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EXPERIENCES: An accounting student reflects on how she made her summer internship count

Monday, February 8, 2016

During the recruiting process, one of my interviewers confirmed that interns are treated as if they are first-year associates which allows them to see what it’s really like to work at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Thus, after meeting with multiple campus recruiters, attending career panel discussions and going to informal and formal office visits, I was convinced that PwC would provide me with the experience I was seeking. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Internships Student Experiences Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Newark

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Equity, a new film detailing the struggles of women on Wall Street, has deep Rutgers ties

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Among the nearly 30 women backing the film, are two Rutgers alumna, Beverly Aisenbrey and Suzanna Curry. Aisenbrey, who graduated from Douglass College in 1975 and from Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick in 1982, recently retired as managing director of the executive compensation firm Frederic W. Cook & Co. in New York City. More ›

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Rutgers challenges county college students to get real world business experience in new competition

Monday, February 1, 2016

At Rutgers Business School-Newark, more than 50 percent of students transfer from one of the county colleges. The case competition is designed to strengthen the school’s connections with the county colleges by providing their students with a memorable learning experience. More ›

TAGS: Case Competition Social Impact Transfers Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers Business School's online masters are No. 14 in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 ranking

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Rutgers Business School’s master of accountancy in governmental accounting and master of science in supply chain management programs ranked No. 14 among the nation’s online graduate programs, according to the latest list of best online graduate programs compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The two specialty masters programs moved Rutgers Business School into the online learning space, and there are plans to expand its presence there: An online MBA program is scheduled to launch in the fall of 2017. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting Master of Supply Chain Management Online Rankings Supply Chain Management

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Business Insight: What's driving the Chinese and world stock markets?

Friday, January 15, 2016

The drop in Chinese stock markets has had more than a ripple effect on world markets and threatens to produce a bearish environment everywhere. Are the fears of a spillover and world recession justified? A longer term view suggests otherwise. More ›

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Letter from Dean Lei: New initiatives to strengthen and grow Rutgers Business School in 2016

Friday, January 15, 2016

We are determined to build one of the most eminent public business schools on the East Coast, and we must have a strong infrastructure and foundation that support this goal. To do so, we shall launch two new initiatives in 2016: (1) to strengthen connections with our alumni, and (2) to enhance the experience at RBS for all. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Executive Education Executive MBA International Lei Lei Letter from Dean Lei

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Wondering where a Rutgers MBA can take you? Our alumni prove the places can be extraordinary.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Career paths rarely follow straight lines these days. They twist and turn and, yes, they climb. If you’re thinking about getting an MBA, maybe there’s already an upward move or a turn you’re contemplating. Or maybe you’re just wondering where an MBA could take you. Well, we can tell you where a Rutgers MBA has taken others. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Full-Time MBA Graduate Admissions MBA

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Rutgers University-Newark announces major financial aid initiative for undergraduate students

Monday, January 11, 2016

The financial aid initiative will make college more affordable for wide swaths of New Jersey students, especially residents of Newark, those transferring from county colleges, and those with great potential to make an impact on the world. More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Newark Honors Living-Learning Community Prospective Students Undergraduate Newark

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A Rutgers MBA in Professional Accounting was key when he decided to switch from medicine to business

Thursday, January 7, 2016

In his senior year of college, Verrone decided he wanted to change course, switching from biology to business. It might not have been such an easy change to make without Rutgers Business School’s MBA in public accounting. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Ernst & Young MBA in Professional Accounting

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Business Insight: Lavish employee perks cost U.S. billions in lost tax revenues

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

In an article that will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Washington University Law Review, Professor Jay Soled and his co-author Kathleen Delaney Thomas explain how these lavish perks enjoyed by some U.S. business owners, executives and professionals cost the nation billions in lost tax revenues. In some cases, employers are also using them to minimize their payroll tax obligations. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Business Insights Jay Soled Master of Accountancy in Taxation

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Reputation for employer branding leads Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt, Rutgers MBA '88, to new role in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt transferred to Rutgers graduate business school from the University of Michigan, turning down acceptances at UCLA, USC, Northwestern and Arizona. At Rutgers, he received full graduate school funding through a Ralph Bunche fellowship. While at Rutgers Business School, Torrance-Nesbitt interned at a New York City executing recruiting firm in between day classes and over the summer months. At RBS – Newark, Torrance-Nesbitt concentrated in finance and management at RBS under Professors Nancy DiTomaso, Jim Bicksler, and Paul Nadler. He finished in spring 1988. More ›

TAGS: Economics Finance James Bicksler Management Management and Global Business MBA Nancy DiTomaso

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Rutgers and AICPA unveil data analytics research initiative

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Rutgers Business School and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) announced the formation of the Rutgers AICPA Data Analytics Research Initiative ("the Initiative"). The Initiative, cosponsored by the AICPA and CPA Canada, will facilitate the further integration of data analytics into the audit process, and demonstrate through research how this can lead to advancements in the public accounting profession. More ›

TAGS: Accounting and Information Systems CAR Lab CPA Miklos Vasarhelyi Rutgers Accounting Research Center

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Accounting student is energized to make a difference for environment and economy

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

"The idea is that it can not only produce environmental benefits, but also more efficient economic benefits," Rutgers Business School senior Nick Jermer said. "Those cities that have opened the door for solar energy with the adoption of strong, smart public policies are building the nation’s most successful solar markets.” More ›

TAGS: Accounting Student Organizations Undergraduate New Brunswick

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EXPERIENCES: He's got an easy model for successful networking

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Networking isn’t as difficult as it may seem. It's just about proper planning and execution and follow-up. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Finance Networking Student Experiences Undergraduate Newark

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Undergraduate students continue record of winning Institute for Supply Management's national case competition

Monday, December 14, 2015

Three Rutgers Business School students won the Institute for Supply Management national case competition in Orlando, bringing the top prize to Rutgers for a second year in a row. The team – Diana Harriman, Sonali Shah and Marchela Stancheva, all seniors majoring in supply chain management – competed against students from Michigan State, Arizona State, the University of San Diego and Western Michigan. More ›

TAGS: Case Competition John Impellizzeri Paul Goldsworthy Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers Accounting and Auditing Conference brings state auditor and accounting professionals together

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

The 2015 Rutgers Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference took place at the Douglas College center of the Rutgers University – New Brunswick campus. Accounting and auditing professionals from throughout New Jersey attended and could earn 8 CPE credit hours (Continuing Professional Education). Dean Lei, Executive Vice Dean Mensah, and Director, Rutgers Master of Accountancy – Governmental Accounting Irfan Bora welcomed the participants. More ›

TAGS: Center for Governmental Accounting Education & Research Irfan Bora Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting

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Rutgers Executive Education introduces accelerated program in Strategic Healthcare Management for Practices

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

"This Mini-MBA: Strategic Healthcare Management for Practices addresses an unmet need in the healthcare industry," said Program Manager Jennie Fine. "Healthcare practices are small businesses, and the reality is that operational or compliance-related inefficiencies are a drain on time and resources." More ›

TAGS: Executive Education Healthcare Management Mini-MBA

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Biopharmaceutical case competition attracts record number of teams from prestigious collection of business schools

Monday, December 7, 2015

MBA student Mike Koskulics said multiple teams applied from Yale and UCLA. "I think this will make it even more competitive going forward,” he said. "This isn’t the kind of competition you apply to and get in. You have to put together a strong team." More ›

TAGS: BioPharma Case Competition Corporate Partners Mahmud Hassan MBA The Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center

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Master of Financial Analysis prepares students for the CFA: the 'Gold Standard' for a career in investments

Monday, December 7, 2015

“If someone wants a career on Wall Street, or really anywhere globally today, Hong Kong, London, so forth, the CFA is the ‘Gold Standard’ for a career in investments” said Professor of Professional Practice John Longo. Holding a CFA charter is one of the prestigious accomplishments a professional in the finance industry can achieve. Rutgers Business School’s Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program has been designed to help students achieve that goal. More ›

TAGS: CFA Institute Daniel Weaver Master of Financial Analysis Wall Street

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2016 Economic Outlook: Professor Farrokh Langdana

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Broadcast live through Periscope on Twitter during Rutgers first ever Giving Day on December 1, 2015, finance and economics professor Farrokh Langdana discussed his 2016 outlook for the U.S. economy with Daniel Stoll, director of communications at Rutgers Business School.  More ›

TAGS: Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Finance and Economics Macroeconomics Thought Leadership

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China attempts to keep the good times rolling through monetary policy

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Professor Farrokh Langdana explains the People's Bank of China's delicate policy act to keep the Chinese economy growing through monetary sterilization. More ›

TAGS: Economics Farrokh Langdana Finance and Economics Macroeconomics Thought Leadership

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Making his pitch to investors in, yes, an elevator

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Rutgers Business School student Hashir Qazi’s idea of creating a lasso loop trucking distribution route system has been "marinating" in his head for the past year. The loop concept would reduce cross-country and other long haul routes by creating a depot where truckers could meet, swap loads and then loop back to their starting points. More ›

TAGS: Alfred Blake Entrepreneurship Jeffrey Robinson Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Newark

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Banking attorney H. Rodgin Cohen gives MBA students insightful, instructive view of Dodd-Frank

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

A prominent lawyer who focuses on financial institutions, H. Rodgin Cohen was at the center of the regulatory storm that followed the nation’s 2008 financial crisis. In introducing his guest speaker, Palia described Cohen as "legendary." More ›

TAGS: Banking Darius Palia Finance Rutgers Financial Institutions Center

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IMF elevates Yuan to elite currency status – so what?

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Under the watch of Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China (China's central bank), China’s exports to the rest of the world almost quintupled and in 2015, China is the world’s largest exporter, with 13 percent of the global total. If one takes the World Bank’s purchasing power parity (PPP) exchange rate, the size of the Chinese GDP in 2015 is neck-and-neck with that of the U.S. And yet, few governments or institutions have been willing to hold the yuan or renminbi yuan (or RMB) as an asset.  More ›

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Professor Jaideep Vaidya is named a distinguished scientist by Association for Computing Machinery

Monday, November 30, 2015

The award recognizes members of the Association for Computing Machinery who have made a significant impact on the computing field and the knowledge base within the field of computer science. More ›

TAGS: Awards Expertise Faculty Jaideep Vaidya Management Science and Information Systems Nabil Adam Research