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Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Maryland Partners in International Trade Share Solutions to Shipping and Logistics Challenges During a Pandemic

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 14:57
The Center for Global Business presented the third installment in an ongoing series of webinars by the MAPIT Alliance, “You Can’t Travel, But Your Products Can: Shipping Logistics During a Pandemic.” Building on the previous webinars focused on website globalization and digital marketing str...
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Spring 2020 Grads Reflect on the Journey

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 15:12
As they celebrated their graduation from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, six students reflected on what the moment – and the achievement – mean to them. Here is what they said:
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In Debut Year, Smith Investment Fund Weathers COVID-19 Volatility

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:39
The Smith Investment Fund’s student money management team couldn’t have known what kind of year was ahead in May 2019, when they launched its investment portfolio. But the group’s investment decisions nonetheless have weathered the financial storms rather well.
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On Killer Wasps, UFOs, Pandemics and Reaching Goals No Matter What

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 14:12
“Well, we did it,” cheered Maryland Smith’s David Rosenstein ’20, in cap and gown, delivering a commencement address and a note of congratulations to his 1,400 fellow graduates, gathered virtually for the spring commencement ceremony. “I'm not sure I or anyone watching saw killer wasps, UFOs...
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Maryland Smith Students Awarded Do Good Medallion

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 12:08
Three Maryland Smith students were recognized by the Do Good Institute for their commitment to supporting their fellow students, addressing crucial issues and leading fearlessly. Dan Kossoy, Roxanna Kazemzadeh and Casey McCarthy were among the 38 students selected from thousands of students ...
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‘Treating’ Frontline Hospital Workers

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 12:19
With the fight to treat COVID-19 patients in full force at hospitals, Mike Weber ’14 wanted to help. He watched as his wife, an internal medicine resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, and her colleagues put in long, intense hours in the ICU. As the co-founder of f...
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Mon, 05/18/2020 - 15:24
For the hundreds of students poised to graduate this spring from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, commencement day is nearly here. And while the event will be virtual, our pride in and excitement for these graduates is very real.
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MBA Banquet: And the award goes to...

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 17:28
To celebrate the accomplishments of full-time MBA students, faculty and staff, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business transformed its annual MBA End-of-Year Banquet to a virtual ceremony on May 15, 2020. Students nominated their classmates and professors for the awar...
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Maryland Smith MBAs Provide Global Consulting for Local Company this Spring

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 14:05
Marina Augoustidis, associate director of the Center for Global Business, writes about the Maryland Global Export Consulting program.
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How Your Pet Is Helping You Through the Pandemic

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 11:08
Survey by Alums’ Veterinary Tech Firm Finds Owners Are Feeling the Love Longer walks. More lap cuddles. And more chewed-up tennis balls. Pets are gleaning a few perks from the pandemic quarantine—and so are their owners, according to a recent survey from a veterinary tech company run by two ...
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Maryland Partners in International Trade Share Digital Marketing Best Practices

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 15:18
“Everyone is Online: Reaching your Global Customer Through Digital Marketing” was the second webinar in an ongoing series from the Maryland Partners in International Trade (MAPIT), Alliance, a partnership of the Maryland Smith Center for Global Business, Maryland-D.C. District Export Council...
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Nothing on But Infomercials? Don’t Change the Channel

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 15:14
Cut off from customers, unable to access production facilities or seek out goods and materials for their budding businesses because of the pandemic lockdown, some Terp undergraduate entrepreneurs are turning to that ultimate time-killer: infomercials.
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Smith School Recognizes Graduating Seniors in Online Ceremony

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 09:25
On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted a virtual gathering to recognize the achievements of top undergraduate students during the 20th Annual Undergraduate Awards Banquet.
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Painting a Picture of Hope in the DMV

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:49
As Busboys and Poets founder Andy Shallal, MBA ’19, fixed a shattered window from a break-in at his restaurant chain’s Anacostia location, he found an opportunity to turn his misfortune into inspiration. After staring at the black piece of plywood that now occupied his window space, Shallal ...
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Smith Alums With the Assist on ‘The Last Dance’

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 09:15
Longtime Advisers to Superstar Michael Jordan Talk Careers, New Documentary Series The project had all the makings of a blockbuster: unaired, behind-the-scenes footage of one of pro basketball’s greatest dynasties; candid new interviews with one of the most transcendent athletes in history; ...
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Dingman Center Takes Terp Startup Accelerator Cohort Virtual

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 14:43
The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce that it has accepted 12 University of Maryland student and young alumni startups into its Terp Startup summer accelerator program. Launched in 2015 with just six startups in its first cohort, Terp Startup has grown to accommodate...
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INFORMS Honors Maryland Smith Professor Roland Rust

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 12:17
Roland T. Rust, Distinguished University Professor and David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, has won the 2020 Buck Weaver Award from the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science. The award recognizes career achievements in marke...
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Maryland Smith Business Fraternity Wins National Award

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 11:08
The Eta Gamma chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business recently took home honors during the fraternity’s virtual National Convention.
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Smith Marketing Major To Lead Student Government

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 09:02
Dan Alpert ’21 is a Maryland Smith marketing major, a member of the Undergraduate Dean’s Student Advisory Council and – beginning next fall – student body president of the University of Maryland’s Student Government Association.
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Food for Thought: How a Smith Alum Is Tackling Hunger

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 08:58
Even amid a global pandemic, Evan Lutz’s business is booming. The 2014 Maryland Smith grad’s Baltimore-based Hungry Harvest delivers produce that would have been wasted to customers’ homes – a service that’s more attractive than ever with stay-at-home orders in place.
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