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Mar 09, 2017
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Could the activism inspired by International Women's Day, such as State Street Global Advisors' placing a statue of a young girl before the iconic charging bull of Wall Street, actually hamper the push to gain more women on U.S. corporate boards? Smith School professor Rajshree Agarwal supports the goal of having gender equality on corporate boards, but says getting there may require some care. Agarwal was...

Mar 08, 2017
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Across industry and sector, businesses are widening their lenses in pursuit of strategies that benefit both business and society. Gone are the days of the single bottom line. In today's world, purpose-driven business has accelerated to a degree that might be surprising.

Mar 06, 2017
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A beautiful Friday afternoon welcomed the 3rd Annual Emerging Markets Case Competition at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Nine teams from some eight top U.S. MBA programs gathered at Van Munching Hall for an intense 24-hour preparation and presentation of their findings.

Mar 01, 2017
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In conjunction with Women’s History Month, the Office of Diversity Initiatives at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has organized March 2017 as Smith Women’s Month – a month of empowerment, enlightenment and education around topics of interest to Smith women.

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.

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