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Rutgers Business School student performs with U2 on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Rutgers Drummer Patrick McHale, a student at Rutgers Business School, has the distinction of having played at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, the Super Bowl, and now, The Tonight Show. "It’s surreal to think that it actually happened," McHale told the Star Ledger, one of just two to play at all three events. "I became a rock star for two days." More ›

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Helpful Executive-in-Reach Joe Timko emphasizes importance of analytical thinking in preparation for business, life

Friday, February 14, 2014

As part of Rutgers Business School's Helpful Executives-in-Reach program, Joe Timko, chief strategy officer at ADP, is a "virtual mentor" to students studying Management Science and Information Systems at RBS. In his mentoring role, Timko answers emails from students and occasionally blogs on a subject of relevance to business students. His latest blog considers the importance of Big Data and analytical thinking.  More ›

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Reception recognizes Rutgers pharma MBA students for win at Kellogg healthcare case competition

Friday, February 14, 2014

The students – Rema Bitar, Mitchell Ezra, Michelle Finn, Sarah Kruse and Denise Kubata – placed among top winners from Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago at the Jan. 25 competition. More ›

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Chief executive of Panasonic North America will discuss strategy, leadership behind company's turnaround at CEO Lecture Series

Thursday, February 13, 2014

The CEO Lecture Series is one of the premiere thought leadership events at Rutgers Business School. On Thursday, Feb. 20, Joseph M. Taylor, CEO and chairman of Newark-based Panasonic North America, will be the featured speaker. Taylor will talk about the company's emergence from recent business struggles and what it has taken to regain its footing in the global marketplace. More ›

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Nonprofit Iris House unveils new advertising campaign created by team of Rutgers Flex MBA students

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Iris House, a non-profit agency that assists women infected and affected by HIV and provides educational as well as testing services, decided to use a marketing plan developed by four students in the Rutgers Flex MBA Program to help mark its 20th anniversary. The agency formally unveiled the new marketing campaign during a luncheon on Feb. 7. More ›

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Millenials reduced their annual driving miles by 23 percent, according to new NJPIRG report

Thursday, February 6, 2014

New Jersey Public Interest Research Group of Rutgers – New Brunswick held a press conference Thursday, February 06 in the new Rutgers Business School building, 100 Rock, on the Livingston campus in Piscataway. NJPIRG announced the release of a new report, titled, “A New Course: How Innovative University Programs Are Reducing Driving on Campus and Creating New Models for Transportation Policy” by U.S. PIRG Education Fund. More ›

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Condoleezza Rice to be Keynote Speaker at Rutgers’ 248th Commencement May 18

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Former Secretary of State, the Honorable Condoleezza Rice will be the keynote speaker at Rutgers’ 248th anniversary commencement Sunday, May 18, it was announced at today’s Board of Governors meeting in Newark. Rice, who served from January 2005 to 2009 under President George W. Bush as the nation’s 66th secretary of state – the second woman and first African-American woman to hold the position – will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. More ›

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Faculty Insight: Professor Michael Santoro raises questions about Merck's continued marketing of NuvaRing

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

In an article for Medical Marketing and Media, Professor Santoro notes the role pharmaceutical companies have in society. "They make profits by serving patients. This role comes with many special ethical responsibilities," he writes. "One is to continually innovate safety as well as efficacy. Another is to share, not hide, scientific and medical truth with doctors and patients. Neither of these ethical responsibilities ought to be delineated by craftily drawn legal lines."  More ›

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Rutgers ranked #9 in Mid-Atlantic region for part-time MBA programs by Bloomberg Businessweek

Monday, February 3, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Rutgers MBA program #9 in the Mid-Atlantic region in its recent rankings of part-time MBA programs in the United States.  More ›

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CEO Lyneir Richardson leaving Brick City Development Corporation to lead The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers Business School

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Brick City Development Corp. CEO Lyneir Richardson has spent the past four years advocating for urban revitalization in Newark. He plans to do the same thing at his next job, except from a broader vantage point. Richardson will lead the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers Business School. He starts his new role March 3. More ›

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Entrepreneurship program at Rutgers Business School launches speaker series

Friday, January 31, 2014

The speaker series is one of the products of a new relationship between Rutgers Business School’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of New Jersey. More ›

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Rutgers MQF students impress crowd with provocative quant summit staged at NYC's Museum of American Finance

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

For the third year in a row, Rutgers MQF students delivered a thought-provoking event on an issue relevant to students and professionals in the areas of finance and economics. Hundreds of students as well as faculty and guests attended the Jan. 27 quant summit. In remarks welcoming the crowd, Rutgers Business School Dean Glenn Shafer described the Master of Quantitative Finance Program as a "jewel of our school.” More ›

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Business owner with ties to The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development scores with sale to Super Bowl Host Committee

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Super Bowl host committee reached out to local business owner, Kim Osterhoudt, founder and CEO of Jams by Kim and selected her blueberry and lemon jam to include in gift bags for all of the NFL owners during the Super Bowl. More ›

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Rutgers Business School students capture third place in national healthcare case competition at Kellogg School of Management

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The Rutgers team – made up of second-year MBA students Sarah Kruse, Rema Bitar, Mitchell Ezra, Michelle Finn and Denise Kubata – placed at the top with teams from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School graduate and reigning Miss Black NJ represents a new generation of accountant

Friday, January 24, 2014

Sally Kamara said the master’s in financial accounting program at Rutgers provided her with the 30 additional credits she needs in order to prepare to take the certified public accountant exam. But it also allowed her to take 15 credits worth of general business courses. "It was more well-rounded," she said. "It really enhanced my knowledge of all aspects of business.” More ›

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Students and alumni learn about networking currency from NY Times author Keith Ferrazzi

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On Thursday evening, January 23rd, Rutgers Business School undergraduates, MBA students and alumni had an opportunity to learn first-hand how to develop authentic and impactful relationships in life and in business from NY Times author, Keith Ferrazzi, of “Never Eat Alone” and “Who’s Got Your Back.”  More ›

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Faculty Insight: Can a disgraced trader get a job in academia?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Rutgers Business School Professor Michael Santoro, who teaches ethics in business, spent part of last summer observing the federal court trial of former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre. In a new article written for The New Yorker, Santoro contemplates the possibility that Tourre, who is working on a doctorate degree, could land a job teaching at a business school.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School strengthens focus on entrepreneurs with $3 million George Farris Chair in Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

George F. Farris retired from Rutgers Business School in 2011 where he spent 31 years on the faculty and is recognized as an expert in the management of technological innovation. The $3 million chair that bears his name will enhance Rutgers Business School's efforts to provide a premier program of study to new generations of entrepreneurs. More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship George Farris Glenn Shafer Newark The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative recognized for education innovation

Monday, January 20, 2014

Rutgers Business School’s Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative received a special recognition award for education innovation during the annual conference of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The EPI program, which has more than 140 graduates, is part of The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development.  More ›

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Rutgers quantitative finance students continue tradition of Wall Street summit with an eye on sovereign debt

Thursday, January 16, 2014

David Brown, a first year student in the top-ranked Rutgers MQF program, said the topics of the sovereign debt and potential default are both relevant and riveting. “The sovereign debt issue is huge,” Brown said, “and it may be having a more significant impact than people think.” More ›

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Speek co-founder gives Rutgers Business School crowd a real sense of what it takes to launch a company

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Danny Boice, a Harvard graduate with tattoo sleeves and a fondness for rap music, spoke to a crowd of Rutgers Business School graduates, entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs on Jan. 13 about turning an idea into a business The appearance was sponsored by Scarlet Startups and the Rutgers Business School Alumni Association. More ›

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A Super Celebration of Jazz Saxophones at Rutgers University Newark, on Tuesday, January 28

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The Rutgers Office of University-Community Partnerships is jointly hosting A Super Celebration of Jazz Saxophones at Rutgers University Newark, on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. This special campus and community event will celebrate the jazz heritage of the city of Newark and will feature The Kenny Garrett Quintet led by internationally renowned, Grammy® Award winning saxophonist Kenny Garrett.  More ›

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Faculty Insight: The American Middle Class: Going, going...

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Arthur Guarino, a full-time instructor at Rutgers Business School, recently wrote about the disappearing American Middle Class for The Arbitrader.  More ›

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Nine New Year's resolutions to improve management and leadership from former Verizon Wireless CEO

Friday, January 3, 2014

Denny Strigl, a former executive with Verizon and Verizon Wireless, is one of Rutgers Business School's Helpful Executives-in-Residence. As part of his role as an HEIR, Strigl shared some of the New Year's resolutions he made during his career with the aim of improving his management and leadership skills.  More ›

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Prudential executive comments on building project and vision of redevelopment around Rutgers Business School

Monday, December 23, 2013

In an ongoing effort to inform the Rutgers Business School about the efforts to revitalize Newark and the neighborhoods around the campus, we asked Prudential executive Richard Hummers to answer some questions about the company's new building, the city's latest wave of redevelopment and efforts to draw Rutgers staff and students into the downtown area.  More ›

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