FALL 2007
VOL. 8 NO. 2

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS: The Smith School’s ambitious $90 million capital campaign is an investment in greatness.
Since 1938, tens of thousands of talented men and women have received an excellent education at the University of Maryland's business school. But now the school has come to a transformational moment in its evolution.

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A Passion for Entrepreneurship
Turning Trash Into Treasure
Sports Management at Smith
Global Security & Enterprise Resilience
Global Supply Chain Game
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National Association of Women MBAs
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John Boyle ’76 Honored
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Connecting Entrepreneurs with Capital
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KEVIN PLANK ’96, FOUNDER, UNDER ARMOUR, RECEIVED THE 2007 SMITH LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD AT THE DEAN’S UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS BANQUET ON MAY 3
 
GETTING A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Smith students are producing materials that can help you better understand the issues facing your counterparts around the globe. The Smith School’s Black MBA Association debuted a new resource, the Africa Economic Review, in May 2007. The school’s MBA Finance Association produces Smith Asia Business Review.
 
AVOIDING THE HIDDEN DANGERS OF FILE-SHARING
If you’re worried about identity theft, then avoid downloading a file-sharing client onto your home computer. The risks of peer to peer file-sharing was one of the presentations at this year’s Fourth Annual Forum on Financial Information Systems & Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective, held on May 23.
 
BEATING THE MARKET
Two student-run funds—the Mayer Fund, managed by MBAs, and the Senbet Fund, managed by undergraduates—reported beating Standard & Poor's 500 Index in their year-end performance presentations.
 

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