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Dec 18, 2018
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The first company that entrepreneur Jason Cohen ’96 launched was Mamma Says, a small but successful food manufacturing company that tucked a tiny bit of advice into every packaged biscotti. Like this one: “When your ship comes in, make sure you’re not waiting at the airport.”

It’s one of Cohen’s favorite sayings, he told graduates Wednesday at the winter commencement ceremony for the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and it has stayed with him for nearly 20 years.

Dec 05, 2018
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On November 30, 2018, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Social Value Creation hosted the inaugural Hult @ UMD, a local edition of the Hult Prize, the largest student competition for social good in the world. Competitors in the Hult Prize focused on this year’s challenge to “develop an idea to provide 10,000 jobs to young people within the next decade.” The winner of Hult @ UMD will advance to the regional semifinals in Boston in March 2019, where they will compete with other aspiring student social entrepreneurs for a chance to...

Dec 04, 2018
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Maryland Smith students in the Business Management class at the Universities of Shady Grove are staging a Winter Bazaar Crafts Fair from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Universities at Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Building II, Rockville.

Dec 03, 2018
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The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is tied for No. 24 in the newly released Americas 2018 Top 25 Business School Rankings from Financial Times. The report, which scores schools throughout North and South America, combines full-time MBA, executive MBA and executive education data. The Financial Times ranks Maryland Smith’s full-time MBA program No. 27 and its executive MBA program No. 23 in the Americas.

Nov 30, 2018
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Terps in College Park, Md., and at least 15 other locations showed why they are #UMDSmithProud during Smith Day festivities on Nov. 14, 2018. Groups gathered at four regional campuses of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, plus alumni mixers around the United States and internationally in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China.

Nov 15, 2018
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The Full-Time MBA Program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is No. 35 among U.S. peer programs in Bloomberg Businessweek’s recently released 100 Best Business Schools.

Nov 13, 2018
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Join the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business as we celebrate International Education Week (IEW) from November 12-16, 2018. This worldwide event is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.

Aug 16, 2018
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The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business concluded a second successful year of the Maryland Global Export Consulting (MGEC) program. The program is meant to serve as a resource for Maryland companies engaging in the global marketplace by offering them the opportunity to work with a team of the school’s MBA or undergraduate students to address challenges their company is facing in going global. The program is a collaboration between the CGB and the Maryland Department of Commerce. This year,...

Aug 14, 2018
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There’s nothing like a yacht race on the Chesapeake Bay to learn leadership skills, says Neta Moye, clinical professor of management at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. New MBA students can plan to set sail with Moye next spring to end their first year. But before they hit the water, students will begin their leadership lessons in the classroom in fall 2018.

Aug 13, 2018
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In this edition, Amishi Shah, MBA Candidate 2019, lets us in on what it's like to work as a Finance Intern at Microsoft in Redmond, WA.

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