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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

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Business Insight: Creating effective digital habits for yourself and your company

One of the tricky areas to get right in today’s world is the balance between being connected to work through our wireless devices and protecting some pure time off. More ›

Thursday, August 31, 2017

TAGS: Books Digital Faculty research Terri Kurtzberg

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L'Oréal features alumna Courtney Durkin in new podcast highlighting women workers

A 2015 graduate of Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick, Courtney Durkin has worked in operations at the international cosmetic giant L’Oréal for two years. She began as a contract manufacturing buyer and is currently a package developer for consumer products. More ›

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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Business Insight: Our constant state of connectedness is taking its toll

In a new book, "Distracted – Staying Connected without Losing Focus,” Rutgers Business School professor Terri Kurtzberg and her co-author Jennifer Gibbs examine how the addictive quality of society’s constant state of connectedness affects relationships, learning, child development and our performance in the workplace. In a recent interview, Kurtzberg focused specifically on how constant connectedness can impact an individual’s ability to focus and to produce quality work.  More ›

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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CEOs fired for misconduct should forfeit their stocks, argued Wayne Eastman in Fortune
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Fortune
Why Startup Founders Should Be Required to Sign a 'No Go, Bro' ClauseBy Wayne Eastman and Andrea Marino The recent resignation of Social Finance CEO Mike Cagney, in the wake of allegations that he...
"Roshni Rides addresses one of the greatest needs," said Hult Prize founder Ahmad Ashkar
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
NPR
On a stage at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, the young executives of six start-up companies made their final, feverish bids to win the coveted Hult Prize. Each had formed and...
"Lack of transportation robs refugees of their dignity and ability to be self-sufficient," said Gia Farooqi in CNN
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
CNN
For millions of displaced refugees living in camps, the ability to survive and rebuild their lives often depends on transportation. Without it, refugee families are unable to get to hospitals, send...
Roshni Rides "will have a big impact," said Former President Bill Clinton in myCentralJersey.com
Monday, September 18, 2017
A team representing Rutgers Business School won the $1 million Hult Prize for social entrepreneurship on Saturday, capping 11 months of entrepreneurial effort with a polished, convincing pitch about...
Hult Prize challenge "became so much more than a competition," said Gia Farooqi in the Huff Post
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Huff Post
Four Pakistani-American students are one step closer to making their idea for tackling the global refugee crisis into reality. The young entrepreneurs behind Roshni Rides, an envisioned...