Highlights of News and Media Coverage

April 18, 2013


RBS among the top 20 business schools in the country for post-graduation employment
U.S. News & World Report spotlights job placement of Rutgers MBA students in latest ranking Wall Street Journal, April 16

Dean John Farmer Jr. appointed senior vice president and general counsel of Rutgers
Former N.J. AG appointed Rutgers’ senior VP, general counsel
Legal Newsline, April 15

R-N alumnus and Star-Ledger columnist Mark Di Ionno named a Pulitzer Prize finalist
Star-Ledger columnist Mark Di Ionno named a Pulitzer finalist
Star-Ledger, April 15

Dean Maggie Shiffrar comments on the complexity of the Rutgers-UMDNJ merger
Rutgers faces obstacles as big merger draws near
The Record, April 14

The Golden Road: Poems by Prof. Rachel Hadas reviewed
Poetry Chronicle New York Times, April 11

Asst. Prof. Neha Parikh Shah’s research shows introverts work better in teams than extroverts
Leadership Tip: Hire the Quiet Neurotic, Not the Impressive Extrovert
Forbes, April 11

Commentary by former Chancellor Steven Diner
De facto discrimination exists at Rutgers-Newark: Opinion
Star-Ledger, April 11

Town hall meeting by Pres. Barchi held at R-N
Rutgers-Newark protests funding inequities, adding to pressure on President Barchi
Star-Ledger, April 10

Prof. Simon Reich on North Korea
Tensions Continue to Grow Between N. Korea and the U.S.
Ebru News, April 10

Professors Beryl Satter and Belinda Edmondson on inequities at Rutgers
The University Will Not Be Sold Chronicle of Higher Education, April 8

Undergraduate student Elijah Smith captures national debate title
Newarker Wins Top Debate Prize
Newark Patch, April 3
Sen. Menendez Congratulates Elijah Smith, Rutgers University’s National Debate Champion
Paramus Post, March 29

Prof. Simon Reich on budget cuts’ impact on U.S. military
Budget cuts: will American military power suffer?
  The Conversation, April 1



Acclaimed Historian, NJ Native Lonnie Bunch Addresses Rutgers-Newark Graduates May 22 April 17

Alumnus Gunes Unal Wins Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of Oxford April 17

College of Nursing Center for Healthcare Quality and NJ Hospital Association Institute to hold educational summit  April 17

Adjunct Professor/R-N Alumnus Mark Di Ionno Is Finalist for Pulitzer Prize April 16

Make Some Fine Feathered Friends While Bird-Watching This May at Rutgers-Newark April 16

Volunteers Will Ready Newark Conservancy Urban Environmental Center April 15

Organization devoted to quantitative finance selects Professor Cheng-Few Lee for inaugural award April 12

Brain Researchers Can Discuss Federal ‘Brain-Mapping’ Plan April 12

Law Dean John J. Farmer, Jr. Appointed Rutgers Senior Vice President and General Counsel April 12

Alumni Association to Honor Emeritus Professor Alfred Blumrosen, Associate Dean Karen Fromkes  April 10

Liability, Policy, and Progress in Stopping Cyberbullying Focus of April 24 Program April 9

American Accounting Assoc. recognizes professor's work in growing field of Accounting and Information Systems April 9

Helping Muslims, Non-Muslims ‘Get Along’ Is Theme of April 10 Talk, Goal of New Dana Library Collection April 8

Associate Chancellor Steven Goldstein, LGBT Civil Rights Leader, to be Honored  April 5

30 Years and Counting: Commemorating An Event That Broke Ground In Puerto Rican Literary Studies April 3

Phi Beta Lambda Chapter from New Brunswick sweeps awards at State Leadership Conference April 2

Media Advisory: Former NJ Gov. Kean to Deliver Keynote at Forum on Higher Ed. in NJ April 2

Rutgers Counselor Pamela K. Heard, Who Helped Countless Students, Loses Battle With Cancer April 1

Rutgers-Newark Loses Both a Loyal Alumnus and a Valued Employee With Death of Miguel Estremera April 1

$2.6 Million Award to Institute will Help Region's Business, Nonprofit, and Academic Communities March 28

Collegiate Debaters Win Two National Championships March 28

Students from the Newark Campus take second at national case competition sponsored by Johnson & Johnson March 27


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