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Feb 14, 2017
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Applicants to the part-time MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business were invited to visit Van Munching Hall, home of the Smith School, on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, as part of a new admissions event series: “Smith Super Saturdays.”

Nearly 100 prospective PT-MBA students attended the event last weekend, which included networking sessions, workshops, panels, meet-and-greet with faculty, and interviews by current students and alumni.

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 08, 2017
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The Office of Global Initiatives at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business launched a pilot simulation to engage with the global partners of the Global Business School Network (GBSN) (of which the school is an executive board member). This is the first time the Smith School and GBSN are working together on this initiative. The simulation, which began on February 1, 2017, provides an opportunity for students from five universities across the globe to test their skills in a global exercise. Our Terps are excited to participate and...

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.

Jan 31, 2017
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Each year, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship hosts Pitch Dingman Competition, an opportunity for University of Maryland student entrepreneurs to pitch their businesses shark tank style to an expert panel of judges to compete for a total of $30,000 in seed funding. Pitch Dingman applications open at the beginning of the academic year, with a short quarterfinals phase in late September. A vetting process from alumni entrepreneur judges leads to a selection of 10 semifinalists. The Pitch Dingman Semifinals on Nov. 17...

Jan 26, 2017
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Roland T. Rust, Distinguished University Professor and David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, was recently interviewed by the American Marketing Association (AMA) in the “Marketing Legends” video series.

Jan 18, 2017
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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 for one of several teaching awards. Nominations are due by March 3, 2017, and awards will be presented in May.

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