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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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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

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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

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Innovation Laboratory teaches students how to bring business ideas to life

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Mukesh M. Patel, a successful entrepreneur, mentor, business attorney and adjunct professor at Rutgers Business School and Rutgers School of Law who has helped many startup companies develop their business plans and raise significant equity funding, heads the Innovation Lab at the Honors College at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.  More ›

TAGS: Collaborations Entrepreneurship Social Impact

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Rutgers students forge a path to Hult Prize Competition

Monday, December 5, 2016

The competition to represent Rutgers at the annual Hult Prize Challenge begins at 5 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the Busch Campus Center Multipurpose Room in Piscataway. More ›

TAGS: Business Plan Competition Jeffrey Robinson MBA Social Entrepreneurship Undergraduate

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Giving Day elicits overwhelming pride, generosity

Friday, December 2, 2016

In an e-mail thanking everyone at Rutgers Business School for their efforts and generosity on Giving Day, Dean Lei wrote: "Together, we have shown the strength and meaning of Team RBS.” More ›

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Online Governmental Accounting students meet and network at annual update conference

Friday, December 2, 2016

"This is an important conference in many ways," said Professor Irfan A. Bora, conference chair, director, Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting. "Not the least of which is an opportunity to show the state decision-makers that Rutgers Business School is preparing well-trained financial managers." More ›

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

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Advocating for equality in the American marketplace

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Jerome D. Williams, a distinguished professor of marketing at Rutgers Business School and Rutgers University-Newark provost and executive vice chancellor, has written a new book with co-authors, Geraldine Rosa Henderson and Anne-Marie Hakstian, titled "Consumer Equality, Race and the American Marketplace."  More ›

TAGS: Consumer Equality Jerome Williams Marketing Racial Profiling Thought Leadership

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Business Insights: Preparing managers for sweeping changes in healthcare provider business

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Recently, Dr. David Dobrzykowski, associate professor and program director for the Master of Science in Healthcare Services Management at Rutgers Business School spoke with Professor Gary Branning who is teaching the U.S. Healthcare Systems and Managed Markets course. Branning is also president of Managed Market Resources. The discussion focused on some of the substantial changes taking place in the healthcare industry since the "Triple Aim" regulatory legislation passed in 2010.  More ›

TAGS: Business Insights David Dobrzykowski Executive Education Gary Branning Master of Science in Healthcare Services Management Supply Chain Management

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Business Insight: The vital role of retail in neighborhood redevelopment

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The opening of a new retail store or restaurant can quickly bolster a neighborhood, creating cascading benefits for the residents ranging from access to healthy food and convenient services to increased property values and safer streets. Lyneir Richardson explains how the opening of retail stores dramatically upgraded Chicago neighborhoods that had fallen on lean times. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Expertise Lyneir Richardson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Retiring co-founder of Institute for Ethical Leadership to receive prestigious Steven J. Diner leadership award

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Alex Plinio’s lifelong passion for leadership development, community and civic action, as well as his commitment to the revitalization of Newark, inspired him to join with like-minded colleague, James Abruzzo, to establish the Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leadership more than 12 years ago. Four years later, with support from the Prudential Foundation and Prudential Financial, the center became the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School. More ›

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Putting her business skills to work as a pageant winner

Monday, November 28, 2016

As she prepares for the Miss USA pageant this summer while juggling her classes and Miss New Jersey USA speaking commitments, Chhavi Verg, who commutes from her family’s home in Edison, already sees how her Rutgers and pageant experiences are a good mix.  More ›

TAGS: Finance Marketing Sangeeta Rao Undergraduate Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Letter from the Dean: A day set aside for giving

Monday, November 28, 2016

Contributions to the "Finish Line Scholarship" from our alumni, students, faculty and staff members offer a warm hand to our students who need help during their last mile at Rutgers Business School and will help to foster a bond with future alumni before they leave our classrooms. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Donations Letter from Dean Lei Scholarships

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Highlighting innovation

Monday, November 21, 2016

To capture some of the thought leadership and ideas exchanged during the Innovations in Graduate Business Education Conference, Rutgers Business School made videos of participants from each of the panel discussions. Listen to the takeaways from deans and business executives. More ›

TAGS: Big 10 Graduate Students Thought Leadership

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C-Level marketing executive panel tells students: "In marketing, it's good to fail."

Monday, November 14, 2016

Five "C-Level" marketing executives from widely divergent industries recently participated in a leadership panel discussion attended by current Rutgers Business School marketing students. The marketing department hosted lunch during which the chief executives met students and engaged them in one-on-one conversations. More ›

TAGS: Ashwani Monga Marc Kalan Marketing Panel Discussion

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Business Insight: Professor's new research helps explain how stress affects spending

Monday, November 14, 2016

The implications for marketers are many, Rutgers Business School marketing professor Kristina Durante says. When there are unpredictable situations – extreme weather, elections – consumers may be more open to products that are framed as necessities or those that can restore control, she says. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Faculty Kristina Durante Research Thought Leadership