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Jul 23, 2019
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In this edition, Snigdha Sinha, first-year MBA, lets us in on what it's like to work as a product management intern at GoCanvas in Reston, VA.

Jul 16, 2019
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In this edition, Ashraf Khan, first-year MBA, lets us in on what it's like to work as a pathways operations manager at Amazon in Stockton, CA.

Jul 02, 2019
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The Center for Global Business (CGB) at Maryland Smith successfully completed its third year of the Maryland Global Export Consulting program, a collaboration between CGB and the Maryland Department of Commerce that offers Maryland-based companies the opportunity to work with a team of the school’s MBA or undergraduate students to address challenges companies are facing in going global. This year, two teams of MBA students and one team of nine undergraduates applied their classroom learning to real-world settings and provided data and recommendations to...

Jul 01, 2019
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After more than 25 years of service to the University of Maryland, Alexander Triantis will step down as dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business on Aug. 14, 2019. He will be joining the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business as dean. Ritu Agarwal, the Robert H. Smith Dean’s Chair of Information Systems and senior associate dean for faculty and research, will serve as interim dean beginning Aug. 15, while the university conducts a nationwide search for a permanent successor.

Jun 04, 2019
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Bloomberg L.P. founder Michael R. Bloomberg has announced new funding to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to cover Bloomberg Terminal subscriptions and upgrades. The commitment reinforces Maryland Smith student access to the iconic Bloomberg Professional software system used by 325,000 of the world's most influential decision makers.

Mar 22, 2019
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Excerpted from U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Business Schools 2020" guidebook:
A rapidly growing number of schools are adding science- and tech-focused courses and programs for MBA and other graduate business students.

Feb 25, 2019
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Over 120 recently returned study abroad students participated in the Fourth Annual Global Showcase on February 14, 2019. The Center for Global Business (CGB) hosted the poster exhibition in a “gallery-style” walk in the 1400 and 1500 atriums of Van Munching Hall from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This was an opportunity for students to engage the Smith community and showcase their global learning from their winter faculty-led, short-term study abroad programs. The students participated in one of five study abroad programs to the following locations: Australia and...

Feb 01, 2019
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland will celebrate Black History Month 2019 with a series of events featuring African American business leaders and entrepreneurs. Each week in February, Victor Mullins, Maryland Smith’s associate dean of undergraduate programs and Chief Diversity Officer, will sit down with featured guests to talk about their career paths, the challenges they’ve faced and their advice on making it in the business world.

Jan 28, 2019
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed professor Wendy W. Moe as associate dean of master’s programs. In her new role she will serve on the dean’s senior leadership team and oversee all MBA and specialty master’s programs.

Jan 25, 2019
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Educator, philanthropist and retired bank executive William Longbrake, DBA ’76, has pledged $1 million to support the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The unrestricted gift will provide flexibility to the school, where Longbrake serves as Executive-in-Residence and a member of the Board of Advisors.

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