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May 26, 2008
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As Pat Cleveland, Smith School associate dean for undergraduate studies, tells her students, “The world belongs to those who show up.” The members of the Smith Undergraduate Student Association have, in fact, shown up twice. The evening of May 8, on behalf of the organization, SUSA president Marla Weintraub happily accepted the award for “Best Governing Body on Campus,” which the group won once before in 2006.

May 23, 2008
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In an emotional ceremony at the Comcast Center, 700 undergraduates, 350 MBA students and 2 doctoral students received their Smith School degrees on May 23, 2008.

May 06, 2008
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Howard Frank & Robert H. SmithCollege Park, Md. - May 6, 2008 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced that alumnus Robert H. Smith, former chairman of Charles E. Smith Cos. and naming donor to the school, will deliver the keynote speech at the May 23 graduation ceremony. The event will be held at 4 p.m. at the Comcast Center on the university's College...

May 01, 2008
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April was recognized as Sustainability Month this year at campuses around the country. The Smith School held a number of events for both the students and community to participate in that focused on sustainability and going green in recognition of the month. The events were focused around not only bringing about awareness of environmental issues to participants they were also designed to show how individuals can build companies around sustainability and the environment.

Feb 04, 2008
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For many undergraduates, winter term is a time to kick back, relax and forget school for a while.

Jan 28, 2008
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College Park, Md. - January 28, 2008 - The MBA program at the University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 18 in the United States in the Financial Times MBA 2008 rankings, published today. The school ranked No. 6 among business schools globally in the Best in IT category and No. 7 in the Best in eBusiness category, both of which are based upon alumni recommendations.

Dec 17, 2007
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An enthusiastic crowd gathered in Comcast Center on Dec. 20, 2007, to cheer on a brand-new crop of proud Smith School alumni. Allan Edelson 81, director of Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage, Inc., joined in the congratulations and gave his fellow alumni advice on selecting a career and specific steps they could take to be successful in their first job.

Dec 03, 2007
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A gift from a recent Smith School graduate will ensure the future of the schools Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) Honors Fellows Program annual Innovation and Consulting Conference. QUEST Executive Director J. Gerald Suarez announced the gift at this years conference, held Dec. 6, 2007. The evening event is organized to give students opportunity to present their consulting projects to more than 250 business, nonprofit and government clients; faculty; parents; and peers.

Nov 13, 2007
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On Nov. 13, 2007, Friis Arne Petersen, Denmark's Ambassador to the United States, gave a lecture at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business to an audience of undergraduate students and faculty members. Petersons lecture, titled Denmark in the World Politics, Economy and Energy, centered around Denmark's relationship with the U.S. and its role in the global community.

Nov 02, 2007
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The Second Annual Nationwide Fisher National Biz Quiz Challenge took place at Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business from October 25-27, 2007 and Smith was well represented. A group of Smith undergraduate students - senior Leslie Lin, and juniors Eric Liang and Ademola Sadik - traveled to Columbus for the competition and advanced to the semifinals, placing fourth overall out of 18 schools.

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