Highlights of News and Media Coverage

September 10, 2013


Adjunct Prof. Wayne Fisher comments on unsolved incidents of gun violence
Non-fatal shootings continue to plague N.J. cities
  Star-Ledger, Sept. 10

Prof. James Goodman on the story of Abraham and Isaac in the book of Genesis, across different faiths
Grappling with Abraham, Isaac and faith
Los Angeles Times, Sept. 6
Minding the gaps in the ‘binding of Isaac
New Jersey Jewish News, Sept. 3

Asst. Prof. Joel Caplan authors children books
The Power of Words
Jewish Times of South Jersey, Aug. 30

Adjunct Prof. Wayne Fisher on data concerning state and local police procedures
State Police failing to catch too many mistakes by troopers on the road, watchdog report says
Star-Ledger, Aug. 25
Newark releases stop-and-frisk data to mix of praise and concern
Star-Ledger, Aug. 16

Adjunct Prof. Bruce Rosen comments on government body’s ability to pay libel suit on behalf of council members
Alpha and council members may have difficulty winning defamation lawsuit
Express-Times, Aug. 11

Adjunct Prof. Leonard Cole talks about the use of sarin gas
Kerry Cites New Evidence
CNN Newsroom, Aug. 1

Dean John Farmer on the constitutionality of a U.S. attack on Syria
Jackson: Congress debates Syria action but in reality has little input
The Record, Aug. 30

Vice Dean Nancy Di’Tomaso on how networking increases job prospects
For unemployed Black Americans, MLK 'dream' unfinished
Global Post, Aug. 27

Prof. Paul Tractenberg’s book cited; work of Assoc. Dean Suzanne Kim excerpted
Summer Reading: New Books with a Jersey Connection – ‘Courting Justice’
NJ Spotlight, Aug. 22

Prof. Mark Gluck and grad student Mohammad Herzallah address undiagnosed and untreated depression among Palestinians
The War Inside: Fighting Depression in Palestine
The Verge, Aug. 20

Dean William Holzemer talks integration
Rutgers welcomes nursing neighbor
Nurse, Aug. 19

Prof. Mahmud Hassan on technology’s impact on growth in the pharma industry
The right niche helping Tris grow as pharma industry consolidates
NJ Biz, Aug. 19

Cory Booker’s style suits the U.S. Senate, according to Cornwall Dir. Roland Anglin
Jackson: N.J.'s next senator will be a big change from Lautenberg
The Record, Aug. 19

Asst. Prof. Karina Schafer on the Meadowlands wetlands
Meadowlands shown to be valuable for pulling carbon dioxide from the air
The Record, Aug. 16

Prof. Bernard Bell comments on license plate readers and expectation of privacy
License plate readers installed at first NJ mall
Daily Record, Aug. 15

Prof. Carlos Ball on the viability of civil unions
New Jersey court hears arguments to allow gay marriage
Los Angeles Times, Aug. 15

Clinical Prof. Penny Venetis discusses human trafficking
Judge blocks part of anti-exploitation law
New Jersey Jewish News, Aug. 14
Judge blocks NJ state law on online sex ads
USA Today, Aug. 9

Prof. Clement Price reflects on Mayor Cory Booker
Democracy in America—The Economist
The Economist, Aug. 14

Prof. Michael Santoro comments on the accountability of senior bank executives
Former JPMorgan employees charged in ‘London whale’ case
Chicago Tribune, Aug. 14

Prof. Alan Hyde questions the social and economic advantages of noncompete agreements
Litigation Over Noncompete Clauses Is Rising
Wall Street Journal, Aug. 14

Rutgers School of Law-Newark offers student big return on investment
10 Law Degrees With the Biggest Return on Investment
U.S. News & World Report, Aug. 13

Acting Dean Ronald Chen praises New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Helen Hoens
Supreme stunner: Christie declines to nominate Justice Hoens for lifetime tenure
Star-Ledger, Aug. 12

Prof. Michael Santoro on public officials and conflicts of interest
Are Businesspeople Unable to Run for Massachusetts Office?
Boston, Aug. 12

Prof. Louis Raveson opines on a culture of cheating
Opinion: Cheating Inc.
The Record, Aug. 11

Asst. Prof. Timothy Stewart-Winter on evolution of Chicago businesses that cater to LGBTQs
Chicago’s gay businesses gather clout
Chicago Sun-Times, Aug. 11

Peace and Conflict Studies Program Launches this Fall
  Sept. 10

What Have We Learned Since the 9/11 Attacks, And Is It Keeping Us Safer?
  Sept. 9

Institute of Jazz Studies To Receive Literary Landmarks Designation from the New Jersey Center for the Book
Sept. 4

Second ‘Bioblitz’ Is Sept. 18; What Is A Bioblitz, And Why Does It Matter?
Sept. 4

School of Public Affairs and Administration in Newark Establishes Rutgers Institute on Anti-Corruption Studies
Aug. 30

Student entrepreneurs launch crowdfunding campaigns to finance development of their innovations
Aug. 27

Rutgers-Newark J.D. Among “10 Law Degrees With the Biggest Return on Investment”
Aug. 16

Newark's historic Military Park undergoing a revival benefiting surrounding businesses and college students
Aug. 13

Eleven Alumni Will Enter R-N Athletic Hall of Fame In September
Aug. 9

Professor Penny Venetis to Argue Aug. 9 Against Challenge to NJ’s Human Trafficking Prevention Act
Aug. 8

Rutgers University Libraries Welcome New Institute of Jazz Studies' Associate Director
  Aug. 8

Rutgers-Newark To Recognize Three From Campus Community For Contributions To Research, Teaching, Service
Aug. 7

Professor Reid Weisbord Proposes System to Protect Vulnerable Social Security Beneficiaries and Save Resources
Aug. 7

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