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Christie, Booker and Baraka unite behind Newark’s bid for Amazon HQ2

For one day Rutgers Business School was the center of a unified State of New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie, Senator Corey Booker and Mayor Ras Baraka stood shoulder to shoulder to support Newark’s bid to be the site of Amazon’s second world headquarters, known as "Amazon HQ2." More ›

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

TAGS: 1 Washington Park Amazon Audible.com Chris Christie City of Newark Cory Booker Innovation Supply Chain Management

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Bringing professors of color into the classroom

While the PhD Project has helped to attract professionals of color into doctoral programs and academia, Rutgers Business School’s long-standing partnership with the organization has helped to form a faculty that is considered one of the most diverse in the nation. More ›

Friday, October 13, 2017

TAGS: Diversity Faculty Helen Brown-Liburd Jeffrey Robinson Jerome Williams PhD Project

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Three reasons the MBA in Professional Accounting remains relevant at 60

Innovative in the sense that it was created for liberal arts students who haven’t studied accounting or business, the 60-year-old Rutgers MBA in Professional Accounting Program is still going strong and remains a smart path to an accounting career. More ›

Monday, September 25, 2017

TAGS: Alex Sannella Graduate Admissions MBA in Professional Accounting

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Roshni Rides team wins $1 million Hult Prize

Senior Gia Farooqi, new graduates Hasan Usmani and Moneeb Mian and alumna Hanaa Lakhani created the Roshni Rides startup as a way of answering the 2017 Hult Prize Challenge of developing a business capable of restoring the dignity of one million refugees by 2022. More ›

Sunday, September 17, 2017

TAGS: Alumni Social Entrepreneurship Student Experiences Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Graduate students find a short, intense path to careers in accounting

Two weeks into the program, students are invited to an alumni reception which kicks off a series of meet-and-greet events with accounting companies, interspersed with networking activities and recruiting presentations, followed by a sprint of mock interviews.  More ›

Friday, September 1, 2017

TAGS: Accounting Graduate Students Jobs MBA in Professional Accounting

Amazon.com coming to your state is a big deal, said Jeffrey Robinson in NJTV News
Thursday, October 19, 2017
NJTV News
An escalating intercity fight for Amazon's second headquarters and the high paying jobs and taxes that would come with it. Gov. Chris Christie is backing Newark's bid with a near-record $7 billion...
Three marketing adjunct faculty named to Relevance top 50 most influential
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Relevance
The importance of digital marketing to businesses, both big and small, has flourished in the recent years. With it, the popularity of digital advertising resources like KISSmetrics, Moz,...
China's growth rate wonderful for China and the world, said Farok Contractor in Gulf Today
Monday, October 16, 2017
The Gulf Today
NEW YORK: Chinese economy could sustain current growth rate of over 6 per cent for the foreseeable future, a US expert has said. "The growth rate has come down from the previous eight or 10 per cent...
What we've learned since Black Monday 30 years ago, John Longo in U.S. News & World Report
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Stock markets are sitting at record highs now, but 30 years ago, Wall Street suffered its biggest crash ever. On Oct. 19, 1987, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 22.6 percent of its value in a...
Business translators: the important link between data analytics and applying results, by Miklos A. Vasarhelyi in The CPA Journal
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The CPA Journal
The demand for accountants with data analytics skills is growing rapidly, providing for exceptional career opportunities. A recent McKinsey Global Institute study asserted that, even with additional...