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Rutgers Business School students pack and impress at Fall 2016 Business Career Fairs

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Over 70 companies and hundreds of students attended Rutgers Business School Fall 2016 Business Career Fairs. The conference rooms were shoulder-to-shoulder with enthusiastic students armed with résumés, elevator career speeches, and smiles. Reid Postle of Textron Aviation said: "Some students asked: 'would I just be pushing paper' in this internship. No, in sales and marketing, for example, the interns will be out there meeting people, making connections. These are meaningful internships," Postle said.  More ›

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Bill Rasmussen: Rutgers MBA alumnus founded ESPN, created first 24-hour TV network

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Without Bill Rasmussen’s fanaticism for sports and his entrepreneurial spirit, the world might not have Sports Center or wall-to-wall coverage of March Madness and the College World Series. Rasmussen changed not only sports broadcasting but also how the world watches television when he founded ESPN, which became the world’s first network to broadcast around the clock when it went live on September 7, 1979. More ›

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Celebrating the past, moving ambitiously into the future

Monday, September 26, 2016

At the State Theatre New Jersey, hundreds of Rutgers Business School alumni, staff and students were entertained by the Rutgers University Glee Club and enlightened by Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media. More ›

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Changing business world inspires discussions on industry connections, innovative curriculum

Friday, September 23, 2016

Innovations in Graduate Business Education was the second major conference hosted by Rutgers Business School in the past two years. Its ability to collaborate with other business schools and cultivate thought leadership represents another aspect of membership in the Big Ten Conference. More ›

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Master in Financial Accounting program receives endorsement from Institute of Management Accountants

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Institute of Management Accountants, the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession, has endorsed Rutgers Business School's Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting program curriculum. More ›

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Playa Bowls moves off the beach

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Playa Bowls, which morphed from a Jersey Shore sidewalk stand to a storefront last year, is making its first move inland with a new location in New Brunswick. It’s the latest chapter in the story of a business with Rutgers Business School’s imprint on it. More ›

TAGS: Business Plan Competition City of New Brunswick Entrepreneurship MBA

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Alumni event will add a touch of business to celebration of milestone Rutgers anniversary

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Partnering with State Theatre New Jersey and Rutgers Athletics, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick is hosting the unprecedented event Sept. 24-25 as a way for alumni from all over the world to tap into the spirit, history and pride that embodies Rutgers.  More ›

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New Mini-MBA will teach skills and strategies for creating corporate innovation models and cultures

Friday, September 16, 2016

In today’s current professional and organizational landscape, it is harder for large corporations to create disruptive breakthroughs. To succeed, corporations must re-think and then re-invent their corporate innovation model, replacing outdated models of product development. More ›

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Business Insight: How the G20 can ensure the marvelous gains from globalization aren't lost

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Except for climate change, most of the other issues tackled by the G20 are short-term in nature, Rutgers Business School professor Farok Contractor writes in a piece published by The Conversation. This is necessary, but misses a great opportunity to build an institution that addresses the long term collective destiny of humankind.  More ›

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The launch of Rutgers Business Review marks a new chapter in distributing scholarly knowledge

Friday, September 2, 2016

The inaugural issue contains 10 articles on a variety of topics, including the state of business education and research, the role of migrants in the foreign expansion of firms, and tax-avoidance techniques used by multinationals. More ›

TAGS: Expertise Lei Lei Research Rutgers Business Review Sengun Yeniyurt

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Rutgers launches new online course on Supply Chain Management Specialization

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Rutgers Business School launched a new five course specialization on Supply Chain Management through Coursera, the leading online education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses for anyone to take at an affordable price.  More ›

TAGS: Master of Supply Chain Management Online Rudi Leuschner Supply Chain Management

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Taking the power of mentoring to female professionals in Vietnam

Thursday, August 25, 2016

In Vietnam, mentoring is a new concept. At Rutgers, it is Assistant Dean Sangeeta Rao’s area of expertise. She spent three days in June at Ho Chi Minh National Academy in Hanoi providing an audience that was 95 percent female with an understanding of how mentoring programs can work.  More ›

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Program gives incoming business school students a headstart on credits, connections, college life

Monday, August 22, 2016

"We will be much better students as new freshman as a result of the (program)," said Paige Johnson, who was chosen to speak on behalf of the Newark B-STARs. More ›

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Business Insight: What the G20 leaders need to do

Friday, August 19, 2016

Professor Farok Contractor, who teaches international business, said communication and coordination will be key tasks for leaders from the 20 most powerful economies in the world as they contemplate new policies in Hangzhou, China, in early September. More ›

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Executive Education program focuses on customer experience strategy

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

There are numerous tactics and approaches that must be in place to maximize your customers' experience and their interaction with your business and staff. The Mini-MBA program will tackle such topics as: fundamentals of customer experience, customer experience strategy and aligning customer and business value.  More ›

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Lean Startup coming from Wall Street to Rockafeller Road

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers University – New Brunswick will be piloting a Lean Startup program for small businesses and startups in five sessions. Beginning Thursday, August 18, and continuing for the following four Thursdays, with sessions from 1-4 p.m. taking place at Rutgers Business School, Livingston Campus, 100 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway. More ›

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MBA alumnus is all business at CNBC, but a long-shelved script reveals his more creative side

Thursday, August 4, 2016

In his early days at CNN, David Spiegel, Rutgers MBA '14, spent weekends with his composer brother working on a musical, a "passion project," that he called Camp Rolling Hills. Eventually, the script was finished by Spiegel’s brother, Adam, a New York City-based composer and lyricist, and author Stacy Davidowitz. The musical will be performed six times this week by Center State Theatre Company as part of the New York Musical Festival.  More ›

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This summer camp is all business

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

"We open up their ideas about college, studying business, and the range of career possibilities," said Senior Associate Dean Martin Markowitz. "Most of the students have vague notions of what accountants or financial advisers do. It was an entirely new world when we took them to an information technology company where executives explained IT supply chain management." More ›

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A magnet for drawing tech startups to Newark is tucked within the floors of Rutgers Business School

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

In an interview, Thomas Wisniewski, managing partner of Newark Venture Partners, explains the plan to create a hub of tech companies in Newark. If NVP succeeds, it could take the city’s economic development to a whole new level. More ›

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Improving health care access, lowering costs through telemedicine

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Ann Bagchi, a registered nurse and instructor at the School of Nursing, will be bringing the telemedicine technology to 10 patients residing in Newark public housing developments where access to health care has been limited.  More ›

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MBA alumna played a role in making movie about women on Wall Street

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

When her friend Candace Straight invited Beverly Aisenbrey, Rutgers MBA '82, to consider investing in Equity, a movie Straight was helping to make about a group of women on Wall Street, Aisenbrey saw it as another way she could support women, especially young career women. More ›

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How to blow a curious high school student's mind? Explain everything that goes into delivering a package to the doorstep

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

For a second year, Rutgers Business School and its Department of Supply Chain Management invited a group of high-performing Newark area students to participate in a program that teaches them how products get to stores and how goods move around the world. For many of the students, the program offers a first glimpse of college, raises the first possibility of attending a business school and plants the seed for a possible career in supply chain management. More ›

TAGS: Alok Baveja John Impellizzeri Kevin Lyons Nancy Cantor Social Impact Supply Chain Management

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Classrooms named to honor Professor Farrokh Langdana and distinguished alumnus Robert E. Campbell

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The Professor Farrokh Langdana Classroom naming in the RBS – Newark building at 1 Washington Park provided a way for alumni and faculty to demonstrate their admiration and respect for Professor Langdana, and to ensure that his name will be forever associated with Rutgers Business School. “The naming of the Robert E. Campbell Classroom at RBS–New Brunswick in 100 Rock is a small token of our gratitude for Bob and his wife Joan’s continuing support of Rutgers University and Rutgers Business School,” said Dean Lei Lei. More ›

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Phi Beta Lambda members scoop up awards at national conference

Monday, July 11, 2016

"Competing on the national stage was both challenging and rewarding,” said Manika Harikumar, a senior majoring in business analytics and information technology at Rutgers Business School. "The continuous support from fellow Rutgers PBL members made it even more memorable." More ›

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