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Rutgers Pharma MBA ranked one of the Top 10 MBA programs in pharmaceuticals in the world

Monday, September 30, 2013

Rutgers Business School’s MBA in Pharmaceutical Management has been recognized as one of the top 10 MBA programs for Health Care/Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology in the world according to Find-MBA.com.  More ›

TAGS: MBA Pharmaceutical Management Rankings The Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center

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Professor Langdana and Executive MBA alumnus team up on new book to explain complex forces driving global economy

Monday, September 30, 2013

International Trade and Global Macropolicy, which was published by Springer in July, is designed to prepare current and future company executives with a practical understanding of the theories driving international trade and global macroeconomics in the modern business world.  More ›

TAGS: Alumni Economics Executive MBA Faculty Insights Farrokh Langdana

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Rutgers Executive MBA alumna is building non-profit to improve healthcare services in developing countries

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Helen Kest, an infectious disease specialist and chief executive officer of Fountain of Living Waters, said the EMBA program at Rutgers Business School gave her a better understanding of business strategy, maximizing investments and resource allocation. She was also buffeted by the encouragement and support of classmates who helped to refine her mission for Fountain of Living Waters. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Executive MBA Health Care Nonprofit

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New Jersey nonprofit executives chosen to participate in Prudential Foundation Fellows Program at Rutgers

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Over a two-year period, the group of executives will meet once a month in a comprehensive approach to developing both personal and professional leadership skills and competencies.  More ›

TAGS: Alex Plinio City of Newark Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Nonprofit Prudential The Institute for Ethical Leadership

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PhD Project video to highlight Rutgers professors and doctoral students

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The PhD Project plans to use the video to help kick off its anniversary during an annual conference in Chicago in November.  More ›

TAGS: Diversity Geraldine Henderson Helen Brown-Liburd Jerome Williams Marketing PhD

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National Science Foundation supports professor's research on quantifying risk with $240,000 grant

Thursday, September 19, 2013

While much research has focused on determining the average outcome of certain actions, Professor Andrzej Ruszczynski and his collaborator Darinka Dentcheva, a professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, are working to model the chances that the expected outcome won’t occur. The research is known formally as “Time consistent risk averse control of Markov Systems.” More ›

TAGS: Andrzej Ruszczynski Finance Grants Management Science and Information Systems Research Risk Management

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Rutgers PhD Student Laurens Smit wins INFORMS 5th Annual Student Contest

Friday, September 13, 2013

RBS takes three of four top finalist positions in the prestigious INFORMS competition. More ›

TAGS: Management Science and Information Systems Michael Katehakis PhD Rutgers Business School

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Students, faculty, deans turn out to celebrate completion of Rutgers Business School building on Livingston Campus

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

From the spacious lounges and the high-tech lecture halls to the cohesiveness of having all of their classes under one roof, the new Rutgers Business School building has stirred up an excitement among students. More ›

TAGS: City of New Brunswick Livingston Campus Technology Undergraduate New Brunswick

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In a workshop on social innovation, participants are urged to be fearless and unafraid to fail

Monday, September 9, 2013

The Rutgers Workshop on Social Innovation was proposed by Rutgers professors Jeffrey Robinson and Debra Dougherty as a way of generating new understanding about how to connect the creators of knowledge with the practitioners of social policy and entrepreneurship. More ›

TAGS: Deborah Dougherty Entrepreneurship Innovation Jeffrey Robinson New Jersey Social Innovation Institute Research Thought Leadership

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Rutgers Business School's new address at Livingston Campus: A look at 100 Rock by the numbers

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Rutgers Business School opened its new building on the Livingston Campus in time for the start of the fall semester. The dramatic building reflects an expansion of the school's presence as well as its growing importance in the larger university community. Here's a quick by-the-numbers look at some interesting facts and some of the building's impressive features.  More ›

TAGS: Architecture Livingston Campus Technology Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Former Verizon Wireless executive says key to winning in the business world is to continually improve yourself

Sunday, September 1, 2013

The Helpful Executives-In-Reach (HEIR) program at Rutgers Business School connects students from each academic department with a senior executive in the professional field they are preparing for. Denny Strigl, who teaches corporate strategy at RBS as a visiting lecturer, is the inaugural Management and Global Business HEIR. More ›

TAGS: Blogs Dennis Strigl Helpful Executives-in-Reach Management and Global Business Mentoring Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Kuehne + Nagel senior executive offers stories to emphasize importance of supply chain logistics

Sunday, September 1, 2013

The Helpful Executives-In-Reach (HEIR) program at Rutgers Business School connects students from each academic department with a senior executive in the professional field they are preparing to enter. Jack Kime, a senior vice president at Kuehne + Nagel, is the inaugural Supply Chain Management HEIR.  More ›

TAGS: Blogs Helpful Executives-in-Reach Jack Kime Mentoring Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Retired Fidelity Investments CFO says set goals at start of new school year

Sunday, September 1, 2013

The Helpful Executives-In-Reach (HEIR) program at Rutgers Business School connects students within each academic department with a senior executive within the professional field they are preparing to enter. Bob Chersi, retired CFO of Fidelity Investments, is the inaugural Accounting & Information Systems HEIR.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting Blogs Bob Chersi Helpful Executives-in-Reach Mentoring Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers Business School Alumni Association receives two excellence awards for Abby Kohut webinar series

Friday, August 30, 2013

The awards are among nine Rutgers Excellence in Alumni Leadership Awards the university association bestows annually to alumni and other members of the Rutgers community. They were presented for a series of career-related webinars featuring recruiter and career expert Abby Kohut, who is known online as Absolutely Abby.  More ›

TAGS: Alumni Awards Rutgers Business School Alumni Association Speaker Events Webinar

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New building gives Rutgers Business School a dramatic presence on Livingston Campus

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The building’s glass exterior, its grand, sweeping stairway and the series of slanted columns beneath a dramatic walkway connecting two towers gives the structure the look and feel of a corporate headquarters. The 143,000-square-foot building is among the university’s most technological and the newest example of its commitment to renewable energy.  More ›

TAGS: Architecture City of New Brunswick City of Newark Glenn Shafer Livingston Campus Rutgers Business School Technology Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Student entrepreneurs launch crowd-funding campaigns to finance development of their innovations

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Michael Rodriguez and his partners Sarah Moritz and William Munoz are hoping to raise enough funding to develop a prototype of Zurge+, a kiosk they developed to provide cellphone battery recharging services in train stations, shopping malls and office lobbies. "We’re looking to raise enough money to take the idea as far as a prototype so then maybe we can go to investors and ask for full funding” Rodriguez said. "It’s going to be hard, but it’s important that we make it to that point.” More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Fundraising The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Undergraduate Newark

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STEP scholars graduate, prepared to take on academic year

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

STEP – the acronym stands for Scholars Training and Enrichment Program – brings students onto campus during the summer before they begin classes and immerses them in college-level courses that serve as a foundation for their academic success. More ›

TAGS: Diversity STEP Program Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers students put their classroom knowledge to the test helping real businesses

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

At Rutgers Business School, the concept of experiential, or hands-on, learning is taking on more importance as professors try to ensure that students are prepared for the work world and can distinguish themselves in an increasingly competitive job market. Courses are designed to be a bridge between the classroom and real life, giving most students their first opportunity to apply what they know about problem-solving, critical thinking, team work and time management skills. More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Daniel Stubbs Entrepreneurship New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers New Brunswick New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers Newark Undergraduate Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Two Rutgers doctoral students elected as leaders of PhD Project's marketing association

Friday, August 16, 2013

Two Rutgers Business School students, Tyrha Lindsey and Debbe Velasquez, were elected to leadership positions in the Marketing Doctoral Students Association during the group’s annual conference in Boston. More ›

TAGS: Brett Gilbert City of Newark Geraldine Henderson Jeffrey Robinson Jerome Williams KPMG Marketing PhD

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In his blog about human resource issues, Rutgers MBA alumnus explores benefits of diversity

Friday, August 16, 2013

Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt, who received his MBA from Rutgers Business School, is an award-winning global human resources professional with experience across several industries and with successes in employment branding, global talent acquisition and diversity strategies. In a recent blog, he wrote about the benefits of diversity in Corporate America.  More ›

TAGS: Diversity Human Resources MBA

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Newark's historic Military Park undergoing a revival benefiting surrounding businesses and college students

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The six-acre Military Park, which is located within walking distance of Rutgers Business School and other local colleges, is undergoing a $3 million make-over inspired by the renovation that transformed New York City’s Bryant Park.  More ›

TAGS: City of Newark New Jersey Performing Arts Center New York City Prudential Undergraduate Newark

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MBA class gets dose of financial literacy from panel of money managers, finance experts

Friday, August 2, 2013

Five professionals with experience in finance and money management spoke to Professor James Bicksler’s class of MBA students about the importance of living within their means and some of the wisest ways to invest and save money. More ›

TAGS: Finance Financial Literacy Flex MBA James Bicksler MBA

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The Star-Ledger covers first TechSPARC event organized by Rutgers and NJIT

Friday, August 2, 2013

TechSPARC stands for technology, students, partners, resources and community, The Star-Ledger explained in an article about the event that appeared in the newspaper’s business section. All of those things reflected in the name play a crucial role in bringing more collaboration to Newark, Rutgers Business School professor and event organizer Brett Gilbert told the paper. "We have a lot of technology available for companies to take and build businesses around," Gilbert said, "but that doesn’t happen because nobody knows about them." More ›

TAGS: Brett Gilbert City of Newark Entrepreneurship Innovation Partnerships Technology The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Retired executive Denny Strigl looks forward to new mentoring role at Rutgers Business School

Thursday, August 1, 2013

After more than 40 years in the business world, I decided it was time to retire from "full-time" work and do a few things I had been thinking about doing for a long time. Now, three years later, I am as busy as I’ve ever been, and immensely enjoying my "retirement."  More ›

TAGS: Blogs Dennis Strigl Helpful Executives-in-Reach Management and Global Business Mentoring Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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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 ›

TAGS: Center for Real Estate Studies City of Newark MBA Mitchell Koza Partnerships Real Estate Thought Leadership