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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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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