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Showcasing Rutgers Business School to deans, staff from business schools across Mid-Atlantic region

Friday, October 24, 2014

The annual conference of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration attracts deans, administrators, faculty and advisers from business schools across the region for sessions on best practices, networking and discussions on such topics as curriculum, finance and strategic planning. Sharon Lydon, executive director of the Rutgers MBA Program, led the planning efforts for a conference that showcased Rutgers Business School as well as the broader university campus and its rich history in New Brunswick. More ›

TAGS: Center for Supply Chain Management City of New Brunswick Glenn Shafer MBA Rutgers Business School Sharon Lydon

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Inaugural Master of Financial Analysis cohort continuing successful path to CFA

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program is designed to not only prepare students academically, but also to provide a way for students to improve their English proficiency. By taking a summer intensive English-language program provided by the Program in American Language Studies (PALS), students should have a broader understanding of the English language making it more likely to perform better in finance classes as well as on the CFA exams. More ›

TAGS: Academic Integrity Daniel Weaver Ethics Master of Financial Analysis

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Rutgers University-Newark ranked one of the best return-on-investments in USA

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Washington Monthly ranked Rutgers University–Newark as one of "America’s Best-Bang-for-the-Buck Colleges." The magazine’s rankings are based on "the economic value students receive per dollar." Rutgers placed #14 among all national universities in the country. More ›

TAGS: Rankings Return on Investment social mobility Undergraduate Newark

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Is there an economic recovery, or not?

Monday, October 20, 2014

Professor Farrokh Langdana breaks down the question everyone has been asking.  More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana MBA Thought Leadership

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Jerome Griffith, CEO and president of Tumi, speaks at New Brunswick student council's Executive Excellence Night

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Rutgers Business School - New Brunswick Student Council (NBSC) hosted Jerome Griffith, CEO and president of Tumi, at its Executive Excellence Night on October 16. Griffith spoke with current Flex MBA students and then answered questions. More ›

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EXPERIENCES: Study abroad program offers student a chance to learn Portugese and discover different sides of Brazil

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

An essay by Rutgers Business School senior Juan Flores about studying Portuguese in Brazil during the summer kicks off a new feature that will allow students to share and reflect on experiences they are having during their time at Rutgers.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting City of Newark Current Students Rutgers Business School Scholarships Undergraduate Undergraduate Newark

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Professors Vasarhelyi and Alles win Bright Idea Award for research that applies process mining to auditing

Monday, October 13, 2014

In an article titled, "The case for process mining in auditing: Sources of value added and areas of application," professors Miklos Vasarhelyi and Michael Alles explained how event logs can be put to use to track and verify transactions. Both professors are part of the Accounting and Information Systems Department at Rutgers Business School. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Awards Faculty Information Systems Michael Alles Miklos Vasarhelyi Research Thought Leadership

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Rutgers University Department of Transportation Services (RUDOTS) promoting the BikeRU Initiative

Friday, October 10, 2014

Rutgers University Department of Transportation Services (RUDOTS) is providing all members of the Rutgers University community with the best possible solutions for getting around campus safely and easily. The BikeRU Initiative furthers this mission by promoting, encouraging, and facilitating bicycling as a safe and convenient transportation alternative to using the Rutgers University Transit System or driving.  More ›

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Women make their mark: Females account for 51 percent of the new class of full-time MBA students

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

At Rutgers Business School, women represent 51 percent of the new class of 79 full-time MBA students – the highest since 2007 when female students made up 48 percent of the class. In 2013, the incoming class of full-time MBA students was 39 percent female. More ›

TAGS: Current Students Diversity Full-Time MBA Graduate Admissions Lei Lei MBA Sharon Lydon

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Rutgers ranks #1 in Big Ten in MBA employment

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Rutgers Traditional Full-Time MBA program ranked #1 in MBA employment in the Big Ten according to U.S. News & World Report. Overall, Rutgers ranked #7 in the nation with 95.2% of full-time graduates employed three months after graduation. More ›

TAGS: Big 10 MBA Rankings

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education inks deal with IEEE to offer new Mini-MBA: Engineering and Technology Management

Monday, October 6, 2014

Rutgers Business School Executive Education (RBSEE) is partnering with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to create a new Mini-MBA in Engineering and Technology Management. The intensive one-week program, being held the week of December 8, 2014 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, was developed through a unique collaboration between the internationally ranked Rutgers Business School and IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional society.  More ›

TAGS: Engineering Executive Education Mini-MBA Technology Training

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Internal Revenue Service turns Rutgers accounting students into "agents" for one eye-opening day

Saturday, October 4, 2014

"Most accounting students don’t know that law enforcement is a good fit for them,” said IRS agent Robert Glantz, who organized the event. "We want to open their eyes to it.” More ›

TAGS: Accounting Marty Markowitz Partnerships Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Rutgers Supply Chain Management is ranked among top university programs in the U.S., according to Gartner

Friday, October 3, 2014

The undergraduate Supply Chain Management program was ranked No. 9 in the nation among schools such as Arizona State, Penn State, Michigan State and Brigham Young University, according to a new report from Gartner Inc. Rutgers landed in the No. 11 spot for its MBA Supply Chain Management Program. More ›

TAGS: Rankings Supply Chain Management

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Rutgers Business School Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) students preparing well for a serious challenge

Friday, October 3, 2014

Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) Program Director Daniel Weaver brought Mario Carias, CFA, Director of Education & Test Preparation, New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) to 100 Rock recently to speak with the first cohort of Rutgers Business School’s MFinA students about preparing for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) tests. New this year, the MFinA program has been designed to help students pass the tests to become CFA credentialed, the “gold standard” of investment decision-making professionals. More ›

TAGS: CFA Institute Daniel Weaver Economics Finance John Longo Master of Financial Analysis

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Industry's support fuels professor's ambitions of building Center for Real Estate Studies at Rutgers

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

"I’m facilitating something that people have wanted for decades,” Morris A. Davis said of his work to build a Center for Real Estate Studies at Rutgers Business School. "There’s a thirst for real estate education and a desire by the industry to be involved. It’s not a question of whether we can get something established,'' he said, "but how well we do it.” Professor Davis was honored at an Investiture Ceremony September 23 at Rutgers Business School in Newark, as the first holder of the Paul V. Profeta Chair in Real Estate.  More ›

TAGS: Center for Real Estate Studies City of Newark Expertise Faculty Glenn Shafer Morris Davis Paul Profeta Real Estate

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Retired professor Donald McCabe "Dr. Ethics" is first recipient of award created in his honor

Friday, September 19, 2014

During a ceremony on Sept. 17, the Institute for Ethical Leadership honored newly retired professor Donald McCabe by announcing the creation of an award for academic integrity in his name. McCabe is the first recipient of the award. In the future, it will be given annually to a member of the student body, faculty or staff who promotes academic integrity at Rutgers Business School. More ›

TAGS: Academic Integrity Ann Buchholtz Awards Donald McCabe Faculty The Institute for Ethical Leadership

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Rutgers Financial Institutions Center hosts summit with SEC on outsmarting consumer & investment fraud

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Senior executives from the SEC, FBI, U.S. Attorney’s Office and other federal government agencies came to Rutgers Business School on September 17 to discuss careers in financial regulatory agencies and how to protect investments against identity fraud. More ›

TAGS: Career Development Cyber Security Finance Rutgers Financial Institutions Center Wall Street

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Rutgers Business School alumna returns to campus for Supply Chain Management Meet & Greet

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Last May, Valerie Linteau graduated from Rutgers Business School having majored in Supply Chain Management. September 17, she returned to Rutgers a career employee of Kuehne + Nagel to represent the company at the Supply Chain Management Meet & Greet looking for more Rutgers talent. The event is cosponsored by the Department of Supply Chain Management & Marketing Sciences, and Career Services, Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick. More ›

TAGS: Career Fair Meet and Greet Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark Women BUILD Women in Business

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Marketing gets a new department chair as it becomes a separate entity and a "force of its own"

Monday, September 15, 2014

Nearly five years after it was combined with supply chain management, marketing was separated earlier this year to stand on its own again. Professor Ashwani Monga, who came from the University of South Carolina, is leading the task of re-establishing the department.  More ›

TAGS: Digital Marketing Expertise Faculty Marketing MBA Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Professor Morris Davis will be formally installed as Paul V. Profeta Chair in Real Estate at Sept. 23 ceremony

Friday, September 12, 2014

The faculty chair was created last year with a $1.5 million commitment from businessman Paul Profeta, who built the national real estate investment and management company, Paul V. Profeta and Associates, Inc. Profeta’s gift was matched by an anonymous donor who pledged a total of $27 million to Rutgers University in 2011 as part of an endowed chair challenge.  More ›

TAGS: Center for Real Estate Studies Faculty Glenn Shafer Morris Davis Paul Profeta Real Estate Ron Shapiro The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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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 ›

TAGS: Accounting Alumni Finance MBA Mentoring Programs Prudential

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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 ›

TAGS: Digital Marketing Executive Education Leadership Management Marketing Mini-MBA Social Media

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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 ›

TAGS: Business Outreach Center for Supply Chain Management City of Newark Community Rutgers University Supply Chain Management