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Thought leaders from the biopharmaceutical industry offer views on future of drug development, pricing and U.S. regulatory climate

Monday, May 4, 2015

The annual healthcare symposium is one of Rutgers Business School’s signature thought leadership events, providing a showcase for the pharmaceutical management program as well as the Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center for the Study of Pharmaceutical Management Issues. The event offers students, faculty, alumni and industry professionals a unique opportunity to hear high-level executives speak candidly about issues impacting the biopharmaceutical business. More ›

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MBA alumna gives students insights into a senior executive's role in the not-for-profit world

Friday, May 1, 2015

Olena Paslawsky, who holds the titles of treasurer and senior vice president as well as chief financial officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was the featured speaker at Rutgers Business School’s CFO Lecture Series on April 23. With candor and humor, she talked about her transition into the not-for-profit world as well as her enduring awe for one of the world’s most famous museums. More ›

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PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP presented $24,880 alumni matching gift program check to Dean Lei

Thursday, April 30, 2015

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP offers a matching gift program that allows PwC partners and staff to donate to their university. For the first half of fiscal year 2015, the PricewaterhouseCoopers Rutgers New Brunswick alumni donations totaled $24,880. Violeta Bermudez-Pardo is the PwC Firm Relationship Partner for Rutgers University, and is also a Rutgers alumna. Bermudez-Pardo and a PwC colleague, Julia Messinger who leads PwC recruiting efforts at Rutgers, came to Rutgers Business School to deliver the check to Dean Lei in person. More ›

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Rutgers Business School brand of our time, and ahead of our time said Dean Lei at Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership conference

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The 2015 Ethical Leadership Conference: Ethics in Healthcare was held in the Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick, adjacent to Johnson&Johnson and Rutgers University – New Brunswick campus. The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and the presenting sponsor Johnson&Johnson are significant drivers for advancing ethics in healthcare. Now in its 6th year, the conference attracted acclaimed speakers and leaders in academia and corporations to engage in taking ethics in healthcare from theory to practice. Dean Lei welcomed the 200 attendees and, among other topics, spoke about the Rutgers Business School brand, calling it a “brand of our time, and ahead of our time.” More ›

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Rutgers Business School hosts "Business of Sports" discussion for alumni on Rutgers Day

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

"The Business of Sports" featured Rutgers Director of Athletics Julie Hermann; Brian Lafemina, Rutgers College ’89 and senior vice president of Club Business Development for the National Football League; and David Milewski, Rutgers Business School, ’14, current RBS MBA candidate and former Scarlet Knights football team captain. More ›

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Entrepreneurship students get up-close look at Audible

Monday, April 27, 2015

Lutisha Vickerie, who teaches "Introduction to Entrepreneurship," said she uses experiential learning to ensure students gain a true hands-on entrepreneurial experience.  More ›

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Thinking about going to business school? Rutgers ranks No. 9 for return on investment, according to

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

When the cost of tuition was considered against the 20-year return on investment, Rutgers Business School ranked No. 9 in a group of 25 schools, including the University of California-Berkeley, the University of Pennsylvania and New York University. More ›

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Rutgers students win inaugural BNY Mellon Social Finance Prize at Aspen Institute case competition

Monday, April 20, 2015

The BNY Mellon Social Finance Prize was a new addition this year to the annual Aspen Institute’s Business & Society International MBA Case Competition. Created in partnership with the Aspen Institute, the prize encourages innovation in the field of social finance, which encompasses investment activities that include both financial returns and significant social impact. More ›

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Professor Jerome Williams receives Kinnear Award for 2011 article on social justice in the global marketplace

Monday, April 20, 2015

"It’s good to know that one can be recognized for producing research that makes a significant, high-quality and rigorous contribution to the understanding of marketing and public policy,” Professor Jerome Williams said, "and at the same time be recognized for changing people’s lives for the better." More ›

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CFO Lecture Series will feature MBA alumna who transitioned to non-profit world after a career in corporate finance

Friday, April 17, 2015

Olena Paslawsky, Rutgers MBA ’78, will return to Rutgers Business School on April 23 to share her insights as the featured speaker at the CFO Lecture Series. She plans to speak about her career, including her transition to the non-profit world and her views on what it takes to be successful – regardless of the color blouse an executive wears. More ›

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Center for Real Estate to host conference on Newark Renaissance and New Jersey's "Gold Coast"

Thursday, April 16, 2015

"Our first New Urbanism Real Estate Conference demonstrates our commitment to events that advance the dissemination of real estate knowledge well beyond the boundaries that have been set by other academic real estate centers," said Morris Davis, academic director for the Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School. More ›

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Shark Tank auditions offer entrepreneurs a shot at an audience with investors

Monday, April 13, 2015

On April 10, as 90 entrepreneurs – current Rutgers Business School students and alumni, among them – waited to audition for a chance to appear on the reality show Shark Tank, nervous energy and anticipation filled the air. More ›

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Open House 2015 for admitted students to Rutgers Business School – New Brunswick

Saturday, April 11, 2015

As he has done for the past 5 years, Dean Markowitz welcomed Rutgers Business School – New Brunswick admitted students and their families to Open House 2015. First-year students and transfers from other colleges outside Rutgers attended to learn about the program, advising, student activities, and to tour 100 Rock, the Rutgers Business School building on the Livingston campus.  More ›

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Diversity and friendship strengthened top team's performance in Johnson & Johnson case competition

Monday, April 6, 2015

Dhrumil Shah and his team mates – sophomores Renato Franco- Rosas, Anna Sista and Qiongshan “Charlotte” Lin as well as juniors Nicole Perez, Erika Uchinaite and Sofia Gonzalez – won the March 27 competition over nine other teams, including Penn State, Ohio State, Rider and Seton Hall. The winners received $5,000 in prize money. More ›

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New Mini-MBA program at Rutgers offers fresh, not-to-miss perspective on Integrated Marketing Communications

Friday, April 3, 2015

Taught by contemporary professionals who are in the proverbial trenches of IMC and have bore witness to the dramatic shifts in the practice in recent years, this program will tackle such topics as: the components of an IMC strategy, the evolution of the media environment and global brand management. More ›

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Rutgers students make a business of promoting New Jersey at airport store

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The advantage of Jersey Bound, according to Rutgers Business School professor Kevin Lyons, is that it gives students a "hands on" experience in all facets of the operation, from procuring merchandise to staffing to selling. "This is something they control," he said. "The excitement is all about the experience they’re getting.” More ›

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Rutgers Business School hosts annual Phi Beta Lambda state leadership conference

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Rutgers Phi Beta Lambda won many chapter awards including one for largest attendance at the conference and another for having the largest local membership delegation. More ›

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Rutgers Business School celebrates new ranking that moves Full-Time MBA Program into the nation's Top 50

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The latest ranking by U.S. News & World Report puts the Rutgers Full-Time MBA Program into the No. 48 spot in the country. More ›

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Rutgers launches case competition to test knowledge of supply chain students from Top 10 schools

Monday, March 30, 2015

Sixteen teams from a dozen schools – Maryland, Iowa, Purdue, Penn State, Syracuse, Wayne State, Pitt, Arkansas, Northeastern, Rider and Rutgers – participated in the Ten-Plus Supply Chain Case Dual Challenge. More ›

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Rutgers Undergraduate Women in Business event leaves audience inspired

Friday, March 27, 2015

The women’s HERStory Panel explored the unique challenges that women face when rising to leadership positions in their career. During the course of the discussion, the panelists recalled various obstacles that they tackled, how they challenged the status quo, and ultimately, how they defined success on their own terms. More ›

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Rutgers Real Estate Clubs growing stronger with help from Center for Real Estate Studies

Friday, March 27, 2015

"It started with an interest in the history of Newark and the pieces kind of fell together in the right way," said Kai Cogsville, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-Newark who started the real estate club three years ago. "With the Center for Real Estate Studies offering its help and guidance, this is a club that’s going to keep on growing and getting bigger." More ›

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education launches "Fundamentals of Finance for Managers" program

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Whether you want to increase your financial knowledge, work more effectively with your corporate finance team, transition into a new role with more direct financial responsibilities or learn to make effective financial decisions, the Rutgers Business School Executive Education program "Fundamentals of Finance for Managers,” beginning April 21, will provide you with the tools and vocabulary you need.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School alumnus J. Mark Baiada to be inducted in Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

J. Mark Baiada RC’69, RBS’70, founder and president of BAYADA Home Health Care, is among one of the five remarkable graduates to be inducted into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni on Saturday, May 2, 2015. More ›

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Rutgers Insight: What is your reputation worth?

Monday, March 23, 2015

The business world gets more competitive every day. Naturally, people are looking for advantages to set themselves apart and move ahead of the pack – and sometimes those advantages aren’t in full compliance with ethical practices. No matter how competitive the environment, it’s crucial to remember that by making the ethical choice, you’re safeguarding the most important advantage you have: your reputation. More ›

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One-two punch knocks oil prices down

Friday, March 20, 2015

Finance & Economics Professor Farrokh Langdana explains why oil prices have fallen and whether the trend is likely to continue. More ›

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