Highlights of News and Media Coverage

July 6, 2011


Professor Paul Boxer's op-ed on the recent Supreme Court ruling and what the research shows
It's up to parents to enforce a ban on violent video games Star-Ledger, July 1

Professor Frank Askin's op-ed on a recent Supreme Court ruling
Speech is free only to those who can afford it Star-Ledger, July 1

Professor George Thomas III comments on the state appeals court's ruling
N.J. court ruling on police searches reverses conviction of Newark man found with pot Star-Ledger, June 28

A dead-end waterway in New Jersey is "a tough neighborhood to grow up in" according to Professor Judith Weis
Piles Creek species remain at risk despite environmental protections Star-Ledger, June 28

Professor Alex Hinton comments on the trial of the four surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge
Khmer Rouge Leader Leaves Court, in Sign of Legal Wrangling to Come New York Times, June 27

Professor Beryl Satter talks about the revival of pinup models and photography
N.J. women embrace pinup revival through amateur modeling Star-Ledger, June 27

Professor Paul Tractenberg expresses concern over education reform advocacy groups supported by undisclosed financial backers
N.J. hedge fund leaders create group to financially back education reforms supported by Gov. Christie Star-Ledger, June 24

Wayne Fisher of the Police Institute comments on the benefits of collecting DNA samples of anyone arrested
Assembly bill would require anyone arrested in N.J. to give DNA sample Star-Ledger, June 23

Thinly staffed urban police forces lack the ability and flexibility to respond to hot spots, according to Wayne Fisher of the Police Institute
Homicide task force will help decimated city police forces Star-Ledger, June 23

Professor Frank Askin comments on proposed state legislation that would render the federal health care law null and void
Anti-health care bill is new level of lunacy Star-Ledger, June 23
Sussex County legislator introduces measure to make federal health care law 'null and void' Star-Ledger, June 22

According to Professor Ivan Brick, gaining stock market information faster than the next investor can be quite profitable for some people
Summit company a fly in Wall Street firms' ointment Star-Ledger, June 22

Community courts reduce recidivism and help restore communities, according to Dean Todd Clear
Newark introduces court program to offer community service for minor offenses Star-Ledger, June 17

Professor Clement Price talks about the declining academic performance of Barringer High School students
Bulk of Newark seniors who failed proficiency exams attend Barringer High School Star-Ledger, June 16

Vice Dean Ronald Chen comments on case involving denial of state tuition assistance to an American-born student whose mother is an illegal immigrant
NJ student aid bid rejected due to mom's status Associated Press, June 10

Colombia's Victim's Law helps create an architecture for peace in the country, according to Professor Aldo Civico
Colombia agrees to compensate victims of violence Washington Post, June 10

Professor Clement Price comments on the significance of Newark's iconic Abraham Lincoln statue
Newark celebrates the centenary of city's iconic Abraham Lincoln statue Star-Ledger, June 8

Professor Frank Askin advocates for Election Day registration in New Jersey
N.J. voters need to be able to register at polls Star-Ledger, June 7

The White House convenes the Urban Entrepreneurship Summit at Rutgers Business School
NJ hosts summit on urban entrepreneurship Forbes, June 7
White House Gives a Shout Out to Urban Entrepreneurs Black Enterprise, June 7
White House To Urban Entrepreneurs: We Hear You - For the Most Part Huffington Post, June 6
Newark small business center to offer affordable office space, training and mentorship, Star-Ledger, June 6

Business incubators are important to entrepreneursaccording to Professor dt ogilvie
Newark small business center to offer affordable office space, training and mentorship Star-Ledger, June 6

Professor John Longo opines on the sustainability of New Jersey's pension fund
Opinion: N.J. pension fund strategy: opportunity and risk The Record, May 31

Elimination of an alternative aptitude test would put many of Newark's neediest students at a significant disadvantage, according to Professor Alan Sadovnik
Gov. Chris Christie says graduation rate is 29 percent for new high schoolers in Newark PolitiFact New Jersey, June 15
More than half of Newark students needed to take alternate exam to graduate from high school Star-Ledger, May 27

Professor Paul Tractenberg comments on the New Jersey Supreme Court's decision on school-funding cuts
Abbott decision by N.J.'s deeply divided high court draws fire from all sides of school battle Star-Ledger, May 25

According to Professor Frank Askin, Governor Christie could find himself in contempt of court of he ignores the NJ Supreme Courts ruling
Court Decision Could Upend N.J. Schools Wall Street Journal, May 24

Professor Frank Askin on the enforceability of proposed speech ban on Ramsey school employees
Ramsey Board of Education proposes speech ban policy for employees The Record, May 24

Professor Jamie Sawhill on why marketers send freebies to consumers
DeMarrais: Unordered goods are yours to keep The Record, May 22

According to Vice Chancellor Alexander Gates, an asteroid would be likely cause for end of the world
Bloomberg Jokes About Doomsday On Weekly Radio Show CBS Local Media, May 20

More about Professor Tayari Jones' new novel, Silver Sparrow
Book review: "Silver Sparrow" by Tayari Jones Washington Post, May 30
"Silver Sparrow," Tayari Jones' Tale Of Secret Sisters NJN, May 19

Professor Paul Tractenberg on the correlation between school-aid equity and racial segregation
Braun: Bringing N.J. schools' racial segregation into open Star-Ledger, May 19



In Wake of Supreme Court Ruling on Violent Video Games: Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Link Between Media Violence, Aggression In Adolescents June 29

Rutgers Executive MBA ranked among best in North America June 21

Constitutional Litigation Clinic and ACLU-NJ Appeal on Behalf of Student Denied Aid Due to Parent's Immigration Status June 10

Rutgers Supply Chain Management ranked #3 in the nation by Gartner Supply Chain Leaders June 9

Rutgers Business School and White House host first ever Urban Entrepreneurship Summit June 7

Glassbooks Exhibition Break The Silence For Trauma Survivors, Who Let The Sculptures Speak For Them May 31

2011 Rutgers Business School Convocation: Largest number of graduates cross stage in RBS History May 26

Rutgers-Newark Law School Senior Assistant Dean Andrew Rothman Honored by NJ Governor's Council on Mental Health Stigma May 23

Hair care company Tea & Honey Blends wins $30,000 prize in 2011 Rutgers Business School business plan competition May 20

Rutgers University, Newark, Again Receives National Recognition For Community Service, Is Named To 2010 President's Honor Roll May 19

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

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