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Veteran real estate and banking executive named director of new Rutgers Center for Real Estate Studies

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Ronald Shapiro, who most recently was a senior vice president at Union Center National Bank, will be responsible for developing the strategic vision and long-term planning for the Center for Real Estate Studies at Rutgers Business School.  More ›

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Nancy DiTomaso in DiversityInc: If Diversity & Inclusion Are Working, Why Are White Men Still Getting The Best Jobs?

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Despite the presence of programs and policies that are intended to expand diversity in the workforce, in most companies white males still disproportionately get the best jobs and most visible assignments. If that is the case, then what more do we need to understand or do? Perhaps more provocatively, we might ask: if there are no racists, then why do we still have racial inequality? More ›

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Faculty Insight: Michael Santoro blog on SEC v Tourre trial picked up by The New Yorker

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Rutgers Business School Professor Michael Santoro, a widely quoted expert on Wall Street ethics, is spending summer break studying Wall Street – and its regulators – at the federal court trial of former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre. Now his blog has been picked up by The New Yorker. More ›

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TechSPARC event aims to showcase promising new technologies, ignite potential partnerships

Monday, July 22, 2013

The event will bring together inventors, investors, entrepreneurs and small business people in hopes of inspiring collaborations, encouraging licensing agreements, creating start-up companies and, ultimately, producing new jobs. It is being organized by Rutgers Business School, the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the Rutgers University Office of Technology Commercialization. More ›

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Faculty Insight: Michael Santoro espouses SEC intention to require banks to admit guilt in enforcement actions

Thursday, July 18, 2013

The public is tired of checkbook justice in which Wall Street has been able to write off seemingly huge settlements as a mildly irritating cost of doing business. Earlier this month, Professor Michael Santoro, Department of Management and Global Business, and Professor Ronald Strauss, Montclair State University School of Business, blogged in the Huffington Post about the SEC stopping its long-standing practice of settling enforcement actions in a way that allows defendants to avoid either admitting or denying guilt.  More ›

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New program promises to turbo-charge financial industry professionals

Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Rutgers Center for Management Development is offering a program designed to provide financial service professionals with new tools and a splash of enrichment especially tailored to help them perform their jobs more efficiently. “It will make the typical person more efficient – and smarter,” said John Longo, a clinical associate professor of finance and economics at Rutgers Business School. The program, which will be taught by Longo and other Rutgers faculty, is aptly named Turbo-Charged Financial Analyst. More ›

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Former athletes offer MBA students insightful lessons learned in sports and applied to business and life

Friday, July 12, 2013

A group of world-class athletes and officials, headlined by a world boxing champion, offered a class of MBA students at Rutgers Business School a different perspective on the qualities – resilience, determination and discipline, among them – that are trademarks of the sports and business worlds.  More ›

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Rutgers Phi Beta Lambda members win some top spots in national competition

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Five Rutgers students were among the top winners in events testing their knowledge of accounting, finance and management during the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference last month in California. More ›

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National Science Foundation awards grant to professors to explore process of social innovation

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

A $47,647 grant will help fund a two-day workshop on how social, behavioral and economic sciences can be used to create new social policy and new social ventures. “In technology entrepreneurship, we talk about patents, laboratories and technology transfer, but in the social sciences, we haven’t thought of how to do something similar,” said Professor Jeffrey Robinson, who received the grant along with professor Deborah Dougherty. More ›

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The new Rutgers, with expanded health sciences mission, is "ready to deliver"

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Joined by Gov. Chris Christie and legislators from across the state, President Robert L. Barchi told the crowd of 600 that the new Rutgers is ready to lead the way in health care education, training and medical research. "Now there is no excuse for giving New Jersey anything less than a world-class university," Barchi said. “I can tell you that Rutgers is ready to deliver." More ›

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Faculty Insight: Professor DiTomaso's New York Times Op-Ed ignites media debate about racial inequality without racism

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

“We don’t have an understanding of the inequality that exists, and we don’t have an understanding of the group-based nature of that inequality” Nancy DiTomaso More ›

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Glenn Myers enthusiastic to share successes and learning opportunities in student-directed dialogues

Monday, July 1, 2013

I am happy to be chosen as the Finance HEIR for RBS. The opportunity is especially exciting to me because I hope to participate in the program's further development. I would certainly appreciate any feedback about how this program can be most effective. More ›

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Joe Timko connects history with novel cutting-edge integrations of disparate technologies

Monday, July 1, 2013

I’m delighted to be a part of the HEIR program. Being Jersey born and now affiliated with Rutgers, a quintessential, New Jersey institution, I thought I would write about another New Jersey institution: Bell Laboratories. More ›

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Accidental Global Supply Chain Manager Jack Kime welcomes students' questions and discussion

Monday, July 1, 2013

I am happy to be chosen for the Rutgers HEIR program, and specifically for the School of Supply Chain Management. I am a West Point graduate and career logistician with broad experience in the management of conventional and highly unconventional supply chains both domestically and throughout the world. I am currently a senior vice president of Swiss-based 3pl Kuehne + Nagel Inc. at the North American headquarters in Jersey City. More ›

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Experienced executive and Rutgers Newark alumna Tawana Burnett thrilled to discuss marketing with students

Monday, July 1, 2013

I'm thrilled to join the HEIR program for the Marketing Department at Rutgers Business School. I spent five years as an undergraduate student on the Rutgers Newark Campus and have an incredible amount of gratitude for that experience, particularly around the diversity and exposure to international business and culture at the university.  More ›

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Retired Fidelity Investments CFO Bob Chersi brings a full range of experiences and open access to students

Monday, July 1, 2013

Hello everyone, my name is Bob Chersi, and I am thankful for the appointment as the RBS Accounting Department's inaugural HEIR. Serving in any "inaugural" capacity is inherently difficult, and I will do my best. In this opening post, let me speak a little of my background, and then more so about how we can interact. More ›

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A new Rutgers, with a new mission

Monday, July 1, 2013

Medical education joins Rutgers’ many existing strengths to create a more comprehensive research university that will better serve the people of New Jersey and beyond More ›

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Rutgers Center for Management Development poised to grow with renewed support from two partner schools

Monday, July 1, 2013

With Rutgers Business School and the School of Management and Labor Relations putting renewed and stronger support behind the Center for Management Development, William Castellano, the new executive director, is hoping the center will become a bigger player in the competitive, growing market for executive education. More ›

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On his journey around the world, cyclist stops at Livingston Campus with messages about technology, sustainability

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Cyclist Max Peer rode onto the Livingston Campus on June 25 as part of a 35,000-mile trip to raise awareness about sustainability and the work of the Denmark-based Interaction Design Foundation. At Rutgers, Peer spent time speaking with students and faculty about the work of Interaction Design Foundation. He also learned about the university's efforts to put sustainability into practice. More ›

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Cory Booker showcases potential of Newark's manufacturing sector at Rutgers Business School

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

When Newark Mayor Cory Booker and a host of economic development officials gathered at Rutgers Business School to recognize Zago Manufacturing, the company’s birthday was only part of the reason for the event. With the construction of its solar facility, Zago provided an example of how sustainability could be used to help retain the vitality of the city's manufacturing hub.  More ›

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Faculty Insight: Jay Soled on what change he would make to the tax code

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Professor Jay Soled, a tax attorney and Director of the Master of Accounting in Taxation Program at Rutgers Business School was interviewed by reporter John Kieran from CardHub.com, about common tax questions in their “Ask the Experts” series. More ›

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Mayor Booker to speak about importance of smart, regional economic development strategies that support clean technology innovation

Monday, June 24, 2013

Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker will speak at a celebration for ZaGo Manufacturing’s installation of their 50-kilowatt solar system on Tuesday, June 25, at 1:30 PM at Rutgers Business School, Bove Auditorium, 1 Washington Park, Newark, NJ 07102.  More ›

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Next stop: Rutgers. Cyclist advocating sustainability nearing Livingston Campus

Monday, June 24, 2013

Max Peer is making his way around the world – mostly by bicycle – to raise awareness about the importance of sustainability and the work of the Interaction Design Foundation, a non-profit organization working to make technology more people-friendly and accessible. Not far from the Livingston Campus, Peer took a break to speak with RBS via cellphone about his trip so far, some of his gear and how he came to be an advocate for sustainability. More ›

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Faculty Insight: Self-plagiarism is cheating plain and simple

Friday, June 21, 2013

Professor of ethics Ann Buchholtz takes issue with The New York Times "Ethicist" position on whether it is right or wrong to use the same paper for multiple college courses. More ›

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Little Investment Bankers of Rutgers hosts inaugural stock pitch competition

Friday, June 21, 2013

“We are excited to be able to host our first ever intercollegiate stock pitch competition on the New Brunswick / Piscataway campus,” said Cao. “The members of our organization have researched and pitched stocks ever since the organization was founded, but this event brings our club to another level.” More ›

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