Highlights of News and Media Coverage

March 8, 2012

Recent Media Coverage

Rutgers University-Newark claims 3 of 20 of New Jersey’s “brainiest” people and R-N’s Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience is one of the state’s 12 “brainiest places”
New Jersey's Biggest Brains  Inside Jersey/The Star-Ledger magazine, March

Professor Clement Price on Congressman Payne’s Legacy
NJ Rep Donald Payne is Dead at 77 NBC News, March 6

RBS’s first place victory in NY regional finals
Rutgers Business School wins N.Y. contest for third time  Home News Tribune, March 6

Rutgers School of Law-Newark alumna Virginia Long retires after 13 years on the state’s highest court
N.J. Supreme Court Justice Virginia Long required to retire  Star-Ledger, March 5

Professor Clement Price on the ending of the Booker “honeymoon period”
Booker at Crossroads  Wall Street Journal, March 2

Professor Rachel Hadas shares her experience caring for an ailing spouse
Married to the Job   New York Times, Feb. 29

Acting Dean and Professor Jan Lewis takes issue with Rick Santorum on what Jefferson meant by the “pursuit of happiness”
Rick Santorum says happiness 'at the time of our founders' was 'doing what you ought to do'   Politifact.com,  Feb. 29

Professor Aldo Civico comments on FARC’s pledge to give up kidnapping
Colombia’s FARC rebels say they’ll stop kidnapping Washington Post, Feb. 26

2011 RBS Business Plan Competition helps R-N students Ray Li and John Vitug to launch Heart Juice
Rutgers Business Plan Competition Pumps Life into Heart Juice Bevnet Daily Newsletter, Feb. 24

Professor April Benasich on the role of gamma waves in the infant brain
How the Brain Learns U.S. News and World Report, Feb. 24

Various investigative activities may be necessary to prevent acts of terrorism notes Police Institute Director Wayne Fisher
Leaked secret report details how NYPD kept tabs on Newark's Muslim community Star-Ledger, Feb. 22

According to Professor Paul Tractenberg, race is broadly considered in the admissions process at School of Law—Newark
Affirmative action debate revisited The Record, Feb. 22

According to Vice Dean Ronald Chen, state law prohibits governor from issuing an executive order to force the realignment of the state’s universities
Logistics of executing Christie's NJ higher education overhaul to be decided Star-Ledger, Feb. 22

Professor Clement Price shares his views on health disparities and race in the U.S.
At Black Healthcare Conference, Class and Race are Recurring Themes NJ Spotlight, Feb. 21

Members of R-N Muslim student groups the target of NYPD monitoring
Police Monitoring and a Climate of Fear New York Times, Feb. 27
New York police monitored Muslim students at Rutgers University, other colleges Star-Ledger, Feb. 19

Interim Chancellor Philip Yeagle on the university’s plans for historic building at 15 Washington Street
Rutgers to move forward with $71M Newark high-rise renovation Star-Ledger, Feb. 16

Professor S. Chan Choi believes health concerns about lipstick could hurt sales for L’Oreal
L'Oreal defends safety of its lipsticks, after FDA cites high lead content in some products Star-Ledger, Feb. 16

Professor Clement Price explains why East Orange became the common destination of middle class African Americans after the ’67 riots
In East Orange, Recalling Whitney Houston Before She Was a Star New York Times, Feb. 16

Professor Bernard Bell comments on the consequences of Pfizer’s recall of birth control pills resulting from a packing mishap
Odds may be on Pfizer's side after birth control packaging mistakes Star-Ledger, Feb. 12

Professor Carlos Ball discusses the implications for NJ of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling on same-sex marriage
Opinion: Prop. 8 ruling - Tearing down the wall The Record, Feb. 10

Professor Clement Price on the evolution of Black History Month
Black History Month debate offers lessons about inclusion, progress Asbury Park Press, Feb. 10

U.S. Supreme Court could uphold ruling that struck down Proposition 8, according to Professor Carlos Ball
Why the Proposition 8 Ruling Has a Good Chance of Being Affirmed by the Supreme Court  Huffington Post, Feb. 8

Dean John Farmer Jr. believes both Rutgers law schools should collaborate whether as one school or as joint centers of excellence
Rowan merger plan complicates proposal to merge 2 Rutgers law schools Star-Ledger, Feb. 8

Professors Alan Sadovnik and Paul Tractenberg suggest major changes to No Child Left Behind
Opinion: A new, improved No Child Left Behind  The Record, Feb. 6

Real estate developers built skyscrapers to be near established commercial centers, according to report co-authored by Professor Jason Barr
450 Million Years Ago, Hell’s Kitchen Earned Its Name New York Times, Feb. 5

Professor Jeffrey Robinson on social entrepreneurship
Growing community of social entrepreneurs look for ways to establish legitimacy Star-Ledger, Feb. 5

Professor Jyl Josephson on the Komen Foundation decision to defund and then re-fund Planned Parenthood
Opinion: The Komen fiasco and the politics of stigma The Record, Feb. 3

Rutgers College of Nursing, Duke University School of Nursing and Horizon Healthcare Innovations join forces
Horizon Blue Cross unveils new program aimed at better care for patients Star-Ledger, Feb. 2
Rutgers, Duke, Horizon form education partnership for nurses NJBiz, Feb. 1

Institutional racism is one of the root causes of the foreclosure crisis, according to Professor Beryl Satter
Foreclosure Crisis Erases Hard-Won Wealth, Dreams Even In Center Of Black Affluence Huffington Post, Jan. 31

GenEd-HigherEd is established at Rutgers-Newark to facilitate discourse on the subject of genocide
GenEd-HigherEd Launched at Armenian Christmas Party Armenian Weekly, Jan. 30

Professor Frank Askin praises Stephen Colbert’s effort to uncover the lunacy of super PACs
Law professor: Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC fundraising is ‘brilliant’ New Jersey Newsroom, Jan. 28

Professor Timothy Stewart-Winter on Governor Christie’s newest appointments to the New Jersey Supreme Court
Opinion: Matters of justice The Record, Jan. 27

Rutgers governance limits the effectiveness of Rutgers-Newark, according to former Chancellor Steven J. Diner
Rutgers’ urban bias gives Newark campus short shrift Star-Ledger, Jan. 27

Professor Beryl Satter’s Family Properties cited in article on lead poisoning
Chicago Slums and the Long Shadow of Lead Paint Chicago Magazine, Jan. 17


Recent News Releases

Newark Will Welcome Harlem Book Fair, A Festival Of Literature, Art, Film, And Poetry For All Ages March 5

Sen. Robert Menendez, Top Immigration Law Experts, Former Detainees to Speak on Immigration Detention System on March 23 March 5

Rutgers-Newark Celebrates Women’s Role In History With Theater Performances, Talks Open To Public March 2

April 21st Open House at Rutgers University, Newark, Welcomes Freshmen, Transfers in All Disciplines Feb. 28

Law School Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court Supports Use of Alien Tort Statute to Prosecute Corporate Human Rights Violations Feb. 27

Calling All Alumni of Rutgers University, Newark Feb. 27

Rutgers Business School impresses Wall Street experts again, wins CFA Institute Research Challenge second year in a rowFeb. 22

Why Is There A Gap in the Manhattan Skyline? Don't Blame the Bedrock; It’s Location, Location, Location! Feb. 14

College of Nursing Dean receives national and international honors Feb. 13

Legends of Quantitative Finance headline Rutgers MQF Quant Summit Feb. 9

Professor Anjum Gupta Elected to Board of Clinical Legal Education Association Feb. 6

Rutgers, UNESCO Sign Agreement In Paris Establishing Rutgers Peace Center as a UNESCO Institute Feb. 3

Rutgers Scientists Selected For International Research Initiative On Evolution Of Insects Jan. 31

Rutgers–Newark Law Student Wins NY State Bar Association Writing Competition Award for Scholarship on International Law Jan. 27