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Dr. William G. Castellano appointed Executive Director of Rutgers’ Center for Management Development

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Rutgers Business School (RBS) and the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. William G. Castellano as Executive Director of Rutgers’ Center for Management Development. Sponsored jointly by RBS and SMLR, CMD serves corporations, other organizations, and individuals by designing and delivering high quality executive education programs covering a wide range of management topics. More ›

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"Earning my MBA provided me with the key to opening the door to senior level management at a Fortune 50 company."

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Corporate Strategy and Strategic Management were truly amazing classes, because they incorporated business case methodologies with cutting edge strategies for successful business management.  More ›

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"Cost and Quality Management was by far my favorite class because it merged my two passions of Supply Chain Management and Accounting into one class."

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

I have always been fascinated with business and the large impact it has on the world. By getting involved in business, I feel that I can make the positive contribution to society to which I have always striven. More ›

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Rutgers Business School graduates Class of 2013 in ceremonies marked by sage words, pride and lots of cheers

Friday, May 24, 2013

In his convocation speech to hundreds of RBS graduate students, Investors Bank CEO Kevin Cummings, who received his Rutgers MBA in 1977, told the crowd: "Build something. Bring a sense of purpose to your profession. Create a legacy.” More ›

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Rutgers Business School Bells Ring at 247th University Commencement

Thursday, May 23, 2013

A light rain fell throughout Rutgers' 247th Commencement Sunday, May 19. The 2013 Rutgers Business School graduating class encompassed 584 graduates of the Newark Undergraduate Program, 417 graduates of the New Brunswick Undergraduate Program, and 764 graduates of all of the Graduate Programs including MA, MBA, and PhD. More ›

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Rutgers MBA graduates celebrate achievements at Gala

Monday, May 20, 2013

Rutgers Business School celebrated the MBA class of 2013 at an MBA Gala bringing together graduates, friends and family with faculty, staff and alumni at the Newark Athletic Club. With 360 degree panoramic views towards the Manhattan skyline and leafy northern New Jersey as the backdrop, awards were given to graduates highlighting their outstanding academic achievements.  More ›

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Rutgers Confers More than 14,000 Degrees at its 247th Commencement

Monday, May 20, 2013

The Honorable Virginia Long – a retired associate justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court who blazed a trail for women in law – encouraged members of the largest graduating class in Rutgers history not just to be the best, but to also strive to make a difference in the world. Long gave the keynote address on a rainy Sunday afternoon during the university’s 247th anniversary commencement before a crowd of 30,000 at High Point Solutions Stadium on the Busch Campus. Her message resonated with students eager to start the next chapter and make change. More ›

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Rutgers Business School - New Brunswick Campus graduates largest class to date

Saturday, May 18, 2013

The Rutgers Business School – New Brunswick campus hosted its undergraduate convocation Saturday, May 18th at the Rutgers Athletic Center graduating its largest class to date: awarding over 400 degrees in business administration before an unprecedented 3,000 plus guests. More ›

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Professor Jerome Williams explores communications as a factor in America's epidemic of childhood obesity

Friday, May 17, 2013

The issue of childhood obesity is as daunting as it is disturbing and no one recognizes the complexity more than Rutgers Business School professor Jerome Williams and other scholars who are contemplating its causes and implications. "I’ve dealt with daunting problems throughout my academic career,” Williams said. "Those are the things that, perhaps, push my buttons.” In an interview, Williams talked about his views on regulation, digital marketing and who might benefit most from reading “Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity,” a new book he co-edited. More ›

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Improving reputation and high return-on-investment fueling demand for Rutgers innovative MBA program

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Looking for the skills necessary to succeed in the 21st Century economy? Rutgers Business School’s MBA program has developed an innovative curriculum with valuable hands-on experience to ensure graduates reach their career goals. More ›

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Traditional Full-time MBA program still accepting applications for Fall 2013

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

This is the perfect time to earn an MBA and Rutgers Business School is extending application deadlines to meet the growing demand for business education. More ›

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Faculty Insight: Bangladesh Factory Collapse, Like Triangle Fire, Should Bring About Change

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

On April 24, just outside of Bangladesh’s capital city, one of the worst industrial disasters in history killed over one thousand workers and injured scores more in the dubious service of making cheap clothing for consumers. Professor Kevin Kolben discusses what steps could be taken to turn tragedy into a moment of reform.  More ›

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New book on complex issues around food marketing and childhood obesity inspires thought leadership event

Monday, May 13, 2013

In a new 544-page book, Rutgers Business School Professor Jerome Williams and his co-editors, Keryn Pasch and Chiquita Collins, explore the powerful marketing tactics that influence the diets of children and teenagers, the policy questions raised by pervasive advertising and the possible strategies for addressing childhood obesity, an issue that is as complex as it is troubling. Rutgers Business School hosted an event on May 7 to discuss the book, ponder the implications of regulating marketing and to highlight the efforts currently underway in Newark to help children eat better and be more active.  More ›

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Professors find friendly sounding board for finance research at Triple Crown Conference

Friday, May 10, 2013

The Triple Crown Conference is intended to be a forum where faculty from Rutgers, Baruch College and Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration can share their unfinished research with a friendly audience. RBS Professor Michael Long, who helped to start the conference six years ago, said the event gives faculty and doctoral students a chance to “see what work is being done at other schools and to get feedback on papers in progress.” More ›

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Extroverts versus Neurotics: New research shows neurotics deserve equal consideration as leaders

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Neha Parikh Shah, an assistant professor who teaches organizational behavior at Rutgers Business School, co-authored a paper that is receiving lots of interest among those who care about the qualities of good managers, teams and business leaders. The paper is entitled, "The Downfall of Extroverts and the Rise of Neurotics: The Dynamic Process of Status Allocation in Task Groups.” It was published last month in the Academy of Management Journal. More ›

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Irwin Lerner, who started the Lerner Center at RBS, has high hopes for student research and merger with UMDNJ

Friday, May 3, 2013

Irwin Lerner, the man behind the Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center for the study of Pharmaceutical Management Issues, retired as chairman and chief executive of Roche’s U.S. business in 1992. As he waited for the center’s annual health care symposium to begin at Rutgers Business School, Lerner answered some questions about the pharmaceutical industry in New Jersey, his vision for the center and his reaction to Roche’s exit from Nutley. More ›

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Lerner Center's annual symposium addresses bio-pharmaceutical industry's key challenges and trends

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The healthcare symposium, which the Lerner Center has hosted for nearly a decade, attracted more than 100 people on April 30, including MBA students, Rutgers Business School administrators and employees from drug giants, Celgene, Merck, Johnson & Johnson as well as Ohm Laboratories, the generic drug maker. Mahmud Hassan, a finance professor and director of the Lerner Center, said the symposium is intended to be a setting for “a meaningful dialogue among the bio-pharmaceutical leaders, policy makers and the researchers on issues relevant to the growth of the bio-pharmaceutical industry.” More ›

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Team of Rutgers Executive MBA students and alumni win MBA Sailing Cup in Singapore

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

A team of Rutgers International Executive MBA students and alumni won the inaugural MBA Sailing Cup in Asia outracing seven other business school teams in an April 13-14 weekend race in Singapore’s Marina Bay. Sailing amidst Singapore’s towering skyscrapers, Rutgers Business School Asia Pacific’s banner passed the finish line first in four out of the ten races to win the championship.  More ›

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Alumna draws on her management experience and tech knowledge to lead Georgian Court University's business school

Monday, April 29, 2013

Janice Warner, who earned her MBA and doctorate from Rutgers Business School, began her career as an electrical engineer in the telecommunications and is currently serving as dean of the business school at Georgian Court University in Lakewood. At Rutgers, Warner studied management with a focus on information technology. It was during her time at RBS that she decided to go into academia. “I always loved education and academic environments,” she said. More ›

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PNC chief executive officer gives MBA students a glimpse of leadership inside one of the nation's largest banks

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Over the course of an hour, PNC Chief Executive Officer James Rohr told the MBA students about how the Pittsburgh-based company grew into a formidable banking giant through a series of acquisitions and he explained the significance of PNC’s Grow up Great, an early childhood education program started by the bank in 2004. "It’s not just a nice thing to do,” he said. "It’s good for business."  More ›

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Healthcare symposium promises to take a hard look at the complex issues facing bio-pharmaceutical industry

Monday, April 22, 2013

The annual symposium, hosted by Rutgers Business School and the Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center for the study of Pharmaceutical Management Issues, will delve into some of the bio-pharmaceutical industry’s most pressing concerns, including the latest innovations to make clinical trials more cost efficient, the progress of FDA efforts to expedite the development of “breakthrough’’ drugs and regulatory crackdowns on the manufacturing of injectable medicines. More ›

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James Abruzzo op-ed on social responsibility is smart business featured in The Star-Ledger

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Co-founder of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School James Abruzzo's opinion piece, "Social responsibility is smart business," was published by The Star Ledger. More ›

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Business student returning to Rutgers for belated celebratory march in cap and gown

Thursday, April 18, 2013

A month before his college graduation in 1973, Robert Schiller moved to Indiana to begin a new job. He had arranged to finish his exams and complete the final requirements and was planning to fly back to New Jersey for the graduation ceremony at Rutgers. Those plans quickly unraveled when he suffered a stroke that left him partially paralyzed. Instead of attending a ceremony, he received his undergraduate degree in business management weeks later when it arrived unceremoniously in the mail. Next month, he will participate in a belated commencement to make-up for that 43-year-old disappointment. More ›

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Acclaimed Historian, NJ Native Lonnie Bunch Addresses Rutgers-Newark Graduates May 22

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Rutgers University, Newark, is on track to graduate its largest-ever class. Rutgers-Newark -- which traces its roots to 1908, when the New Jersey Law School, now the Rutgers Law School-Newark, opened its doors – expects to award nearly 3,300 degrees during a total of seven ceremonies in May. Rutgers-Newark also expects to confer a record number of doctoral degrees, 108, through the Graduate School-Newark. More ›

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