UMD CIBER Builds Bridges with Businesses and Professionals in Cuba

Fifteen participants from colleges and universities throughout the United States traveled to Cuba from May 21-28, 2017, with the University of Maryland’s Center for International Business Education and Research (UMD CIBER).

We Are Smith: Four Pillars of a Winning Brand

Robert H. Smith ’50 came to the University of Maryland as an undergraduate student with passion for real estate development and quest for adventure. “The person who is afraid to take risks and make mistakes will never achieve everything of which he or she is capable,” he said more than 60 years later during a 2008 commencement address at his alma mater.

Smith Encourages Women to Attend B-School at “Women in Business” Event

More than 50 women came to the Smith’s first Women in Business information session for prospective part-time MBA students on January 31 at the school’s campus in Washington, D.C. The event was part of the ongoing initiative at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to encourage women to pursue an MBA degree. Women represent about one third of MBA students nationwide. Smith has strong and growing female representation in its Part-time MBA program, with about 37 percent women students.

Smith Business Close-Up: BP's Corporate Social Responsibility

The BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is one of the biggest corporate disaster’s of all time. The energy giant – the fourth largest company in the world – has been grappling with the fallout of April’s deadly explosion and oil spill, which has had serious impact on U.S. Gulf Coast industries and the environment.

Smith Business Close-Up: Taking Ethics Into Account

Thursday, September 3, 2009, 7:30 p.m.Sunday, September 6, 2009, 7:30 a.m.Monday, September 7, 2009, 4:30 a.m.   Business decisions should always include three considerations – legal implications, financial implications, and equally importantly, ethical implications.

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