President’s E Award to Smith’s Center for Global Business

The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the 2024 President’s “E” Award for Export Service to the University of Maryland's Smith School Center for Global Business for its outstanding contributions to expanding U.S. business in international markets.

Aiming for Zero

Montgomery County, Maryland, aims for 100% greenhouse gas emission reduction by 2035. Smith Business Consulting students collaborate with the county, providing pro-bono services to achieve these goals. This initiative aligns with the Smith School's social impact and experiential learning strategies.

Sports Management Program Advisory Board Adds Another All-Star

Steve Schanwald, a trailblazer in sports marketing, began his journey by volunteering under Russ Potts at the University of Maryland. His tenure with the Chicago Bulls solidified his reputation. Now, he joins the Sports Management Program Advisory Board, enriching the future of sports industry professionals.

Speaker Series Addresses and Provides Solutions to the Challenges Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Face

The latest NFIB survey indicates a historic low in small business owner optimism. Senator Cardin and Linda McMahon discuss challenges like stable policies and access to capital. UMD's Smith School of Business lauded for fostering entrepreneurship among students.

The Smith Analytics Consortium’s Annual Datathon Breaks Another Record

The 5th Annual Datathon, hosted by the Smith Analytics Consortium, engaged 370 students in 53 teams, marking a new participation record. The event, aligned with Smith's Strategic Plan, fostered interdisciplinary collaboration and included students from various academic backgrounds.

Smith’s Flex MBA Among Top 10 in Nation in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business ascends to No. 10 in U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Best Graduate Schools for its Flex MBA program, spotlighting AI and leadership. Also noteworthy in Smith’s ranking is its Full-Time MBA, No. 41, with strong positions in Information Systems and Management.

Experts Discuss Student Loan Forgiveness at FGCSS

Rising Tuition Sparks $1.65 Trillion Student Debt Debate" at the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business explores solutions for growing student loan burdens. Experts discuss factors behind surging tuition, and loan forgiveness, and propose equitable strategies. The series aims to address economic challenges, attracting policymakers and scholars. Upcoming sessions feature prominent figures examining entrepreneurship and small business.

The High Five: March 2024

Discover groundbreaking research at Smith School's AI Symposium, showcasing the AI Maps project tracking job trends across the U.S. Explore finance through the Grand Challenges Speaker Series dissecting the federal budget. Uncover the innovative Mortgage Climate Risk Analyzer. Meet the new faculty shaping marketing, finance, and information technology.

Inaugural Finance Grand Challenges Speaker Series Tackles the US Federal Budget

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business launches the Finance Grand Challenges Speaker Series, delving into pressing financial topics like the 'Unsustainable U.S. Federal Budget.' Experts analyze economic trends, government spending, and revenue projections, offering insights and solutions for the future.

AMA CEO Shares Vision for the Future of Marketing During CEO at Smith

Bennie F. Johnson, CEO of the American Marketing Association, shared insights on the marketing industry's future at the University of Maryland. Johnson discussed AI's role, data privacy, demand for versatile marketers, personal branding, and overcoming self-doubt. Discover his predictions and advice shaping the marketing landscape.

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