July 30, 2018

As the bus rumbled down the I-95 corridor towards Washington, DC, the windows still painted with the pitch of night, I wondered anticipatedly, if this trip would be all that the instructor had led the class to believe.  As I shifted in my seat, dull aches reminded me of how tired my body was after... Read more



June 26, 2018

2018 Life Sciences Industry Summit emphasized the importance of the life science industry to the New Jersey’s economy and how Rutgers is one of the drivers of research, entrepreneurship and innovation.  The Summit focused on building an ecosystem that connects business, higher education, and... Read more



June 18, 2018

I attended the New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA) Annual Symposium and 1st Annual Career Fair on April 30th along with Sudeshna Dutta, Sivasankari Ponnusamy and several other MBS classmates. NJBDA is a collaboration of academic, industry and government partners designated to advance data-driven... Read more



June 6, 2018

On Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, MBS students, staff, and investors came together for the 14th Semi-Annual MBS Venture Forum located in the auditorium of the Computing Research & Education (CoRE) building on Busch Campus.  As one of the most comprehensive courses in the Rutgers Professional Science... Read more



June 6, 2018

In May, Rutgers MBS Personal Care Science students mixed and mingled with industry leaders at New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) Suppliers’ Day 2018 – the NYSCC’s biggest event of the year! This two-day event hosted thousands of industry professionals who showcased their latest... Read more



May 30, 2018

Clothed in a black robe, head held high; the Scarlet Pride never fades and will forever burn a fire of learning. Butterflies and the entire zoo in your stomach as your name is being called. The smiles from friends and parents lighting up the entire space. Cameras go click and cheers are heard as... Read more



May 30, 2018

Congratulations to the October 2017, January 2018, and May 2018 MBS graduates! On Thursday, May 10th 2018, MBS graduates gathered for a celebratory graduation dinner at the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum located in New Brunswick, NJ.  The evening began with small appetizers in the lobby followed... Read more



May 30, 2018

Professor Cashman’s class internship presentations extended for a second evening. As students shared their experiences, their reliance on their science backgrounds and the business knowledge they acquired in the MBS program became clear. Over the course of the program, they had matured... Read more



May 22, 2018

Internships are great opportunities to bridge the gap between the classroom learning and industrial experience. They pave the way to stable positions in an organization. MBS students are encouraged to find and start internships while they are still studying. Students find internships in many... Read more



May 22, 2018

Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning will be the next revolution! And will transform the way we do business (article by Accenture) increasing productivity by 40% and doubling economic growth. Gartner anticipates a growth of 2.3 million jobs in AI by 2020 (see Gartner article). Applied AI from... Read more



May 22, 2018

Islam is the fastest growing religion globally and Personal Care Science is developing products to meet the needs of this rapidly growing market. Trends begin with food, then gradually become incorporated into of lifestyle choices. This progression holds for halel: just 15 years ago, halel was... Read more



May 15, 2018

1.  We welcome you to celebrate year 251 at Rutgers Day 2018! 2.  Treat yourself to our delicious cupcakes. 3.  Business meets Science! MBS department showing their Rutgers spirit at Busch Lawns. 4.   Channel your inner child with our creative face painting session. 5.  Children always want to... Read more



May 14, 2018

On April 19, the students of the Fundamental of Analytics class made a fabulous presentation of their posters on machine learning projects they are pursuing this semester. The course instructors are Dr. Christie Nelson and Dr. William Pottenger. The students are trying to solve some of the trending... Read more



May 14, 2018

Abbe Rosenthal conducting the career development workshop at Rutgers University Isn't it just great when there is someone to help you out with all career related queries? It's even better if they can personalize your resume to suit your targeted jobs as well as give you tips on how to handle... Read more



May 9, 2018

A panel discussion on opportunities and careers in the Personal Care Industry was organized on April 10, 2018. The panelists included Peter Landa (Estee Lauder), Dr. Barbara Green (NeoStrata Research - J&J), Ms. Vishala Maharaj (International Flavors and Fragrances), Dr. Nicholas Stebbins (L’... Read more



May 1, 2018

Data analytics helps in obtaining meaningful insights from datasets. The techniques of data analysis are used in various fields ranging from pharmaceutical companies to weather predictions. The Fundamentals of Analytics class by Dr. William M. Pottenger and Dr. Christie Nelson helps the students to... Read more



May 1, 2018

During this spring’s Market Assessment and Analysis of Business and Science course, Professor Mark Burgess emphasized the fact that a successful marketing strategy is the one that caters to the needs and wants of the consumer. These facts, when implemented into the real world, result in structures... Read more



April 23, 2018

March was Women’s History Month and the perfect opportunity for STEM women students to meet five successful women entrepreneurs in science-related disciplines and listen to their stories. The “Paving the Way to Entrepreneurship for Women in Science and Engineering” was a two-day workshop.  On day... Read more



April 23, 2018

Do you know how Zara ended up being one of the key retailers over the past few years? Apart from having a team of great designers who design great clothes, they have a data processing center which is open every hour of the day. Most stores struggle with the problem of limited supply, which stems... Read more



April 17, 2018

On April 10, 2018, a group of Rutgers MBS – Analytics students ventured on a field trip to Phillies Stadium for the Phillies Baseball Analytics Night, witnessing an event of networking and insider insights with some of the brightest minds of the field. The evening started with an hour of networking... Read more



April 13, 2018

From button shapes to placement of information, a user’s experience shapes the life a product. With the advent of technology, increase in human-computer interaction, development of AI and the constant decrease in the human attention span, capturing the user’s attention, holding it and ensuring that... Read more



April 3, 2018

LinkedIn’s annual assessment of the skills requested most by employers supports the relevance of combining professional and technical skills for the job market. LinkedIn collected data from 500+ million members to identify the 25 technical skills that companies need most. In addition, LinkedIn... Read more



April 3, 2018

A packed room of students, alumni and members of the Industrial Advisory Board shared food and laughter at the 6th Annual PSM Alumni-Student Mixer on March 13, 2018. This annual mixer has become a signature event for the MBS program.  It exemplifies the culture of support, customization and... Read more



April 3, 2018

The most important lesson I learned during my studies at the Rutgers Master of Business and Science (MBS) program is the importance of networking. This not only applies to my professional life but my personal life as well. I cannot claim credit for the ideas below. They have been inspired by MBS... Read more



March 26, 2018

Over 50 law enforcement professionals representing multiple agencies including the Bureau of ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) from New Jersey and Washington DC, a NJ Prosecutor's Office, several NJ State Police offices, ballistics experts, Rutgers Centers on Policing, CCICADA and the... Read more



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