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Money ranks Rutgers among nation's Best Colleges for Business Majors

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The "Best Colleges for Business Majors" specialty ranking, which considers such factors as affordability, educational quality and career payoff, put Rutgers ahead of New York University (No. 38), Fordham (No. 45), Villanova (No. 43) and Boston University (No. 38) for business students. More ›

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Business Insight: While the Fed taps the brakes, investors ignore the signs

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Federal Reserve has been tapping the brakes on monetary supply with three interest rate hikes since December 2016 yet traders have been shrugging this off. Why? More ›

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Letter from the dean: Savoring success, setting new goals

Monday, July 10, 2017

"The joint efforts by all of you during the academic year 2016-2017 have written a beautiful and memorable page in the RBS book," Dean Lei writes in a letter to Rutgers Business School faculty, staff, students and alumni. "To continue our strong momentum in the face of furious competition and emerging trends, we must set and accomplish many new goals for RBS to achieve next."  More ›

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Mandela Washington Fellows get a lesson in urban economic redevelopment

Monday, July 10, 2017

As part of this summer’s program, the young professionals participating in the Washingon Mandela Fellowship got a first-hand look at redevelopment in Newark and an explanation of the forces that have sustained it. More ›

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Startups that solve problems are big winners in 2017 business plan competition

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

When Rutgers MBA Anton Kogan realized how difficult it was to send packages to jail prisoners – deliveries are denied for a myriad of reasons, including the way a box is sealed – he set out to provide a service that would make it easier and more effective for friends and relatives to ship care packages.  More ›

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Business Insight: Why people oppose globalization

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Globalization is accused of causing job losses, culture shocks and xenophobia, but modernization of lifestyles and industries alter work and life patterns more fundamentally, Distinguished Professor Farok Contractor writes in a piece recently published by YaleGlobal Online. More ›

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Professor C. Daniel Stubbs, Jr. receives NJCPA Diversity & Inclusion Impact Award

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Director of Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting C. Daniel Stubbs, Jr. was selected as a NJCPA Diversity & Impact Inclusion Award Winner in recognition of his outstanding commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. Founded in 1898, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is the largest professional organization serving the needs of Garden State CPAs and aspiring CPAs.  More ›

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An idea for generating power from waves becomes a promising start-up business at Rutgers

Monday, June 5, 2017

"I’m an engineer, but I like to learn new things, and I thought this would make me well rounded," doctoral student Jubilee Prasad Rao said about his decision to take Rutgers Business School's Collaborative for Technology, Entrepreneurship and Commercialization. Besides, he added, "to get things done in the real world, you need management skills as well as technical skills." More ›

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Weaving together essentials for success in the fashion industry

Friday, May 26, 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 ›

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Business Insight: Technology ushers in era of relationship overload

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

"Why is it so hard to shut down the steady stream of requests and information about other people that come our way, even if the risks in terms of cognitive burnout are so great," the authors, ask in a blog originally published by Thrive Global.com. "In short, because we are hard-wired to be social animals, to get energized from hearing gossip, to want to be noticed by other people, and to want to constantly compare ourselves to others to see how we measure up." More ›

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Ian Myre, MBA/MPP '17: "I'm ready to start that next chapter of my career"

Monday, May 22, 2017

Ian Myre, who completed the MBA/MPP dual degree program with an MBA concentration in finance at Rutgers Business School and an MPP at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, is a recipient of this year's award. After graduation, Myre will work at Quest Diagnostics in the pricing strategy department. More ›

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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 ›

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Zoe Makropoulos, BS '17: "Business was the last thing I wanted to do"

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. Zoe Makropoulos, who majored in marketing, is a recipient of this year's award. More ›

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

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

"One of the many things that I love about Rutgers Business School – Newark is the wide array of organizations that it offers to students to help them grow personally and professionally," said Amelia Seecharan, who is a recipient of this year's Distinguished Leadership Award.  More ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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New course teaches an essential skill to students aiming for Wall Street

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Road to Wall Street course mixes elements from instructor Ken Freeman's MBA class with his own knowledge of how students would apply the knowledge on the job inside investment banks. The intense 14-week course replaces a shorter, less substantive boot camp-styled program. "I absolutely love teaching. I enjoy teaching what I’ve learned and sharing it," Freeman said. "I like taking something complex and simplifying it" More ›

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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 ›

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Student entrepreneur delivers a series of winning pitches

Thursday, May 4, 2017

During the past year, Rutgers senior Kayla Jackson has been a top winner in three competitions, including the UPitchNJ Business Plan in April. Her success at the competitions has helped to grow PeduL Inc., a start-up she co-founded with Rutgers alumnus Chisa Egbelu. More ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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Students prove their knowledge of business ethics at case competition

Monday, May 1, 2017

Evan Kane, a junior studying finance at Rutgers Business School, and Anant Chitravanshi, a junior Rutgers University student, partnered to win against 48 other teams from the U.S. and Canada. More ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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