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From accounting to teaching: Master of Accountancy in Taxation took student's career in a new direction

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Master of Accountancy in Taxation combines the resources of Rutgers Business School with the Rutgers School of Law to give students knowledge of the major technical, conceptual and research issues in the area of tax and taxation. The program is part time so students can complete it at their own pace and around busy careers. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Anthony Pochesci Master of Accountancy in Taxation

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14 on Center for Real Estate board are among NJBIZ's 50 most influential people in NJ real estate

Friday, November 20, 2015

NJBIZ's list of the 50 most influential people in New Jersey’s real estate industry reinforces the prominence – and power – of the Center for Real Estate board of advisers.  More ›

TAGS: Center for Real Estate Studies Real Estate Thought Leadership

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Rutgers celebrates the spirit of Global Entrepreneurship Week by honoring local entrepreneurs

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The winners include a Rutgers student and an alumnus, two women who began a development company that has created new housing in Newark and Camden, a mobile application developer, the CEO of a moving company with a specialty in helping families making life transitions and the president of Bartlett Dairy.  More ›

TAGS: Awards Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative Global Entrepreneurship Week Lyneir Richardson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Lyneir Richardson appointed to serve on International Economic Development Council's board of directors

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The IEDC promotes economic well-being and quality of life for communities by creating, retaining and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth and provide a stable tax base. It is the world’s largest organization serving the economic development profession. More ›

TAGS: Faculty Lyneir Richardson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Five professors receive Bright Idea Awards for producing best business research of 2014

Monday, November 16, 2015

Rutgers Business School professors Michael Alles, Miklos Vasarhelyi, Dan Palmon, David Dobrzykowski and Brett Gilbert won awards for their academic research. More ›

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Rutgers Executive MBA ranked #33 in the world by Ivy Exec

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Ivy Exec Inc. ranked Rutgers Business School No. 33 in the world in its inaugural 2016 Top EMBA Program Rankings of the top 50 traditional Executive MBA programs in the world. Following a comprehensive survey that scored over 300 Executive MBA programs Rutgers Executive MBA scored high marks for reputation (#26 in the world), career advancement (#28) and globalness (#29). More ›

TAGS: Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Rankings

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President Obama Visits Rutgers University-Newark

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

On Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) welcomed President Barack Obama on his latest stop on his national tour on criminal justice reform.  More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Rutgers Law School Social Impact

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Rutgers Executive Education offers next-generation supply chain strategy program

Monday, November 2, 2015

"This program masterfully identifies how digital disruption is permeating the basic functions of supply chain management. This certificate is a must have for supply chain teams aspiring to provide a differentiated customer experience,” said Ron Guido, independent consultant and recently retired vice president, global brand protection and supply chain integrity for Johnson & Johnson.  More ›

TAGS: Executive Education Johnson and Johnson Strategy Supply Chain Management

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Educators and corporate leaders swap ideas and innovations at Rutgers Business School's Big 10 collaboration

Monday, November 2, 2015

"Business is changing dramatically," said Martin Markowitz, a senior associate dean at Rutgers Business School who organized the Innovation in Undergraduate Business Education Conference. "We have to upgrade our teaching techniques and change what we’re doing to prepare students." Deans and faculty from more than 60 schools, including seven Big 10 schools, attended the three-day conference. More ›

TAGS: Big 10 Innovation Lei Lei Marty Markowitz Phyllis Siegel Thought Leadership Undergraduate

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What's happening in November

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Make space in your schedule for two special events -- before you have to turn your focus to final exams. More ›

TAGS: Lei Lei Nancy Cantor Partnerships Speaker Events

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Undergraduate women continue Halloween fundraiser for Newark Public Library

Friday, October 30, 2015

The Characters Walk is an annual fundraiser created with the intention not only to generate money for Newark’s public library but also to emphasize the importance of education and child literacy to the community. More ›

TAGS: Current Students Fundraising Undergraduate Newark

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CEO Lecture Series speaker Brian O'Malley gives crowd a taste of what it's like inside the sugar industry

Monday, October 26, 2015

In his talk, Brian O’Malley described the global sugar market, leadership qualities and the challenges of protecting the reputation of sugar at a time when obesity is considered a national epidemic. "Sugar,” he said, "is not something government policy makers think very highly of at the moment.” More ›

TAGS: Alumni CEO Lecture Series Finance Leadership Marketing Thought Leadership

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Combining multiple initiatives to ensure supply chain resilience

Monday, October 19, 2015

The recent massive chemical explosion in Tianjin reminded us of how vulnerable human life and material supply chains can be to these unfortunate events. Just over a month ago, the two massive blasts at a chemical storage facility killed at least 150 people and injured hundreds. More than 8,000 new Hyundai, Kia, Volkswagen, Renault, and Toyota cars stored at the Tianjin port were completely burned. Caterpillar, Deere and many other companies were impacted. What do the companies that are successful in minimizing the effects of a disruption do? More ›

TAGS: Arash Azadegan Business Insights Master of Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Management

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Rutgers launches a Big 10 collaboration to innovate and strengthen undergraduate business school programs

Friday, October 16, 2015

The Innovations in Undergraduate Business Education Conference opens Monday, Oct. 26, with a reception at the new Rutgers Business School and remarks from Rutgers Business School and Rutgers University administrators. Martin Markowitz, senior associate dean of undergraduate programs at Rutgers Business School in New Brunswick, has invited a mix of state officials, educators, school administrators and business people to participate in the conference. "My sense is we can really improve the U.S. economy if we do things right,” Markowitz said.  More ›

TAGS: Big 10 Collaborations Conference Innovation Marty Markowitz Undergraduate

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Sweet success: MBA alumnus Brian O'Malley is guiding innovation at sugar industry giant

Thursday, October 15, 2015

When Brian O’Malley joined Domino Sugar Corp. in 1982, it was part of the conglomerate Amstar Corp. A few years later, when the huge companies that were pieced together like shopping malls began falling out of favor with Wall Street investors, Amstar was taken private and its businesses spun off and sold. "I went with the sugar piece," O’Malley said. More ›

TAGS: Alumni CEO Lecture Series MBA Speaker Events Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Special lecture highlights expertise that new professor brings to the study of entrepreneurship at Rutgers

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

"I’m excited to be surrounded by people who are as excited about this as I am,” Professor Ted Baker said during the event. "There’s a sense of commitment and collaboration here, and it’s not something you see anywhere else.” More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Faculty George Farris Rutgers Advanced Institute for the Study of Entrepreneurship and Development Ted Baker Thought Leadership

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Fellowship in executive's memory continues to strengthen supply chain management program he helped create

Friday, October 9, 2015

Alfred Battaglia suggested that Rutgers Business School create a program in an emerging discipline called supply chain management. Howard Tuckman, who was dean at the time, liked the idea and asked Battaglia to work with Professor Lei Lei, then an academic faculty member in operations management, to create the program.  More ›

TAGS: Donations Lei Lei Scholarships Supply Chain Management

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Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development is honored for success in nurturing small businesses

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Rutgers Business School received the prestigious award from the International Economic Development Council for its Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative, a program that helps small businesses in New Jersey to grow, create jobs and have economic impact. More ›

TAGS: Awards Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative Lyneir Richardson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Making sure enough balls are in the air and the supply chain

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Scott Palmer said he considered programs at other schools that would have required him to relocate and juggle class time with the demands of a growing company. "When you take a class, you participate and leave," he said. "Taking this program online allows me to take the principles I learn about and apply them immediately in real time." More ›

TAGS: Master of Supply Chain Management Online Return on Investment Supply Chain Management

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When dream of playing baseball faded, Rutgers financial accounting program led to career home run

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Spanos was in his first week of a master of accountancy in financial accounting program at Rutgers Business School when he got an opportunity to play for the Toronto Blue Jay’s farm baseball teams in West Virginia and Vancouver. "After my second season,” he said, "I knew it was time to move on.” He returned to Rutgers to complete his master's. The decision turned out to be a home run.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting Alumni Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting

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Tax Inversion: Pfizer, Burger King, Obama, Adam Smith and Chinese Walls

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

When US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer made overtures to acquire the British company AstraZeneca in 2014, it brought the phenomenon of “tax inversion” into the global headlights. Driving this proposed move by Pfizer, and later by Burger King and Chiquita Banana (among many others), was the fact that in late 2014, the combined state-federal income tax in the US was 40 percent compared to 21 percent in the UK. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Economics Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Finance MBA Taxation

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Four not-to-miss events in October

Monday, October 5, 2015

There are lots of opportunities to learn, network and lead outside of your classes at Rutgers Business School. Check out these four events happening in October to supplement your studies with powerful insights and fun. More ›

TAGS: CEO Lecture Series Entrepreneurship Speaker Events Ted Baker Thought Leadership Women in Business

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Goldman Sachs CFO Harvey Schwartz and other Wall Street executives attract hundreds to financial alumni event

Monday, October 5, 2015

The event, which took place at Citigroup’s building on Park Avenue, was the latest in a series of provocative discussions hosted by the Financial Alumni Network, Professor Ivan Brick and Rutgers Business School. FAN, which Professor Brick noted has grown to include more than 2,000 Rutgers graduates, is an example of the strength of the school's alumni network and its ties to New York City’s financial district. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Ben Sopranzetti Finance Financial Alumni Network Ivan Brick LIBOR MBA Networking Undergraduate

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Enterprising alumnus wanted dinner to be easier. Now it is.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

A year ago, Rutgers Business School alumnus Akhil Shah, BS ’12, had an idea for a business providing a service he wished was available. He envisioned quick and easily prepared Indian food delivered to his home rather than eating out or laborious cooking. “After a long day at work, the last thing I wanted to do was rely on frozen food or take-out. With Chutney Chefs, more and more people are able to spend more time at the dining table and less time in the kitchen. I am here to make sure our meals will make your evenings simpler, yet tastier” Akhil Shah. More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Management Small Business Development

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Rutgers University selected as one of 8 institutions in the nation to host DOE annual Cleantech Collegiate Competitions

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Rutgers Business School students from the Rutgers University Venture Capital Club (RUVC) were members of a Rutgers team that entered a Department of Energy collegiate competition in the spring to fund clean energy startups on college campuses. Their proposal was titled: Mid-Atlantic Regional CleanTech University Prize (MARC-UP). Professors from engineering, science, and RBS (Kevin Lyons and Ted Baker) are acting as mentors. The student leaders of RUVC are Aaron Weber and Doron Scheffer. Aaron Weber, President of RUVC is proud to announce: "I just received notification that we have been selected as one of the regional Cleantech University Prize locations!" More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Kevin Lyons Management and Global Business Social Impact Ted Baker