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Smith School In the News: 2021

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:08
The Smith School's world-class faculty are routinely quoted in leading business and other media, while Smith's innovative programs and research projects also receive attention.
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Maryland Partners in International Trade Hosts Webinar on Risk in International Markets

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 16:53
The Center for Global Business (CGB) presented the second installment of a new series of webinars by the MAPIT Alliance focused on risk when entering international markets. In the webinar, “Choosing and Entering Foreign Markets,” experts shared helpful tips and best practices about how to ma...
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Maryland Smith Partners With PepsiCo in Course

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:16
At Maryland Smith, learning is a cooperative effort. And this semester, representatives from PepsiCo worked with Maryland Smith students to teach them about the ins and outs of the sales industry. This semester in BMGT 350, a marketing principles course offered to nearly 700 students across ...
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Maryland Smith’s Louiqa Raschid Named IEEE Fellow

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 14:42
Professor of Information Systems Louiqa Raschid at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. School of Business has been named a Fellow by the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 
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Maryland Smith Students Advance to Finals of Deloitte’s Audit Innovation Campus Challenge

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 09:55
Caption: Top row, from left, Maryland Smith students Brianna Bauer, Michael Gordon and Jack McGrinder. Bottom row, from left, Breena Rettig, Marianne Feng and Ryan Gotkin A six-member student team from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland has advanced to the finals ...
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Welcome Dean Konana

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 16:29
With the start of 2021, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is welcoming its new dean, Prabhudev Konana. Konana joins Maryland Smith from the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business, where he served as associate dean of Instructional Innovation.
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Teaching Globally, Virtually, at Maryland Smith

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 10:43
Travel had mostly grinded to a halt and learning was mostly online in 2020’s fall semester, but at Maryland Smith, global educational experiences were forging ahead in new ways. Maryland Smith’s J. Gerald Suarez led students from BMGT468Z: Creating the Future through Systems Thinking and Des...
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Maryland Smith Recognizes Winter Graduates in Virtual Commencement

Sun, 12/20/2020 - 14:45
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated its winter graduates in a virtual commencement ceremony on Sunday. During the ceremony, which followed the university’s main commencement event, 203 undergraduate students, 70 MBA students and 339 business master’s st...
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Maryland Smith MBAs Provide Global Export Consulting for Maryland Company This Fall

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 10:11
The Center for Global Business partnered with Insight Engineering (IE), a construction and infrastructure company located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, that focuses on real estate and land development on the Maryland Global Export Consulting program.
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CFP Event Explores Diversity and the Bottom Line

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 16:05
When it comes to diversity, the investment industry has a ways to go. That fact, while well known, was further illuminated this month in a survey from the Diverse Asset Managers Initiative (DAMI) and discussed in “Diversity and the Bottom Line,” a webcast hosted by the Center for Financial P...
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Lab Seeks To Help Students Find Intentional Life

Fri, 12/11/2020 - 10:24
Launched this year within the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets, the Intentional Life Lab seeks to help students at the University of Maryland develop their personal "why" and "how" toward an authentic life path.
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Global Recognition for a Maryland Smith ‘Pandemic Pivot’

Thu, 12/10/2020 - 11:49
MBA Roundtable Cites the Impact Consulting Fellowship Program as an Innovative Response to COVID
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Maryland Smith Taps Five Exporters as Case Studies for ‘Maryland Business Adapts’ Campaign

Thu, 12/10/2020 - 09:27
The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will feature five Maryland-based exporting firms for their best practices in COVID perseverance, via a “Maryland Business Adapts” roundtable event forthcoming this spring.
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$400K+ in SGA Grants Support Students Through Pandemic

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 10:28
Funds Will Help With Emergency Needs, Food Insecurity, More Normally, the University of Maryland’s Student Government Association doles out hundreds of thousands of dollars each semester from student fees to fund everything from the Filipino Cultural Association’s conference expenses to TEDx...
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A ‘Framework for Thinking About Problems’

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 09:40
Nicholas Summers learned a great deal at Maryland Smith, and he taught others a thing or two, mostly in the area of applied cloud computing. This month, as Summers prepares to graduate from Maryland Smith’s Business Analytics M.S. program, he’s been reflecting on the most important things he...
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International Education Week 2020

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 15:31
The Center for Global Business (CGB) celebrated the global mindset, activities, and research at Maryland Smith via a series of virtual activities during International Education Week (IEW) from November 16-20, 2020. Over 500 members of the school community participated in the activities that ...
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The Growing Diversity of Smith’s MBA Cohorts

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 15:34
A typical MBA classroom looks a lot different than it did 10 years ago. And that’s certainly true at Maryland Smith, where more and more MBA students are women, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC). Helping to drive that change are Smith’s growing slate of accessible and flexible MB...
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Global Giving, Campus Focus

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 11:09
Student Crisis Fund Among 24 UMD Projects Donors Can Support This Giving Tuesday As the number of student pleas for emergency funding soared with the pandemic and ensuing economic downturn, the University of Maryland’s Student Crisis Fund turned into a revolving door of funding: As soon as d...
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Virtual Artisanal Honey Tastings? Sounds Sweet

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 19:21
During a time when many small businesses are struggling, Chris White, founder and CEO of Bee America, may have found a way to thrive in the new virtual environment; virtual honey tastings. “People are looking for something different during this time,” says White, MBA ’07. “The element of hav...
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Global Teams Compete in the Accounting and Analytics IB Agility Labs

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 15:14
As part of the #KeepGlobalSmith campaign, the Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland held the Accounting and Analytics/IS International Business (IB) Agility Labs on November 11-13 and November 18-20, respectively. These complete the first...
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