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Urban Wind Turbine Project wins Gary Minkoff's technology ventures class competition

Monday, February 20, 2017

Gary Minkoff, Rutgers Business School (RBS) instructor of professional practice, recently awarded the prizes to the winning team in the joint program/competition in his technology ventures class. The class is is offered in partnership with the design and manufacturing class in the School of Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) program, which is led by Professor Mina Pilegri, and her graduate assistants, Brandon Ashworth and Merrill Edmonds. More ›

TAGS: Business Plan Competition Entrepreneurship Gary Minkoff Management and Global Business Teamwork

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M&T Bank sponsors 2017 New Jersey County College Case Competition

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

In addition to financial support for the competition, M&T will offer their bankers as advisers to participating community college students throughout New Jersey.  More ›

TAGS: Case Competition Corporate Partners Undergraduate

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B-STAR program is recognized by educators for making an impact

Friday, February 10, 2017

"Through meaningful ideas and increasing opportunities for engagement, Rutgers Business School has created a remarkable impact, to ensure a better and more connected world for many years to come," said Tom R. Robinson, president and chief executive officer of AACSB International. More ›

TAGS: Awards Charles A. Brown Diversity Social Impact

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Three reasons a Rutgers Masters of Quantitative Finance makes sense if you’re a wiz at math, finance or economics

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Master of Quantitative Finance isn’t only for people who have studied math or finance. Have an undergraduate degree in engineering or economics? This specialty master’s program will add to your knowledge and enhance your marketability. More ›

TAGS: Finance Graduate Admissions Graduate Students Master of Quantitative Finance

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Enduring ties to industry pay off for Rutgers, supply chain students

Friday, February 10, 2017

Alumna Aisha Khan said when she went to interview for an internship at Johnson & Johnson, she realized other Supply Chain Management programs didn’t have the same focus on procurement – something that helped her to land the internship. That led to a full-time job at Johnson & Johnson. "Rutgers is staying on top of the industry’s needs," she said. "It helped me to get where I am today." More ›

TAGS: Corporate Partners Rankings Supply Chain Management

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Reputation for employer branding leads Rutgers MBA alumnus to new role in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

At Rutgers Business School, Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt concentrated in finance and management, studying under Professors Nancy DiTomaso, Jim Bicksler, and Paul Nadler. He completed his MBA in 1988. More ›

TAGS: Economics Finance James Bicksler Management Management and Global Business MBA Nancy DiTomaso

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Business Insight: Labor remains a wrinkle in fashion industry's supply chain

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

There are two paths in which continued improvement can be carried out: either by companies taking on the initiative of creating standards and organizations which promote fair labor practices in manufacturing facilities; or having regulations imposed on them by governmental agencies in host countries in which they are manufacturing goods. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Master of Supply Chain Management Supply Chain

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New masters program provides the tools for delivering better healthcare

Friday, February 3, 2017

The ability to learn from industry experts who are dealing with the day-to-day challenge of introducing more efficient operations into their hospitals and physician practices is a strong selling point. In its program, Rutgers goes a step further, combining the rich insights of leading practitioners with the thought leadership of doctorate-qualified research professors. More ›

TAGS: Graduate Admissions Master of Healthcare Services Management Supply Chain

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Rutgers entrepreneurs create SafeHalo to keep students safer

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Understanding that there are many reasons students may not feel safe on campus, senior Dan Reji says they want all students to know they can reach out. "It’s not just about sexual assault. If you don’t feel comfortable on campus, we want you know there are good people who are here to look after you."  More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Leftovers inspire MBA students to begin helping the homeless

Friday, January 27, 2017

The students call their informal group Merak, which means a sense of oneness with the universe, and they have delivered as many as 20 meals on recent Sunday nights to homeless people near the Broad Street train station.  More ›

TAGS: Community service Full-Time MBA MBA Social Impact

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Rutgers Mini-MBA: Digital Marketing is ranked among Top 30 Best Value certificate programs

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

"At Rutgers Business School Executive Education, outcomes-focused learning is of critical importance and is core to our programs, and we are delighted to have our digital marketing programs recognized by Value Colleges as offerings that can empower, inform, and arm professionals with the tools, frameworks, and best practices to successfully leverage digital opportunities and advance their careers,” said Program Manager Christina Murphy. More ›

TAGS: Certificate Program Digital Marketing Executive Education Rankings

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Experiences: A study abroad inspires student's dream career

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

During the summer between my sophomore and junior year, I studied at the European Business School in Germany, Rutgers Business School student Carmelo Martinez said of his study abroad in 2016. Although three weeks seems short, it provided enough time to explore some of Europe and to have many life-changing experiences.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting Management Information Systems Student Experiences Study Abroad Study Trips Undergraduate Newark

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Ivy Exec ranked Rutgers Executive MBA program No. 7 in the Northeast

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Ivy Exec ranked Rutgers Executive MBA program No. 7 in the Northeast in its 2017 Executive MBA Program rankings. Rutgers Business School was ranked No. 1 for Life Balance in the region and No. 6 in the world out of 138 Executive MBA programs that were included in the survey. More ›

TAGS: Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana New York City Rankings

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Professor John Longo's new book on investing takes lessons from history's greatest traders

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest Traders, was recently published by The Great Courses. The publication details the backgrounds and investment strategies of 30 of the greatest investors and traders who ever lived, including Warren Buffett, George Soros, John Bogel and others. More ›

TAGS: Expertise Finance and Economics Investing Tips John Longo Strategy

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So, what's the secret to being the No. 1 MBA program in the U.S. for job placement?

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

When Rutgers Business School was recognized as the No. 1 MBA program in the U.S. for job placement in the Bloomberg Businessweek survey of Best Graduate Business Schools in 2016, we asked Dean Vera, director of the MBA Office of Career Management, how he and his team made that happen. More ›

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Center for Real Estate names industry veteran Kevin Riordan to be executive director

Friday, December 23, 2016

"Kevin’s far-reaching experience in the real estate field, knowledge of the industry and strategic thinking make him an ideal fit,” said Morris Davis, the Paul V. Profeta Chair and academic director of the Center for Real Estate. More ›

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New program offers customized curriculum for healthcare professionals

Friday, December 23, 2016

The Master of Healthcare Services Management program was developed with a uniquely customized MBA curriculum for executives, physicians and managers in the healthcare services industry. More ›

TAGS: David Dobrzykowski Healthcare Master in Healthcare Services Management Supply Chain Management Yao Zhao

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Weaving together essentials for success in the fashion industry

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Sarah Jacobson was researching MBA programs when she came across an advertisement for Rutgers Business School’s Master of Science in Business of Fashion. The program suited her perfectly. More ›

TAGS: Graduate Admissions Graduate Students Jersey City Master of Business of Fashion

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Three executives add real life lessons to a class on diversity

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

"They are people of diverse backgrounds who knew the hardships of climbing the corporate ladder as minorities in America,” student Jay Morris said. "I am glad I had the opportunity to hear their stories." More ›

TAGS: Corporate Partners Diversity Global Business Management Undergraduate

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Social impact is woven throughout the very fabric of RBS faculty, staff, and students

Monday, December 19, 2016

Arash Azadegan, associate professor in the Supply Chain Management department, Rutgers Business School, traveled with his wife and two children to the Dominican Republic this year with the Fathom Impact travel. The program aligns with Azadegan's belief that one-on-one connections and cultural immersion can build long-lasting relationships and can make significant differences in peoples' lives. Every other week, Fathom brings up to 700 traveler-volunteers to the Dominican Republic to build and distribute water filters, pour concrete floors, and participate in reforestation and education enrichment programs. More ›

TAGS: Arash Azadegan Social Impact Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Student succeeds at running a business before graduation

Monday, December 12, 2016

Rahul Anand, 27, arrived at Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick in the fall of 2013 to study marketing. After one quiet semester to adjust to language and cultural differences, he widened his world. He joined the Dean’s Advisory Council to help engage students and restarted a defunct, in-debt Indian Students Association. Classes were going well, he was getting to know more people, but something was still lacking. More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Marketing Undergraduate Newark

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Work begins to spread federal investment among more business owners

Monday, December 12, 2016

"This is an opportunity to make a contribution to the national economy,” said Professor Jeffrey Robinson who is the founding assistant director of The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers Business School. More ›

TAGS: Business Development Grants Jeffrey Robinson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Poets&Quants inaugural ranking puts both Rutgers Business School undergrad programs in Top 50

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Rutgers Business School’s New Brunswick undergraduate program ranked No. 25 ahead of such Big Ten schools as Penn State, Wisconsin, Maryland, Michigan State, Ohio State and Purdue. Rutgers Business School’s undergraduate program in Newark ranked No. 49. More ›

TAGS: Marty Markowitz Rankings Robert Kurland Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Bloomberg ranks Rutgers #1 in MBA employment in the U.S.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Rutgers Business School was recognized as the No. 1 MBA program in the U.S. for job placement in Bloomberg Businessweek’s survey of the Best Graduate Business Schools in 2016. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Bloomberg Bloomberg BusinessWeek MBA Office of Career Management Rankings

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MBA student learns the value of relationships during internship

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Suraj Adiecha is a Rutgers MBA student who decided to intern at Bayer after visiting the company for a presentation and learning that the company's values aligned with his own. In this interview, Adiecha discusses his experience interning with Bayer, including how building relationships helps get things done within the organization. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Profile Full-Time MBA Internships Marketing Pharmaceutical Management Student Experiences