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Google CIO sheds light on leadership, management

By Vaishali Gauba / Correspondent
featured in The Daily Targum
October 30, 2013


Ben Fried, the Chief Information Officer of Google, wakes up every morning filled with excitement about what his team of more than 1,200 employees aims to do for the day and with a drive to apply his knowledge to his best potential

SMLR Career Fair Features Dozens of Leading Companies and Alumni Mentors

Approximately 200 SMLR students networked with recruiters from more than 32 leading companies at the SMLR Career Fair on October 11, 2013. Held at the Livingston Student Center, the career fair enabled attendees to discover opportunities in a variety of industries.

70 New Students Are Welcomed Into The MLER Program

New Cohort Comprises The Largest Incoming Class 

In fall 2013, 70 students joined SMLR’s master’s degree program in labor and employment relations (MLER). Find out why they chose to study in our program.


October 10, 2013

To help meet the needs of this increasingly diverse workforce, the New Jersey Health Care Talent Network at Rutgers SMLR and the Institute of Wonderful Working Women for Empowerment held the Access, Opportunity & Success in Health Care Conference on October 10.

MHRM Student Erika Ortiz Is Named A Scholarship Recipient

View this story as it was featured in the Independent Press

Erika Ortiz, an HRM graduate student, is named the graduate student recipient of the Garden State Council--€“Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Human Resource Leadership Scholarship.

Hot Topic: Fast Food Workers' Fight for Living Wages

School of Management and Labor Relations dean discusses string of industry strikes and employee demands

Featured in Rutgers Today
By: Renée Walker
August 29, 2013

With Labor Day upon us, we recognize the social and economic achievements of American workers and sit down with SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman to discuss the issues facing workers within the fast food industry.

Union Members LEARN About Social Media’s Advantages

Kenzo Shibata from the Chicago Teachers Union shares digital media campaign strategies
 Kenzo Shibata Chicago Teachers Union
In an effort to help union members utilize social media’s advantages, SMLR held a Social Media for Labor Activists Workshop on April 26, 2013. Kenzo Shibata, who led the usage of new media during the Chicago Teachers Union strike in 2012, was the guest speaker.

Rutgers University Signs Academic Agreement, Hosts Study Tour as Part of Obama-Singh Initiative Grant

Above: Ambassador Consul General of India Dnyaneshwar Mulay (left at table) signs a MOU with Rutgers Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Richard L. Edwards. They are joined by Rutgers SMLR Dean Susan Schurman (farthest right) at the New York Indian Consulate. 


Ambassador Consul General of India Dnyaneshwar Mulay hosted a reception at the New York Indian Consulate on June 19 to inaugurate the study tour of visiting Indian researchers from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences to Rutgers University and commemorate the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Rutgers and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).

Professor Jessica Methot Shares Her Strategies "Inside the Teacher's Studio"

Rutgers SMLR Professor Jessica Methot, who teaches the Introduction to Human Resource Management course, shares her strategies for engaging students during an interview with Inside the Teacher's Studio. Watch more videos on SMLR's YouTube channel.

Rutgers SMLR Professor Jessica Methot, who teaches the Introduction to Human Resource Management course, shares her strategies for engaging students during an interview with "Inside the Teacher's Studio."

Rutgers University to set up ICCR Chair of Indian Studies

From Prakash M Swamy
View article, as it was published on MSN India, The Hindu Business Line, and Zee TV

Rutgers University will set up the ICCR Chair of Contemporary Indian Studies under the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh-President Barack Obama Knowledge Initiative. On June 19, Indian Consul General for New York Dnyaneshwar M Mulay and Rutgers Interim Chancellor Dr. Richard L Edwards signed and exchanged the MOU to initiate the academic partnership.