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2014 - 5 stories
2013 - 7 stories
2012 - 2 stories
2011 - 3 stories
2010 - 3 stories
2009 - 3 stories
2008 - 4 stories
2007 - 2 stories
2014
NJIT's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day proved a brilliant showcase of the deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by students across disciplines, from engineering, to the life sciences, to business and finance. >>
S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MHFI), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are co-sponsoring the first annual Big Data Visualization Contest -- a competition that immerses undergraduates in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by challenging them to pitch hypothetical acquisition targets using cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools available on S&P Capital IQ's desktop platform. >>
Although they'll be competing against three of the top business schools in the region later this month in what promises to be a nail-biting finish at the CFA Institute Research Challenge, NJIT's team of amateur financial analysts already feels like a winner. >>
NJIT is sponsoring a contest that will give students a chance to win cash, iPads as well as paid internships. >>
Michael Ehrlich and Judith Sheft, co-directors of NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Acceleration Center (NJIAC), will discuss “Start Up Secrets” on Jan. 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the Scotch Plains Public Library as part of the NJ Business & Innovation Series.  >>
2013
Fourteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge on Dec. 2 for the chance to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management to advance their novel business concepts. >>
NJIT professor Michael Ehrlich explains why the government shutdown isn't the problem we should be concerned about. >>
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Faculty members representing NJIT's School of Management participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties annual "Bowl for Kids' Sake" fundraiser on September 15. >>
Watch NJIT's Michael Ehrlich, associate professor of finance, on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  The program is scheduled to air on Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on NJTV. >>
Three life science inventions that may one day heal wounds faster, improve surgical outcomes and build stronger muscles took $10,500 in prize money for further research and development at NJIT's recent TechQuest/Innovation Day.  The inventions competed against 30 developed by undergraduate teams. >>
A team of NJIT graduate students recently placed second at the Juniper Networks Hackathon on Feb 2.  NJIT was the host school.  Teams from Rutgers, NYIT, NYU/Poly, and U.Penn participated. >>
2012
Past economic bubbles have been inflated by visions of wealth from tulips (yes, tulips), international trade, railroads, biotechnology and the Internet. >>
2011
The inaugural TEDxNJIT event takes place on Nov. 11, 2011 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the NJIT campus and via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  >>
The first conference of the Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research, directed by NJIT Management Professor William Rapp, PhD, will be held on September 9 and 10 at the Leir Retreat in Ridgefield, CT.  >>
Michael Ehrlich and Alan (Zhipeng) Yan, both assistant professors of finance in NJIT's School of Management, have been granted sponsorship for one seat for one year in the Kauffman Firm Survey NORC Data Enclave community.   >>
2010
"How Entrepreneurs Seduce Business Angels: Finding a Balance between Overstated Expectations and Understated Aspirations," a paper co-authored by Michael Ehrlich and Annaleena Parhankangas, assistant professor and associate professor, respectively, in NJIT's School of Management, has been accepted for full presentation at the 2010 Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (IBAM) Conference and earned the designation of "Best Paper" for this division. The IBAM Conference will be held in San Diego, California, on Oct. 7-9, 2010. >>
NJIT Management Professor Michael Ehrlich, PhD, will discuss "From Academia to Wall Street and Back: A Curious Journey" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on April 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Michael Ehrlich, PhD and William V. Rapp, PhD, professors in NJIT's School of Management, will discuss "Is Recognizing Asset Bubbles Really That Difficult?" at the NJIT-Sigma Xi Research Café on April 1, 4:30-6 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Area, 3rd Floor, NJIT Campus Center. The presentation will focus on the School of Management's current research project on recognizing the development and evolution of asset price bubbles including their usual origins and shifts in their characteristics. For information, contact Jay Kappraff at 973-596-3490 or at kappraff@adm.njit.edu. >>
2009
Approaching the anniversary of Lehman Brothers' demise, NJIT Finance Professor Michael Ehrlich, an expert on market failure, says that the Feds made the right move when they allowed the investment firm to go bankrupt.  >>
Three outstanding students in the undergraduate business program at NJIT placed third overall in the 2009 DFJ East Coast Venture Challenge (ECVC) hosted at Columbia University. The student team of Quaison Carter (shown at left), Louis Noto and Paulius Skema finished ahead of teams from Yale, Columbia and Johns Hopkins, among others, for their presentation of the company Fetchfire, which was founded by Carter. The ECVC business plan competition offers student entrepreneurs from top universities across the East Coast the chance to pitch their ideas to a panel of venture capital judges from DFJ and DFJ Gotham. >>
NJIT finance professor Michael Ehrlich predicts that the strong profits reported by banks in the first quarter will soon be followed by more losses. Ehrlich, a market failure expert, notes that the unexpectedly strong profits reported in the first quarter by many large banks were the result of significant accounting manipulation.  >>
2008
“Wall Street Meltdown: A Look at What Happened Last Week and What To Expect Next” will be the subject of a four-way panel talk with finance specialists from NJIT's School of Management. The discussion, set for Oct. 20, 2008, from 3-4:30 p.m., in the Campus Center Atrium, will focus on macroeconomics, hedge funds, credit default swaps, savings and retirement strategies and more. >>
NJIT Finance Professor Michael Ehrlich warns the Federal Reserve to leap ahead of the curve.  Ehrlich, a market failure expert, sees the serious devaluation of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preferred stock—held widely by many US banks—as a serious bail-out consequence.  >>
The Federal Reserve may have caused Bear Stearns to fail, said NJIT School of Management professor Michael Ehrlich.  >>
The fat lady isn't singing yet, believes finance professor Michael Ehrlich at NJIT's School of Management.  Based on academic research and Ehrlich's experience working at Bear Stearns and Salomon Brothers, he predicts more financial distress and a new crisis in the municipal bond market.  >>
2007
"The worst is yet to come," said Michael Ehrlich, a finance professor in NJIT's School of Management. Ehrlich, who specializes in market failure, predicts $30-$50 billion more in losses, due to Structured Investment Vehicles (SIV). The SIV rescue attempt will not stop the losses, Ehrlich said. >>
Michael Ehrlich, a finance professor in the School of Management at NJIT, isn't concerned about the current crisis in sub-prime mortgages. The former Wall Street managing director, who has had first-hand experience with stock market roller coasters, predicts that the Federal Reserve will respond to the crisis by injecting liquidity. >>