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Economic impact of Rutgers joining the Big 10 for New Jersey business

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Professor Farrokh Langdana, Director of Rutgers Executive MBA program which was ranked #2 in Economics in the world by The Financial Times, and New Brunswick business leaders talk about the “multiplier” effect for area businesses of Rutgers joining the Big Ten. More ›

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Divided loyalties: Undergrad at Penn State, MBA at Rutgers, who to cheer for Sept. 13?

Monday, September 8, 2014

When Rutgers takes on Penn State in its first Big Ten home game on Sept. 13, Marc Rosen’s proud ties to Rutgers will be buried beneath the white #40 Nittany Lions jersey he has worn every autumn Saturday since 2007. "I have always been a fan of Rutgers football, but my fandom is not capable of being divided when Penn State is on the field,” Rosen said. Where is that cheerleading, sword-toting Scarlet Knight mascot when you need him? More ›

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Career moves at Prudential prepared Rutgers MBA alumna for role as CFO of Group Insurance

Friday, September 5, 2014

Christine Knight, who is now chief financial officer of Prudential’s Group Insurance, started working at Prudential as an entry-level accountant in a reinsurance subsidiary the Newark-based financial services has since spun off. After the divestiture, Knight stayed on as controller for the run off businesses. It was the first in a series of career moves Knight made at Prudential that reflected a combination of moxie and ambition and what one executive described as Knight’s drive for "continuous improvement.”  More ›

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education is poised for growth

Friday, August 29, 2014

In addition to offering programs in the areas of digital marketing, economics, finance, healthcare, ethics and leadership, there are plans to launch new programs in data analytics, risk, compliance, engineering and technology. A selection of these programs are planned to be offered in Singapore for the very first time. The program's global reach will also be accelerated by way of an expanded catalog of online offerings. More ›

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NJBIZ: At Rutgers event, speakers focus on links between business, academia and Newark

Monday, August 25, 2014

NJBIZ reported on Rutgers academic leaders efforts to spark collaboration among the city's businesses, faculty and students of Rutgers University-Newark, with an eye toward finding solutions to foster economic development in the greater Newark community.  More ›

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Jorge Cardenas, vice president at PSE&G, shares his thoughts on personal integrity in his first blog as Management and Global Business HEIR

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jorge Cardenas, shares his thoughts on personal integrity in his first blog as Management and Global Business HEIR entitled "My Stand as a Human Being."  More ›

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Corporate tax burden cries for new leadership

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Professor Farrokh Langdana argues that increasing taxes shrinks the economic pie resulting in less, not more, tax revenue. More ›

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Professor Nancy DiTomaso's "The American Non-Dilemma" wins C. Wright Mills Award

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Society for the Study of Social Problems gives the C. Wright Mills Award to a book that critically addresses an issue of contemporary public importance. "The American Non-Dilemma" also was the runner up for the Academy of Management’s George R. Terry Award earlier this month, and it won the American Sociological Association’s Section on Inequality, Poverty and Mobility book award. More ›

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Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management hopes to inspire collaborations capable of fueling economic opportunity

Monday, August 18, 2014

Professor Lei Lei, who chairs the Supply Chain Management Department, said the goal of the discussion was to help connect faculty expertise with the needs of the community and "work hand in hand” on solutions to create more economic opportunity – education, stronger local partnerships, business growth as well as new jobs.  More ›

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Ceremony marks an end and a beginning for students completing the Business Transition at Rutgers Program

Friday, August 15, 2014

The six-week B-STAR Program is offered by the Office of Diversity Programs to support high-performing, high-potential minority students accepted for admission to Rutgers Business School.  More ›

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Rutgers Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda wins a first place at national conference

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A group of undergraduate members of the Rutgers Future Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, including four students at Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick, brought home 10 awards from the FBLA-PBL national leadership conference in June.  More ›

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Professor Jerome Williams chosen for PhD Project's Hall of Fame, honored by doctoral marketing student association

Monday, August 4, 2014

The PhD Project’s Hall of Fame was established in 2011 to recognize individuals who have shown an unwavering commitment to The PhD Project’s mission and whose leadership has significantly impacted its network of minority business doctoral students and faculty. The mission of The PhD Project is to increase the diversity of Corporate America by increasing the diversity of business school professors. More ›

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"The American Non-Dilemma" by Professor Nancy DiTomaso is runner-up in Academy of Management's annual selection of best books

Monday, August 4, 2014

The Academy of Management’s George R. Terry Award is given each year to a book judged to have made the most outstanding contribution to the global advancement of management knowledge during the previous two years. DiTomaso's book, which explores the persistence of racial inequality and its effect on the nation's politics and economy, was among five finalists chosen from 65 books nominated for the 2014 award. More ›

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Marketplace quotes Professor Michael Santoro in story on those held responsible for financial crisis

Friday, August 1, 2014

In a story that aired on American Public Media's Marketplace, reporter Tracey Samuelson took a look at the individuals who have been held responsible for causing the 2008 financial crisis. As part of her reporting, she sought out the expertise of Rutgers Business School Professor Michael Santoro, who teaches ethics in business.  More ›

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Professor Michael Katehakis receives National Science Foundation award for research on event-driven, goal-oriented dynamic resource deployment

Friday, July 25, 2014

In its award abstract, the National Science Foundation said Professor Michael Katehakis’ research on new mathematical theory and solution methods for optimal dynamic resource allocation problems could have applications across different industries, including defense, drug development and computer science. More ›

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Housing macroeconomics expert from Wisconsin University named to fill Profeta Chair in Real Estate

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Before he began teaching at Wisconsin in 2006, Morris Davis worked at the Federal Reserve Board where he briefed Fed Chair Alan Greenspan on housing. He is widely known for his research – and often sought out by national media for his expertise – on fluctuations in housing prices. More ›

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Alumni prove to be valuable resource for Pharma MBA student researchers

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Working with Rutgers Business School Professor Mahmud Hassan, Mark Slomiany, a 2012 MBA graduate, arranged a collaboration between the Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center and the Rutgers Business School Alumni Association to provide three student researchers with the resources of alumni scattered across the biopharmaceutical industry. More ›

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Professor Jerome Williams: Research confirms suspicions about discrimination against African-American, Hispanic entrepreneurs

Monday, July 7, 2014

Utah State University professor Sterling Bone and Glenn Christensen, a professor at Brigham Young University, invited Rutgers Business School professor Jerome Williams to help with their academic research in 2008 because of his expertise on discrimination in the market place. Their work titled “Rejected, Shackled and Alone: The impact of Systemic Restricted Consumer Choice on Minority Consumers Construction of Self” was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research. More ›

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Taxes and more taxes were the catalyst for America's break from England

Friday, July 4, 2014

On the Fourth of July, Professor Farrokh Langdana reminds us that tax increases set off the first revolt in Boston, and England's zeal to impose more and more taxes on the colonies fueled the quest for independence. "Phrases such as "Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" and "inalienable rights" were not on anyone's radar screen until much later," Langdana writes in his new blog. "It was taxes, taxes, taxes, and arrogance."  More ›

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Rutgers joins the Big 10 #RutgersIsB1G

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Rutgers celebrated its first day in the Big Ten by throwing a party at High Point Solutions Stadium. Watch the celebration and hear what our fans, current students and university leaders have to say about Rutgers move into the nation's premier academic and athletic conference. More ›

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Finance Alumni Network and faculty pay heart-warming, humorous tribute to finance professor Ivan Brick

Monday, June 23, 2014

With humor and heart-warming respect, Professor Farrokh Langdana led a roast-styled tribute to Brick, who was re-elected as chair of the Finance and Economics Department last week. Brick has taught at Rutgers Business School for 36 years, and he has held the department chair since 1996. More ›

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Rutgers Business School student wins scholarship to study in Brazil and World Cup is part of his travel itinerary

Friday, June 20, 2014

Juan Flores, a senior at Rutgers Business School, spent 20 hours writing essays and developing a strategy to help promote the U.S. State Department's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. In April, he learned he had won and would be going to Brazil for an intensive, month-long language class in Portuguese. More ›

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Small business owners pack U.S. Senator Cory Booker's summit on non-traditional lending sources

Friday, June 13, 2014

In the fourth of a series of small business forums he has held across New Jersey, Sen. Cory Booker assembled a panel of top executives from some of the most prominent alternative lenders, including David Nayor, president of BoeFly, Justin Renfro, Kiva Zip’s associate manager of business development and Paul Quintero, chief executive officer of Accion East. "Where the traditional banks are falling behind,’’ Booker said, "these folks are filling the void in creative ways.”  More ›

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Military Park re-opens, offering residents, workers and students an open space with entertainment, gardens, games

Friday, June 13, 2014

Military Park, a spot rich with history and speckled with a striking collection of monuments, is now attracting chess players and lunch-time visitors. Commuters, who once skirted the spot, are turning down park paths and walking through its new gardens en route to nearby offices. Classes and musical concerts are planned throughout the summer to lure regular crowds of residents, workers and students. More ›

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Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership wins a Hermes Platinum Award for animated video promoting its work

Monday, June 9, 2014

The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals awards the Hermes Platinum and Gold awards annually to the work of communication departments, advertising agencies and other public relations and marketing businesses in one of the largest competitions in the world. More ›

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