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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.

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 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 13, 2018
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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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.

Aug 06, 2018
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In this edition, Ariel Bouie, MBA Candidate 2019, lets us in on what it's like to work as a Procurement Intern at Johnson & Johnson in Somerville, NJ.

Jul 31, 2018
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In this edition, Mimi Fon, MBA Candidate 2019, lets us in on what it's like to work as a Store Development Intern at Starbucks in Atlanta, GA.

Jul 27, 2018
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted 37 first-year MBA students from Guanghua School of Management, Peking University (“PKU”) in Beijing, for a weeklong program that began July 16, 2018. The program included lectures from business and public policy faculty focused on topics related to a series of related site visits, e-commerce and a case competition.

Jul 24, 2018
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In this edition, Evan Shields, MBA Candidate 2019, lets us in on what it's like to work as a Marketing Operations Intern at Verizon in Basking Ridge, NJ.

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