Monthly Archive: December 2016


Diwali Night

Diversity is one of the things that the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is known for. Associations like International MBA, Asian MBA, Latin MBA, Black MBA and Jewish MBA are proof of this diversity. Dancing on Latin tunes, introducing international students to challah at Shabbat Shindig and celebrating the festival of lights-Diwali are few of the many ways Smith Students celebrate diversity. The International MBA Association organizes one of the most celebrated nights at Smith. It is a night of lights, laughter and luscious food. The Diwali Night, celebrated on 10th November this year. Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair. Talking of victory of light over darkness, DMD second midterm was on the same day. #JustSaying The lineup for the events this year was an introductory video followed by singing and dance performances and a fashion show. Smith discovered four singing stars this year. The first singing performance was an indie rock song by Sandeep Iyer. Following the applause was Rahul Rathore who sang a medley of soft rock songs. The most surprising performance was a duet with Manu and Prachi. Surprising because our...