Highlights of News and Media Coverage

May 18, 2011


Newark's growing higher education community, student housing cited as positive trends in the city's real estate outlook
Developers Rediscover Newark National Real Estate Investor, May 18

Peace Education Summit leads to creation of the International Institute for Peace, established by Professor Aldo Civico
Newark looks to apply peace strategies from weekend's summit Star-Ledger, May 16
Dalai Lama to visit Newark on Friday Star-Ledger, May 9

Professor Clement Price comments on NJ State Council on the Arts controversy
N.J. arts council becomes the object of Lt. Gov. Guadagno's ire Star-Ledger, May 15

Police Institute Director Wayne Fisher notes uncertainty about how police layoffs contribute to spikes in violent crime
NJ Crime increases raise issue of police layoffs Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 15

Professor Alan Sadovnik is one of the lead researchers of a study on Newark residents and public school reform
Newark residents want back control of schools from state, says poll Star-Ledger, May 12
What Newark Really Thinks About its Public Schools NJ Spotlight, May 12
$1 million Newark school survey yields mixed bag Newsday, May 12

Vice Dean Ronald Chen on what New Jersey's changing demographics mean politically and economically
N.J. should adapt to state's changing demographics: Census panel Star-Ledger, May 11

R-N Faculty and staff comment on newly appointed superintendent of the Newark Public Schools, Cami Anderson
Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson Steps Into the Spotlight Huffington Post, May 9
Cami Anderson's Almost Untroubled First Day as Newark Super NJ Spotlight, May 5
New York Educator Appointed to Head Newark Schools Local Talk News, May 4

Dean John Farmer comments on the killing of Osama bin Laden
Osama raid shows how far we have come in fighting terrorism Star-Ledger, May 8

Adjunct Professor Leonard Cole discusses why people remain worried in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death
Cole: After bin Laden's death... Why we're still wary The Record, May 8

Professor Wilma Friedman and her research into brain cell damage in epilepsy
Following The Trail Of Cell Death In Patients With Epilepsy To Find Ways To Preserve Brain Health Medical News Today, May 6

Dean John Farmer weighs in on who will replace Osama bin Laden as leader of al Qaeda
With Osama bin Laden dead, who will take control of his terror network? Star-Ledger, May 3

Professor Paul Tractenberg on New Jersey schools and the Abbott litigation
Question of balance: Deciding between two ideas of education The Record, May 1

Author Toni Morrison at Rutgers-Newark
Nobel, Pulitzer Prize-winner Toni Morrison addresses students at Rutgers-Newark Star-Ledger, April 26

Law student Jeffrey Change comments
Gender neutral housing grows; More colleges give students an option Seattle Times, April 24

Abraham Lincoln is much like Jesus Christ according to Dean John Farmer Jr.
Sacrifice and rebirth: Lincoln was driven by a higher cause - much like Jesus Star-Ledger, April 24

Professor Paul Tractenberg on Governor Christie's possible defiance of if the state Supreme Court orders
If N.J. Supreme Court orders increased school aid, Gov. Christie says not complying is among 'options' Star-Ledger, April 22

Professor Clement Price comments on the resignation of Steve Runk from NJ State Council on the Arts
N.J. arts council director resigns after months-long standoff with Lt. Gov. Guadagno Star-Ledger, April 19

Professor Paul Tractenberg and Abbot Leadership Institute Director Junius Williams comment
Five new Newark schools to get nearly $1M from Facebook CEO donation Star-Ledger, April 13

Professor Karima Bennoune talks about Algeria and the protests taking place in North Africa and the Middle East
Is Algeria Next? PRI's The World, April 12

Professor Penny Venetis believes sex discrimination charges against Wal-Mart should proceed as a class action lawsuit
Opinion: Should court let Wal-Mart bias suit proceed? Yes The Record, April 8

Professor Paul Tractenberg shares his views on the role of state government in advancing quality education in New Jersey
Let's get real about education in New Jersey New Jersey Newsroom, April 8



Rutgers-Newark Students to Receive Scholarships from NJ Society of Information Management Foundation May 18

Led by Class of 2011, Law Student Giving Reaches All-Time High May 17

Professor Vasarhelyi to receive 2011 Joseph J. Wasserman Award May 16

Professors, Research Fellow From Among "Peace Leaders" at Newark Peace Education Summit May 5

Todd Clear, Dean of Rutgers School of Criminal Justice, Named a Fellow of American Society of Criminology May 5

Following the Trail of Cell Death in Patients with Epilepsy to Find Ways to Preserve Brain Health May 5

Rutgers University in Newark Hosts First Global Conference on Governmental Transparency May 4

On the Eve of Peace Education Summit, Rutgers Launches "International Institute for Peace" May 3

Emerald Publishing chooses Professor ogilvie's paper as a Highly Commended Award Winner April 29

24-Hour Study Lounges, Massages, Pet Therapy Will Relieve the Stress of Final Exams for Rutgers Students April 25

Voters Demand Same-Day Registration in NJ Elections in Lawsuit Filed by Constitutional Litigation Clinic April 19

RBS runner-up in CFA Institute's Global Investment Research Challenge April 19

Joseph Barry '65 Honors the Memory of Professor Allan Axelrod With $100,000 Gift April 18

Rutgers Business School working with Bloomberg to Develop New Financial Assessment Test April 18

Earth Day 2011: Toward A More Beautiful Rutgers April 14

Alex Lewis '11 Awarded Prestigious Fellowship from American Society of International Law April 11

Rutgers EMBA ranked #3 in Economics, #7 in Corporate Strategy by Financial Times April 7

Law School to Honor David L. Harris '79, One of Country's Top Litigators, at Minority Student Program Banquet April 7