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L'Oréal features alumna Courtney Durkin in new podcast highlighting women workers

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A 2015 graduate of Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick, Courtney Durkin has worked in operations at the international cosmetic giant L’Oréal for two years. She began as a contract manufacturing buyer and is currently a package developer for consumer products. More ›

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Center for Real Estate announces 2017 board members

Friday, August 4, 2017

"Having an engaged advisory board and emerging leaders council of the best and the brightest in commercial real estate allows us to develop cutting edge curriculum, provide internships and job opportunities for students in the program, and create relevant conferences and events,” said Carl Goldberg of Canoe Brook Management LLC, who has served as co-chair of the center’s executive committee since its inception. More ›

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Business Insight: Examining the real potential for investment in Cuba

Thursday, July 27, 2017

While conference attendees with prior Cuba working experience would tell you that construction activity is multiples of where it was a few years ago, there is still a lack of large substantive projects under construction. Why? The answer lies in how business is conducted on the island. More ›

TAGS: Center for Real Estate Kevin Riordan Real Estate

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Rutgers-Newark joins other anchors making Hire.Buy.Live.Newark commitments

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Rutgers University – Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor joined City of Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka and leaders of numerous other local anchor institutions in a press conference in a major collective impact initiative to dramatically reduce poverty and unemployment and strengthen the city's economy by the beginning of the next decade. Under this initiative known as Hire.Buy.Live.Newark, each of the partner organizations from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors is establishing specific targets for employing more Newarkers and increasing procurement of goods and services from Newark-based businesses. More ›

TAGS: Corporate Partners Entrepreneurship Kevin Lyons Procurement Supply Chain Management

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Business Insight: Our constant state of connectedness is taking its toll

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In a new book, "Distracted – Staying Connected without Losing Focus,” Rutgers Business School professor Terri Kurtzberg and her co-author Jennifer Gibbs examine how the addictive quality of society’s constant state of connectedness affects relationships, learning, child development and our performance in the workplace. In a recent interview, Kurtzberg focused specifically on how constant connectedness can impact an individual’s ability to focus and to produce quality work.  More ›

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Summer program in supply chain leads student to business school

Friday, July 21, 2017

Sara Shah, who attended Science Park High School in Newark, will be part of the Honors Living-Learning Community on the Rutgers University-Newark Campus. She will study supply chain management at Rutgers Business School. "I want to understand business," she said, "and I feel like studying supply chain management would give me that understanding." More ›

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Money ranks Rutgers among nation's Best Colleges for Business Majors

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The "Best Colleges for Business Majors" specialty ranking, which considers such factors as affordability, educational quality and career payoff, put Rutgers ahead of New York University (No. 38), Fordham (No. 45), Villanova (No. 43) and Boston University (No. 38) for business students. More ›

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Business Insight: While the Fed taps the brakes, investors ignore the signs

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Federal Reserve has been tapping the brakes on monetary supply with three interest rate hikes since December 2016 yet traders have been shrugging this off. Why? More ›

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

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Taking supply chain knowledge to the next level with analytics

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The Master of Supply Chain Analytics program goes beyond the strategy taught in current graduate and undergraduate programs and emphasizes the analytical skills necessary to mine and apply data to effectively solve problems and create more efficient supply chains. More ›

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Letter from the dean: Savoring success, setting new goals

Monday, July 10, 2017

"The joint efforts by all of you during the academic year 2016-2017 have written a beautiful and memorable page in the RBS book," Dean Lei writes in a letter to Rutgers Business School faculty, staff, students and alumni. "To continue our strong momentum in the face of furious competition and emerging trends, we must set and accomplish many new goals for RBS to achieve next."  More ›

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Mandela Washington Fellows get a lesson in urban economic redevelopment

Monday, July 10, 2017

As part of this summer’s program, the young professionals participating in the Washingon Mandela Fellowship got a first-hand look at redevelopment in Newark and an explanation of the forces that have sustained it. More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Fellowships Global Business Kevin Lyons Lyneir Richardson Social Impact

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Startups that solve problems are big winners in 2017 business plan competition

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

When Rutgers MBA Anton Kogan realized how difficult it was to send packages to jail prisoners – deliveries are denied for a myriad of reasons, including the way a box is sealed – he set out to provide a service that would make it easier and more effective for friends and relatives to ship care packages.  More ›

TAGS: Business Plan Competition MBA Part-Time MBA

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Business Insight: Why people oppose globalization

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Globalization is accused of causing job losses, culture shocks and xenophobia, but modernization of lifestyles and industries alter work and life patterns more fundamentally, Distinguished Professor Farok Contractor writes in a piece recently published by YaleGlobal Online. More ›

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An accountant discovers the field of supply chain management

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Student Sheri Hinish credits the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management with giving her enough of an edge to land a new job that focuses on strategic improvements in the W.R. Grace supply chain, including cross-functional global projects and introducing new ways of working. More ›

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Professor C. Daniel Stubbs, Jr. receives NJCPA Diversity & Inclusion Impact Award

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Director of Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting C. Daniel Stubbs, Jr. was selected as a NJCPA Diversity & Impact Inclusion Award Winner in recognition of his outstanding commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. Founded in 1898, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is the largest professional organization serving the needs of Garden State CPAs and aspiring CPAs.  More ›

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An idea for generating power from waves becomes a promising start-up business at Rutgers

Monday, June 5, 2017

"I’m an engineer, but I like to learn new things, and I thought this would make me well rounded," doctoral student Jubilee Prasad Rao said about his decision to take Rutgers Business School's Collaborative for Technology, Entrepreneurship and Commercialization. Besides, he added, "to get things done in the real world, you need management skills as well as technical skills." More ›

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Weaving together essentials for success in the fashion industry

Friday, May 26, 2017

Sarah Jacobson was researching MBA programs when she came across an advertisement for Rutgers Business School’s Master of Science in Business of Fashion. The program suited her perfectly. More ›

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Business Insight: Technology ushers in era of relationship overload

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

"Why is it so hard to shut down the steady stream of requests and information about other people that come our way, even if the risks in terms of cognitive burnout are so great," the authors, ask in a blog originally published by Thrive "In short, because we are hard-wired to be social animals, to get energized from hearing gossip, to want to be noticed by other people, and to want to constantly compare ourselves to others to see how we measure up." More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Communications Faculty research Management and Global Business Organizational Behavior Terri Kurtzberg

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Ian Myre, MBA/MPP '17: "I'm ready to start that next chapter of my career"

Monday, May 22, 2017

Ian Myre, who completed the MBA/MPP dual degree program with an MBA concentration in finance at Rutgers Business School and an MPP at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, is a recipient of this year's award. After graduation, Myre will work at Quest Diagnostics in the pricing strategy department. More ›

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Confidence, innovation, and ethics resonate through graduate program convocation

Monday, May 22, 2017

Rutgers Business School students completing graduate programs in Newark and New Brunswick gathered at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on May 19 for convocation and celebration.  More ›

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Zoe Makropoulos, BS '17: "Business was the last thing I wanted to do"

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The dean's Distinguished Leadership Award was created in 2011 to recognize student leaders from Rutgers Business School's graduate programs and its undergraduate programs in Newark and New Brunswick. The award is given to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, service to RBS and leadership potential. The name of each recipient is engraved on the Rutgers Business School bell, honoring them for posterity. Zoe Makropoulos, who majored in marketing, is a recipient of this year's award. More ›

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Amelia Seecharan, BS '17: "Student involvement is embedded in the DNA of Rutgers Business School"

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

"One of the many things that I love about Rutgers Business School – Newark is the wide array of organizations that it offers to students to help them grow personally and professionally," said Amelia Seecharan, who is a recipient of this year's Distinguished Leadership Award.  More ›

TAGS: Graduation Marketing Sangeeta Rao Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Newark Women in Business

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Dean Lei tells Class of 2017 that its accomplishments put Rutgers Business School on world stage

Monday, May 15, 2017

Dean Lei encouraged the students to be leaders in innovation. "You’ve been fully prepared to take on the challenges and to solve the problems," she said. "Be someone who can be counted on. Making money is not enough. Make a meaningful life." More ›

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From inner-city to Goldman Sachs: graduating senior wants to give back

Friday, May 12, 2017

Looking beyond high school to prepare for college, graduating senior Chioma Igwebuike participated in programs that introduced her to professional settings and career options. She wants to do the same for others. More ›

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New course teaches an essential skill to students aiming for Wall Street

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Road to Wall Street course mixes elements from instructor Ken Freeman's MBA class with his own knowledge of how students would apply the knowledge on the job inside investment banks. The intense 14-week course replaces a shorter, less substantive boot camp-styled program. "I absolutely love teaching. I enjoy teaching what I’ve learned and sharing it," Freeman said. "I like taking something complex and simplifying it" More ›

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