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Six UMD students competing in the 2021 Startup Cup Entrepreneurship Competition

Student Contestants Announced

March 22, 2021

UMD Startup Cup Entrepreneurship Competition to be held virtually on the evening of Wednesday, April 7.

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Expert Alert: Economic Stimulus Check

March 12, 2021

President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, which means people will soon receive $1,400 stimulus checks.

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Student Reflects on High-profile Economics Presentation

February 16, 2021

The Regional Economic Indicators Forum Goes Virtual.

UMD LSBE Professional Sales student Andrea Decker

National Employer Ranks LSBE Interns the Best Overall

February 2, 2021

UMD interns were ranked #1 nationally out of more than 3,000 interns for sales production by Northwestern Mutual.

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Powering the Economy

January 6, 2021

David McMillan and his start at the Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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Favorite Outside Places — Lake Superior

December 22, 2020

Students share some of their favorite places along the shores of Lake Superior.

UMD LSBE Professional Sales students Joel LaChappelle and Morgan Hess

It's First and Second Place in Global AI Sales Competition!

December 9, 2020

Joel LaChappelle and Morgan Hess used their masterful selling skills with an AI bot.

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Professor Arli Noted for Research Productivity

September 21, 2020

LSBE’s professors devote considerable time towards research in their fields of study.

UMD LSBE Faculty members Ariuna Taivan and Al Roline

Dr. Ariuna Taivan Named Labovitz MBA Program Director

September 11, 2020

Dr. Ariuna Taivan, associate professor of economics, has been named the new Director of Graduate Studies for the LSBE MBA program... more

Student Entrepreneurs Made “Lemonade” During Pandemic

June 28, 2020

Ben Patt, a senior Finance major, started to make the proverbial lemonade out of the pandemic’s lemons.