on the front line to advance diversity in the workplace. She will talk frankly about her role and personal experiences with students, alumni, faculty and staff at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business when she joins Dean Alex Triantis for the Diversity Fireside Chat. The event is hosted by the Smith School’s just-launched Office of Diversity and Inclusion and will take place...

Feb 06, 2017
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We received more than 250 submissions for the third iteration of the Smith Photo Contest at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. After a month of online voting and judges’ deliberation, we are proud to share the 20 winning photographs from the talented Smith community.

Feb 02, 2017
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Building the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and then the National Museum of African American History and Culture changes a person. Lisa Anders, an MBA graduate at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, led both projects and will discuss her experiences at a Black History Month celebration 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 2017, at the campus’ Riggs Alumni Center.

Feb 01, 2017
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Jan 31, 2017
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Each year, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship hosts Pitch Dingman Competition, an opportunity for University of Maryland student entrepreneurs to pitch their businesses shark tank style to an expert panel of judges to compete for a total of $30,000 in seed funding. Pitch Dingman applications open at the beginning of the academic year, with a short quarterfinals phase in late September. A vetting process from alumni entrepreneur judges leads to a selection of 10 semifinalists. The Pitch Dingman Semifinals on Nov. 17...

Jan 26, 2017
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Roland T. Rust, Distinguished University Professor and David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, was recently interviewed by the American Marketing Association (AMA) in the “Marketing Legends” video series.

Jan 19, 2017
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Clowns are creepy and dancing elephants upset PETA, so maybe the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus had no chance. After producing the greatest show on earth for 146 years, the three-ring spectacle announced Saturday that it will close forever in May. The news does not surprise Smith School professor Rajshree Agarwal, who includes the Ringling Brothers case in her executive MBA course. She says several...

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