Highlights of News and Media Coverage

July 3, 2013


Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor appointed chancellor of Rutgers University-Newark; Dean Todd Clear named interim chancellor
The Chancellor Who Can Transform Rutgers University-Newark
  NJ Spotlight, July 3
Syracuse U.’s Departing Chief Will Lead Rutgers Branch Campus
Chronicle of Higher Education, June 22
Nancy Cantor a good fit for Rutgers, and for Newark: Editorial Star-Ledger, June 21
Syracuse U. chancellor Nancy Cantor to be named new Rutgers University-Newark head Star-Ledger, June 20
Nancy Cantor introduced as Rutgers-Newark chancellor The Record, June 20
Syracuse chief named to lead Rutgers University-Newark
Wall Street Journal, June 20
Syracuse chief named to lead Rutgers University-Newark
San Francisco Chronicle, June 20

The new Rutgers University celebrates its first day
Welcome to the new Rutgers -- University makes history with UMDNJ merger
Star-Ledger, July 2

Op-ed by Professor Frank Askin
Time to Amend the U.S. Constitution to Provide a Right to Vote
  Huffington Post, July 1
Time to Provide a Right to Vote
  Star-Ledger, June 30

Exhibit co-presented by The Newark Public Library and R-N’s Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience
Exhibit Honors Newark's James Street Commons  Star-Ledger, June 30

Professors Carlos Ball, Suzanne Kim comment on the effect of DOMA ruling on New Jersey
The clock is ticking on N.J.’s civil unions after U.S. Supreme Court Decision Star-Ledger, June 27
For N.J.'s gay couples, Supreme Court ruling brings almost no change
Star-Ledger, June 26
The Supreme Court's DOMA Ruling and Children
Huffington Post, June 26

Acting Dean Ronald Chen on the constitutionality of proposal to dissolve Rutgers Board of Trustees
Rutgers trustees to fight Sweeney plan to abolish board  The Inquirer, June 27
N.J. Senate and Assembly postpone vote on bill to eliminate Rutgers Board of Trustees
Star-Ledger, June 27
Rutgers’ board of trustees votes to go to court to overturn any law to dissolve it The Record, June 27
Effort to eliminate Rutgers Board of Trustees runs into roadblock
Star-Ledger, June 26
Rutgers board of trustees unanimously passes resolution against Sweeney dissolution bill
Mycentraljersey.com, June 26

Professor Clement Price comments on the court ruling
Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act draws criticism in N.J. Star Ledger, June 25

Assistant Professor Joel Caplan on how technology helps police predict crime
In Hot Pursuit of Numbers to Ward Off Crime New York Times, June 19

Distinguished Practitioner in Residence Richard Keevey on NJ property taxes
One way not to cut N.J. property taxes: Opinion Star-Ledger, June 19

Professor Jerome Williams comments on savviness of marketers
Does Google want to conquer the world?
USA Today, June 17

Professor Jayne Anne Phillip’s “Machine Dreams” cited
A Mother’s Bond Stretches to a Far Side of the World New York Times, June 12



Experts at Rutgers University, Newark, Can Provide Insights Into Primary and Fall Elections, Key IssuesJuly 2

Rutgers Launches Neuroscience Consortium July 1

American Constitution Society Names Law School’s Student Chapter “Rising Chapter of the Year” June 28

Cory Booker showcases potential of Newark's manufacturing sector at Rutgers Business School June 26

Nancy Cantor To Become Chancellor of Rutgers-Newark on Jan. 1, 2014 June 20

Professor Brenda Shaughnessy A Finalist for the Prestigious 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize June 17