High school students from the greater Newark area study the ethical implications of our increasing use of robots in science, combat and everyday life. Sponsored by Merck through Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership, students attend the week-long session for free, experiencing college life while learning about important philosophical issues and developing critical thinking skills. Special thanks to Akshaar for providing video of the robotic arm in action.
For many college-aged students, the first thought that comes to mind when thinking about an accounting-related event is, "How long is this thing going to take?" I had a similar thought when showing up to this year's New Jersey Society of CPAs Scholars Institute at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. I envisioned sitting through session after session of accountants talking about debits and credits. To my surprise, however, by the end of day two, my friends and I were all wishing we could stay another night.
By competing with universities from Italy, Thailand and California in the global finals of the CFA Institute's Global Investment Challenge, Rutgers Business School (RBS) symbolized the Rutgers mantra "Jersey Roots, Global Reach." The RBS team consisting of a mix of undergrad and MBA students from Newark and New Brunswick was runner-up along with the Thai team from Thammasat University and the University of Southern California to the winning Italian team from Politecnico di Milano.
Sustainability is about a lot more than saving energy, says Dale Rogers.
It's also about adopting business and supply chain practices that ensure a long life for a company, argues Rogers, who is professor of logistics and supply chain management and co-director of the Center for Supply Chain Management at Rutgers University. And it involves practices that pay off not only in building a reputation for corporate good citizenship, but in long-term prosperity.
The Rutgers Executive MBA program is the premier choice of executive education for the highly motivated professional with aspirations for accelerated career growth and development, because it offers (i) elite professors with practical experience, (ii) a rich and constantly updated curriculum, (iii) globally recognized areas of specialization, (iv) a network of bright professionals, and (v) a convenient location in the Tri-State area giving the best return on investment.
On February 3, Rutgers Business School hosted the New Jersey Economic Summit in which Governor Chris Christie convened 18 corporate executives to discuss New Jersey's business climate. Among those at the event, which was moderated by Neil Cavuto from Fox News, were executives from IBM, Kraft, Celgene, Revel Entertainment and Trump Resorts.