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Rutgers University 248th Anniversary Commencement, May 18, 2014

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Graduating senior Eric LeGrand gave the Class of 2014 Commencement Address to a roaring ovation. Since his severe spinal cord injury during a football game in 2010, and throughout his continuing rehabilitation, LeGrand has become a nationally regarded motivational speaker. Completing his bachelor of arts in labor studies and employment relations, LeGrand was awarded his degree by President Barchi. More ›

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Rutgers Business School - New Brunswick Undergraduate Commencement, May 17, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Commencement Keynote speaker Frank D’Amelio told the New Brunswick undergraduate class of 2014: “Every day, I ask myself: ‘did I create value today?’ I don’t just mean in your career, ask yourselves every day if you created value in your home, family, community, and even the country and globally, for you are part of the global economy that touches many, many lives. The next few years will shape your career for decades to come. Lean into it, push yourself, and remember that famous line: ‘A ship in a harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.’” More ›

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Sarah A. Jeffers (MBA ’14): Rutgers gave me the knowledge to feel confident in solving complex problems and approaching senior leadership with ideas and solutions

Friday, May 16, 2014

"The Rutgers MBA program has given me a well-rounded experience and perspective that has catapulted my career trajectory and advancement. My Professors have given me the knowledge to feel confident in solving complex problems and approaching senior leadership with ideas and solutions." Sarah A. Jeffers, MBA ’14, Rutgers Business School - MBA Program More ›

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Reilly J. Nuckel (BS ’14): Rutgers taught me to never stop trying to expand my knowledge

Friday, May 16, 2014

“I have always been interested in business because the field is so diverse and there are so many ways that you can apply what you have learned no matter what career you pursue. However, I viewed studying business as the first step towards pursuing my goal in real estate. I have already taken my first steps by studying Management and Urban Planning, but I also plan to pursue my MBA and JD in the future to complete the circle." Reilly J. Nuckel, BS ’14, Rutgers Business School - New Brunswick Undergraduate Program More ›

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Rutgers Business School ranked one of the best business schools for vets by Military Times

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Selection focused on culture and curriculum that caters to vets, Rutgers ranked 4th in the United States. More ›

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Cynthia J. Trujillo (BS '14): Rutgers propelled me to think outside the box in a different capacity

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

"The Newark Undergraduate Program allowed me to develop a network of lifelong friends, it has given me the opportunities to grow as a leader, and see my potential. The support from our Office of Career Management has driven me to continuously seek knowledge in order to grow as a professional, as well as paying it forward to my peers." 2014 Distinguished Leadership Award Winner Cynthia J. Trujillo, BS ’14, Newark Undergraduate Program More ›

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Faculty Insight: No choice - higher taxes pushing US companies to decamp to safe-havens

Monday, May 12, 2014

Professor Farrokh Langdana explores why large domestic companies like Pfizer are leaving the United States for safe-haven countries like The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Ireland.  More ›

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Faculty Insight: Institute for Ethical Leadership Co-Director James Abruzzo makes a case on BigThink.com that art world needs its own code of ethics

Friday, May 9, 2014

“Every profession has a code of ethics. Doctors have a code of ethics - the Hippocratic Oath - lawyers, accountants, journalists. In fact part of a profession is that there is a code of ethics,” said James Abruzzo, the co-founder of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School. But there is no code of ethics when it comes to art. The freedom that this allows may seem suited for the highly subjective, boundary-pushing world of art. But in this clip from Big Think's interview, Abruzzo presents compelling case studies that show why he argues for the art world to finally establish its own code of ethics. More ›

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Three Rutgers Business School professors among recipients of university's 2014 faculty awards

Friday, May 9, 2014

Rutgers Business School professors Jeffrey Robinson, Andrzej Ruszczynski and Jerome Williams were among 35 faculty members across Rutgers University who were awarded for their teaching, scholarly excellence and leadership on May 7. More ›

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LIBOR's finance summit at Nasdaq demonstrates strong alumni support, Wall Street connections

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Nearly 150 Rutgers Business School students and more than 70 Rutgers alumni gathered in New York City on April 22 to celebrate LIBOR’s 20th anniversary, network and listen to a panel of distinguished alumni speak about “Discovering Value in Today’s Markets." More ›

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Struggling with a dilemma? Institute for Ethical Leadership launches helpful resource: "Ask the Rutgers Ethicist"

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

"We don’t live, work, or learn in a vacuum, therefore; we shouldn’t have to make ethical decisions in a vacuum, or without trusted advisers,” said Judy Young, executive director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School. “Every individual must make her or his own decisions, but Ask the Rutgers Ethicist will provide a safe, confidential resource to guide individuals through a dilemma.” More ›

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Professor Jeffrey Robinson lends expertise to U.S. News & World Report article on choosing an MBA program in entrepreneurship

Monday, May 5, 2014

U.S. News & World Report highlighted the insights of Rutgers Business School Professor Jeffrey Robinson in a recent article about what students should consider when they're making a decision about where to pursue an MBA in Entrepreneurship. In the article, Robinson suggested that a business school with a designated area of study for entrepreneurship shows its commitment to the field and the presence of a center for entrepreneurship also offers students certain advantages. More ›

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Thought leaders tackle healthcare reform and pharma's changing business model in Lerner Center's annual symposium

Monday, May 5, 2014

The April 30 symposium, "Global Challenges to Pharmaceutical Reimbursements," provided a big-picture, real-world look at the federal government’s efforts to reduce healthcare costs while increasing access to medical care. The symposium is the Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center’s signature event, reinforcing its role as a source of thought leadership on issues impacting the pharmaceutical and healthcare businesses. More ›

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Rutgers 7th ranked MBA program in employment still accepting applications

Monday, May 5, 2014

U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Rutgers Traditional Full-Time MBA program #7 in MBA employment. To meet the demand for students looking to benefit from Rutgers Business School's strong relationships with New York and New Jersey companies, application deadlines have been extended. Learn more about the #1 Public MBA program in the New York metropolitan area. The extension applies only to candidates living in the U.S. More ›

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Rutgers Business School, Undergraduate Newark sponsors high school women student summit

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark, in conjunction with the Garden State Woman Foundation, welcomed high school women students, parents, and school administrators to the New Jersey High School Women Considering a College Degree in Business seminar. The program sought to inspire women high school students to attend college and pursue business degrees. More ›

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Rutgers Supply Chain Management program highly ranked by industry and business schools

Friday, May 2, 2014

Long before New Jersey Business wrote about “The Hot New M.B.A.: Supply-Chain Management” or Gartner Supply Chain Leaders and US News & World Report began ranking the supply chain MBA concentration, Professor Lei Lei began building the Department of Supply Chain Management and Marketing Sciences at Rutgers Business School. More ›

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Faculty Insight: Nancy DiTomaso Op-Ed in The National Law Journal. Who Really Gains from Preferential Treatment?

Monday, April 28, 2014

If we as a nation want to make progress on racial equality, we need to change the way we think about affirmative action. The real issue this country must wrestle with today is not whether minorities should get preferences when it comes to accessing education or jobs, but whether members of the majority should stop getting preferences. More ›

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Swiss cable executive shares turnaround story, leadership insights during CEO Lecture Series

Monday, April 28, 2014

During his talk, Eric Tveter said one of the things that guided his actions during the effort to get UPC Cablecom back on track was something he refers to as the five C’s of management – communication, culture, commitment, collaboration and customer. For an American taking the helm of a troubled company in Switzerland where the public has a natural tendency to be skeptical, commitment proved to be particularly vital. "Commitment is doing what you say you’re going to do,” he said. “We set realistic goals. We under promised and over delivered.” More ›

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Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting program ranked 27th in the nation

Friday, April 25, 2014

“This recognition of our program’s best practices in design and delivery is very valuable because it distinguishes the quality programs from the literally hundreds of programs available online” says Director Irfan Bora, CPA, CMA, CGFM. More ›

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Rutgers Business School maintains prestigious AACSB business accreditation

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a distinction it has held since 1941. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. More ›

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Professor Dan Weaver’s letter on High Frequency Trading published in Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Wall Street has been buzzing about a new book by Michael Lewis, "Flash Boys," which claims that high frequency trading creates an unfair benefit not available to all market participants. Professor Dan Weaver asserts in his letter-to-the-editor published by The Wall Street Journal on April 9 that there are more pressing issues to deal with other than high frequency trading. More ›

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A live broadcast of Rutgers Business School's CEO Lecture Series on April 21 will be available over the Internet

Friday, April 18, 2014

Rutgers Business School will livestream the CEO Lecture Series on Monday, April 21, featuring Eric Tveter, chief executive of Switzerland’s UPC Cablecom. Students, faculty and alumni who are not on the Newark Campus will be able to watch Tveter’s talk via the Internet. More ›

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Chief executive of leading Swiss cable company will share management philosophy at CEO Lecture Series

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Rebuilding one of Switzerland’s leading cable companies wasn’t enough for Eric Tveter, the company’s chief executive officer. The 55-year-old CEO, who earned his MBA from Rutgers in 1997, is now focused on differentiating UPC Cablecom in an effort to surpass tough rivals in the competitive Swiss market. "We can’t just be better," he said, "we have to be different.” Tveter will discuss his plan for differentiating UPC Cablecom during the CEO Lecture Series at Rutgers Business School on Monday, April 21. More ›

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Rutgers ranked in the top 15% in the U.S. in return-on-investment by The Economist

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Research conducted by The Economist looking at the cost and return of a college education in America showed that Rutgers University–New Brunswick had an annual return-on-investment of 11.2% over a 20-year period. This places Rutgers in the top 15% in the U.S. in return-on-investment out of 896 schools. More ›

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Work of retiring professor Donald L. McCabe inspires award to promote academic integrity

Monday, April 14, 2014

Rutgers Business School and the Institute for Ethical Leadership have created an annual award to recognize the research of retiring professor Donald L. McCabe. The inaugural award will be presented to McCabe, who has been called the "founding father" of research on academic integrity. In the future, it will be given to a student, faculty or staff member who promotes the values of academic integrity at Rutgers Business School. More ›

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