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Newark-based venture capital firm launches ultra-bandwidth accelerator and announces first investment

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The new accelerator, Newark Venture Partners Labs, is now accepting applications to its inaugural accelerator class, which will begin business in September 2016. Newark Venture Partners Labs will fund accelerator participants with $80,000 per company as well as invest in all graduating companies that complete a qualified financing, up to $1 million in follow-on investment. More ›

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Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt selected a Chancellor's Scholar 2016-2017

Monday, May 23, 2016

Chancellor Edwards' May 20, 2016 email to the university community announced that Associate Professor Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt, of the marketing department, Rutgers Business School, was selected among the 16 individuals named a Chancellor's Scholar for 2016-2017. "I am deeply honored to have been selected from among my esteemed colleagues," said Dr. Yeniyurt. More ›

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Prudential CFO Robert Falzon tells nearly 600 graduate students, degree will make a difference in how people look at you

Monday, May 23, 2016

In her address, Dean Lei Lei cited some of the rankings Rutgers Business School has received in the past two years, including one for 2016 that puts RBS in the No. 3 spot for post-graduate employment for full-time MBA students. "You deserve credit for this national ranking," she said. "Your strong performance at interviews is what attracts more and more recruiters to come to us." More ›

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New certificate program for arts leadership gets funding from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Beginning on June 17, 18 arts and culture executives from underrepresented communitiies will experience a leadership curriculum designed to remove many barriers to the executive office. More ›

TAGS: James Abruzzo Partnerships Social Impact The Institute for Ethical Leadership

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Applications now being accepted for first-of-its-kind Master of Science in Business of Fashion

Thursday, May 19, 2016

By bridging the gap between creativity and business acumen, the program is designed to prepare students for a business career in the fashion industry. More ›

TAGS: Graduate Students Master of Business of Fashion Tavy Ronen

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Rutgers Business School team advanced to final four in 2016 New York Regional CFA Institute Research Challenge

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The team from Rutgers Business School presented an industry-level equity research report on First Republic Bank, offering the type of analysis of the company that would be offered to prospective investors. More ›

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Rutgers University-Newark bestows degrees on 2,275 graduate and undergraduate students

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka congratulated the Class of 2016 and introduced RU-N’s commencement speaker, award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien. O’Brien urged graduates to find their passion and make positive changes in the world. More ›

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Rutgers aims to broaden its role as a partner in Newark's economic change

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

At a June 3 symposium, four panels of speakers will address the following topics: "Enhancing Urban Manufacturing Productivity," "Urban Entrepreneurship Initiatives," "Cross Campus and Community Collaborations," and "Facilitating Minority Access to Higher Education." More ›

TAGS: Anchor institution City of Newark Collaborations Lei Lei Nancy Cantor Strategic Vision

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Sebastian Rojas, MBA '16: "The Rutgers MBA program gave me the analytical and soft skills to contribute to any business situation"

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Professor Farrokh Langdana's aggregate economics course was phenomenal. It painted a clear picture of what happened during the financial crisis, the problems with hot capital and toothpaste money, as well as the "cycle of one."  More ›

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Obama tells RU Class of 2016: "It is your turn now to shape our nation's destiny as well as your own"

Monday, May 16, 2016

"You’ve got to be a citizen full time, all the time," President Barack Obama told the more than 50,000 who gathered at High Point Solutions Stadium for the university's historic 250th commencement. The 2016 graduating class of nearly 17,000 students is Rutgers' largest ever.  More ›

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Rutgers Part-Time MBA Program offers classes near Jersey City's bustling financial district

Monday, May 16, 2016

Linda Fleming completed her first semester in May and plans to pursue a concentration in strategy and leadership as she continues her studies. "The courses are very applicable, especially as I move ahead in my career,” she said. "I hope to eventually move into a leadership position and an MBA will equip me with the tools to be successful in that work." More ›

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Melissa Diep, RBS '16: "We grew the Rutgers University Business for Youth (RUBY) program to impact over 500 high school students"

Thursday, May 12, 2016

"In addition to my classes, Rutgers Business School provided me with numerous opportunities to develop my leadership skills," Melissa Diep said, reflecting on her student experience. "I was able to participate in many different competitions at Rutgers such as the RBS Business Plan Competition." More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Gary Minkoff Marty Markowitz RUBY Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Rutgers lands among Top 100 undergraduate business schools in 2016 Bloomberg Businessweek ranking

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Wanda Mendez, assistant dean and director of the Office of Career Management, said students took a more active role in the latest survey, which was collected earlier this year. "Students want to tell the story about Rutgers Business School," she said. More ›

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Professor Terri Kurtzberg receives a Warren Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching

Monday, May 9, 2016

"What makes Professor Kurtzberg an especially extraordinary teacher is her innovation in methodologies for teaching management-related courses," Dean Lei wrote in a letter recommending Kurtzberg for the award. More ›

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CTEC class project takes top prize in Rutgers University's first LaunchR pitch competition

Saturday, May 7, 2016

At the center of the team’s business plan is a 15-foot sail that moves back and forth on a track harvesting wind that is converted into energy. A 17-story office building equipped with 18 of their devices would generate enough power to supply 100 percent of the building’s energy needs. More ›

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Student entrepreneurs offered help around the huge hurdles of building mobile apps

Friday, May 6, 2016

Rutgers Business School students now have a chance to use Bizness Apps software to turn their ideas into real products for the $41 billion mobile app industry. More ›

TAGS: Alfred Blake Corporate Partners Entrepreneurship Undergraduate

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Urvi Tiwari, RBS '16: "My time at Rutgers Business School taught me to push my intellectual boundaries"

Friday, May 6, 2016

"I chose to study business because I believed that having a strong financial and managerial understanding would prove integral to my career progression," Tiwari said.  More ›

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9th Annual LIBOR Finance Summit celebrates Rutgers alumni-student connections to Wall Street

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Over 330 alumni, students and faculty attended the 9th Annual LIBOR Finance Summit on April 26 held at Citi's world headquarters in New York City. Through the student club LIBOR and other initiatives, Rutgers Business School is building strong connections between alumni and students to connect to careers on Wall Street.  More ›

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Rutgers students understand the value of increasing their skills for industry

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Business Association of Supply Expertise (BASE) has been offering Excel workshops to both undergraduate and graduate students each semester. Taught by Professor Tom York, the workshop is now in its seventh semester with an amazing enrollment of more than 65 students in Newark and more than 160 students in New Brunswick. More ›

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Symposium speakers weigh the gamble surrounding development of new biosimilar medicines

Monday, May 2, 2016

The Lerner Center's annual health care symposium featured a discussion among a trio of veterans from the pharmaceutical industry – Gillian Woolett, a senior vice president at Avalere Health; Carlos Sattler, vice president of Sandoz’s clinical development and medical affairs; and Molly Burich, associate director of public policy at Boehringer Ingelheim. More ›

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A matter of convenience: Part-Time MBA program offers classes in Madison

Friday, April 29, 2016

When he began the Rutgers Part-Time MBA program, one thing made it easier for Jonathan Anthony to manage his busy schedule: He could take Rutgers MBA classes at Drew University’s campus, which is roughly five minutes from his office in Morristown.  More ›

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Students mobilize and sign up an impressive 150 new donors to National Marrow Donor Program

Thursday, April 21, 2016

"Based on similar drives that have been held in the area before, I know that registering 50-75 new donors is considered the benchmark for a very successful drive,’’ Rutgers Business School professor Divya Anantharaman said. "So the RBS drive was tremendously successful by all standards.” More ›

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Business Insight: Understanding what drives corporate inversions

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Relatively few studies look at a large number of corporate inversions to understand when an inversion may or may not add value. The authors' research takes a careful look at the data to deliver new insights into the world of inversions. We use hand-collected data on more than 600 corporate inversions out of 11 home countries into 45 host countries during the period between 1996 and 2013. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Corporate Inversions Finance and Economics Rose Liao

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Rutgers Part-Time MBA program climbs higher in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 ranking

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Among business schools in the Tri-State area, the Rutgers Part-Time MBA program ranked No. 2, according to U.S. News & World Report. Rutgers ranked higher than Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, University of Connecticut and Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. More ›

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Business Insight: Here's why your days may be numbered if you cheat on your taxes

Monday, April 18, 2016

"Consider the fact that one of the cornerstones of the underground economy has been the use of cash," Tulane University professor James Alm and Rutgers Business School professor Jay Soled write in a piece published by The Conversation. "Those who want to cheat on their taxes love cash for the obvious reason that cash leaves no trail, making it extraordinarily challenging to trace. Yet, the use of cash to conduct economic transactions has probably seen its zenith." More ›

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