Highlights of News and Media Coverage

October 12, 2011


Dean John Farmer Jr., nonpartisan member of the panel on congressional redistricting, comments
Public hearings on N.J. redistricting process draw few attendees Star-Ledger, Oct. 12

Rutgers-Newark hosts Cambodian-American dance troupe
Cultural survivors: Angkor Dance Company preserves the traditions of Cambodia Star-Ledger, Oct. 7

The School of Public Affairs and Administration's annual poll of E-governance cities is referenced
No Rest for the Wired New York Times, Sept. 29

Dean Farmer on the U.S. drone killing of Al Qaeda leader
Anwar al-Awlaki's death shows change in American principles Star-Ledger, Sept. 29

Professor Gary Francione on the anti-fur campaign
No Moral Distinction New York Times, Sept. 26

Professor Clement Price comments on Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to bolster Newark's school system
$100M grant from Mark Zuckerberg begins to have effect on Newark schools Star-Ledger, Sept. 25

Gender-neutral dorm rooms at Rutgers-Newark a matter of time, according to Interim Associate Dean of Housing Angie Bonilla
Rutgers' gender-neutral housing gets its first students The Record, Sept. 23

Paul Robeson Galleries open new exhibit titled, "Lift Off: Earthlings and the Great Beyond"
To infinity and beyond New Jersey Canadian Business, Sept. 22

According to Professor Mercer Sullivan, New Jersey's crime rate has been declining since the 1990s
Overall crime dips; Murder rate jumps 16 percent NJ Asbury Park Press, Sept. 20

Professor Frank Askin shares thoughts on case involving Carl Lewis's New Jersey residency status
Carl Lewis bid to run for NJ Senate back in court The Record, Sept. 20

Michael Cole, law School alumnus and former chief counsel to Governor Kean, dies at 67
Michael Cole, former chief counsel to Gov. Tom Kean, dead at 67 Star-Ledger, Sept. 18

Professor Frank Askin comments on the constitutionality of strip searches conducted in connection with arrests for petty offenses
Is strip searching inmate arrested for petty offense a Fourth Amendment violation? Star-Ledger, Sept. 18

Glenn Shafer named new dean of Rutgers Business School
Rutgers Business School names dean The Record, Sept. 17

Law School alumna Elizabeth Warren to run for U.S. Senate
Harvard Law's Elizabeth Warren Hopes to Return to D.C. Wall Street Journal, Sept. 14

Rutgers School of Law-Newark students and Dean Farmer worked to publish and transcribe 9/11 audio files
Newly released audio files reveal horror in the sky on 9/11 Star-Ledger, Sept. 8
New audio recordings offer glimpse of 9/11 attacks The Globe and Mail, Sept. 8
Newly Published Audio Provides Real-Time View of 9/11 Attacks New York Times, Sept. 7

As independent tie-breaker for the Congressional Redistricting Commission, Dean John Farmer will keep an open mind
Independent Tie-Breaker Promises Open Mind on Congressional Redistricting NJ Spotlight, Sept. 7

Professor George Thomas comments on New Jersey Supreme Court's decision to modify the standard for accepting eyewitness evidence
N.J. Court: Eyewitnesses Not Reliable Wall Street Journal, Aug. 25

Vice Chancellor for Research Alexander Gates concerning the 2011 East Coast earthquake
East Coast quake rocks county, all of New Jersey New Jersey Herald, Aug. 24

Vice Dean Ronald Chen appointed to serve as counsel to Dean Farmer in his role as tie-breaker for the Congressional Redistricting Commission
Democrats considered recalling Gov. Chris Christie Star-Ledger, Aug. 21

Vice Chancellor for Research Alexander Gates and students from Newark middle and high schools discover forgotten slave graves
Students help uncover centuries-old graves in Upper Saddle River slave cemetery The Record, Aug. 18
Cemetery Radar My 9 TV, Aug.18

Professor John Leubsdorf concerning the use of out-of-court evidence in criminal trials
Citing technicality, N.J. appeals court tosses out conviction of man in sex abuse case Star-Ledger, Aug. 11

Programmed trading likely the reason for volatile securities trading, according to Professor John Longo
Hang on tight: Computers are driving Wall Street these days The Record, Aug. 10

Professor Paul Tractenberg comments on state control of Newark public schools
Newark wants control of its public school system back Star-Ledger, Aug. 10

U.S. credit rating downgrade makes economic matters worse, according to Professor John Longo
Rutgers expert: Credit downgrade will make economy even uglier Star-Ledger, Aug. 9

Economic uncertainty explains why businesses aren't spending money, states Professor Farrokh Langdana
Fearful of economy, N.J.-based companies sit on large piles of money Star-Ledger, Aug. 9

According to Dean John Farmer Jr., the structure of our federal government calls for compromise
Political dysfunction, factionalization threaten our republic Star-Ledger, Aug. 7

Dean Todd Clear on how best to punish Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik
Locking up won't do any good Korea Times, Aug. 4



Governor Corzine Pays Surprise Visit to Students of the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University in Newark Oct. 7

Rutgers-Newark Professor Granted Fulbright To Conduct Research at University of Ottawa Oct. 7

Hon. Lee Hamilton to Discuss "U.S. Role in the World After 9/11, Afghanistan and Iraq" on October 13 Oct. 3

Business School Honors Dr. Jerome D. Williams upon his Investiture as the First to Hold the Prudential Chair in Business Sept. 30

Veterans From Vastly Different Wars Will Meet, Share Their Stories, At Rutgers-Newark Programs Sept. 29

Rutgers Business School signs transfer agreement with Honors College at Raritan Valley Community College Sept. 27

Citizenship Rutgers Offers Free Assistance For Permanent Residents To Apply For U.S. Citizenship Sept. 23

Dr. Joan Morrell Named Chancellor's Distinguished Research Scholar At Rutgers University, Newark Sept. 23

First time listed, Rutgers Business School ranks 34th worldwide in Aspen Institute's prestigious Global 100 Survey Sept. 22

Eight Eagleton Fellows Selected From the Law School Sept. 21

Rutgers University in Newark Hosts "Public Service Week" Sept. 26-30 Sept. 21

Gay Life in Newark: An In-Depth Look at An Important, But Overlooked Segment of the City's Past, Present and Future Sept. 20

Rutgers Mourns Neuroscientist Ralph M. Siegel, 52, Who Explored the Neural Processes of Vision Sept. 15

Dr. Glenn Shafer Named Dean of Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick Sept. 14

Rutgers Panel Will Examine the Constitutionality of Marriage Defense Act, Same-Sex Marriages Sept. 13

Author Joyce Carol Oates Among Noted Authors, Poets Speaking at Rutgers in Newark This Fall Sept. 9

Rutgers University in Newark Welcomes Little Ones to Its First-Ever Child Care Center on Campus Sept. 7

Conference on Public Performance Measurement and Reporting Hosted at Rutgers University, Newark, Sept. 23-24 Sept. 7

Rutgers Law Review Publishes New Information Detailing Story of FAA and NORAD Response to September 11, 2001 Attacks Sept. 8

Sharon Lydon appointed Executive Director of MBA Programs Aug. 29

Rutgers College of Nursing Receives a Grant for almost $1.8 million from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Aug. 10