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Professor Vasarhelyi is reappointed and celebrated as KPMG's distinguished professor of accounting

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Robert Elliot, a retired partner at KPMG and past chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, praised Vasarhelyi for his ability to integrate knowledge across multiple domains and for the pioneering nature of his research. More ›

TAGS: Accounting CAR Lab Faculty Glenn Shafer Information Systems KPMG Lei Lei Miklos Vasarhelyi

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Rutgers undergraduate students are top winners at Institute for Supply Management case competition

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

For the second time in five years, a team of students from Rutgers Business School won the top prize in the ISM competition. This year, the competition pitted Rutgers against teams from Arizona State, Michigan State, the University of San Diego and Western Michigan University More ›

TAGS: Awards Case Competition Paul Goldsworthy Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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North Carolina State professor selected to fill George F. Farris Chair in Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Professor Ted Baker is the founding executive director of The Entrepreneurship Collaborative at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management in Raleigh. The collaborative, known as TEC, is a center of research, education as well as a service provider to the entrepreneurship community. He also teaches on the faculty at North Carolina State University’s Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Faculty George Farris Glenn Shafer Jerome Williams The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Introducing the RBS-DCI: What dry cleaners can tell us about the job market

Monday, December 8, 2014

Working together with Rutgers MBA students in his macroeconomics classes, Professor Farrokh Langdana, professor of finance and economics, and the director of the Rutgers Executive MBA program, devised a new economic index to get a better sense of whether people are working, looking for work, or have given up looking for work – the Rutgers Business School-Dry Cleaning Index (RBS-DCI). More ›

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No shortage of holiday spirit at the Big Chill

Monday, December 8, 2014

A team from RBS, which was assembled during the month of November, was part of a crowd of thousands of runners and walkers that lined College Avenue on Saturday morning for the annual charity event organized by Rutgers Recreation. More ›

TAGS: Charity City of New Brunswick Students Undergraduate Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Faculty Insights: Professor Brett Gilbert looks at how tech clusters emerge in cities

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week seemed like an ideal time to check in with Professor Brett Gilbert, who teaches a course about technology ventures, and to showcase some of the expertise Rutgers offers to entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial students. More ›

TAGS: Brett Gilbert City of Newark Entrepreneurship Faculty Faculty Insights Research Technology Thought Leadership

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Rutgers Business School expects strong turn out in annual Big Chill event

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

While teams have represented the business school in the past, there was more of a push this year to make students, staff and faculty aware of the Big Chill and to have a larger presence from RBS in the event. "We thought it would be a good way to unify Rutgers Business School students and a good way for them to get involved in the community," said Helen Pensavalle, special programs coordinator at Rutgers Business School’s Office of Undergraduate Programs on the Livingston Campus. More ›

TAGS: Charity Community Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Students Undergraduate Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Special RBS Night Dec. 4: Cheer on the undefeated Lady Scarlet Knights vs. #6 North Carolina

Monday, December 1, 2014

Rutgers Athletics would like to invite all Rutgers Business School faculty, staff, alumni & students out to the UNC game on Thursday, December 4th. Discounted ticket pricing for RBS! $30 in the 100 level, $20 in the 200 level reserved, $12 general admission; and undergraduate New Brunswick students can obtain free tickets. For more information and to obtain tickets, please contact Rutgers ticket office at 866-445-4678. More ›

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Professor Jerome Williams inducted into PhD Project's Hall of Fame for his leadership role within organization

Friday, November 28, 2014

Jerome Williams, a distinguished professor of marketing who holds the Prudential Chair in Business at Rutgers Business School, was inducted into the PhD Project Hall of Fame on Nov. 20. More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Jerome Williams Marketing PhD

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Experiences: Exchange program offers Rutgers Business School student a look at life in a different part of the world

Friday, November 28, 2014

Rutgers Business School student Amir Ismail hoped for an opportunity during college that would give him a different perspective and allow him to impact a culture through the power of service and exchange. He got his chance when he visited Africa as part of an Rutgers University-Newark sponsored exchange program. His essay about the visit is part of an occasional feature highlighting student experiences. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Center for Supply Chain Management City of Newark Leadership Student Experiences Study Trips Undergraduate Undergraduate Newark

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Letter from Dean Shafer: Alumni support is vital to continue opening doors for talented, deserving students

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

When you make a gift to the Rutgers Business School, you are making a bold statement about your continued support of RBS. More importantly, the donations make a major, positive impact on our students, faculty and campus.  More ›

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Rutgers MBA students win first place at annual biopharma case competition

Monday, November 24, 2014

The third annual biopharmaceutical case competition at Rutgers attracted teams from the nation’s leading business schools, including Wharton, Columbia and Kellogg. Teams also represented Michigan State University, MIT Sloan, Duke, Penn State’s Smeal College of Business and the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. More ›

TAGS: Bio-Pharmaceutical Industry Case Competition Full-Time MBA Mahmud Hassan Marketing Pharmaceutical Management

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Supply Chain Management students help Kuehne+Nagel recertify SmartWay Transport Partnership

Friday, November 21, 2014

When Kuehne+Nagel’s two month window opened to recertify their SmartWay membership at the beginning of last summer, Anthony Goralski, director of business development, North America, Kuehne+Nagel, and a Rutgers alumnus, saw an experiential learning opportunity for students at his alma mater. More ›

TAGS: Eugene Spiegle Student Experiences Supply Chain Management

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Rutgers CUEED introduces inaugural awards ceremony during Global Entrepreneurship Week

Friday, November 21, 2014

The discussion and awards ceremony, which was sponsored by PNC Bank, was part of a series of events Rutgers Business School's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development hosted during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The week featured guest speakers, panel discussions and a special session offering students a chance to be critiqued on their business pitches. More ›

TAGS: Awards City of Newark Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative Lyneir Richardson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Alumnus created annual award for second-year MBA students as a way of giving back to Rutgers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

For the past two years, Rohit Sood has been offering help to MBA students who share his passion for the pharmaceutical business. The Sood Singh Award, named for him and his wife Priya Singh, provides $7,000 to a student beginning a second year of the full-time MBA program who is planning to work in the pharmaceutical business. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Awards Donations MBA Pharmaceutical Management Scholarships

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Experiences: A series of summer internships leaves accounting student with real world insights and exciting career possibilities

Friday, November 14, 2014

In an essay about her summer internship, Urvi Tiwari, an accounting and finance student at Rutgers Business School, reflects on what she learned about the business world and the insights she gained about her field and possible career options. Her essay is part of an occasional feature that offers students a chance to share and reflect on experiences during their time at Rutgers.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting Finance Internships KPMG Student Experiences Undergraduate Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers Supply Chain Management working with area companies to train high school students for careers in logistics

Friday, November 14, 2014

Rutgers Business School will offer a company-sponsored supply chain management certificate program to high school students over 12 consecutive Saturday morning sessions beginning in the spring. The program will focus on specific supply chain skill sets needed by the company in its operations. Graduates will be considered for an apprenticeship position with the sponsoring company. More ›

TAGS: Center for Supply Chain Management Collaborations Corporate Partners Jobs Kevin Lyons Supply Chain Management

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RBS Dean Glenn Shafer delivers keynote address at international workshop on probability and finance

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Rutgers Business School Dean Glenn Shafer delivered the keynote address at the 5th International Workshop on Game-Theoretic Probability and Finance, held November 13-15 at the Center for Research in Mathematics (CIMAT) in Guanajuato, Mexico. More ›

TAGS: Dean of the Business School Faculty Insights Finance Glenn Shafer Research Thought Leadership

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Rutgers Business School students part of largest local chapter delegation at Future Business Leaders of America Conference

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

During the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Fall Leadership Conference in early November, Rutgers-New Brunswick was recognized for having the largest local chapter delegation while the New Jersey Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda was acknowledged for sending the largest state-level delegation for the second year in a row. More ›

TAGS: Awards Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Marty Markowitz Students Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Rutgers Business School celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week with special speakers, awards ceremony

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

"Entrepreneurship plays a crucial role in the growth of the local and the U.S. economy,” said Lyneir Richardson, executive director of CUEED. "CUEED is committed to strengthening entrepreneurship and providing entrepreneurs the essential skills to be globally competitive and helping America maintain its innovative edge." More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Global Entrepreneurship Week The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Professor Lei Lei appointed dean of Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The combination of Dr. Lei’s accomplishments as an academic leader, her acuity as a scholar and teacher, deeply engaged with business challenges facing communities locally and globally, were among the key qualities that led to her selection, according to a statement from Nancy Cantor, Rutgers University–Newark chancellor; Richard Edwards, executive vice president for academic affairs and Rutgers University–New Brunswick chancellor; and Todd Clear, Rutgers University–Newark provost. More ›

TAGS: Dean of the Business School Faculty Lei Lei Rutgers Business School

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Veteran industry leaders will lend their influence and expertise to help build Center for Real Estate Studies

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Professor Morris A. Davis, the Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate and the academic director of the Center for Real Estate Studies, described the willingness of James Hanson and Carl Goldberg to serve as co-chairmen as a "coup"’ for Rutgers. "For the center to be considered a world leader, it needs strong academic credentials and leadership and a visible, active and recognized industry presence,” Davis said.  More ›

TAGS: Business Outreach Center for Real Estate Studies Community Expertise Morris Davis New Jersey

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New York Society of Security Analysts presented a Careers in Finance Forum in New York City and streamed the event live online

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) presented a Careers in Finance Forum at the NYSSA Conference Center in New York City November 4, and streamed the event live online. The current Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) student cohort attended via live streaming from Rutgers Business School, Livingston Campus in Piscataway, NJ.  More ›

TAGS: CFA Institute Daniel Weaver Master of Financial Analysis

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Rutgers Executive MBA ranked #20 in the U.S. by the Financial Times

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Rutgers EMBA graduates three years after graduation saw a 49% increase in their salary, ranking #8 in the U.S., with EMBA alumnus averaging $169,010, good for #16 in the U.S. according to the survey. Rutgers EMBA also earned high marks for "corporate strategy," ranking #9 in the world according to the Financial Times.  More ›

TAGS: Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Financial Times International Executive MBA Rankings

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Faculty Insight: Access critical knowledge in overseas markets for free

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Research by Rutgers Business School professor Daniel Levin and Helena Barnard, an associate professor from the University of Pretoria in South Africa, shows that managers in emerging markets can benefit from interpersonal ties to more-developed countries. Personal contacts abroad can provide useful information and transfer critical knowledge for free. The enabler, of course, is new technology. More ›

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