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Newark-based venture capital firm launches ultra-bandwidth accelerator and announces first investment

The new accelerator, Newark Venture Partners Labs, is now accepting applications to its inaugural accelerator class, which will begin business in September 2016. Newark Venture Partners Labs will fund accelerator participants with $80,000 per company as well as invest in all graduating companies that complete a qualified financing, up to $1 million in follow-on investment. More ›

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Prudential CFO Robert Falzon tells nearly 600 graduate students, degree will make a difference in how people look at you

In her address, Dean Lei Lei cited some of the rankings Rutgers Business School has received in the past two years, including one for 2016 that puts RBS in the No. 3 spot for post-graduate employment for full-time MBA students. "You deserve credit for this national ranking," she said. "Your strong performance at interviews is what attracts more and more recruiters to come to us." More ›

Monday, May 23, 2016

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Applications now being accepted for first-of-its-kind Master of Science in Business of Fashion

By bridging the gap between creativity and business acumen, the program is designed to prepare students for a business career in the fashion industry. More ›

Thursday, May 19, 2016

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Rutgers University-Newark bestows degrees on 2,275 graduate and undergraduate students

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka congratulated the Class of 2016 and introduced RU-N’s commencement speaker, award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien. O’Brien urged graduates to find their passion and make positive changes in the world. More ›

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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Rutgers aims to broaden its role as a partner in Newark's economic change

At a June 3 symposium, four panels of speakers will address the following topics: "Enhancing Urban Manufacturing Productivity," "Urban Entrepreneurship Initiatives," "Cross Campus and Community Collaborations," and "Facilitating Minority Access to Higher Education." More ›

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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"Banner ads seek to distract consumers from adjacent content - not add function, said Stacy Smollin Schwartz in EContent
Monday, May 23, 2016
A study, commissioned by Retale that polled American adults, reveals that 60% click on mobile banner ads by accident due to a finger slip or small screen size; merely 16% intentionally click on...
"The world is more connected than ever before. Building walls won’t change that," President Obama said at Rutgers University Commencement
Sunday, May 15, 2016
President Obama on Sunday exhorted graduates of Rutgers University to reject cynicism and become politically active, and he took critical aim at some Republican ideas that have gained currency this...
President Obama said the Class of 2016 is a generation that has "everything it takes to make brighter choices."
Sunday, May 15, 2016
USA Today
From his first words, Obama had the crowd hooked. For more than 40 minutes, he spoke of the slow march of progress, the acceleration of the pace of change, of political games and upheaval, of...
"America converges here and the history of Rutgers mirrors the evolution of America," said President Obama at historic 250th Rutgers University Commencement
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Decked out in robes of scarlet and black, caps perched smartly on their heads, the graduates found themselves on the cusp of adult life. And kicking it off in once-in-a-lifetime style was the...
Lyneir Richardson strategizing with the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council to combat poverty and improve neighborhoods reported in Florida Politics
Monday, May 9, 2016
The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council unanimously voted Monday to have staff members discuss strategies with a representative of the Rutgers Business School and its Center for Urban...