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Keli Xiao presented with the prestigious Fisher Long Whitcomb award for exceptional teaching

Friday, November 8, 2013

Keli Xiao, who completed his PhD in Finance at Rutgers Business School last month, was presented with the prestigious Fisher Long Whitcomb award for exceptional teaching. More ›

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Rutgers Business School research laboratory welcomes Continuity Dynamics as first private sector partner for data collection and dissemination in Supply Chain disaster recovery planning

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Due to the recent onslaught of major disaster events such as Hurricane Sandy, the need for organizations to depend on their key supply chain partners has grown in significance. To meet this need, Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management is partnering with Continuity Dynamics, Inc. to assist in the accumulation and dissemination of key supply chain disaster information.  More ›

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Rutgers Supply Chain Management scholar captures second place in annual APICS competition

Monday, November 4, 2013

Anthony Appea is among 10 Rutgers Business School undergraduate students who received scholarships this year from APICS, the leading association for supply chain and operations management professionals. The conference gave Appea and the other Rutgers students an opportunity to network and attend educational sessions on a variety of industry issues. More ›

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Deloitte & Touche CEO says auditors need to demonstrate the will to "stick to their guns''

Friday, November 1, 2013

The CEO Lecture Series at Rutgers Business School was started in 2010 as a way of giving students access to leading chief executive officers and the rich insights they have to offer. The event also provides enterprising students with a chance to meet top industry executives and add them to their network. Deloitte & Touche CEO Gregory Weaver appeared as the ninth executive speaker in the series. More ›

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Faculty Insight: In controversy over racial profiling by Barneys, Professor Williams says impact of multicultural purchasing power has not sunk in with some retailers

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Rutgers Business School Professor Jerome D. Williams, who has done extensive research on marketplace discrimination, fielded calls from reporters after Barneys set off renewed controversy and discussion over the prevalence of racial profiling by major retailers. More ›

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Shark Tank-like Business Plan Competition helps launch Rutgers business ideas

Thursday, October 31, 2013

From medical records to advertising, Rutgers alumni and students bring their business savvy and a pitch. Medical record website Opcura dreamed up by Ross Goldstein and Cesar Cheng takes top prize in 2013. Will your idea be next? More ›

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Rutgers Business School finance professor Vikram Nanda formally installed as inaugural Albert J. Gamper Chair in Business

Monday, October 28, 2013

Professor Vikram Nanda, who has held two previous endowed chairs at other schools, is considered an expert in the financial markets, corporate finance and investment vehicles, such as hedge funds. As a member of the Department of Finance and Economics, he will continue his research endeavors, teach and mentor doctoral students and junior faculty members. More ›

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Rutgers Executive MBA ranked #2 in economics in the world, #19 overall in the US by Financial Times

Friday, October 25, 2013

Rutgers Executive MBA program was ranked #19 in the U.S., according to the 2013 ranking by the Financial Times. Rutgers EMBA program moved up four places in the U.S. in the annual ranking of the Top 100 Executive MBA programs in the world. In addition, Rutgers EMBA was ranked #2 in the world in economics. More ›

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Deloitte & Touche chief executive will offer perspective on professional excellence at CEO Lecture Series

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

There were times during Gregory Weaver’s career at Deloitte & Touche when a mentor’s advice convinced him to take an opportunity he did not immediately recognize on his own. "I think developing relationships both internally and externally is very important,” Weaver said. "Taking advantage of opportunities is very important. Often, you don’t recognize what that opportunity really is." More ›

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RBS Pride brings new support and career resource to LGBT campus community

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

While a club on campus will offer the LGBT community a place of belonging, Jett McGurk, who is serving as president and was a driving force behind the club's formation, also envisions it as a source of awareness-building and a place where free discussions will occur about such things as work place benefits and discrimination. More ›

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Leading Newark investors, developers help launch Rutgers Business School's new Center for Real Estate Studies

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The center will be “deeply involved” in the unfolding renaissance in Newark as well as the development of New Jersey through a variety of activities, said Mitchell Koza, Rutgers Business School's vice dean for educational and research outreach. Meanwhile, it will also closely monitor trends that are transforming real estate business around on the world stage. “Our ambition,” Koza said, “is significant.” More ›

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Supply Chain Management's annual Meet and Greet connects hundreds of students with leading companies, prospective employers

Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Livingston Recreation Center bustled with activity last month when more than 60 employers and hundreds of Rutgers Business School students participated in the annual Supply Chain Management Meet and Greet. More ›

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In latest blog, former Verizon Wireless CEO says develop discipline to avoid daily distractions

Tuesday, October 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 field they are preparing to enter. Denny Strigl, who was CEO of Verizon Wireless and later COO of Verizon Communications, is the inaugural Management and Global Business HEIR. As part of his mentoring effort, he offers insights and advice in an occasional blog.  More ›

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Suresh Govindaraj named one of country's Top 15 forensic accounting professors

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Known as the “grandmaster of forensic accounting” among his students and colleagues in the Rutgers Executive MBA Program, Professor Suresh Govindaraj has received accolades – and an unprecedented two Paul Nadler Awards from RBS – for his ability to teach accounting and financial statement analysis to part-time MBA students. More ›

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Victoria Foundation partners with Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership to strengthen next generation of Greater Newark nonprofit leaders

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

"Not only will this education and experience enhance their professional growth, but it will build a network of skilled nonprofit professionals who can work together to strengthen their organizations and the communities they serve as well as solve authentic problems plagued by our city,” said Irene Cooper Basch, executive officer of Victoria Foundation. More ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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