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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 Leadership Transition 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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WEATHER ALERT: Campus Status

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Classes will resume Wednesday, January 28.  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 ›

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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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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 ›

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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 ›

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Wells Fargo executive Michelle Lee receives 2014 Steven J. Diner Ethical Leadership Award

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

"As a woman who worked her way up the corporate ladder, she is proof that hard work and commitment to a goal pays off,” Judy Young, executive director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership said of Michelle Lee. "Her success instills in all of us, admiration and a strong appreciation for giving back. She is a true role model for young women and men who grow up in Newark.” More ›

TAGS: Awards City of Newark Corporate Partners James Abruzzo Leadership The Institute for Ethical Leadership

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Faculty Insight: You cannot fool markets

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Professor Farrokh Langdana explores the Russian ruble crisis and how propping up the currency with gold won't fool the markets.  More ›

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Professor Vasarhelyi is reappointed and celebrated as KPMG's distinguished professor of accounting

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Robert Elliot, a retired partner at KPMG and past chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, praised Vasarhelyi for his ability to integrate knowledge across multiple domains and for the pioneering nature of his research. More ›

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Rutgers undergraduate students are top winners at Institute for Supply Management case competition

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

For the second time in five years, a team of students from Rutgers Business School won the top prize in the ISM competition. This year, the competition pitted Rutgers against teams from Arizona State, Michigan State, the University of San Diego and Western Michigan University More ›

TAGS: Awards Case Competition Paul Goldsworthy Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Dinner and some networking - Phi Beta Lambda serves up an opportunity for Rutgers students

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

"Dining with the Distinguished" is open to students of all majors and classes and gives them an opportunity to get career advice and gain knowledge of the various industries they might consider entering after college. More ›

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North Carolina State professor selected to fill George F. Farris Chair in Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Professor Ted Baker is the founding executive director of The Entrepreneurship Collaborative at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management in Raleigh. The collaborative, known as TEC, is a center of research, education as well as a service provider to the entrepreneurship community. He also teaches on the faculty at North Carolina State University’s Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Faculty George Farris Glenn Shafer Jerome Williams The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Introducing the RBS-DCI: What dry cleaners can tell us about the job market

Monday, December 8, 2014

Working together with Rutgers MBA students in his macroeconomics classes, Professor Farrokh Langdana, professor of finance and economics, and the director of the Rutgers Executive MBA program, devised a new economic index to get a better sense of whether people are working, looking for work, or have given up looking for work – the Rutgers Business School-Dry Cleaning Index (RBS-DCI). More ›

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No shortage of holiday spirit at the Big Chill

Monday, December 8, 2014

A team from RBS, which was assembled during the month of November, was part of a crowd of thousands of runners and walkers that lined College Avenue on Saturday morning for the annual charity event organized by Rutgers Recreation. More ›

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New Jersey accounting and auditing professionals gather for annual conference

Thursday, December 4, 2014

The 2014 Annual Rutgers Governmental Accounting and Update Conference took place December 4 and was attended by government auditors, accountants and financial professionals from every county in New Jersey. The purpose of the conference is to bring together leaders in public financial management to address the most pressing issues, and to provide an update on current regulations, accounting pronouncements, auditing issues, and other subjects of interest.  More ›

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Faculty Insights: Professor Brett Gilbert looks at how tech clusters emerge in cities

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week seemed like an ideal time to check in with Professor Brett Gilbert, who teaches a course about technology ventures, and to showcase some of the expertise Rutgers offers to entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial students. More ›

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Rutgers Business School expects strong turn out in annual Big Chill event

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

While teams have represented the business school in the past, there was more of a push this year to make students, staff and faculty aware of the Big Chill and to have a larger presence from RBS in the event. "We thought it would be a good way to unify Rutgers Business School students and a good way for them to get involved in the community," said Helen Pensavalle, special programs coordinator at Rutgers Business School’s Office of Undergraduate Programs on the Livingston Campus. More ›

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Special RBS Night Dec. 4: Cheer on the undefeated Lady Scarlet Knights vs. #6 North Carolina

Monday, December 1, 2014

Rutgers Athletics would like to invite all Rutgers Business School faculty, staff, alumni & students out to the UNC game on Thursday, December 4th. Discounted ticket pricing for RBS! $30 in the 100 level, $20 in the 200 level reserved, $12 general admission; and undergraduate New Brunswick students can obtain free tickets. For more information and to obtain tickets, please contact Rutgers ticket office at 866-445-4678. More ›

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Professor Jerome Williams inducted into PhD Project's Hall of Fame for his leadership role within organization

Friday, November 28, 2014

Jerome Williams, a distinguished professor of marketing who holds the Prudential Chair in Business at Rutgers Business School, was inducted into the PhD Project Hall of Fame on Nov. 20. More ›

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Experiences: Exchange program offers Rutgers Business School student a look at life in a different part of the world

Friday, November 28, 2014

Rutgers Business School student Amir Ismail hoped for an opportunity during college that would give him a different perspective and allow him to impact a culture through the power of service and exchange. He got his chance when he visited Africa as part of an Rutgers University-Newark sponsored exchange program. His essay about the visit is part of an occasional feature highlighting student experiences. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Center for Supply Chain Management City of Newark Leadership Student Experiences Study Trips Undergraduate Undergraduate Newark

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Letter from Dean Shafer: Alumni support is vital to continue opening doors for talented, deserving students

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

When you make a gift to the Rutgers Business School, you are making a bold statement about your continued support of RBS. More importantly, the donations make a major, positive impact on our students, faculty and campus.  More ›

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