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Nov 01, 2011
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Freshman get a crash course in the art of networking—from MBAs.

Networking is an essential skill in the professional’s arsenal, and you can’t get started too early. On Thursday, November 10, the Smith School’s Freshman Fellows learned how to work a room from an unusual source—Smith MBA students. The freshman got a quick presentation on tips and best practices, and then split into small groups to practice networking and present their personal elevator pitch for review.

Oct 30, 2011
Top News

Bank of America recently announced a drastic increase in debit fees and Citi also announced an increase in other account fees. With the banking industry still struggling, are consumer stuck paying the bill?

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Clifford Rossi, executive-in-residence of finance, discusses the current state of the banking industry and impacts for consumers.

Oct 28, 2011
Top News

Player-occupied tables and observers gave the impression of a competitive card tournament in the Van Munching atrium. StaffRetreat2The game was "Five Tricks" -- adapted from Barnga, a classic card simulation game on culture shock.

Oct 24, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

College Park, Md. – Oct. 24, 2011 – A college football weekend likely comes to mind when a mid-autumn competition is associated with beer and the likes of UCLA, Texas A&M and the University of Virginia.

Teams from these schools and others recently concluded a pressure-packed competition. But it involved neither athletics nor tailgating fans. Instead, MBA students matched their skills as the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business staged its 5th annualMergers and

Oct 24, 2011
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

2011 M&A Competition Winners

College Park, Md. – Oct. 24, 2011 – A college football weekend likely comes to mind when a mid-autumn competition is associated with beer and the likes of UCLA, Texas A&M and the University of Virginia.

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