Latest News

Rutgers Business School News

Confidence, innovation, and ethics resonate through graduate program convocation

Monday, May 22, 2017

Rutgers Business School students completing graduate programs in Newark and New Brunswick gathered at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on May 19 for convocation and celebration.  More ›

TAGS: Executive MBA Finance and Economics Full-Time MBA International Executive MBA Master of Quantitative Finance MBA Part-Time MBA Ronnee Ades

Rutgers Business School News

Amelia Seecharan, BS '17: "Student involvement is embedded in the DNA of Rutgers Business School"

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The dean's Distinguished Leadership Award was created in 2011 to recognize student leaders from Rutgers Business School's graduate programs and its undergraduate programs in Newark and New Brunswick. The award is given to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, service to RBS and leadership potential. The name of each recipient is engraved on the Rutgers Business School bell, honoring them for posterity. Amelia Seecharan, who majored in marketing and in supply chain management, is a recipient of this year's award. More ›

TAGS: Graduation Marketing Sangeeta Rao Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Newark Women in Business

Rutgers Business School News

Dean Lei tells Class of 2017 that its accomplishments put Rutgers Business School on world stage

Monday, May 15, 2017

Dean Lei encouraged the students to be leaders in innovation. "You’ve been fully prepared to take on the challenges and to solve the problems," she said. "Be someone who can be counted on. Making money is not enough. Make a meaningful life." More ›

TAGS: Graduation Lei Lei Marty Markowitz Undergraduate New Brunswick

Rutgers Business School News

From inner-city to Goldman Sachs: graduating senior wants to give back

Friday, May 12, 2017

Looking beyond high school to prepare for college, graduating senior Chioma Igwebuike participated in programs that introduced her to professional settings and career options. She wants to do the same for others. More ›

TAGS: Business Student Transition at Rutgers (B-Star) Graduation Undergraduate Newark

Rutgers Business School News

Two Rutgers grads among 30 under 30 supply chain stars

Monday, May 8, 2017

Abhishek Dahiya, who completed the Full-Time MBA program in 2014, and Tianhou Zhong, who received his undergraduate degree in supply chain management, were recognized as young supply chain leaders in the third annual rising stars list. More ›

TAGS: Leadership MBA Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick

Rutgers Business School News

Team Roshni Rides makes its pitch to investors

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Rutgers team vying for the 2017 international $1 million Hult Prize for social entrepreneurship continues to raise money to pilot its solar-powered rickshaw business in Pakistan this summer. More ›

TAGS: Social Entrepreneurship Student Experiences Undergraduate

Rutgers Business School News

Rutgers All-Stars compete with top investment professionals in CNBC Stock Draft

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

CNBC held its biggest ever stock draft (coinciding with the NFL draft) April 27 on CNBC's "Power Lunch," with eight top teams picking their favorite stock ideas for the investment contest. A winner will be chosen based on the performance of each team's two stock draft choices from the closing price on April 27, 2017, through the 2018 Super Bowl on Feb. 4, 2018. More ›

TAGS: LIBOR Stocks Undergraduate New Brunswick

Rutgers Business School News

Team of students win real estate case competition

Monday, May 1, 2017

A team of Rutgers Business School students won the University of Miami Real Estate Case Competition on “Impact Investing in Commercial Real Estate.”  More ›

TAGS: Case Competition Center for Real Estate Kevin Riordan MBA Morris Davis Real Estate Undergraduate Newark

Rutgers Business School News

Lerner Center's annual symposium examines the prospect of sustaining innovative changes in healthcare

Monday, May 1, 2017

The annual symposium is a signature event for Rutgers Business School’s Lerner Center. It showcases the center’s role as a source of thought leadership for issues and changes in the pharmaceutical and health care industries. More ›

TAGS: Full-Time MBA Health Care Pharmaceutical Management The Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center

Rutgers Business School News

Unique graduate program allows teacher to pursue new career in accounting

Friday, April 28, 2017

"I wanted to change careers, but I didn’t want to be in school for years," Scott Lissner said. "I liked the idea that the MBA in Professional Accounting Program was 14-months long, and that it was designed for people who didn’t have a business background." More ›

TAGS: Accounting Alex Sannella Graduate Admissions MBA in Professional Accounting

Rutgers Business School News

Club's investment in alumni connections pays off

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

"If it weren’t for LIBOR, I would never be where I am today," senior Michael Dirla said at a summit on April 24 hosted by Little Investment Bankers of Rutgers and the Financial Alumni Network, a network of nearly 2,000 Rutgers graduates who work in the financial industry. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Finance Financial Alumni Network LIBOR Undergraduate

Rutgers Business School News

Taking supply chain knowledge to the next level with analytics

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Master of Supply Chain Analytics program goes beyond the strategy taught in current graduate and undergraduate programs and emphasizes the analytical skills necessary to mine and apply data to effectively solve problems and create more efficient supply chains. More ›

TAGS: Alok Baveja Benjamin Melamed Graduate Admissions Master of Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Analytics Weiwei Chen

Rutgers Business School News

Bloomberg visit gives graduate students career insights

Friday, April 21, 2017

Rutgers Business School Student Sourabh Bhor, who is an officer for the Master of Information Technology Student Association, said the event was enlightening. "Most of us have strong technical skills," he said, "but American companies like Bloomberg also look at how you fit into the company culture." More ›

TAGS: Career Development Graduate Students Master of Information Technology

Rutgers Business School News

Weaving together essentials for success in the fashion industry

Friday, April 21, 2017

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

Rutgers Business School News

Bound for Wall Street with hopes of doing more than making money

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

At Rutgers Business School, Lauren Kelly studied finance and combined it with a second major in math. She joined clubs, made connections, accepted advice and got a sense of the financial industry through a series of internships. After graduation, she will begin working full time at Morgan Stanley in Lower Manhattan, where she will be part of a team that specializes in engineering investment options for clients. The work, Kelly says, is "mathie and technical." In other words, perfect. More ›

TAGS: Ben Sopranzetti Finance LIBOR Road to Wall Street Wall Street

Rutgers Business School News

On a roll: Bergen Community College students are case competition champions (again)

Monday, April 10, 2017

This year, M&T Bank was the presenting sponsor of the New Jersey County College Case Competition, which attracted teams from County College of Morris, Essex County College, Hudson County Community College, Ocean County College, Passaic County Community College, Sussex County Community College and Union County College as well as Bergen. More ›

TAGS: Admissions Case Competition Mentoring Programs Social Impact Undergraduate

Rutgers Business School News

World's top student traders are from Rutgers Business School

Friday, April 7, 2017

Trading only natural gas futures over the month-long contest, the Rutgers Business School team nicknamed Oriental Lions amassed a simulated account balance of $530,615, more than $124,000 ahead of the next closest competitor.  More ›

TAGS: Graduate Students Master of Quantitative Finance Ronnee Ades

Rutgers Business School News

Rutgers Business School and iFlytek create joint Big Data Lab

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Rutgers Business School and iFlytek, a China-based information technology company, have jointly established a Big Data Laboratory with an initial endowment of $1 million from iFlytek for a five-year period. The laboratory aims to support iFlytek’s technological development, application and popularization of the big data field, and further deepen industry-university cooperation. More ›

TAGS: Big Data Corporate Partners Data Mining Hui Xiong Management Information Systems Research

Rutgers Business School News

Rutgers Business School's online masters are No. 12 in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 ranking

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Rutgers Business School's master of accountancy in governmental accounting and master of science in supply chain management programs together ranked Rutgers Business School No. 12 among the nation's online graduate business programs, moving up 2 places according to the latest ranking by U.S. News & World Report. More ›

TAGS: Irfan Bora Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting Master of Supply Chain Management Online Rankings Rudi Leuschner Supply Chain Management

Rutgers Business School News

Speaker Series: CEO shares career insights with students

Friday, March 31, 2017

Through a series of stories from his own career, Mediaocean CEO Bill Wise used a combination of humor and wisdom to give his audience some nuggets of advice and inspiration.  More ›

TAGS: Digital Marketing Thought Leadership Undergraduate Newark

Rutgers Business School News

Professor is first woman at Rutgers Business School to receive an endowed chair

Friday, March 31, 2017

Professor Simi Kedia said she was "deeply honored" to receive the appointment. "All the work I’ve done has been done right here at Rutgers," she said. "I have a lot of fondness for Rutgers Business School, a lot of commitment and a deep sense of gratitude." More ›

TAGS: Endowed professorship Faculty Finance Investiture Lei Lei Simi Kedia

Rutgers Business School News

Rutgers' Master of Financial Analysis Career Management Office optimizes career opportunities

Friday, March 31, 2017

The Master of Financial Analysis Career Management Office provides career-related counseling, resources, and programs to help current MFinA students and alumni to clarify career goals, establish career plans, and develop job-search skills. The office builds relationships with alumni, employers, and other career offices to optimize career opportunities while also creating strategic partnerships with stakeholders. More ›

TAGS: Career Management Daniel Weaver Master of Financial Analysis

Rutgers Business School News

Business Insight: A tax reform proposal for the people

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Congress should demand that a carryover tax basis rule apply, but limited to marketable securities, the authors write in their opinion piece. When taxpayers pass away, the tax bases they had in their marketable securities would thus carry over to their heirs. Heirs who subsequently sold their inherited securities would then pay tax on all of the capital gains that accrued during the deceased taxpayer’s lifetime.  More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Jay Soled Master of Accountancy in Taxation Taxation

Rutgers Business School News

Speaker Series: CEO provides "behind-the-scenes" look at the changing New Brunswick

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Chris Paladino, New Brunswick Development Corporation president (DEVCO) showed a number of "before" and "after" photographs of downtown New Brunswick projects to students in 100 Rock on the large screens. "Every DEVCO project is developed to accomplish many goals, with each project having a component to serve the community and a greater public policy initiative," said Paladino. More ›

TAGS: Center for Real Estate John Uslay Kevin Riordan Morris Davis Speaker Series Thought Leadership

Rutgers Business School News

A woman's view of the work world

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Sunny Nastase, vice president of UPS global customer solution group, and Helen Davis, vice president of supply chain at Coca Cola, gave students insight and advice about careers in supply chain. Both women spoke about what they have learned during their careers, including balancing work and life and overcoming the challenges of working in a male-dominated industry.  More ›

TAGS: Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Newark