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Thought leaders from the biopharmaceutical industry offer views on the future of drug development, pricing and U.S. regulatory climate.
Professor Jerome Williams chosen as next provost of RU-Newark.
Ted Baker selected to fill the George F. Farris Chair in Entrepreneurship.
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Newark-based venture capital firm launches ultra-bandwidth accelerator and announces first investment

The new accelerator, Newark Venture Partners Labs, is now accepting applications to its inaugural accelerator class, which will begin business in September 2016. Newark Venture Partners Labs will fund accelerator participants with $80,000 per company as well as invest in all graduating companies that complete a qualified financing, up to $1 million in follow-on investment. More ›

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

TAGS: Business Development City of Newark Entrepreneurship Newark Venture Partners Tech-Startups Technology

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Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt selected a Chancellor's Scholar 2016-2017

Chancellor Edwards' May 20, 2016 email to the university community announced that Associate Professor Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt, of the marketing department, Rutgers Business School, was selected among the 16 individuals named a Chancellor's Scholar for 2016-2017. "I am deeply honored to have been selected from among my esteemed colleagues," said Dr. Yeniyurt. More ›

Monday, May 23, 2016

TAGS: Center for Market Advantage Marketing Research Sengun Yeniyurt

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Prudential CFO Robert Falzon tells nearly 600 graduate students, degree will make a difference in how people look at you

In her address, Dean Lei Lei cited some of the rankings Rutgers Business School has received in the past two years, including one for 2016 that puts RBS in the No. 3 spot for post-graduate employment for full-time MBA students. "You deserve credit for this national ranking," she said. "Your strong performance at interviews is what attracts more and more recruiters to come to us." More ›

Monday, May 23, 2016

TAGS: Commencement Graduate Students Graduation Lei Lei Rutgers Business School

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New certificate program for arts leadership gets funding from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Beginning on June 17, 18 arts and culture executives from underrepresented communitiies will experience a leadership curriculum designed to remove many barriers to the executive office. More ›

Thursday, May 19, 2016

TAGS: James Abruzzo Partnerships Social Impact The Institute for Ethical Leadership

"Banner ads seek to distract consumers from adjacent content - not add function, said Stacy Smollin Schwartz in EContent
Monday, May 23, 2016
A study, commissioned by Retale that polled American adults, reveals that 60% click on mobile banner ads by accident due to a finger slip or small screen size; merely 16% intentionally click on...
Lyneir Richardson strategizing with the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council to combat poverty and improve neighborhoods reported in Florida Politics
Monday, May 9, 2016
The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council unanimously voted Monday to have staff members discuss strategies with a representative of the Rutgers Business School and its Center for Urban...
Mitchell Koza: "you cannot support a family on the existing minimum wage," quoted on New Jersey 101.5
Monday, May 9, 2016
How do New Jersey economists feel about the idea to raise the minimum hourly wage to $15? We asked a few of them. Scott Rothbort, professor of finance at Seton Hall University, says he doesn't...
"People sort themselves into relatively closed networks of similar people," said Daniel Levin about LinkedIn connections in article
Monday, May 2, 2016
The power of the second degree LinkedIn connection depends upon the quality of the first degree connection. The fact that you have any specific quantity of connections on LinkedIn is of little real...
Domino's campaign to order pizza on every platform "gives impression of tech-forwardness" said Stacy Smollin Schwartz in Wired Magazine
Friday, April 29, 2016
Wired Magazine
Amazon's electronic assistant foiled my first attempt at ordering a Domino's pie through one of the company's many platform plays. I also could have tweeted or texted or even turned on the TV. But I...