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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...

Feb 07, 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, recently asked Alex Tran '19 to share his unique experience during this past winter break. Alex’s Winter Break "Wow" Story is part of his Smith journey and it may be an inspiration to others. It may also be the beginning of what will distinguish him during networking opportunities and job interviews. Alex is a finance and information systems double major with a minor in sustainability studies.

Feb 05, 2018
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“Being able to join a Fellows program as a sophomore is a marked advantage. The Sophomore Finance Fellows program truly resembled the intersection of theoretical classroom knowledge and real-world business acumen. Following markets, engaging in case-based discussion and contributing to a collective knowledge forum among your peers are just some of the great experiences I’ve had in this program,” said Adam Hostetter, a junior finance major recalling with appreciation his sophomore year in the program.

Feb 05, 2018
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Feb. 5, 2018) — BET Networks executive Donna Blackman will discuss women in business and the #MeToo movement on March 1, 2018, as the honored guest at the seventh annual Women Leading Women. The free event will kick off a monthlong celebration of Women’s History Month at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 01, 2018
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business was one of the first business schools to adopt a supply chain management program as a major before the business school was even known as Smith. UMD has long been a pioneer in logistics and supply chain education and has expanded to include a specialized, engaging and robust Supply Chain Management (SCM) Fellows Program that provides undergraduate students a deeper dive into transportation, logistics, supply chain management, and emerging industry technology.

Jan 31, 2018
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In the Jan. 1, 2018, issue of Fortune magazine, the article entitled "Business By Design" begins with, "Technology and globalization are leading to more and faster disruption than ever. To stay ahead, smart companies are turning to design to better connect with customers and fine-tune their competitive advantage." The article continues by featuring 25 companies from a range of industries that are getting design “right.” Companies such as Airbnb, Amazon, Apple, IBM, Starbucks, and Google, just to name a few.

Jan 31, 2018
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ARE YOU A JUNIOR FINANCE MAJOR AND WANT TO...

Deepen your financial analysis and modeling skills?
Make real-life investing decisions?
Manage $1 million dollars?
Complete valuation and equity analysis?
Develop trading strategies?
Network with alumni at companies such as JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and more?

Jan 30, 2018
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Fasika Delessa, class of 2018, is an Impact Ambassador in the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. She recently talked with undergraduate student Huw Ball about his experience as an Impact Ambassador and a double major in operations management/business analytics and marketing with a minor in sustainability studies.

Jan 30, 2018
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What’s the appeal of being accepted into one of the most competitive programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business? Why do rising upperclassmen strive to earn above 3.5 cumulative GPA just be considered?

Jan 29, 2018
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IF YOU ARE AN ACCOUNTING MAJOR AND….

Want to earn money without leaving Van Munching Hall?
Want to add an impressive line on your résumé?
Want to enjoy networking with some of Smith’s finest professors and alumni?
Want to give back to Smith by helping your colleagues?
Want to have your own office in VMH? With kitchen privileges?

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