Highlights of News and Media Coverage

October 17, 2013


Cornwall Center Director Roland Anglin on Cory Booker’s legacy as Mayor of Newark
Is Newark Better or Worse After Cory Booker?
   News One, Oct. 17

Prof. Clement Price comments
Who Can Run Newark Without Cory Booker?
  The Grio, Oct. 15

Prof. Paul Tractenberg’s report on race and NJ’s education system
Reports: NJ Schools Some of the Nation's Most Segregated
  WNYC, Oct. 16
Fine Print: Reports Detail Racial Segregation in New Jersey Public Schools
NJ Spotlight, Oct. 15
Doblin: No place for 'apartheid' in education report
The Record, Oct. 14
Rutgers study: Too many N.J. students are in 'apartheid schools'
Star-Ledger, Oct. 11

Adjunct Prof. Wayne Fisher on correlation between police layoffs and increased crime
Surge in cell phone thefts has Newark on pace for highest robbery total since 1999
Star-Ledger, Oct. 10

Interim Chancellor Todd Clear on the Fugitive Safe Surrender initiative
“Fugitive Safe Surrender” Initiative Comes To North Jersey Next Month
NJ Today, Oct. 9
“Fugitive Safe Surrender” Will Invite NJ Fugitives to Voluntarily Surrender
Atlantic Highlands Herald, Oct. 9

Assist. Prof. Jeffrey Robinson on how to convince retailers of Newark’s attractiveness
Whole Foods Coming to Newark
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 9

Prof. Elise Lev’s letter to editor on data that supports value of literary fiction
Does Literary Fiction Teach Empathy?
New York Times, Oct. 9

New UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention established
UNESCO Chair on Genocide Prevention at Rutgers University
UNESCO, Oct. 8

Prof. Clement Price on the popularity of former Mayor Sharpe James
Sharpe James helping to run his son's Newark city council campaign
  Star-Ledger, Oct. 9
Newark's Book of James
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 8

Prof. Ned Drew’s art on exhibit in The LUDD Project at Solo(s) Project House, opening Oct. 16
Open Doors 2013: Newark's celebration of art showcases work by Rutgers design professor
Star-Ledger, Oct. 8

Assoc. Dean Suzanne Willard to lead program to teach nurses about caring for patients with HIV/AIDS
Rutgers nursing school taking lead on training to treat HIV/AIDS
Newsworks, Oct. 8

Assist. Prof. Brenda Shaughnessy on “literary eros”
Let’s Read About Sex
New York Times, Oct. 3

Prof. Judith Weis on contaminated crabs in Arthur Kill and its tributaries
Toxic crabs: State DEP warns of contaminated crustaceans in Arthur Kill, tributaries
Gannett New Jersey, Oct. 2

Acting Dean Ronald Chen and Prof. Frank Askin on same-sex marriage ruling in NJ
Christie files for stay on gay marriage ruling
The Inquirer, Oct. 2
Judge: Same-sex couples can marry in N.J.
The Inquirer, Sept. 30

Prof. Barry Komisaruk’s research noted
I’ll Have What She’s Thinking
New York Times, Sept. 28

Second cohort to participate in Victoria Foundation Emerging Leaders Program at RBS’s Institute for Ethical Leadership
Newark’s Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders Selected
The Herald, Oct. 1

Prof. Frank Askin on New Jersey’s voter registration process
Civil rights groups claim N.J. violating 'motor voter act,' threaten to sue
Star-Ledger, Oct. 1

Lori Scott-Pickens, director of community outreach at School of Criminal Justice, on the Fugitive Safe Surrender initiative
Volunteers needed for upcoming fugitive surrender program in Jersey City
New Jersey Journal, Oct. 1

Adjunct Prof. Leonard Cole on the threat of Syria’s biological weapons
World Hasn’t Tackled Syria’s Real WMD Nightmare
Foreign Policy, Sept. 30
Opinion: Syria’s biological weapons may hold greater threat
The Record, Sept. 22

Prof. Michael Santoro on drug mandate under Affordable Care Act
Prescription drug coverage under Obamacare comes at an unspecified price
Star-Ledger, Sept. 29


Associated Press, Wall Street Journal Among Media Praising “Quiet Dell” By Jayne Anne Phillips Oct. 14

Institute on Education Law and Policy Report Details Enduring Racial Isolation in New Jersey Public Schools Oct. 11

Want To Gain An Academic Edge? Hit The Books Instead Of The Slopes Or Beaches During Break Oct. 11

Law School Signs MOU with China’s Guanghua Law School Oct. 9

Leading Newark investors, developers help launch Rutgers Business School's new Center for Real Estate Studies Oct. 8

Rutgers To Honor Scholar Who Is An Expert In Environmental Criminology, Wildlife Crime Oct. 8

October 2 First Monday Program on History of “People’s Electric Law School Oct. 2

Constitutional Law Clinic Joins Call for NJ to Comply with Law Requiring Voter Registration for Low-Income Residents Oct. 1

Suresh Govindaraj named one of country's Top 15 forensic accounting professors Oct. 1

Victoria Foundation partners with Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership to strengthen nonprofit leaders Oct. 1

Rutgers Pharma MBA ranked one of the Top 10 MBA programs in pharmaceuticals in the world Sept. 30

SPAA Professor Sanjay K. Pandey Wins 2013 NASPAA/ASPA Distinguished Research Award Sept. 30

Professor Taja-Nia Henderson Appointed to Panel to Advise on NYPD "Stop and Frisk" Practices' Reform Sept. 27

New Jersey nonprofit executives chosen to participate in Prudential Foundation Fellows Program at Rutgers Sept. 24

A Sizzling Summer for Rutgers Interns in Washington, D.C. Sept. 24

10 Eagleton Fellows Selected From the Law School Sept. 23

PhD Project video to highlight Rutgers professors and doctoral students Sept. 19

National Science Foundation supports professor's research on quantifying risk with $240,000 grant Sept. 19

Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies Receives Archives of Noted Jazz Singer Abbey Lincoln Sept. 17

Rutgers-Sponsored Journal Issue Examines Critical Obamacare Issues Sept. 17

Law Clinic’s Challenge to Voting Machines Sent Back to Trial Court Sept. 16

Professor Jorge Contesse Examines Chile's Failure to Protect Consultation Rights of Its Indigenous People Sept. 16

Are You Ready For Homecoming? Rutgers in Newark Promises A ‘Supersized’ Celebration Sept. 13

RBS PhD Student Laurens Smit wins INFORMS 5th Annual Student Contest Sept. 13

Paré and Krekelberg Lead Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Sept. 12

Students, faculty, deans turn out to celebrate completion of Rutgers Business School building on Livingston Campus Sept. 10


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