Highlights of News and Media Coverage

June 15, 2012 

Recent Media Coverage

Stakeholders voice concern over the proposed Rutgers reorganization
NJ senator urges committee to hold proposed college merger bill  The Record, June 14
Merger would 'dismember' Rutgers, foes say  The Record, June 14
North Jersey Dems express reservations about proposed college merger at closed-door meeting  Star-Ledger, June 14
Cost of Education Restructuring Remains a Mystery, Even as Bill Clears Committee NJ Spotlight, June 15

Richard Keevey, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence at SPAA, discusses state and federal budgeting and financial reporting
Opinion: The making of a budget  The Record, June 11

Dean John Farmer Jr. comments on the proposed Rutgers restructure
Other voices on the higher education reorganization plan  Star-Ledger, June 10
Rowan-Rutgers merger puts local political interests ahead of the state  Star-Ledger, June 6

Interim Chancellor Philip Yeagle weighs in on the proposed Rutgers reorganization
Rutgers' boards assert intent to keep control of campuses, but leave door open to compromise  The Record, June 7
Rutgers governing boards approve plan to continue negotiations for UMDNJ merger  Star-Ledger, June 6

Shane Harris succeeds Professor Clement Price as board chair of the Newark Trust for Education
Shane Harris, VP of The Prudential Foundation named Newark Trust for Education Board Chair Market Watch, June 6

Dean Todd Clear cited for the proposition that increased imprisonment results in increased criminal behavior
Stop the ‘Plague of Prisons’
  The Crime Report, June 2012

Junius Williams, Abbott Leadership Institute director on the impact of the UMDNJ-Rutgers merger on University Hospital
Competing Voices Heard at Essex County Meeting on UMDNJ-Rutgers Merger NJ Today, May 29

Towns using beach money for anything other than beach costs are breaking the law, according to Vice Dean Ronald Chen
Some towns in Monmouth, Ocean counties accused of using beach fees illegally Associated Press, May 29

Dean John Farmer Jr. and Clinical Professor Laura Cohen explain the appropriateness of the Dharun Davi sentence
Why the judge got it right on Dharun Davi’s sentencing
Star-Ledger, May 27

Professor Frank Askin on campaign finance
Deciphering super PAC double-speak Star-Ledger, May 27

Governor Chris Christie wrongly attacks Newark’s public schools, according to Professor Paul Tractenberg
Chris Christie’s attacks on Newark schools are false Star-Ledger, May 25

“Threshold of Your Mind” opens at the Paul Robeson Gallery
On Art: ‘Threshold’ to Newark’s contemporary scene Star-Ledger, May 24

According to Professor Louis Raveson, prosecutors have little chance of winning an appeal of the Dharun Ravi sentence
Experts — Ravi term looks firm NY Daily News, May 22

Dean Todd Clear on the ability to remove a police chief from office upon a guilty verdict
Update: Hackensack residents demand accountability from elected officials The Record, May 21

Dean Todd Clear praises Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee Jr., School of Criminal Justice 2012 convocation speaker
Godbee to give commencement speech at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice Detroit News, May 16

Feature on the College of Nursing’s EOF Program
Rutgers EOF Program  Nurse.com   May 15

Associate Professor Kent Harber concludes that positive bias in teacher feedback may be detrimental to minority students
Report Digs Into Teachers' Feedback And Finds Bias Towards Minority Students Huffington Post, May 14

Dean William Holzemer to be inducted into the 2012 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
New Jersey nurse named to International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Nurse.com, May 14


Recent News Releases

Law Experts Can Discuss Court Rulings in Healthcare, Immigrants’ Rights, Sentencing, Juvenile Justice, Free Speech  June 13

Decision Is Important Free Speech Victory for New Jersey Homeowners, Says Professor Frank Askin June 13

Interim Chancellor Yeagle Statement About Proposed Higher Education Restructuring June 8

Plaudits For MFA In Creative Writing Students at Rutgers University in Newark June 5

Don’t Just Read The Books, Meet Their Authors, and Discuss Their Work With Them June 4

Rutgers Supply Chain Management department partners with New York City Transit to provide supply chain expertise May 29

Two Rutgers Nursing Faculty Selected To Become Fellows of The American Academy of Nursing May 24

Rutgers ranked: Where the Fortune 500 CEOs Went to School by U.S. News & World Report May 23

Attention, College and HS Students, Adult Learners: Still Time To Get Ahead, Expand Your Horizons May 23

Wall Street experts rank Rutgers MQF a "Top 10 Quant School"  May 22

Dr. Holzemer Honored for Significant Contributions to U.S.-Japanese Relations May 22

Law School Alumni Association Opposes Proposed Merger of Rutgers–Camden with Rowan University May 17

Wall Street Journal declares Rutgers MBA Alumnus David Ritter #1 bank stock analyst May 17

May 11 Caregiver Conference Spotlights Kinship Care May 10

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

Remembering Hon. Marilyn Loftus ’61, Chair of Nation’s First State Supreme Court Task Force on Women in the Courts May 9