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), Mr. 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



March 20, 2018

Walking through the Virtual Reality Showcase was a playground for trying, discussing and observing the latest in virtual, augmented reality technology and 3D printing demonstration by Makerspace. VR can be applied to a wide array of applications expanding the realm of possibilities. Dr. Greg Burgea... Read more



March 14, 2018

The third annual Women in Data Science event was hosted on March 5th at Stanford to a packed room and 100,000+ virtual participants across 50+ countries and 150+ viewing locations including our MBS viewing party in CoRe (shown below) coordinated by Dr. Christie Nelson, WiDS Ambassador. The speakers... Read more



March 14, 2018

Today, we all need to think about everything when it comes to making a connection.  Will this connection lead me down a path towards my goal or goals?  Sometimes it just happens – we call this “happenstance” and sometimes it happens as planned. The next time you step outside your home think  -... Read more



March 13, 2018

Are you looking for a job that makes environmental, social and economic impact? Consider a career in sustainability! Sustainability professionals are stewards for corporate strategies, ensuring that operations are financially sound while minimizing the environmental impact. Organizationally,... Read more



March 2, 2018

Behavioral interviews use situational questions to screen candidates as opposed to traditional interviews that ask open-ended questions such as ‘tell me about yourself’ or ‘what are your strengths and weaknesses’. The theory behind behavioral interviewing is that past performance is the most... Read more



March 2, 2018

Biologics is a specialty within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology disciplines relating to the production of drugs made from complex molecules manufactured using living microorganisms, plants, or animal cells, sometimes referred to as biopharmaceuticals or biological drugs. Biologics has... Read more



February 19, 2018

Just a short seven minute drive from Cook/Douglass campus lies the Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies (CCIT) located at the heart of New Jersey’s “Research Corridor.” It is one of the largest life science/biotech incubation facilities in New Jersey with 800 to 1,000 square foot... Read more



February 12, 2018

Data analytics professionals convert information into intelligence, which supports data driven decisions.  Some solutions discussed at that the Analytics Panel Event included designing bots to improve the customer experience, using historical information to anticipate demand and increasing speed to... Read more



February 12, 2018

Change has, is and will always be constant. We’re no strangers to the fact that technology grows exponentially every year. Moore’s Law says that computer performance doubles every 18 years according to Intel’s video review of Gordon Moore’s 1965 prediction. We now have self-driving cars. While we’... Read more



January 23, 2018

Personal Care Science professionals combine practical application and research to develop new products.  For example, joining knowledge of chemical and physical processes with customer trends produced cosmetics, and soaps, for personal hygiene and beautification.  These products cater to millennial... Read more



January 23, 2018

Innovation is the art of bringing an idea into reality. Rutgers provides a platform for its students to be budding entrepreneurs. The platform facilitates a multitude of entrepreneurial resources, clubs and services available to the students for starting a new business or developing a new product.... Read more



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