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May 04, 2007
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The fourth annual Joseph M. Wikler Finance Case Competition was held on Friday, May 4, 2007, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Six teams of four to five undergraduate students taking BMGT 440 participated in the competition. This year's winners are Shane Blackmon, Sean DiBlasi, Matthew Karp, and Noah Needleman, receiving $1,000 each.

Apr 20, 2007
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Smith students at the schools Shady Grove campus pulled off a professional and very successful daylong entrepreneurship conference on Saturday, April 14, 2007.

Apr 02, 2007
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Smith School students in the Maryland Undergraduate Society of Entrepreneurs (MUSE) are excited to launch a new club-run venture called "Terrapin Clothiers." The service will provide University of Maryland students with the opportunity to purchase leading professional brand suits and business accessories at introductory prices. "Through our partnership with Kendrick's, students can take advantage of special discounted pricing on all of our product lines," says Nick Singer, MUSE's vice president of operations.

Mar 14, 2007
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College Park, Md., Beijing, China & New Delhi, India March 14, 2007 The University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with the Management Development Institute (MDI) in India and the University of International Business and Economics in China to jointly deliver a Global Consortium MBA program that will simultaneously draw students from the United States, China and India.

Feb 12, 2007
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Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Patricia Cleveland, along with three other Smith faculty and staff members, took 23 honors students to Oahu, Hawaii, January 5-15, 2007 for a trip that they wont soon forget.

Feb 02, 2007
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Smith School Dean Howard Frank, Dingman Center Entrepreneur-in-Residence Tien Wong and Smith School Fellow Wei-Wu He were among the business leaders providing insight into doing business in China and India at a Northern Virginia breakfast forum on February 28, 2007. Dean Frank moderated an expert panel that included Wong, Wei-Wu He and three others at Surviving & Thriving in the Flat World: China, India, and You! The event, presented by Potomac Executive Biz and co-sponsored by the Smith School, drew more than 150 area business people.

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Feb 01, 2007
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Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Patricia Cleveland, along with three other Smith faculty and staff members, took 23 honors students to Oahu, Hawaii, January 5-15, 2007 for a trip that they wont soon forget. The trip was offered as part of the business honors program and not only provided students with an in depth look at Hawaii's culture, history and economy, it also fulfilled their four honors course requirements. This is the third year a winter-term trip has been offered to honor students, but the first time that Hawaii has been the...

Feb 01, 2007
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On one of the coldest mornings of the year, three Smith students in the Maryland Undergraduate Society of Entrepreneurs (MUSE) identified a market niche and set up shop in front of Van Munching Hall with steaming hot chocolate and tasty muffins, successfully tempting students, faculty and staff as they hurried into the building on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007.

Jan 19, 2007
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College Park, Md. January 19, 2007 - A group of Robert H. Smith School of Business undergraduate and MBA students had the honor of ringing the bell to open trading on the New York Stock Exchange this morning.

Jan 01, 2007
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The innovative idea of a solar-powered trash compacting receptacle for a class project has launched a team of students in the Robert H. Smith School of Business's Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) Program into the national spotlight. They have been selected by mtvU, MTVs 24-hour college network, and GE, as one of the top 10 student projects in the first-ever mtvU GE ecomagination Challenge.

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