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CFO Lecture Series will feature MBA alumna who transitioned to non-profit world after a career in corporate finance

Friday, April 17, 2015

Olena Paslawsky, Rutgers MBA ’78, will return to Rutgers Business School on April 23 to share her insights as the featured speaker at the CFO Lecture Series. She plans to speak about her career, including her transition to the non-profit world and her views on what it takes to be successful – regardless of the color blouse an executive wears. More ›

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Center for Real Estate to host conference on Newark Renaissance and New Jersey’s "Gold Coast"

Thursday, April 16, 2015

"Our first New Urbanism Real Estate Conference demonstrates our commitment to events that advance the dissemination of real estate knowledge well beyond the boundaries that have been set by other academic real estate centers," said Morris Davis, academic director for the Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School. More ›

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Shark Tank auditions offer entrepreneurs a shot at an audience with investors

Monday, April 13, 2015

On April 10, as 90 entrepreneurs – current Rutgers Business School students and alumni, among them – waited to audition for a chance to appear on the reality show Shark Tank, nervous energy and anticipation filled the air. More ›

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Diversity and friendship strengthened top team's performance in Johnson & Johnson case competition

Monday, April 6, 2015

Dhrumil Shah and his team mates – sophomores Renato Franco- Rosas, Anna Sista and Qiongshan “Charlotte” Lin as well as juniors Nicole Perez, Erika Uchinaite and Sofia Gonzalez – won the March 27 competition over nine other teams, including Penn State, Ohio State, Rider and Seton Hall. The winners received $5,000 in prize money. More ›

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New Mini-MBA program at Rutgers offers fresh, not-to-miss perspective on Integrated Marketing Communications

Friday, April 3, 2015

Taught by contemporary professionals who are in the proverbial trenches of IMC and have bore witness to the dramatic shifts in the practice in recent years, this program will tackle such topics as: the components of an IMC strategy, the evolution of the media environment and global brand management. More ›

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Rutgers students make a business of promoting New Jersey at airport store

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The advantage of Jersey Bound, according to Rutgers Business School professor Kevin Lyons, is that it gives students a "hands on" experience in all facets of the operation, from procuring merchandise to staffing to selling. "This is something they control," he said. "The excitement is all about the experience they’re getting.” More ›

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Rutgers Business School hosts annual Phi Beta Lambda state leadership conference

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Rutgers Phi Beta Lambda won many chapter awards including one for largest attendance at the conference and another for having the largest local membership delegation. More ›

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Rutgers Business School celebrates new ranking that moves Full-Time MBA Program into the nation's Top 50

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The latest ranking by U.S. News & World Report puts the Rutgers Full-Time MBA Program into the No. 48 spot in the country. More ›

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Rutgers Undergraduate Women in Business event leaves audience inspired

Friday, March 27, 2015

The women’s HERStory Panel explored the unique challenges that women face when rising to leadership positions in their career. During the course of the discussion, the panelists recalled various obstacles that they tackled, how they challenged the status quo, and ultimately, how they defined success on their own terms. More ›

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Rutgers Real Estate Clubs growing stronger with help from Center for Real Estate Studies

Friday, March 27, 2015

"It started with an interest in the history of Newark and the pieces kind of fell together in the right way," said Kai Cogsville, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-Newark who started the real estate club three years ago. "With the Center for Real Estate Studies offering its help and guidance, this is a club that’s going to keep on growing and getting bigger." More ›

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education launches "Fundamentals of Finance for Managers" program

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Whether you want to increase your financial knowledge, work more effectively with your corporate finance team, transition into a new role with more direct financial responsibilities or learn to make effective financial decisions, the Rutgers Business School Executive Education program "Fundamentals of Finance for Managers,” beginning April 21, will provide you with the tools and vocabulary you need.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School alumnus J. Mark Baiada to be inducted in Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

J. Mark Baiada RC’69, RBS’70, founder and president of BAYADA Home Health Care, is among one of the five remarkable graduates to be inducted into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni on Saturday, May 2, 2015. More ›

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Rutgers Insight: What is your reputation worth?

Monday, March 23, 2015

The business world gets more competitive every day. Naturally, people are looking for advantages to set themselves apart and move ahead of the pack – and sometimes those advantages aren’t in full compliance with ethical practices. No matter how competitive the environment, it’s crucial to remember that by making the ethical choice, you’re safeguarding the most important advantage you have: your reputation. More ›

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Entrepreneurship instructor wins national award for workshop on encouraging learning from failure

Friday, March 20, 2015

Instructor Gary Minkoff won Best Workshop in Pedagogy from the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship for a presentation on "Developing a 'Fail in order to Succeed' Mindset for Entrepreneurship Students." More ›

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Faculty Insight: One-two punch knocks oil prices down

Friday, March 20, 2015

Finance & Economics Professor Farrokh Langdana explains why oil prices have fallen and whether the trend is likely to continue. More ›

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Eight teams of MBA students vying for a chance to represent Rutgers at Aspen Institute's international case competition

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Rutgers is one of 25 business schools chosen to engage in the Aspen Institute’s 2015 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition. Students at these institutions will analyze a brand new case study authored by the Yale School of Management and give deep thought to the potentially positive role that a well-managed business can have in society. More ›

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EXPERIENCES: First interview leads to many realizations and an important internship, too

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

By testing me constantly and rigorously, my supervisor was the root of my inspiration and my motivation to take on new challenges. With the help of her and my family, I was able to become the president of Rutgers Undergraduate Women in Business as a sophomore. My self-doubt dimmed, giving way to a new feeling of confidence, and I started to excel. One might think I would also be confident in my ability to land a job after such training, right? Wrong. More ›

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Rutgers wins regional championship in CFA Investment Research Challenge

Monday, March 16, 2015

The team’s win represents the fourth time in eight years that Rutgers Business School has finished as the regional champions in the CFA Investment Research Challenge.  More ›

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Rutgers Full-Time MBA ranks among Top 50 programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report

Friday, March 13, 2015

The move to No. 48 represents a significant – and historic – bump, advancing the Rutgers MBA program from last year’s No. 60 spot and including it in the Top 50 tier for the first time. More ›

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Obituary: Lycourgus "Lee" Papayanopoulos, mathematician, computer scientist, Rutgers Business School professor

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Professor Lee Papayanopoulos, who began teaching at Rutgers in 1974, died at age 75 on March 6 at Weill Cornell University Hospital, New York. More ›

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Students make their mark with big win in Johnson & Johnson case competition

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

"Team M" emerged as the winner of the competition. The team was composed of Renato Franco-Rosas, a sophomore studying accounting; Anna Sista and Qiongshan “Charlotte” Lin, who are also sophomores majoring in accounting; Dhrumil Shah, a junior majoring in management information systems; Sofia Gonzalez a junior studying management; Nicole Perez, a junior in the supply chain management program; and Erika Uchinaite, a junior studying marketing. More ›

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Corporate Carnival offers networking with a dash of fun

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Games, prizes, balloons – even cotton candy – transformed the third-floor lounge at Rutgers Business School in Newark into a carnival of opportunity for students hoping to network with representatives from industry leaders like Deloitte, Cohn Reznick, KPMG, Ernst & Young, PwC and Wiss & Company. More ›

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Rutgers Business Plan Competition awards three teams of entrepreneurs cash to grow their ventures

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The winning team – Robert Giuliani, Desi Saran and Abby Taylor – won $20,000 to help grow Playa Bowls, which serves up acai berry-based fruit bowls and smoothies at two pop-up stands on the Jersey Shore. Last year, the company had two locations for most of the summer and sales of $100,000. More ›

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BMI CEO Michael O'Neill, Rutgers MBA '86, gives students a sense of challenges the Internet poses to music industry

Monday, March 9, 2015

In addition to BMI Chief Executive Officer Michael O'Neill, the CEO Lecture Series has featured such other prominent alumni as Sheri McCoy, CEO of Avon and a former executive at healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson; Eric Tveter, CEO and managing director of Switzerland’s UPC Cablecom and Thomas Renyi, who is now former chairman and CEO of the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. More ›

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education announces new Mini-MBA program on viral video marketing

Friday, March 6, 2015

"I am delighted that our new 'Viral Video Marketing: Social Sharing Demystified' is launching this spring," said Program Manager Jennie Fine. "This first-of-its-kind curriculum is developed by renowned experts in the field and is an engaging, relevant exploration of shareable media." More ›

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