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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 ›

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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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Two Rutgers grads among 30 under 30 supply chain stars

Monday, May 8, 2017

Abhishek Dahiya, who completed the Full-Time MBA program in 2014, and Tianhou Zhong, who received his undergraduate degree in supply chain management, were recognized as young supply chain leaders in the third annual rising stars list. More ›

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Student entrepreneur delivers a series of winning pitches

Thursday, May 4, 2017

During the past year, Rutgers senior Kayla Jackson has been a top winner in three competitions, including the UPitchNJ Business Plan in April. Her success at the competitions has helped to grow PeduL Inc., a start-up she co-founded with Rutgers alumnus Chisa Egbelu. More ›

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Team Roshni Rides makes its pitch to investors

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Rutgers team vying for the 2017 international $1 million Hult Prize for social entrepreneurship continues to raise money to pilot its solar-powered rickshaw business in Pakistan this summer. More ›

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Rutgers All-Stars compete with top investment professionals in CNBC Stock Draft

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

CNBC held its biggest ever stock draft (coinciding with the NFL draft) April 27 on CNBC's "Power Lunch," with eight top teams picking their favorite stock ideas for the investment contest. A winner will be chosen based on the performance of each team's two stock draft choices from the closing price on April 27, 2017, through the 2018 Super Bowl on Feb. 4, 2018. More ›

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Students prove their knowledge of business ethics at case competition

Monday, May 1, 2017

Evan Kane, a junior studying finance at Rutgers Business School, and Anant Chitravanshi, a junior Rutgers University student, partnered to win against 48 other teams from the U.S. and Canada. More ›

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Team of students win real estate case competition

Monday, May 1, 2017

A team of Rutgers Business School students won the University of Miami Real Estate Case Competition on “Impact Investing in Commercial Real Estate.”  More ›

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Lerner Center's annual symposium examines the prospect of sustaining innovative changes in healthcare

Monday, May 1, 2017

The annual symposium is a signature event for Rutgers Business School’s Lerner Center. It showcases the center’s role as a source of thought leadership for issues and changes in the pharmaceutical and health care industries. More ›

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Unique graduate program allows teacher to pursue new career in accounting

Friday, April 28, 2017

"I wanted to change careers, but I didn’t want to be in school for years," Scott Lissner said. "I liked the idea that the MBA in Professional Accounting Program was 14-months long, and that it was designed for people who didn’t have a business background." More ›

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Club's investment in alumni connections pays off

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

"If it weren’t for LIBOR, I would never be where I am today," senior Michael Dirla said at a summit on April 24 hosted by Little Investment Bankers of Rutgers and the Financial Alumni Network, a network of nearly 2,000 Rutgers graduates who work in the financial industry. More ›

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Bloomberg visit gives graduate students career insights

Friday, April 21, 2017

Rutgers Business School Student Sourabh Bhor, who is an officer for the Master of Information Technology Student Association, said the event was enlightening. "Most of us have strong technical skills," he said, "but American companies like Bloomberg also look at how you fit into the company culture." More ›

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Bound for Wall Street with hopes of doing more than making money

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

At Rutgers Business School, Lauren Kelly studied finance and combined it with a second major in math. She joined clubs, made connections, accepted advice and got a sense of the financial industry through a series of internships. After graduation, she will begin working full time at Morgan Stanley in Lower Manhattan, where she will be part of a team that specializes in engineering investment options for clients. The work, Kelly says, is "mathie and technical." In other words, perfect. More ›

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MBA students imagine the next big idea in fintech

Friday, April 14, 2017

Prudential’s NextGen team in Strategic Initiatives tasked a group of MBA students from Rutgers Business School with applying blockchain technology in an innovative way that would benefit both Newark-based Prudential and its customers. More ›

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On a roll: Bergen Community College students are case competition champions (again)

Monday, April 10, 2017

This year, M&T Bank was the presenting sponsor of the New Jersey County College Case Competition, which attracted teams from County College of Morris, Essex County College, Hudson County Community College, Ocean County College, Passaic County Community College, Sussex County Community College and Union County College as well as Bergen. More ›

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World's top student traders are from Rutgers Business School

Friday, April 7, 2017

Trading only natural gas futures over the month-long contest, the Rutgers Business School team nicknamed Oriental Lions amassed a simulated account balance of $530,615, more than $124,000 ahead of the next closest competitor.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School and iFlytek create joint Big Data Lab

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Rutgers Business School and iFlytek, a China-based information technology company, have jointly established a Big Data Laboratory with an initial endowment of $1 million from iFlytek for a five-year period. The laboratory aims to support iFlytek’s technological development, application and popularization of the big data field, and further deepen industry-university cooperation. More ›

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Rutgers Business School's online masters are No. 12 in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 ranking

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Rutgers Business School's master of accountancy in governmental accounting and master of science in supply chain management programs together ranked Rutgers Business School No. 12 among the nation's online graduate business programs, moving up 2 places according to the latest ranking by U.S. News & World Report. More ›

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Rutgers MBA team wins Ten Plus Supply Chain Case Dual Challenge

Monday, April 3, 2017

Rutgers Business School hosted the third annual Rutgers Ten Plus Supply Chain Case Dual Challenge March 31st. The event included seven undergraduate and five graduate teams. The participants represented Big 10 Universities, including Indiana, Penn State, and Rutgers. In addition, other leading universities participating were Arizona State, Iowa State, Northeastern, Pittsburgh, Rider, Stevens, and Syracuse. In the graduate competition, the Rutgers team of Philip Derrick, Crystal N. Bumhira, Kanika Jain and Kevin Hsu, coached by Professor Eric Larson earned first place. More ›

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Speaker Series: CEO shares career insights with students

Friday, March 31, 2017

Through a series of stories from his own career, Mediaocean CEO Bill Wise used a combination of humor and wisdom to give his audience some nuggets of advice and inspiration.  More ›

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Professor is first woman at Rutgers Business School to receive an endowed chair

Friday, March 31, 2017

Professor Simi Kedia said she was "deeply honored" to receive the appointment. "All the work I’ve done has been done right here at Rutgers," she said. "I have a lot of fondness for Rutgers Business School, a lot of commitment and a deep sense of gratitude." More ›

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