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Check out the latest news and featured stories around the QUEST Community!

2-6-18: Haroula Tzamaras (Q26) was chosen for the 2018 A. James Clark School of Engineering Dean's Award!

1-23-18: Check out the A. James Clark School of Engineering's recap of our 490H project with Leidos.

12-20-17: The December issue of QUESTPress has been released!

11-16-17: The November issue of QUESTPress has been released!

10-23-17: Check out the A. James Clark School of Engineering's recap of our 25th Anniversary Gala.

10-18-17: The October issue of QUESTPress has been released!

9-28-17: Congrats to the following QUEST students, chosen as 2017-2018 Phillip Merrill Presidential Scholars: Sarina Haryanto (Q26), Chineme Obiefune (Q25), Miriam Silton (Q26), CeCe Ukejianya (Q26)

9-20-17: The September issue of QUESTPress has been released!

8-30-17: Meet Sarina Haryanto, A Terp With A Purpose

8-23-17: Dr. Joe Bailey named as Executive Director of QUEST

8-22-17: Mimi Verdonk (Q24) highlights Dr. Gerald Suarez as a "Favorite Professor of 2017" in Poets and Quants

8-18-17: Forbes has featured QUEST alumna Kanchan Singh of Cohort 17!

8-16-17: Summer Legambi and Zack Zweig of Cohort 25 are featured on the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering's website for their 490H project!

8-1-17: AMP Leverages Home-Grown Talent to Innovate University Processes 

7-6-17: Check out this feature of Didac Hormiga (Cohort 28) in the Dingman Center's blog! Didac is a student entrepreneur participating in Terp Startup this summer!

6-29-17: Cohort 20 alumnus Zach Schwartz has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Zangles, the world's most stylish pill case!

6-27-17: Cohort 22 alumna Anna Lieberman has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship for 2017-18!

5-12-17: The May issue of QUESTPress has been released!

5-1-17: There are at least 4 QUEST mentions in the Spring 2017 issue of E@M magazine!

4-12-17: QUEST students Derek Xiao (Q28) and Angelina Lyubimova (Q27) took first and second place, respectively, in the KPMG Excel Competition!

4-12-17: The April issue of QUESTPress has been released!

4-10-17: Mimi Verdonk (Q24) is featured as one of 2017's Best and Brightest college students in Poets and Quants for Undergrads.

3-7-17: QUEST's 390H Professor Gerald Suarez on "A Record Number of Women Make Forbes' Billionaire List!"

3-27-17: QUEST student Didac Hormiga (Q28) was featured in the Diamondback for his app, Flee!

3-13-17: The March issue of QUESTPress has been released!

2-20-17: The February issue of QUESTPress has been released!

2-16-17: QUEST was featured in Business Monthly!

2-2-17: QUEST student Rou Tzamaras (Q26) was selected for the 2017 A. James Clark School of Engineering Leadership Award!

2-1-17: QUEST student Chandler Pierce (Q23) developed and launched an iOS app!

2-1-17: QUEST Alumnus Lauren Filocco (Q17) opened a new barre studio in College Park!

1-25-17: QUEST Alumnus Jacob Wilkowsky (Q19) published a guest article for QUESTPress on QUEST's Recruiting Team!

1-20-17: QUEST students were instrumental in developing a new efficient bus routing system for Howard County Public Schools. Check out this recap in the Baltimore Sun

12-30-16: Dr. Gerald Suarez in the Washington Post: Why you should slow down and enjoy your coffee.

12-13-16: Our QUEST Application is live! Apply by 2/4!

11-17-16: Click here for the November issue of QUESTPress!

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10-17-16: Click here for the October issue of QUESTPress!

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10-14-16: 390H Professor Dr. Suarez explores how to change worry to positivity in the Washington Post

10-5-16: QUEST's 25th Anniversary page has been launched. Save the date for QUEST's 25th Anniversary Gala taking place at The Hotel at the University of Maryland on October 7, 2017!

10-4-16: Dr. Jeffrey Herrmann, QUEST's Academic Director, received the Institute of Industrial Engineers' 2016 IIE/Joint Publishers Book of the Year Award for his textbook, "Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management."

9-20-16: Click here for the September issue of QUESTPress!

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8-18-16: Click here for the August issue of QUESTPress!

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8-1-16: Jessica Lewis (Q23) has been selected for the Nolan Archibald Scholarship, which recognizes a rising QUEST senior who actively contributes to the QUEST community, exemplifies QUEST ideals, and demonstrates professionalism and ethical behavior

7-7-16: QUEST releases its inaugural Annual Report!

5-13-16: The Baltimore Sun's Education section featured QUEST in its article on Preparing Students for Today's Workforce!

5-13-16: Click here for the May issue of QUESTPress!

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5-4-16: Ben Hsieh (Q22) has been selected as the Spring 2016 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Commencement Speaker!

4-28-16: Tony Trinh (Q21) has been selected as the Spring 2016 College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences Commencement Speaker!

4-28-16: Congrats to Angelina Bingei (Q25) and Eric Higgins (Q26) for winning second place in the Wake Forest Marketing Analytics Summit!

4-26-16: The QUEST Honors Program has been selected to receive the Corporate Connector of the Year Award at the annual Office of Technology Commercialization's Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships event on Monday, May 9 at the Riggs Alumni Center.

4-26-16: Congrats to Austin Kendall (Q23) for being selected for Ford's Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship.

4-25-16: Check out Ben Khakshoor (Q26) featured in The Diamondback

4-21-16: Click here to view QUEST's strategic plan for the upcoming year. 

4-14-16: Yash Mehta (Q22) has been selected as the Spring 2016 Robert H. Smith School of Business Commencement Speaker!

4-13-16: Click here for the April issue of QUESTPress!

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4-11-16: Rachel George (Q21) has been selected as the Spring 2016 UMD Commencement Speaker!

QUEST in Smith News

Feb 09, 2018
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This past winter-term, 20 students had the opportunity to learn about design and innovation in the Spanish context. While in Spain, students had a full itinerary of company visits, workshops, and cultural activities. In Barcelona, they visited the iconic La Sagrada Familia, took a guided tour of the gothic quarter, and even had the opportunity to meet with local business students. In the capital city of Madrid, students took time to reflect in Retiro Park and enjoyed traditional Spanish tapas. Led by QUEST Honors faculty Dr. Gerald Suarez and Dr. Pamela...

Jan 25, 2018
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Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, stays connected with Smith students – while they are undergraduates and after they have earned a degree and successfully completed the four-year Smith journey. Dean Mullins recently asked Rohan Bajaj '17 to discuss how­­ being a part of the Smith journey helped him. Rohan graduated in December 2017 with a finance degree. He's looking forward to joining Capital One as a financial analyst.

Jan 10, 2018
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Happy New Year, Smith Terps! Check out the seven most popular articles of 2017 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Oct 20, 2017
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Victor Mullins, Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently asked Ankit Sheth '20 to discuss how his Smith journey has helped him find his passion and provided the opportunities to pursue it. Ankit is double-majoring in finance and accounting with a minor in education and human development.

Oct 10, 2017
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Undergraduate students from the University of Maryland’s QUEST honors program took center stage on Oct. 7, 2017, as they pitched their ideas to a panel of IBM judges. In celebration of the program’s 25th anniversary, IBM partnered with Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) to introduce the monthlong design challenge.

Oct 10, 2017
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The Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) Honors Program at the University of Maryland celebrated 25 years of continuous improvement with a spectacular anniversary gala on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at The Hotel, the new luxury hotel and conference center at UMD. Attendees included more than 420 current students, alumni, faculty and staff, along with their families and friends.

Sep 27, 2017
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It seems like everyone is sounding the alarm lately about bitcoin and the ever-expanding world of cryptocurrencies. It's a fraud, says JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon. It's a bubble, says hedge fund founder Ray Dalio. And China recently banned some cryptocurrency activity. It's not surprising that people are raising concerns, says the Smith School's Joseph P. Bailey....

Sep 18, 2017
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The Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) Honors Program at the University of Maryland is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year with a celebration on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at The Hotel, a new luxury hotel and conference center at UMD. Undergraduate students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, A. James Clark School of Engineering and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences are eligible to apply for QUEST.

Aug 29, 2017
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Poets & Quants for Undergraduates is associating the adage “great teachers are change agents and difference-makers” with student-mentoring by Sandra Loughlin and J. Gerald Suarez at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Jun 14, 2017
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the 14th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders for 2017, as recommended by faculty members.

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