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Baruch College Ranked Among "50 Most Affordable Healthcare MBA Degree Programs"

Baruch College Ranked Among "50 Most Affordable Healthcare MBA Degree Programs"

Baruch College is ranked among the “50 Most Affordable Healthcare MBA Degree Programs” by MBA Healthcare Management, standing in at #39. The list highlights degrees that cost less than $11,000 per year.

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Baruch College Ranks Among "Best Value Schools" in Nationwide Forbes Assessment

Baruch College Ranks Among "Best Value Schools" in Nationwide Forbes Assessment

Forbes magazine once again has determined that Baruch College is among the nation’s “25 Best Value Schools,” ranking 14th. Baruch ranked higher in this category than any non-military school in the Northeast United States. In the broader ranking of “America’s Top Colleges,” Baruch ranked 262nd out of 650 schools.

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Baruch College Ranks Among "Best Colleges" in U.S. in Princeton Review's 2016 Guide

Baruch College Ranks Among "Best Colleges" in U.S. in Princeton Review's 2016 Guide

Baruch College has been named one of the country’s best undergraduate colleges by The Princeton Review. The 2016 edition of the annual guide, “The Best 380 Colleges,” includes Baruch for the eighth consecutive year.

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Zicklin’s CSR-Sustainability Monitor Highlighted in Institutional Investor.

Zicklin’s CSR-Sustainability Monitor Highlighted in Institutional Investor.

A new working paper from two finance experts at Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business in New York adds to the good news. The researchers have found that firms operating in environmentally and socially sensitive industries such as oil and gas extraction, mining and weapons production enjoy significantly higher stock market valuations when they issue comprehensive CSR reports.

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Two CUNY Seniors Win $20,000 In 13th Annual SmartPitch Competition

Two CUNY Seniors Win $20,000 In 13th Annual SmartPitch Competition

Two CUNY students who met in a class at Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business won the grand prize in the 13th Annual SmartPitch competition, a program run by the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise (IVE).

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Tilson Not A Fan Of UNIS Or Lumber Liquidators, But Likes Starbucks

Excerpted from an email which Whitney Tilson just sent to investors 1) I had hoped to lead this email with something other than Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL), so was going to highlight the article I published yesterday, How Wall Street Enables Stock Promotions: A Case Study Of Jefferies And Unilife, about another one of my short positions (I only have seven). But then Lumber Liquidators (LL) CEO, Robert Lynch, suddenly and unexpectedly resigned this morning, causing the stock to decline 16.5% today to a 3+ year low, so I had to write yet another article commenting on it (my 16th; all are posted at: www.tilsonfunds.com/LLTilsonarticles.pdf).

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Remarks before the 2015 Baruch College Financial Reporting Conference by James Schnurr, SEC Chief Accountant

Good morning and thank you for the introduction. I am happy to be with you today and it is my pleasure to share the stage with Jim Kroeker, who certainly has a unique perspective having served as the SEC Chief Accountant prior to becoming the Vice Chairman of the FASB.[1] As I have previously stated, when I arrived at the Commission last October, Chair White asked me to make a recommendation to her as to what action, if any, the Commission should take regarding the further incorporation of IFRS[2] into the U.S. capital markets. In December, I gave a speech that mentioned a potential alternative of allowing domestic issuers to provide IFRS-based information as a supplement to U.S. GAAP[3] financial statements without requiring reconciliation. I thought it would be helpful to spend a few minutes this morning providing you with a brief update on some of the recent activities of OCA,[4] as well as some of the current thinking with respect to convergence and IFRS.

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Nobel Prize winning economist Kenneth Arrow visits Baruch

On Wednesday, Nov. 19, Baruch College welcomed Dr. Kenneth J. Arrow to express his views of business ethics and the role they play in the economic system. Arrow is currently a professor at Stanford University and is best known for his extensive research in various theories of economics. His educational career consists of an undergraduate degree from City College, and both a master’s degree and doctorate from Columbia University. He won the Nobel Prize in 1972 for his economic models of economic equilibrium. Before his economic success, however, Arrow was a meteorologist in the U.S. Air Corps. The Nobel Prize-winning economist began the event by conducting a typical lecture followed by a question and answer session, in which the audience had the opportunity to expand on specific points they wanted further addressed. The event concluded with light refreshments, giving attendees the opportunity to discuss the subject further with Arrow.

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New Appointments in Zicklin School of Business

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College has appointed two senior administrators: Dr. Qing Hu as the new Associate Dean of Strategic Initiatives & Innovation, and Joshua Kobb as the Assistant Dean of Executive Education.

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SEC Chief Accountant Backs Away from IFRS Proposal

SEC Chief Accountant Backs Away from IFRS Proposal

Securities and Exchange Commission chief accountant James Schnurr is rethinking a proposal he made last December that the SEC allow U.S. companies the option of providing some information, such as revenues, using International Financial Reporting Standards as a supplement to U.S. GAAP without requiring reconciliation.

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PCAOB Broadens Outreach to Audit Committees

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has issued a communication to audit committees known as an Audit Committee Dialogue, promising it will be the first in a series to provide insights from inspections of public company auditors that may be helpful to audit committee members in their oversight of auditors.

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Two Baruch College students from the Zicklin School of Business Win NYS Business Plan Competition

Two Baruch College students from the Zicklin School of Business Win NYS Business Plan Competition

Two Baruch College students from the Zicklin School of Business have been named the winners of the 6th Annual New York Business Plan Competition. Chris Zumtobel’15 and David Kurfirst’15 won first place in the IT/Software Category.

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Whitney Tilson just finished speaking about his Lumber Liquidators short

Whitney Tilson, who runs $90 million Kase Capital, just finished speaking about his Lumber Liquidators short at Baruch College in New York City.

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Convergence – Past, Present and Future

On Wednesday April 1st, 2015 former FASB Chair Robert Herz and former IASB chair Sir David Tweedie were invited to Baruch College to discuss their vision of Accounting Standards for Global Capital Markets: Past, Present, and Future.

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Whitney Tilson just finished speaking about his Lumber Liquidators short

Whitney Tilson just finished speaking about his Lumber Liquidators short

Whitney Tilson, who runs $90 million Kase Capital, just finished speaking about his Lumber Liquidators short at Baruch College in New York City. In early March, "60 Minutes" and Anderson Cooper ran a disturbing report about Lumber Liquidators–America's largest specialty retailer of hardwood floors.

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Accounting giants debate possible international standards

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity hosted former accounting standards board chairs Sir David Tweedie of the International Accounting Standards Board and Robert Herz of the Financial Accounting Standards Board in an April 1 event titled “Accounting Standards for Global Capital Markets: Past, Present and Future.”

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Dual International MBAs: USA & Israeli

The School of Business at the College of Management Academic Studies (COMAS) and the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College-CUNY, are launching a unique international MBA program, conferring dual MBA degrees- an American

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FASB Defers Revenue Recognition Standard for 1 Year

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has voted to propose to defer the effective date of the new revenue recognition standard by one year after hearing feedback from constituents.

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Baruch College Is #1 in “Best Bang for the Buck” in NE, Ranks High Nationally Among Affordable Elite Colleges in New College Guide

Baruch College Is #1 in “Best Bang for the Buck” in NE, Ranks High Nationally Among Affordable Elite Colleges in New College Guide

A new guide to choosing a college gives Baruch College top honors in its region as providing the “Best Bang for the Buck” for 2015. Baruch also ranked 26th on a list of “Affordable Elite” schools, and is one of 50 profiled as “Great but Overlooked Schools.”

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