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Vet's experience, perseverance and Rutgers Executive MBA land him the ideal job

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

After returning to civilian life in early 2012, Christ Wilson landed a job in sales with International Paper. He was two years out of the Marines and mid-way through the Executive MBA program at Rutgers Business School when he started experiencing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. More ›

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Alexander Sannella's Intermediate Accounting released by Pearson Higher Education

Friday, July 24, 2015

Based on Alexander Sannella’s original manuscript which has been used to teach Intermediate Accounting I and II at Rutgers Business School in the Department of Accounting & Information Systems for almost 30 years, this book covers all of the critical issues in financial accounting. “The style is more of a user focus, and use of judgment and analysis rather than strict mechanics” said Sannella. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Alex Sannella Distance Learning MBA in Professional Accounting

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Rutgers Business School Summer Business Camp introduces high school students to college and careers

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Rutgers Business School Summer Camp gave campers a broad understanding of various business disciplines, coupled with real life examples through field trips and a business plan competition. In addition, the campers learned a great deal about the "soft" skills needed to succeed in life through the experiences of working in teams, presenting their business plans, and interacting with a multitude of volunteers. "I just wanted to express to you how much I cherished the business camp. You ran it so well and it was an experience I'll never forget." More ›

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Job performance benefits from helping others, according to new research by Rutgers Business School professors

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Professor Neha Shah worked with her colleague Professor Daniel Levin, who also teaches management at Rutgers, and Professor Rob Cross at the McIntire School of Commerce to look into the understudied implications of providing help. They focused on situations where a person provided task-focused problem-solving assistance to others and whether they benefited – beyond reciprocity – in the process. More ›

TAGS: Daniel Levin Faculty Insights Management and Global Business Neha Shah Organizational Behavior Research

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Newark Venture Partners, ultra-high speed Internet provide powerful new tools for social change in city

Monday, July 20, 2015

Newark Venture Partners will provide innovative tech start-ups with capital, sophisticated company-building services and residence in a 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, featuring ultra-high-speed bandwidth to desktop.  More ›

TAGS: Audible.com City of Newark Donald Katz Entrepreneurship Nancy Cantor Prudential Social Impact Tech-Startups Technology

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Faculty Insight: What the Iran nuclear deal means for American business

Thursday, July 16, 2015

"From a commercial angle, it is a "win-win" story for both the Iranians and the US. Iranian youth are open and eager for western ideas and brands," Professor Farok Contractor writes. "The Iranian economy badly needs upgrading, to bring it up to Western standards. The potential is large. Iran has 10 percent of world oil reserves, but has only a 4 percent market share currently." More ›

TAGS: Business Faculty Insights Farok Contractor Management and Global Business

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Part-time MBA program still accepting applications

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Rutgers Business School Flex MBA is a 60-credit program that allows you to work full time while taking classes part time. Flexible and convenient course schedules, including days and evenings as well as Saturday and Sunday classes, fit today’s busy schedules. Certain courses are also taught online. More ›

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education Values Veterans

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

"At Rutgers Business School Executive Education, we feel very strongly that the burden of career transition doesn’t lie solely with veterans, but also resides with civilian employers," said Margaret O’Donnell, RBSEE program manager. "We’re very pleased to have a program that uniquely mixes civilian human resources recruiters, hiring managers and supervisors in the same classroom as military and veterans." More ›

TAGS: Executive Education Margaret O'Donnell Military and Veterans Veterans

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Executive MBA alumnus Lorenzo "Rocco" Califano and his Mulvane Wine Company get rave reviews for debut vintage

Thursday, July 9, 2015

About five years ago, Rocco Califano started brainstorming ideas for a small business — something that would eventually allow him to exit the corporate world. His instinct was to find something that would connect him to his past, to honor his Italian heritage and recognize the charitable spirit of his late father, Salvatore, and his mother, Maria. Suddenly, it dawned on him: wine. More ›

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The second cohort of Rutgers Business School, Master of Financial Analysis is larger and has a higher average GMAT score than the outstanding inaugural cohort

Monday, July 6, 2015

Rutgers Business School’s Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) Class of ’16 came together July 6 for their orientation, and start to the Summer Intensive Business English course. The MFinA program has been designed to directly help students prepare to take the CFA exam. Rutgers Business School's Master of Financial Analysis program (MFinA) was recognized as one of the top programs for finance in the New York metropolitan area by The Financial Engineer, behind only Princeton and ahead of Fordham, Hofstra and Baruch College, making it the #1 public program in the tristate area. Overall, Rutgers Business School’s MFinA program was ranked #32 in the nation out of 94 masters programs profiled. More ›

TAGS: CFA Institute Daniel Weaver Master of Financial Analysis

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Faculty Insight: US to benefit from economic uncertainty in Eurozone

Monday, July 6, 2015

The current problems in the Eurozone do not have that much to do with Greece, per se, but instead, have their genesis in the original design of the Eurozone - the impossibility of "marrying" two fundamentally different macro-models to one set of fiscal and monetary constraints. Professor Farrokh Langdana demystifies the present travails of the Eurozone in this Faculty Insight arguing that the US will likely benefit from the economic uncertainty. More ›

TAGS: Euro European Union Executive MBA Faculty Insights Farrokh Langdana Macroeconomics MBA

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Supply Chain Education Partnership introduces Newark high school students to careers in logistics

Monday, July 6, 2015

Adriana Martinho, a rising junior, was among 15 Newark high school students who got an eight-day introduction to how multiple supply chains relate to the success of a business and its community. The Rutgers Business School’s first Supply Chain Education Partnership Program also aims to give local high school students a sense of supply chain management as a career. More ›

TAGS: Center for Supply Chain Management City of Newark John Impellizzeri Kevin Lyons Partnerships Social Impact Supply Chain Management

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In tough economic times, parents spend more on daughters than sons, according to Rutgers professor's new research

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Time after time during the research – on which Rutgers Professor Kristina Durante collaborated with colleagues at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, where she formerly taught – study participants showed a tendency to dedicate more assets to daughters than sons during hard economic times. They did that despite saying they love and treat both children equally. Where they perceived the economy as healthier, girls and boys got the same. More ›

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Professor Jerome Williams chosen as next provost of RU-Newark

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Professor Williams helped to raise the stature of Rutgers Business School with his reputation as teacher and researcher as well as his expertise and leadership. Since his arrival at Rutgers in 2010, he has filled the Prudential Chair in Business, served as director of the PhD program and research director at The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.  More ›

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Rutgers Phi Beta Lamba captures record number of honors at national conference in Chicago

Monday, June 29, 2015

"So many students are focused only on getting A’s, but in the real world, it’s about using what you know to accomplish things," said Dhara Singh, a senior Rutgers Business School student and president of the Rutgers Phi Beta Lambda chapter. "That’s why these conferences are valuable," More ›

TAGS: Finance Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Student Organizations Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick

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MBA ambitions? Five reasons to choose a Rutgers Flex MBA

Monday, June 29, 2015

Maybe we just miss Late Show host David Letterman and his clever Top Ten lists or maybe we know there are some great reasons for pursuing a Flex MBA at Rutgers Business School that would look really good on a short list. So, with that in mind, here are five things to know about the Rutgers Flex MBA. More ›

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Rutgers Business School accounting undergraduate program ranked #31 by Accounting.com

Friday, June 19, 2015

Accounting.com has been a well-known accounting career resource since 1996, and they have recently expanded to include helpful education information. After reviewing every bachelor's in accounting program offered in the U.S., Rutgers Business School has been chosen as one of the best, ranked #31 in the 50 Best Bachelor’s in Accounting Programs nationally.  More ›

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Professor Kevin Lyons receives a New Jersey Governor's Jefferson Award for environmental stewardship

Friday, June 12, 2015

The professor was also selected to participate in the Jefferson Awards ceremony in Washington D.C. on June 18 when he will have a chance to win national recognition for his work. He was among a handful of New Jersey Jefferson Award recipients chosen to advance to the national-level award competition. More ›

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Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development showcases innovative programs as remedies for long-standing social problems

Friday, June 12, 2015

"The challenges of urban areas are pretty consistent,” Professor Jeffrey Robinson, who is The CUEED’s co-founder and academic director, said as he opened the symposium. “We’ve been trying things for a long time, but where I see potential is where we put our innovative hats on." More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Entrepreneurship Jeffrey Robinson Lei Lei Lyneir Richardson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Thought Leadership

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Finance Alumni Network continues tradition of enriching professionals and connecting students with Wall Street executives

Monday, June 8, 2015

The Finance Alumni Network's dynamic panel on June 4 included activist investor William (Bill) Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management; Joseph B. Frumkin, managing partner of mergers and acquisitions at Sullivan & Cromwell; and Zachary Oleksiuk, Americas head of corporate governance and responsible investment at BlackRock. It was moderated by acclaimed distressed investor Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., chairman and chief strategy officer of WL Ross & Co. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Finance James Bicksler Master of Quantitative Finance MBA Networking Rutgers Finance Alumni Network Wall Street

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Rutgers Business School’s new Center for Real Estate recruits top industry professionals for advisory board

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

"We have assembled the industry’s top minds to help us revitalize and transform the way real estate curriculum is taught both in and out of the classroom. We appreciate the commitments that each member has made to our program and will be relying on our Advisory Board to bring practical and real world knowledge and experiences from every sector of our industry into our Center," said Morris A. Davis, the Paul V. Profeta Chair and Academic Director of the Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School. More ›

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Professor's new book offers companies a guide for "greening" their supply chains

Monday, June 1, 2015

Professor Kevin Lyons draws heavily on his experience as chief procurement officer at Rutgers University and his work in supply chain archaeology for insights and strategies on how to maintain efficient supply chains that also help to protect the environment. More ›

TAGS: Books Expertise Kevin Lyons Research Supply Chain Management Sustainability

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Rutgers Business School alumni demonstrate commitment with $23,000 scholarship re-endowment

Friday, May 29, 2015

"We wanted to show our commitment to RBS, the endowment and to Dean Lei," said Michael Christiaens, who just completed serving two years as the alumni association’s president. "We have huge confidence in the direction and vision of the new dean, and we want to help make sure that’s sustainable." More ›

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2015 graduate convocation marked by parting words of encouragement, wisdom and pride

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Convocation speaker Arthur “Art” Certosimo, a Rutgers alum who spent 36 years in international banking on Wall Street, told the graduating students that the same perseverance that helped them to complete their master’s degrees would help them to succeed in their careers. More ›

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Rutgers students get hands-on experience marketing a new product

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Brittany Allen, a senior marketing student, said the PepsiCo-sponsored program was an example of how Rutgers Business School serves as a bridge, connecting students to companies that can provide students with real- world experiences and insights. "It's not every day that students are invited to work on a national brand," Allen said. "I thought to myself, this is an opportunity to see what I am capable of doing." More ›

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