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Rutgers University Wins New York Regional Final of Global IRC

Date: 
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Location: 
(New York, NY)

"We all knew as a team what we wanted and that common goal and passion for financial markets motivated us to outperform our competition. The experience was rewarding because it allowed us to apply practical financial analysis to a publicly-traded company. We were able to apply many lessons from the classroom. But more importantly, we were challenged to learn more and do more than any academic curriculum would dictate, and this showed in our final presentation," the Rutgers team stated. Anil Bhatia, Andre Mendoza, Joshua Cohen, Dmitry Malinsky and Russell Miller led Rutgers to the title. They were followed by Fordham University School of Business in second place, Seton Hall University Stillman School of Business in third place, and Pace University Lubin School of Business in fourth place.

More Sources: 

TechZone360, Yahoo! Finance

TAGS: Investment Challenge NYSSA Students

Wall Street experts choose Rutgers Business School as winner of NYSSA investment research competition

Friday, February 18, 2011

Team of Rutgers students outperforms 15 other business schools in tri-state area including Yale, NYU, Fordham and Baruch, heads to Omaha to compete in global finals

TAGS: CFA Institute Finance Global Investment Research Challenge NYSSA Students

Students concoct heart-healthy beverage

Date: 
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Location: 
(New Brunswick, NJ)

Rutgers University student Ray Li, who created Heart Juice: the first all-natural beverage to specifically target heart health with natural ingredients and antioxidants, is competing in the 2011 Rutgers Business Plan Competition, an annual competition that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business plans to industry veterans and professionals. "We feel [the competition] will give us the experience necessary to pitch to venture capitalists [and] give us the momentum we're looking for to gain exposure in launching Heart Juice, and it seemed like a totally awesome thing to do just for fun."

TAGS: Business Plan Competition Entrepreneurship Students

Pharma MBA students win prestigious biotech & healthcare case competition

Thursday, January 27, 2011

A team of Pharmaceutical MBA students won the 8th annual Kellogg Biotech & Healthcare Case Competition on January 22 beating 11 other top business schools including Harvard, Tepper, Berkeley, Kellogg, and the London Business School.

The winning Rutgers Business School (RBS) team consisted of Brandon Saks, Dejan Milentijevic, Jennifer McGann, Michael Sarshad and Laryssa Wozniak.

TAGS: Awards Case Competition MBA Students

Miss New Jersey's next goal: An MBA at Rutgers University

Date: 
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Location: 
Newark, NJ

At Rutgers University, Shaffer is enjoying relative anonymity as she focuses on grades rather than glamour. The 24-year-old Millstone Township, Monmouth County, resident entered the MBA program at the Rutgers Business School in Newark and New Brunswick in September, and has quickly forged a reputation as an energetic, involved student who helped start the program’s first student blog.

Student Perspective on Social Media as Rutgers Business School embraces the online conversation

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Did you know Rutgers Business School (RBS) was ranked among the top 10 business schools on Twitter? We were also one of the first business schools on the microblogging site beating out some of our prestigious neighbors in NYC. Did you know that top companies use the RBS Twitter feed to post internship and job opportunities for RBS students? Or that you can watch videos of RBS activities on YouTube?

TAGS: Rutgers Business School Social Media Students

Miss New Jersey's Next Goal: An MBA at Rutgers

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Ashley Shaffer among an influx of women entering the program

As Miss New Jersey 2009, Ashley Shaffer spent much of her waking hours meeting the public. She spoke at schools, marched in parades, and even sang the National Anthem at Meadowlands Race Track.

TAGS: MBA Students Success Stories

Leadership and Growth

Date: 
Monday, December 13, 2010
Location: 
New Brunswick, NJ

Between juggling a double major and serving as a student government leader, senior Niloufar Mahgerefteh is doing everything possible to make the most of the Rutgers experience. Nilou’s double major in psychology and marketing allows her to draw on the resources of both the School of Arts and Sciences and Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick. Along with her studies, Nilou is president of the Rutgers Business Governing Association, the student government for undergraduate business students at Rutgers–New Brunswick. “I have a lot on my plate,” says Nilou, who is from Rockaway, New Jersey. “I’m happy doing everything I’m doing. I just can’t be lazy.”

TAGS: Leadership Marketing Students Undergraduate

BIMTECH students learn how to turn ideas into successful businesses

Date: 
Monday, December 13, 2010
Location: 
India

Dr. H Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH, gave the welcome address and motivated the students to face the challenges ahead in the ups and downs of their early years before they emerge as successful entrepreneurs. The workshop started with idea generation exercise, and then moved on to its realization into business plan. The first part, ‘Kickstart’- idea generation workshop was conducted by Ms. Kalpana Sinha, Ex-consultant, NEN and Ms. Abha Rishi, Fulbright Research Scholar at Rutgers Business School, New Jersey, USA. The workshop delved into the problems and risks relating to the generation of ideas.

TAGS: Students Success Stories

Students win top prize for business program

Date: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Location: 
New Brunswick, NJ

Three students in the University's Center for Supply Chain Management proved victorious at a competition in Arizona over the weekend, beating out top-ranked programs to bring back the first award for the new program at the University. School of Arts and Sciences seniors Mikhail Naumov, Arnab Sengupta, and Jaysai Ghayal received $2,000 in prize money after judges at the Institute for Supply Management 11th Annual Services Conference deemed their presentation the best.

TAGS: Awards Students Supply Chain Management

Rutgers University, Newark Team Places 4th in National Finals of Federal Reserve Competition

Monday, December 6, 2010

A five-student team fielded by the Economics department of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and led by Professor John Graham at Rutgers University in Newark came in fourth in the nation at the national finals of the College Fed Challenge.

The finals were the “capstone” to district competitions in which more than 100 teams competed throughout the country, according to a news release issued by the Federal Reserve Board.

Read the full story at the Rutgers Newark News Center.

TAGS: Case Competition Students Undergraduate Newark

Rutgers-Newark Team Advances To National Finals of Federal Reserve Competition for Second Year in a Row

Date: 
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Location: 
Newark, NJ

For the second year in a row, a five-student team fielded by the Economics Department at Rutgers University in Newark has advanced to the national finals of the College Fed Challenge.

TAGS: Case Competition Students Undergraduate Newark

Rutgers MBA Experience [VIDEO]

Date: 
Monday, November 22, 2010
Location: 
New Brunswick, NJ

Full and part-time MBA students talk about the Rutgers MBA experience at a family picnic held in Rutgers Gardens in New Brunswick, NJ.

TAGS: Community MBA Students Video

Council schools students on career management

Date: 
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Location: 
New Brunswick, NJ

Dean Martin Markowitz of Rutgers Business School told the students that college life would be much different from their high school experience. "You have to be responsible for yourself," Markowitz said. "Part of being responsible for yourself is first to develop a plan. You plan a parallel plan. You have your education, and then you have your career."

TAGS: Career Development Students

Rutgers EMBA grad wins CFO of the year

Friday, November 12, 2010

When Frank Gatti arrived at ETS in late 1997 as chief financial officer, he quickly determined the company wasn’t in great shape financially.

But as he began delving into the business that among other things administers and scores assessments and certifications, Gatti found “the situation was significantly worse than I had expected.”

“It was clear there were at least 1,000 things that needed to be fixed,” Gatti said – including borrowing from the bank just to meet payroll. “That’s always a bad sign.”

TAGS: Executive MBA Students Success Stories

Veterans Finding New Levels of Support on Campus

Date: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Location: 
New Brunswick, NJ

Joe Nyzio, a retired U.S. Army sergeant who suffered serious wounds in combat in Iraq and works for the State’s Veterans Benefits Bureau, was on campus in Newark from 10 a.m. to noon and at New Brunswick from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays. He’ll be available in Camden as needed, and on any Rutgers campus by appointment. Student veterans at Rutgers-Camden are also served by a VSO based.

TAGS: Students Veterans

MBA blog launched to share the real Rutgers MBA experience

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

MBA students in the Rutgers Association of Marketing & Strategy (RAMS) have created a new blog called “Through the Park,” featuring posts from both full and part time MBA students here at Rutgers Business School.

The students speak for themselves in the blog:

Friday, October 15, 2010

TAGS: Blogs MBA Social Media Students

Popular course with travel to India open to all graduate and undergraduate students

Friday, October 22, 2010

India Travel Course: Business, Development, and the Global Supply Chain 

Three credits: 22-799-646 Spring 2011.
Field Visit: Spring Break March 10-19, 2011.

Open to all Graduate Students and Undergraduates (by special permission).

TAGS: Blogs India Travel Course Kevin Kolben Students

Student businesses go head-to-head in contest

Date: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Location: 
New Brunswick, NJ

Details for this year's Rutgers Business School 2011 Business Plan Competition were released earlier this month, giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to expand their business. The competition, sponsored by the Sales Executives Club of Northern New Jersey Foundation, will be held from Dec. 1 to March 4 at the Rutgers Business School and will allow business owners to present their plans to a panel of experts. Judges look for a plan with long-term viability, said William McIlroy, the director of Corporate Outreach at the business school.

TAGS: Awards Business Plan Competition Entrepreneurship Students

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