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Feb 02, 2015
Community

The Dingman Center has added to its roster of mentors and advisors by bringing on six attorneys to serve as Dingman Legal Advisors. Beginning Friday, February 6, Dingman Legal Advisors will be available on alternating Fridays to provide free legal advice to student entrepreneurs. These 30-minute appointment-only sessions will allow students to have valuable conversations regarding the legal aspects of their startup.

Feb 02, 2015
Community

Professors from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are sharing their research with the region in a new series of 60-second radio spots on WTOP (103.5 FM). (LISTEN)

Feb 02, 2015
Community

More than 50 women came to the Smith’s first Women in Business information session for prospective part-time MBA students on January 31 at the school’s campus in Washington, D.C. The event was part of the ongoing initiative at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to encourage women to pursue an MBA degree. Women represent about one third of MBA students nationwide.

Feb 01, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

College Park, Md. - February 1, 2008 - A group of Robert H. Smith School of Business undergraduate and MBA students had the honor of ringing the bell to open trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange this morning. The students manage the Smith Schools two investment funds the Mayer Fundand the Lemma Senbet Fund and are in New York for an educational trip to meet with financial professionals.

Jan 30, 2015

Super Bowl advertisers drop $4.5 million per 30-second spot, so why are they showing more and more sneak peeks before kickoff? David Godes, associate professor of marketing at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, says a tradeoff has emerged among companies anxious to win post-game polls.

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