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Nov 18, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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The Cupid’s Cup business competition this year expanded beyond the university to award cash prizes to the most promising entrepreneurs in the country. But the April 5 competition, sponsored by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank ’96 and hosted by Smith’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, found its top winner close to home...

Nov 18, 2013
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Andy Enfield

It was the Cinderella story of March Madness season when Andy Enfield, MBA ’94, coached Florida Gulf Coast University’s men’s basketball team to the NCAA Sweet 16. Enfield has always loved basketball, from his undergraduate days as an All-American for Johns Hopkins University through his stints as an NBA assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks (1994-1996) and Boston...

Nov 11, 2013
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College Park, Md. – November 11, 2013 – Teams from some the country’s top MBA programs went head to head in an intense match to offer the best pitch in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 7th annual Mergers and Acquisitions Competition, held Nov. 7-8 at the university’s College Park campus.

Nov 07, 2013
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The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes the following schools who are participating in the 7th Annual Mergers & Acquisitions Competition, Nov. 7-8, 2013:

Participating Schools:

  • Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business

  • The University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

  • The George Washington University School of Business

  • The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business...

Nov 01, 2013
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Welcome to the Smith MBA Report, the monthly podcast that features the events, news and newsmakers of the the full time and part time MBA programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Nov 01, 2013
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MBA students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business put their skills to the test in front of one of the world’s biggest consulting firms, as Deloitte and the Smith MBA Consulting Club hosted the Second Annual Deloitte/Smith Case Competition on September 30, 2013.

Oct 25, 2013
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Seth Goldman, Founder and 'TEO' of Honest Tea, spoke to students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on October 15, 2013. 

Oct 16, 2013
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CEOs, politicians, religious leaders and generals can do less with their power today than they could in the past.  This is the central thesis of Moises Naim’s new book, The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battles and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn’t What it Used to Be, and it was the focal point of his remarks at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on October 8, 2013.

Oct 11, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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Avid sports fans Derek Shewmon, MBA ’09, and Federico Campbell, MBA ’09, had often found themselves watching games from the “nosebleed section,” and wondering why so many great seats remained empty throughout the game. They were classmates in Smith’s part-time MBA program in Washington in 2009 when that simple observation turned into a business idea.

Oct 08, 2013
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It's a Masked Affair!

The PTMBA and FTMBA Associations of the Robert H. Smith School are hosting the 2013 Annual Fall Ball on Saturday November 2, 2013. 

New Dean Alex Triantis will be the keynote speaker this year. Grab a mask, and join us for a masquerade night of cocktails, dinner, and dancing as we celebrate the Smith Community!

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