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Apr 17, 2014
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Mike Geppi

When former banker Mike Geppi entered the Smith School’s executive MBA program in 2010, he had his sights set on starting a business. He was also looking for potential business partners. He never expected that he’d find four classmates to join him and trusted faculty advisors and a lawyer to help. 

Apr 14, 2014
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Brenda Freeman '87, MBA '91

Excerpt from Smith Business magazine, spring 2014

WHAT I DO: Chief Marketing Officer, Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media, Turner Broadcasting Inc. Manage a multimillion dollar budget and staff of 140 people; responsible for marketing, creative and strategy for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, seen in 100 million households.

Mar 10, 2014
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Tips for Entrepreneurs

Feb 28, 2014
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There are dozens of great places to eat at the University of Maryland – on campus and within walking distance. Check out 17 of our students’ favorite restaurants.

Feb 26, 2014
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Time and time again business leaders go in front of the press to discuss a controversial issue and end up making a bad situation even worse. Even some of the world’s most savvy businesspeople are subject to the occasional press conference gaffe or unfortunate media statement. On February 21, 2014, MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business got the opportunity to put themselves in the shoes of those corporate executives on the hot seat trying to navigate the rocky waters of a mid-crisis press conference in this year’s...

Feb 17, 2014
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It is one of the biggest events on the social calendar for graduate students and alumni of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, and it’s not to be missed: the 12th Annual Monte Carlo Night Gala will bring together MBA, MS, and PhD students; alumni; faculty and staff for an evening of dancing and casino gaming.

Feb 14, 2014
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Fourteen student startups were selected from nearly 150 nationwide entries to advance to the semifinal round in the 2014 Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 06, 2014
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Don't Waste Your Talent--Recognize, Manage and Sell your Intangible Assets

Check out Andrew Sherman's TEDx talk and find out how to realize the full power of everything your company knows. Sherman is passionate about helping people drive value from intellectual property and other intangible assets. He is a prominent Washington, D.C., attorney and business author who teaches entrepreneurship, strategy, M&A, and value creation at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 03, 2014
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All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, Tyser Teaching Fellow, lecturer, adjunct, or Ph.D. student) for one of several Krowe Teaching Awards in areas of general excellence. 

The deadline for submissions is Feb. 26 and winners will be...

Jan 29, 2014
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The Office of Global Initiatives at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted 50 Australian EMBA, MBA, and undergraduate students from RMIT University in Melbourne – one of Australia’s most highly-ranked business schools – from Jan. 4-18, 2014, in College Park. The students, most of whom had never been to the United States, traveled to Maryland to experience business education in an American setting and immerse themselves in U.S. business culture. 

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