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  • July 16, 2012
    In this issue of the SMLR Update, we celebrate our many awards and achievements including several successful programs and our most highly cited management scholars. We also spotlight SMLR's coverage in the media and welcome new, talented employees. Please take a moment to read below and feel free to spread our news!
  • July 10, 2012
    Five of SMLR’s human resource management (HRM) faculty are among the most highly cited management scholars in the past thirty years, according to the results of “Scholarly Impact Revisited,” by Herman Aguinis, et al (2012).
  • July 09, 2012
    Four students from Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)’ master of human resource management (MHRM) program put their knowledge of human resource strategy to the test by participating in the 2012 Master of Labor and Human Resources External Case Competition held at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
  • July 09, 2012
    SMLR Ph.D. student and human resource management (HRM) instructor Anne-Laure Winkler, creatively enhanced the undergraduate HRM course, Hybrid Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, by introducing a synchronous online component led by international guest speakers.
  • July 06, 2012
    LEARN held a customized advanced labor studies program for the National Labor Office of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBS). The program culminated in a graduation ceremony for approximately 15 BCBS labor account sales executives.
  • June 28, 2012
    RU SHRM received the Outstanding Student Chapter Award at the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)’s annual student conference in Atlanta, Ga. on June 23. Professor David Ferio, RU SHRM’s director, as well as several RU SHRM representatives were honored with a plaque.
  • June 18, 2012
    What constitutes a hostile work environment? Today, the term “harassment” has a much broader meaning than in years past. On May 10, 2012, SMLR addressed workplace harassment issues and workers’ rights.
  • June 01, 2012
    On April 4, Professor Paula Caligiuri was the guest host for Rutgers iTV Studio's Breakfast at the Barracks. Professor Caligiuri interviewed Dean Sue Schurman, Professor Jessica Methot, and several distinguished Rutgers university professors.
  • May 23, 2012
    A new study released by the Center for Women and Work (CWW) at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University describes how home-based workers have fared three years after unionization and only four years after they gained the right to organize.
  • May 22, 2012
    On May 11, 2012, students from the Union Leadership Academy (ULA), Employment Law for Union Representatives, and NJ Public Sector Labor Relations programs graduated during a joint ceremony held at the Labor Education Center.
  • May 21, 2012
    On April 19, 10 human resource professionals proudly graduated from SMLR’s Global Executive Master’s Program in Human Resource Leadership (GEMHRL).
  • May 21, 2012
    “What’s real pay and what do you do to earn it?” Charles Tharp asked approximately 20 current students, corporate sponsors, and alumni from SMLR’s Global Executive Master’s Program in Human Resource Leadership (GEMHRL). Tharp and Michael Chivers ’06 were guest speakers.
  • May 18, 2012
    Approximately 310 SMLR students and 2,500 guests gathered in the Louis Brown Athletic Center on May 12, 2012 to celebrate the school’s 9th annual Convocation. Dean Susan J. Schurman, the presiding officer, and SMLR’s faculty proudly acknowledged the hard work of students within the school’s undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in HRM and LSER.
  • May 14, 2012
    Mario Tano, a resident of West New York, and Norman Wright, a New Brunswick resident, are named the first recipients of the Pamela Sue Schmidt Award for Outstanding Service to the Community.
  • May 08, 2012
    More than a dozen SMLR students were recently honored as academic scholars during Rutgers University’s 2012 Academic Excellence Award and Phi Beta Kappa ceremonies.
  • May 03, 2012
    Beneath one of the many white tents residing outdoors at Voorhees Mall during the annual Tent State University, approximately 40 undergraduate students explored fundraising strategies in Professor Janice Fine’s course, “Organizing For Social Change.”
  • May 01, 2012
    Approximately 75,000 New Jersey residents came out to attend the University's annual celebration of Rutgers Day. From young, future participants in the world of work to older, seasoned workers, many people stopped by SMLR's location to discover our offerings.
  • April 30, 2012
    A new study by Rutgers' Center for Women and Work and the National Partnership for Women & Families presents an important analysis for policymakers concerned both with the economic security of families and the economic position of the United States.
  • April 23, 2012
    On March 30, Rutgers Society of Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) addressed changes in the HR field during its 8th annual business conference, “Taking Stock in HR: Buy or Sell,” which was held in the Rutgers Livingston Student Center. Approximately 240 HR professionals, SMLR human resource management (HRM) students, professors, and alumni attended the event ...
  • April 23, 2012
    Professor Jessica Methot recently partnered with Atrion to conduct research on the company’s culture of work and connectivity in the office setting.