Highlights of News and Media Coverage

May 11, 2012

Recent Media Coverage

Rutgers alumna Elizabeth Warren did not claim minority status on her Rutgers Law School application
Dem US Senate hopeful in Mass. didn’t claim minority status on law school file, application  Washington Post, May 10

RBS Professor ogilvie will become dean of RIT business school
dt ogilvie named dean of RIT business college  Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, May 8

Professor Carlos Ball on the legal history and issues of same sex marriage 
Gay marriage: The ‘unthinkable’ became reality, for some Washington Post, May 10
President Obama's same-sex marriage endorsement 'true to his convictions'
 New Jersey Newsroom, May 10

Research by Professor Kent Harber concludes that positive bias in teacher feedback is  detrimental to minority students
When Teachers Overcompensate for Racial Prejudice  The Atlantic, May 10
Positive Bias? Black, Latino Students Get Less Critical Feedback From Teachers, Study Suggests Huffington Post, May 7
How 'positive bias' hurts minority students Mother Nature Network, May 6
The “Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations” Quantified? Washington Monthly, May 5

Professor Clement Price on race in America
4 years later, race is still issue for some voters The New York Times, May 3

James Abruzzo and Alex Plinio, co-directors of Institute on Ethical Leadership, on ethical leadership in higher education
As in business, shared values key to helping universities face challenges Star-Ledger, May 1

Uncertain consequences from reductions in police manpower, according to Wayne Fisher of The Police Institute
After heavy police layoffs in 2010, arrests plunged in Newark and Camden in 2011
 Star-Ledger, May 1

Spotlight on new public service major at SPAA
“Public Service as Responsible Citizenship”—The Public Service Major at Rutgers University–Newark  AAC&U News, May 2012

A Rutgers boiler engineer by profession, Frank Lisi spends his spare time writing screenplays and directing films
Rutgers' Frank Lisi: 'A Sicilian Tale' screenwriter, 'Sopranos' extra, and dreamer
New Jersey Newsroom, April 30

The Harlem Book Fair comes to Rutgers-Newark
Harlem Book Fair inspires new stories with first stop in Newark Star-Ledger, April 28

Professor Maggie Shiffrar appointed dean of the Graduate School—Newark
Maggie Shiffrar appointed dean of graduate school at Rutgers University, Newark
Independent Press, April 26

Gender-neutral room assignment going smoothly, notes Angelita Bonilla, associate dean of housing and residence life
Colleges weigh pros and cons of special housing options for gay-straight student pairings Star-Ledger, April 24

Vice Chancellor Marcia Brown on R-N resources for students dealing with depression
Benefit to raise funds, awareness for suicide prevention Asbury Park Press, April 22

Low voter turnout for Newark school board elections a chronic problem, notes Professor Clement Price
Next up for Newark school board: Picking a leader Star-Ledger, April 22

Dean Marc Holzer and Professor Lawrence Miller’s op-ed on taxes
Opinion: Why we pay taxes The Record, April 15

Professor Robert Smith memorializes the Titanic tragedy through music played aboard the ship
Area events memorialize centennial of Titanic disaster Courier Post, April 12

An interview with Professor Lewis Porter about his composition, Concerto for Saxophone
Catching Up with Lewis Porter All About Jazz, April 11

Dean John Farmer praises Rutgers President -elect Robert Barchi
New Rutgers president, hailed as a strong leader, takes over at a time of 'change and opportunity'
Star-Ledger, April 12

Professor Ko-Lin Chin’s take on prostitution in affluent New Jersey communities
Raising the curtain on suburban prostitution The Record, April 10


Recent News Releases

Rutgers-Newark Debate Team: Making a Mark Among Its Peers May 10

Rutgers to Hold Conference “Media and Democratic Governance” on June 8  May 8

Faces of the Future: Meet Some Members of the Class of 2012 May 7

Are Educators Showing A “Positive Bias“ To Minority Students – and Keeping Them From Doing Their Best? May 3

Rutgers Pharma MBA students rank with top business schools in biotech case competitions May 1

Dr. Roland V. Anglin Named Director of Cornwall Center May 1

John Joergensen, Pioneer in Increasing Free Access to Legal Information, Appointed Director of the Law Library May 1

CEO of Panasonic discusses the company's move to Newark with students April 27

Maggie Shiffrar Appointed Dean of the Graduate School April 25

The New Jersey Social Entrepreneurship Summit returns May 24th, 2012 April 24

Dan Morgenstern Awarded a Singular Honor  April 19

Assoc. for Justice Educational Foundation Creates Scholarship to Help Children of 9/11 Victims Attend Rutgers Law  April 19

Prominent Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Thought Leader Named Director of Police Institute April 19

Patton Boggs Foundation Fellow to Spend Summer in Peru Studying Legal Protections for Indigenous Communities April 18

Undergraduate Research Day at Rutgers-Newark April 17

Students Receive 2012 Rhoda Isaacs Scholarship Award  April 13

Clinical Program Administrator Edna Baugh Honored by NAACP Chapter  April 13

Pomp, Circumstance, and Kilts: Convocations at Rutgers-Newark  April 12

Avon Board of Directors announces appointment of Sheri McCoy (RBS MBA '88) as Chief Executive Officer of Avon April 10

Rutgers team comes in 4th of 13 teams at Ernst & Young case competition April 6

Year of Literacy and Harlem Book Fair-Newark: Two “Precious and Historically Significant” Events for Newark April 5