Highlights of News and Media Coverage

March 1, 2013

Selected Recent Media Coverage

Dean John Farmer Jr. discusses planned merger of Rutgers Camden and Newark law schools
Rutgers discusses merging Camden and Newark law schools   Philadelphia Inquirer, March 1
Rutgers to propose merging Newark and Camden law schools  Star Ledger, March 1
Rutgers' two law schools propose a merger National Law Journal, March 1
Rutgers wants at least $425 million in state funding for renovation, construction projects The Record, March 1

Adjunct Professor Tom McCabe on a Newark native soccer star
Live From Acapulco, It’s Tabare Ramos   The New York Times, March 1

Neuroscience PhD student Mohammad Herzallah is featured
A Young Doctor Fights The Depression Epidemic In Palestine Forbes Magazine Feb. 28

Professor Brian Ferguson comments on the Army’s “Human Terrain System”
Army plows ahead with troubled war-zone program
  USA Today, Feb. 20

Dean Todd Clear comments on the issues of communities stuck in the criminal justice system and poverty
Prison and the Poverty Trap  The New York Times, Feb. 18

Dean Farmer’s op-ed on a new approach for legal education
To Practice Law, Apprentice First  The New York Times, Fe b. 17

Professor Clement Price’s op-ed on Black History Month
Black History Month: A time to remember hard truths  The Star Ledger, Feb. 17

Professor Bernard Bell comments on the settlement of a tragic case
$5 million settlement ends 6-year ordeal for Newark schoolyard victims' families Star-Ledger, Feb. 13

Coverage of the annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series
After 150 years, Marion Thompson Wright lecture series debates impact of Emancipation Proclamation  Star Ledger, Feb. 16
Rutgers University-Newark's Marion Thompson Wright series tackles Emancipation  Star Ledger, Feb. 15
Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series 2013  WBGO, Feb. 8

Professor Rigoberto Gonzalez wins prestigious national award 
Writers for Writers Awards Poets & Writers, Feb. 12

Allocating police resources to solve nonfatal shooting is an excellent idea, according to Adjunct Professor Wayne Fisher
Newark police to target non-fatal shootings after Star-Ledger report Star-Ledger, Feb. 11

Professor Stuart Green comments on issues of confidentiality with insider trading
The Temptation to Trade on Confidential Information   The New York Times, Feb. 11

Dean Farmer op-ed on the ultimate price of government secrecy
Mishandling the truth: How the government treats secrets can change our view of history  Star-Ledger, Feb. 10

Alumni Mark Angelson and Judith Viorst to be inducted in May
Two Rutgers University-Newark Alumni Among the 2013 Inductees for the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni Equities.com  Feb. 5

Professor Robert Snyder on the legacy of the late New York Mayor Ed Koch
Opinion: The Koch paradox The Record, Feb. 5
Rutgers Prof: Koch Responsible For Economic Inequality; Loved Politics CBS, Feb. 1

Professor Clement Price comments on New Jersey and the freed slaves
Don't Know Much About History?  Take our Emancipation Proclamation Quiz Star-Ledger, Feb. 1

Review of Professor Brenda Shaughnessy’s third volume of poems, Our Andromeda
Mother Galaxy New York Times, Feb. 1

Professor Clement Price comments on Black History Month
History Worth Celebrating: The Many African-American Contributions To New Jersey  New Jersey Monthly, Jan. 2013

Professor Michael Crew comments on the state of the U.S. Postal Service
Postage Prices Rise, But USPS Teeters on Edge of Ruin CNBC, Jan. 28

Rutgers Business School design featured in story on bold new designs for business schools worldwide
Bricks and Mortar Boards  Financial Times, Jan. 28

Dean John Farmer opines on various threats to America’s long-range security
Our destructive appetite: 'Bigger is better' may lead to the downfall of America - Opinion Star-Ledger, Jan. 27

Features about Rutgers-Newark in Winter 2013 issue of Rutgers Magazine
Boot Camp for Business Leaders

The Arts in Brief: City of Hope  
Discoveries: Violence Begets Violence
Initiatives: Sleep, My Pretty
Rutgers: The Mother of Invention  
Rutgers Goes to Washington



Calling All Alumni Of Rutgers University, Newark: All Classes, Schools Invited To April 12-13 Reunion March 1

MFA Graduates Explode Onto The Literary Scene Feb. 28

Rutgers University–Newark Law Students Shine in Three Recent Competitions Feb. 27

Two Research Centers to Merge with Cornwall Center Feb. 27

Verizon CEO brings Verizon Wireless case study to life for MBA students Feb. 26

Mar. 6 Forum Will Explore Women’s Current, Past Roles in the Sciences Feb. 26

Architect Enrique Norton wants "life and energy" of business school to be visible part of campus canvas Feb. 26

Class of 2011 NLRB Honors Program Attorney Selected as ABA Section Fellow Feb. 22

Reception Will Celebrate Strong Tradition of Public Interest Work at Rutgers Law Feb. 22

Yaw Mensah recognized for his work as senior associate dean of faculty Feb. 19

Ernst & Young CEO urges students to get experience living overseas in preparation for changing, diverse business world Feb. 18

Dean Marc Holzer Recognized as a Pre-eminent Scholar Feb. 14

Ernst & Young CEO James Turley to speak with Dean Shafer on diversity and inclusiveness Feb. 8

Rutgers University-Newark Professors Receive $500,000 Grant from National Institute of Justice Feb. 5

New Jersey Women Lawyers Association Honors Exceptional Achievements of Four Alumnae Feb. 5

ABLS Wins Chapter of the Year Award for Community Service, Career Development, Political Awareness Feb. 4

Two Rutgers University-Newark Alumni Among the 2013 Inductees for the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni Feb. 4

Students in Community Law Clinic Help Bring French Pharmaceutical Research Business to Newark Jan. 31

Rutgers Business School building, Livingston Campus gains dramatic new anchor  Jan. 30

Rutgers University President Robert Barchi to Deliver Lecture on Healthcare Reform and Medical Education  Jan. 30

Two Leading Public Servants and Rutgers Law Alums to Be Honored at “Jazz for Justice” Jan. 24

Rutgers University-Newark Launches Upward Bound Program To Help Students Graduate, Go On To College Jan. 23

Four Alums Honored by NJ Commission on Professionalism in the Law Jan. 18

Seoul and Toronto Achieve Top Rankings in Municipal E-Governance International Survey; Jan. 17

Program for first generation entrepreneurs puts Rutgers Business School in national spotlight  Jan. 17

At Rutgers Business School, the aim of new mentoring effort is "manageable and meaningful" Jan. 16