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WEATHER ALERT: Campus Status

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

All evening and night classes are cancelled tonight (March 5) at all Rutgers locations. Classes will resume on Friday, March 6, at 8 a.m. More ›

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MBA alumnus chosen to receive prestigious award from American Society for Quality

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Gurpret Singh’s work promoting and teaching the application of Lean Six Sigma to new areas, including supply chain management, were cited as specific reasons for his selection as recipient of the medal honoring Armand Feigenbaum, a former president of the American Society for Quality. The medal, which is known around the world, is awarded annually to an individual 35 years old or younger for leadership, outstanding service and dedication to the field of quality. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Awards Full-Time MBA MBA Supply Chain Management

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Faculty Insights: Professor Nancy DiTomaso offers a perspective on diversity in cities, workplaces

Monday, March 2, 2015

Rutgers Business School professor Nancy DiTomaso fielded questions from about the benefits and challenges of living in an ethnically diverse city and how businesses can achieve true diversity in the workplace.  More ›

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Rutgers MBA alumnus is leading BMI through music industry's changing landscape

Thursday, February 26, 2015

In 2013, after nearly 20 years at BMI, O’Neill became chief executive officer and added the title of president almost a year later. On March 4, he will return to Rutgers Business School as featured speaker at the CEO Lecture Series. The event begins at 6 p.m. at Rutgers Business School’s Bove Auditorium in Newark. More ›

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Faculty Insight: Climate intervention as a business opportunity

Sunday, February 22, 2015

The National Research Council released a report on February 10, 2015 examining "geoengineering" – human intervention in the earth’s atmosphere to mitigate the amount of carbon dioxide in the air. Rutgers professor Paul Falkowski was one of the 16 National Academy of Sciences members who worked on the committee responsible for the study's findings. In the video that follows, Falkowski discusses the impact carbon dioxide removal could have on businesses and also the potential business opportunities. More ›

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Return of tapping ceremony ignites new interest in Beta Gamma Sigma

Friday, February 20, 2015

Martin Markowitz, senior associate dean of Rutgers Business School's undergraduate programs in New Brunswick, re-introduced the tapping ceremony last semester to help boost interest in Beta Gamma Sigma. And it worked, just as he had hoped, to create some buzz around campus. The number of students who joined the Rutgers Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma has more than doubled in the past year, and undergraduate program administrators are fielding regular calls from others who are curious about their standing and their prospects of receiving an invitation. More ›

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Invitation of a lifetime: Graduate students travel to Omaha to spend time with Warren Buffett

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Buffet has made a tradition of hosting the meetings, where he shares his wisdom and reveals more of his personality to groups of business school students.  More ›

TAGS: Flex MBA John Longo Master of Financial Analysis Master of Quantitative Finance MBA Students Warren Buffet

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Faculty Insights: Professor Ann Buchholtz makes a case for why companies should consider hiring ex-convicts

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

In an article for Ethisphere Magazine titled "Boxed out of Employment The Case of Hiring Ex-Convicts," Rutgers Business School professor Ann Buchholtz notes that companies need to do individual assessments rather than blanket exclusions of ex-convicts.  More ›

TAGS: Ann Buchholtz Ethics Faculty Insights Leadership The Institute for Ethical Leadership Thought Leadership

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Rutgers students headed to Boston to compete in prestigious Hult Prize competition

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Hult Prize Foundation holds the annual competition to identify and help launch the most compelling social business ideas being proposed by university students. The foundation awards winners $1 million in seed money and asks members of the international business community to serve as mentors to the winning students. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Awards Business Plan Competition City of Newark Finance Social Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Undergraduate Newark

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Faculty Insight: Replenish New Jersey transportation trust fund by tying driver's licenses to tax payments

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Professor Jay Soled writes an op-ed for The Star-Ledger on how to replenish New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund. More ›

TAGS: Faculty Insights Jay Soled New Jersey Taxation The Star-Ledger

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education helps Johnson & Johnson increase digital marketing competency

Friday, February 13, 2015

Joe Schaffer, associate dean of Rutgers Business School Executive Education, said RBSEE has collaborated with Johnson & Johnson from the curriculum design and faculty selection through to the program evaluation phase. "It’s been a privilege to partner with J&J on the development and deployment of this global program," Schaffer said. "The result is a program that both organizations are extremely proud of." More ›

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Rutgers undergraduate supply chain management is ranked No. 6 among nation's Top 15 university programs

Monday, February 9, 2015

Software Advice ranked the Top 15 universities at the undergraduate and graduate level. To do the ranking, the company said it heavily focused on which schools emphasized the teaching of technology, software and the use of quantitative tools that are used by supply chain professionals.  More ›

TAGS: Flex MBA Full-Time MBA MBA Rankings Supply Chain Management Undergraduate

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Rutgers Master of Financial Analysis program recognized as one of the top programs in the New York metropolitan area

Monday, February 9, 2015

Rutgers Business School's Master of Financial Analysis program (MFinA) was recognized as one of the top programs for finance in the New York metropolitan area by The Financial Engineer, behind only Princeton and ahead of Fordham, Hofstra and Baruch College, making it the #1 public program in the tri-state area.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School Dean Lei Lei lands on NJBIZ's list of Best 50 Women in Business

Friday, February 6, 2015

The Best 50 Women in Business program is intended to honor the most dynamic women in business from across New Jersey. An independent panel of judges selected the winners based on their dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement and advocacy for women. More ›

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Master of Quantitative Finance program carries on tradition of hosting "quant" summit in Lower Manhattan

Friday, February 6, 2015

The event showcases Rutgers Business School’s top-ranked Master of Quantitative Finance program and provides an opportunity for students to network with alumni and Wall Street professionals. More ›

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Career Management's new programs pay off for job-hunting seniors at Rutgers Business School-Newark

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Of the 499 Rutgers Business School seniors who completed a survey from the Office of Career Management, 92 percent reported having secured a full-time job within six months of graduation. The survey was emailed to a total of 605 students who graduated in October of 2013, last January and May of 2014. More ›

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Rutgers Business School building receives design award from NJ Chapter of American Institute of Architects

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Ten Arquitectos, which is led by Enrique Norten, received the award during a dinner on Jan. 9 in Moorestown. More ›

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education offers new programs for veterans transitioning into workforce

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Programs such as the new Mini-MBA: Business Management for Military and Veterans, and the Mini-MBA: Engineering and Technology Management offer service men and women an opportunity to supplement their military skills and experience with business knowledge that enhances their marketability to large and small companies. More ›

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Faculty Insights: The Three "P's"

Friday, January 23, 2015

In her new blog, Assistant Professor Payal Sharma discusses the three P's: Proactivity, Professionalism, and Problem-solving. More ›

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Rutgers Masters of Governmental Accounting earns top 15 ranking from U.S. News

Thursday, January 22, 2015

GOVMACCY program ranks #13 in the nation for non-MBA online graduate programs out of 118 ranked schools; student engagement highlights ranking, placing #15 in U.S. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Center for Governmental Accounting Education & Research Irfan Bora Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting Online Rankings

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EXPERIENCES: Commuting to classes, but still connected to campus

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

One of the biggest challenges that commuters face is the fact that they’re unable to meet as many people or become as involved in campus activities as students who dorm, according to Rutgers Business School sophomore Amanda Pan. In an essay, she shares why its worth juggling public transportation schedules and classes to make time for clubs.  More ›

TAGS: LaToya Battle-Brown Marketing Student Experiences Undergraduate Undergraduate Newark Women in Business

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Faculty Insight: The Swiss Drama-What is really going on?

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Professor Farrokh Langdana explains what the drama means behind the Swiss National Bank's dramatic reversal in policy by breaking the Swiss franc peg to the Euro. More ›

TAGS: Executive MBA Faculty Insights Farrokh Langdana Finance MBA Thought Leadership

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Program gives South Korean students glimpse of Rutgers Business School

Friday, January 16, 2015

Rutgers Business School hosted a group of 19 students from South Korea’s Hanyang University on the Livingston Campus for an inaugural three-day “Global Intensive Course.” More ›

TAGS: Farrokh Langdana International Joseph Schaffer Lei Lei MBA Sengun Yeniyurt Sharon Lydon Students Undergraduate

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State Theatre executive launched career in arts management by combining Rutgers MBA with knowledge of music, culture

Monday, January 12, 2015

"I had a sense early on that I didn’t necessarily just want to do music," said Anna Marie Gewirtz, who earned an MBA from Rutgers Business School in 2006. "I knew there was something else I wanted to do that would have a bigger impact on the community." As vice president of development and strategic partnerships at the 1,850-seat State Theatre in downtown New Brunswick, Gewirtz is in a role now to have that impact.  More ›

TAGS: Alumni City of New Brunswick Full-Time MBA James Abruzzo Marketing Nonprofit

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Instructor's assignment gives students a taste of the entrepreneur's life

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

"This project gives the students an opportunity to apply everything they’ve been taught during the semester," instructor Gary Minkoff said of the assignment for his "Marketing for Entrepreneurs" class. "It makes the concepts being taught to them come to life." More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Gary Minkoff Marketing Partnerships Undergraduate New Brunswick