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Professor Michael Santoro raises questions about Merck's continued marketing of NuvaRing

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

In an article for Medical Marketing and Media, Professor Santoro notes the role pharmaceutical companies have in society. "They make profits by serving patients. This role comes with many special ethical responsibilities," he writes. "One is to continually innovate safety as well as efficacy. Another is to share, not hide, scientific and medical truth with doctors and patients. Neither of these ethical responsibilities ought to be delineated by craftily drawn legal lines." More ›

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Rutgers ranked #9 in Mid-Atlantic region for part-time MBA programs by Bloomberg Businessweek

Monday, February 3, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Rutgers MBA program #9 in the Mid-Atlantic region in its recent rankings of part-time MBA programs in the United States.  More ›

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CEO Lyneir Richardson leaving Brick City Development Corporation to lead The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers Business School

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Brick City Development Corp. CEO Lyneir Richardson has spent the past four years advocating for urban revitalization in Newark. He plans to do the same thing at his next job, except from a broader vantage point. Richardson will lead the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers Business School. He starts his new role March 3. More ›

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Entrepreneurship program at Rutgers Business School launches speaker series

Friday, January 31, 2014

The speaker series is one of the products of a new relationship between Rutgers Business School’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of New Jersey. More ›

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Rutgers MQF students impress crowd with provocative quant summit staged at NYC's Museum of American Finance

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

For the third year in a row, Rutgers MQF students delivered a thought-provoking event on an issue relevant to students and professionals in the areas of finance and economics. Hundreds of students as well as faculty and guests attended the Jan. 27 quant summit. In remarks welcoming the crowd, Rutgers Business School Dean Glenn Shafer described the Master of Quantitative Finance Program as a "jewel of our school.” More ›

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Business owner with ties to The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development scores with sale to Super Bowl Host Committee

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Super Bowl host committee reached out to local business owner, Kim Osterhoudt, founder and CEO of Jams by Kim and selected her blueberry and lemon jam to include in gift bags for all of the NFL owners during the Super Bowl. More ›

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Rutgers Business School students capture third place in national healthcare case competition at Kellogg School of Management

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The Rutgers team – made up of second-year MBA students Sarah Kruse, Rema Bitar, Mitchell Ezra, Michelle Finn and Denise Kubata – placed at the top with teams from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School graduate and reigning Miss Black NJ represents a new generation of accountant

Friday, January 24, 2014

Sally Kamara said the master’s in financial accounting program at Rutgers provided her with the 30 additional credits she needs in order to prepare to take the certified public accountant exam. But it also allowed her to take 15 credits worth of general business courses. "It was more well-rounded," she said. "It really enhanced my knowledge of all aspects of business.” More ›

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Students and alumni learn about networking currency from NY Times author Keith Ferrazzi

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On Thursday evening, January 23rd, Rutgers Business School undergraduates, MBA students and alumni had an opportunity to learn first-hand how to develop authentic and impactful relationships in life and in business from NY Times author, Keith Ferrazzi, of “Never Eat Alone” and “Who’s Got Your Back.”  More ›

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Faculty Insight: Can a disgraced trader get a job in academia?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Rutgers Business School Professor Michael Santoro, who teaches ethics in business, spent part of last summer observing the federal court trial of former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre. In a new article written for The New Yorker, Santoro contemplates the possibility that Tourre, who is working on a doctorate degree, could land a job teaching at a business school.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School strengthens focus on entrepreneurs with $3 million George Farris Chair in Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

George F. Farris retired from Rutgers Business School in 2011 where he spent 31 years on the faculty and is recognized as an expert in the management of technological innovation. The $3 million chair that bears his name will enhance Rutgers Business School's efforts to provide a premier program of study to new generations of entrepreneurs. More ›

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Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative recognized for education innovation

Monday, January 20, 2014

Rutgers Business School’s Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative received a special recognition award for education innovation during the annual conference of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The EPI program, which has more than 140 graduates, is part of The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development.  More ›

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Rutgers quantitative finance students continue tradition of Wall Street summit with an eye on sovereign debt

Thursday, January 16, 2014

David Brown, a first year student in the top-ranked Rutgers MQF program, said the topics of the sovereign debt and potential default are both relevant and riveting. “The sovereign debt issue is huge,” Brown said, “and it may be having a more significant impact than people think.” More ›

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Speek co-founder gives Rutgers Business School crowd a real sense of what it takes to launch a company

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Danny Boice, a Harvard graduate with tattoo sleeves and a fondness for rap music, spoke to a crowd of Rutgers Business School graduates, entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs on Jan. 13 about turning an idea into a business The appearance was sponsored by Scarlet Startups and the Rutgers Business School Alumni Association. More ›

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A Super Celebration of Jazz Saxophones at Rutgers University Newark, on Tuesday, January 28

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The Rutgers Office of University-Community Partnerships is jointly hosting A Super Celebration of Jazz Saxophones at Rutgers University Newark, on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. This special campus and community event will celebrate the jazz heritage of the city of Newark and will feature The Kenny Garrett Quintet led by internationally renowned, Grammy® Award winning saxophonist Kenny Garrett.  More ›

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The American Middle Class: Going, going...

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Arthur Guarino, a full-time instructor at Rutgers Business School, recently wrote about the disappearing American Middle Class for The Arbitrader.  More ›

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Nine New Year's resolutions to improve management and leadership from former Verizon Wireless CEO

Friday, January 3, 2014

Denny Strigl, a former executive with Verizon and Verizon Wireless, is one of Rutgers Business School's Helpful Executives-in-Residence. As part of his role as an HEIR, Strigl shared some of the New Year's resolutions he made during his career with the aim of improving his management and leadership skills.  More ›

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Prudential executive comments on building project and vision of redevelopment around Rutgers Business School

Monday, December 23, 2013

In an ongoing effort to inform the Rutgers Business School about the efforts to revitalize Newark and the neighborhoods around the campus, we asked Prudential executive Richard Hummers to answer some questions about the company's new building, the city's latest wave of redevelopment and efforts to draw Rutgers staff and students into the downtown area.  More ›

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Rutgers one of elite Universities chosen by CFA Institute as partner school

Monday, December 16, 2013

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter is the gold standard in financial training. Many US colleges offer courses that teach the skills needed to pass the CFA exams. Only 37 of those schools have been chosen by the CFA Institute as partner schools. Rutgers Business School (RBS) is launching a new Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) degree which will make Rutgers one of only 10 CFA Institute Partner Schools to offer a one year masters’ degree that helps prepare students to take the CFA exam.  More ›

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Revamped undergrad management course is good fit in new Rutgers Business School building

Monday, December 16, 2013

Payal Sharma, an assistant professor in the Management and Global Business Department at RBS, said she felt a shiver of excitement when she saw the classroom for the first time. "It was so invigorating to think of students working at tables. It creates a different dynamic,” Sharma said. “It’s a lot harder to have a boring lecture in a classroom like this.” More ›

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New program will allow Rutgers Business School students to connect with New Jersey entrepreneurs

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Rutgers Business School and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of New Jersey are launching a new program to enhance the student entrepreneurship experience. The Rutgers Entrepreneurship Ambassador Program, or REAP as it will be called, begins with the start of the new semester in January. More ›

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Rutgers Business School alumnus views pharmaceutical industry from top spot at FDA's Office of Prescription Drug Promotion

Monday, December 9, 2013

The role Thomas Abrams plays in the FDA is unique. The United States and Australia are the only two countries in the world where pharmaceutical companies are legally allowed to advertise their medicines directly to consumers in addition to the promotional material they prepare for healthcare professionals. More ›

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Branding guru William Arruda inspires students and alumni to distinguish themselves in their careers

Thursday, December 5, 2013

William Arruda, founder of Reach Personal Branding, discussed his new book, Ditch, Dare, Do: 66 Ways to Become Influential, Indispensable and Incredibly Happy at Work, in an inaugural event intended to engage alumni and introduce them to current students. Arruda covered a variety of situations that students will encounter in the workplace such as how to be proactive in building a personal brand, to gain visibility within your networks and how to utilize social networking skills to create a professional digital footprint. More ›

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It may be time for Johnson & Johnson to challenge its credo...again

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

In an article published in Medical Marketing & Media, Rutgers Business School Professor Michael Santoro suggests that it may be time for Johnson & Johnson executives to challenge their credo, a statement the company says guides its decision making. "Is the Credo today a living, breathing set of values and beliefs that inspire and guide the actions of Johnson & Johnson employees or is it a set of fine sounding platitudes carved into stone that are no longer relevant to the way J&J manages and makes decisions?" Santoro writes in the piece. More ›

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Helpful Executive-in-Reach blogs about what happens when managers stumble in the business world

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

As part of the Helpful Executives-in Reach program at Rutgers Business School, Bob Chersi, retired CFO of Fidelity Investments, acts as a "virtual mentor" to students in the Accounting & Information Systems Department. In his latest blog, he writes about the mistakes that managers and executives can make in the business world, recovering from them and, most importantly, learning from them.  More ›

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