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Nov 30, 2016
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David Kass, far left, Warren Buffett, center, during a visit with Smith School students.Some 66 years ago, MBA student Warren Buffett trekked from New York to Washington, D.C., seeking career wisdom. He arrived unannounced at Geico, drawn there because it was chaired by his former professor, investing guru Benjamin Graham. It was a Saturday, but Buffett encountered a Geico executive onsite...

Nov 29, 2016
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Top government economists, plus academic experts and industry leaders recently gathered to discuss the outlook for financial markets and the economy under President-elect Donald Trump.

Nov 28, 2016
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It’s that time again—time to refresh the photo gallery that hangs in Van Munching Hall, home of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The school’s previous photo contests in 2012 and 2014 boasted more than 700 entries. Do you have the next winning picture? Winning photos will be displayed in Van Munching Hall and featured in the spring 2017 issue of Smith Business magazine.

Nov 22, 2016
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The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has helped power UMD to sustaining high placements in the 2017 “Best Schools for Entrepreneurship” rankings by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneurship Magazine.

Nov 21, 2016
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Students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business spent last week exploring global education and career opportunities during International Education Week, Nov.14-18, 2016. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State. Smith events were hosted by the school’s Office of Global Initiatives which includes the Title VI Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Nov 21, 2016
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Bloomberg Businessweek released its 2016 ranking of the best U.S. full-time MBA programs last week. The list includes the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business at No. 33. Smith was given the same ranking by Businessweek for 2015.

Nov 17, 2016
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Maryland Smith MBAs can all agree, the people set Smith apart from other MBA programs. On Nov. 14, 2016, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the annual one-day event, “Kaleidoscope: Advancing Diversity at Smith,” for prospective MBA students. Prospective students from around the country with a variety of professional backgrounds and cultures visited Van Munching Hall to immerse themselves in a typical day-in-the-life of a Smith student, beginning with a reception dinner.

Nov 11, 2016
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Launched this fall, the University of Maryland Research Data Center (UMDRDC) is the newest facility of the national Federal Statistical Research Data Centers (FSRDC) network. A Grand Opening Ceremony will be held on Nov. 18, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus.

Nov 09, 2016
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A team of MBA students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business outperformed finalists from Northwestern, Georgetown and Carnegie Mellon Universities to win the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s inaugural MBA Case Competition on Nov. 3, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Nov 08, 2016
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Beginning Monday, Nov. 14, the Office of Global Initiatives/CIBER hosts International Education Week (IEW) - a celebration of our multicultural - and multilingual - community. This year, the focus is on the importance of foreign language for business, particularly for our students, and on highlighting the language capabilities already present at Smith.

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