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International Education Week 2019 at the Smith School

Fri, 2019-11-15 15:19

Join the Center for Global Business at Maryland Smith to recognize the global mindset, activities, research, and global footprint of the Smith School as we celebrate International Education Week (IEW), Nov. 18-22, 2019. The worldwide event is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate international education and exchange.

UMD Climbs Ranks in Undergrad Entrepreneurship

Wed, 2019-11-13 15:17

The University of Maryland is once again recognized as an educational leader in entrepreneurship, according to the “Top 50 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2020” rankings published by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.

Center for Global Business Selects Spring 2020 Undergraduate Study Abroad Ambassadors

Fri, 2019-11-08 14:17

During the spring 2020 semester, 45 Maryland Smith undergraduate students will participate in semester-long business exchange programs around the world. Three highly qualified Smith students will serve as study abroad ambassadors to share their experience through media content and serve as resources for prospective study abroad students.

Maryland Smith MBAs Engage with FDIC Leaders

Fri, 2019-11-08 09:35

MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business had the opportunity to meet with and hear perspective from FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams in a Nov. 1, 2019 event at Maryland Smith arranged by Professor of Finance Haluk Ünal.

How One Female Founder Deals With Imposter Syndrome

Thu, 2019-11-07 13:25

Starting a company is a hard but fulfilling journey, Julia Brown ’13 told female undergraduates at the fourth annual Ladies First Fall Dinner.

The dinner discussion, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, aimed to create an encouraging space for nonbinary and female students to brainstorm, share and discuss starting their own companies.

Terps Take on New York City

Wed, 2019-11-06 15:28

Last week, first- and second-year Smith students came together to take on New York City. Over the course of Thursday and Friday, students had the opportunity to connect with alumni, visit companies throughout New York and learn about the opportunities for both internships and full-time jobs available to them in the city.

Maryland Smith Climbs in Bloomberg’s MBA Rankings

Tue, 2019-11-05 07:26

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business full-time MBA program climbed to No. 26 (from 35th in 2018) in Bloomberg Businessweek's ranking of the best U.S. business schools of 2019-2020.

The ranking marks the third consecutive rise for Maryland Smith in the ranking based on data compiled from more than 9,000 students, 14,920 alumni, 900 corporate recruiters, and compensation and job-placement data from each school. 

Dingman Center Launches Pilot of Terp Startup Fellows Program

Mon, 2019-11-04 10:15

This week, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at Maryland Smith will launch the pilot of the Terp Startup Fellows, an exciting addition to the Center’s venture programming portfolio that supports entrepreneurs of all kinds at University of Maryland. The Terp Startup Fellows is a continuation of the Center’s Terp Startup summer Accelerator, which provides a competitive stipend up to $5,000, co-working space and curriculum to 10 - 15 teams who spend eight weeks working to make progress on their businesses.

Honest Tea Co-Founder Shares Two Food Trends at Hisaoka Speaker Series

Thu, 2019-10-31 12:22

Food production will move in two directions to keep pace with consumer demand in the 21st century, Honest Tea co-founder Seth Goldman told faculty, staff and students on Oct. 30, 2019, at the University of Maryland.

Five Things To Know About Noncompete Clauses

Thu, 2019-10-31 11:09

It wasn’t the most talked-about hearing on Capitol Hill this week, but for workers across the economy, the topic was vital.

Evan Starr, assistant professor of management and organization at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, testified Tuesday before the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, about competition in labor markets.

Maryland Smith International Business Students Visit Companies in NYC

Tue, 2019-10-29 16:45

The Center for Global Business at Maryland Smith sponsored eleven students to participate in the international business (IB) trek of Smith in the City on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019.

Thanksgiving Holiday Pairing

Mon, 2019-10-28 12:27

The Smith School's diversity & inclusion committee is hosting a Thanksgiving pairing program. Faculty, staff, and local alumni are invited to “Share Your Table” and host an international student, or an out-of-state student who can’t go home for the holiday. Students who want to celebrate Thanksgiving with a faculty, staff or alumni, are invited to “Be Our Guest.” The Smith School is committed to fostering a culture of unity and this program is one way that we are connecting people together. The deadline to express your interest in participating is November 8.

Smith PhD Student Honored as Dissertation Finalist

Sat, 2019-10-26 15:28

A PhD candidate at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was chosen as a finalist in a dissertation proposal contest organized by one of the world’s top research associations.

Smith Lecturer Teaches Conflict Resolution in Egypt

Fri, 2019-10-25 10:27

A lecturer at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is using the power of dialogue to build peace in a digital world, where fights on social media have become the new norm.

Smith Covers the World With Micro MBA

Tue, 2019-10-22 14:04

More than 62,000 students from 186 countries and territories have enrolled in the MicroMasters for Core MBA Curriculum at Maryland Smith since the program’s launch in fall 2018.

About one-in-five students comes from the United States. The countries with the next highest enrollments for most courses are Canada, the United Kingdom, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Nigeria, Australia and Germany.

Maryland Smith’s Russ Wermers Named to SEC Advisory Committee

Fri, 2019-10-18 09:45

Maryland Smith finance professor Russ Wermers was selected by the Securities and Exchange Commission to serve on its new Asset Management Advisory Committee, formed to offer advice and recommendations to the SEC on how regulations and industry trends impact investors.

Conference on Health IT & Analytics Set for Nov. 15-16 in Metro D.C.

Tue, 2019-10-15 15:09

Maryland Smith’s CHIDS Hosts Research Summit on Strategy, Policy and Systems Fostering Healthcare Decision-Making and Innovation

Maryland Smith Students Help Produce Digital Sophistication Index

Mon, 2019-10-14 12:17

A team of Global Consulting Fellows at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has collaborated with market intelligence and consulting firm DuckerFrontier to produce a Global Digital Sophistication Index.

Center for Global Business Continues to Expand Business Language Opportunities

Mon, 2019-10-07 15:30

Marina Augoustidis, associate director for the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, writes about international business language program opportunities.