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Smith School Hosts 40 Visiting Students from Australian University

Thu, 2018-02-15 09:15

Forty graduate students from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, visited the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business for a two-week study program, Jan. 8-19, 2018. Eight Smith School faculty shared their expertise with the students on topics ranging from international business to personal branding and from integrated marketing to supply chain management. The array of content shared with the students showcased the Smith School’s vast areas of expertise.

Undergrads Use App and Networking Skills at Spring Career Fair

Tue, 2018-02-13 11:31

Undergraduate business students donned their professional business attire, printed out fresh copies of their resumes, and downloaded the latest version a specialized smartphone app to get the most out of the spring career fair at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Friday, Feb. 9. 2018.

Spotlight on Emerging CFOs Fellows Program

Tue, 2018-02-13 09:31

For Senior Finance and Accounting double major student Jessica Martins, the Emerging CFOs program has been transformational. “The classes feel more personal and the professors have such a strong connection to the program, she said. She further stated that it was hard to pinpoint exactly what makes the program so special, but added the main reason was “this desire to help their students grow and excel in their professional futures.”

Smith Alum Frank Reich to Coach Indianapolis Colts

Mon, 2018-02-12 14:20

Former Terps quarterback Frank Reich, a 1984 graduate of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will be the new coach of the Indianapolis Colts in the National Football League. Reich recently earned a Super Bowl ring with the Philadelphia Eagles, where he served as offensive coordinator for two seasons.

Reflections on "100 Days until Graduation"

Mon, 2018-02-12 09:19

Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the "100 Days Until Graduation" celebration for graduating seniors on Feb. 8, 2018, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Exactly a year from today, I was reporting for my first time on the “100 Days” graduation celebration for Smith Seniors. I remember walking around the room, basking in the energy and ebullience of proud business students and faculty.

Students Use the Environment As Their Classroom in Spain

Fri, 2018-02-09 09:57

This past winter-term, 20 students had the opportunity to learn about design and innovation in the Spanish context. While in Spain, students had a full itinerary of company visits, workshops, and cultural activities. In Barcelona, they visited the iconic La Sagrada Familia, took a guided tour of the gothic quarter, and even had the opportunity to meet with local business students. In the capital city of Madrid, students took time to reflect in Retiro Park and enjoyed traditional Spanish tapas. Led by QUEST Honors faculty Dr. Gerald Suarez and Dr. Pamela Armstrong the program focused on introducing students to design concepts from the perspective of companies in various industries. Company visits included Design Thinkers Group, TransfoLAB, and Metropoli Ecosystems.

Alex Tran '19 Talks About His Winter Break “Wow” Experience

Wed, 2018-02-07 09:34

Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently asked Alex Tran '19 to share his unique experience during this past winter break. Alex’s Winter Break "Wow" Story is part of his Smith journey and it may be an inspiration to others. It may also be the beginning of what will distinguish him during networking opportunities and job interviews. Alex is a finance and information systems double major with a minor in sustainability studies.

Legends of Learning Co-Founders Talk About Success as Startup Founders and Angel Investors on Bootstrapped

Mon, 2018-02-05 14:56

On this episode of Bootstrapped, we interviewed former Dingman Center Angels and co-founders of Legends of Learning, Josh Goldberg ’03 and Vadim Polikov.

BET Executive to Headline Women Leading Women

Mon, 2018-02-05 12:11

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Feb. 5, 2018) — BET Networks executive Donna Blackman will discuss women in business and the #MeToo movement on March 1, 2018, as the honored guest at the seventh annual Women Leading Women. The free event will kick off a monthlong celebration of Women’s History Month at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Professor Emeritus Steve Carroll Dies at 87

Mon, 2018-02-05 11:27

Stephen J. Carroll, professor emeritus at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, died in Virginia on Jan. 30, 2018. He was 87.

Apply to be a Sophomore Finance Fellow

Mon, 2018-02-05 09:25

Smith Undergrads: Applications for Fellows Programs at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are due by midnight Feb. 12, 2018. For more information, visit the Fellows Programs web page.

Smith student Philip Peker ’18 contributed to this article. Philip is a marketing major with a minor in innovation and entrepreneurship at the at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Apply to Be a Supply Chain Management Fellow

Thu, 2018-02-01 15:17

Smith Undergrads: Applications for Honors and Fellows Programs at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are due by midnight Feb. 12, 2018. For more information, visit this web page.

Smith student Philip Peker ’18 contributed to this article. Philip is a marketing major with a minor in innovation and entrepreneurship at the at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Apply to Be a Lemma Senbet Fellow

Wed, 2018-01-31 12:43

Lauren Black, class of 2019 accounting and information systems double major at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, contributed to this article.

Smith Undergrads: Applications for Honors and Fellows Programs at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are due by midnight Feb. 12, 2018. For more information, visit this web page.

ARE YOU A JUNIOR FINANCE MAJOR AND WANT TO...

Apply to the Strategic Design & Innovation Fellows Program

Wed, 2018-01-31 08:53

Lauren Black, class of 2019 accounting and information systems double major at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, contributed to this article. 

Smith Undergrads: Applications for Honors and Fellows Programs at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are due by midnight Feb. 12, 2018. For more information, visit this web page.

Meet Huw Ball: Impact Ambassador

Tue, 2018-01-30 11:37

Fasika Delessa, class of 2018, is an Impact Ambassador in the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. She recently talked with undergraduate student Huw Ball about his experience as an Impact Ambassador and a double major in operations management/business analytics and marketing with a minor in sustainability studies.

Apply to the Business Honors Program

Tue, 2018-01-30 10:52

Smith Undergrads: Applications for Honors and Fellows Programs at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are due by midnight Feb. 12, 2018. For more information, visit this web page.

What’s the appeal of being accepted into one of the most competitive programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business? Why do rising upperclassmen strive to earn above 3.5 cumulative GPA just be considered?

Online MBAs Earn Real Money During 2-Hour Pop-Up Challenge

Mon, 2018-01-29 14:23

Online MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business tested their entrepreneurial ideas in a two-hour pop-up business challenge in fall 2017.

Apply to Be an Accounting Teaching Scholar

Mon, 2018-01-29 11:11

Lauren Black, class of 2019 accounting and information systems double major at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business contributed to this article. 

Smith Undergrads: Applications for Fellows Programs at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are due by midnight Feb. 1, 2018. For more information, visit the Fellows Programs web page.

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Freshman Noah Alviti Receives United Way's Hometown Hero Award

Thu, 2018-01-25 18:24

Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, was recently informed by the United Way of Western Connecticut that Noah Alviti, a freshman finance major, was honored with the 2017 Hometown Hero Award by the United Way of Western Connecticut. He is the youngest recipient to ever be awarded this honor in an adult category.

Rohan Bajaj '17 Reflects on His Experience in the Innovo Scholars Consulting Program

Thu, 2018-01-25 15:08

Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, stays connected with Smith students – while they are undergraduates and after they have earned a degree and successfully completed the four-year Smith journey. Dean Mullins recently asked Rohan Bajaj '17 to discuss how­­ being a part of the Smith journey helped him. Rohan graduated in December 2017 with a finance degree. He's looking forward to joining Capital One as a financial analyst.