Highlights of News and Media Coverage

October 20, 2010


Professor Donald McCabe comments
Are Prescription Drugs 'Cheating'? Inside Higher Ed., Oct. 13

Professor Aldo Civico comments on controversial appointment
Appointment of Colombian Ex-President Sparks Controversy at Georgetown Newsweek, Oct. 13

Professors Paul Tractenberg and Alan Sadovnik on effectiveness on mayoral control of schools
Newark Mayor Cory Booker's school reforms may not improve student performance, study says Star-Ledger, Oct. 12
Mayoral Control Alone Doesn't Fix Schools, Rutgers Institute Study Finds Bloomberg, Oct. 12

Does a person have a duty to report a crime? Professor Ronald Chen provides guidance
Are New Jersey public officials required to report a bribe? The Record, Oct. 11

Chancellor Steven Diner shows support for joint program with Prudential to train veteran soldiers
Basic Training: Rutgers and Prudential provide instruction for veterans Star-Ledger, Oct. 11

Professor Clement Price on whether race matters in media coverage
After two tragic deaths of promising N.J. students, two very different public responses Star-Ledger, Oct. 7

Rutgers University-Newark remembers Tyler Clementi
At Rutgers University-Newark Vigil for Clementi: 'Be in Students' Faces' About Offering Help Ridgewood Patch, Oct. 5

Professor Paul Tractenberg on Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to fix Newark public schools
Opinion: The $100 million gift The Record, Oct. 3

Dean Marc Holzer comments on the requirements for municipalities for state funds eligibility
New Jersey towns race to ace efficiency test needed for state funds Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 1

Dean John Farmer Jr. shares his views on the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative
How to Spot a Terrorist New York Times, Sept. 27

Professor Clement Price on school reform in Newark
Tom Moran: Public support is integral to Newark schools reform Star-Ledger, Sept. 26

Professor Timothy Raphael on politics and the electronic media
Opinion: JFK-Nixon debates at 50: A defining moment The Record, Sept. 26

Professor Paul Tractenberg on the value of a merit pay system for teachers
Is $100M Gift Enough To Save Newark Schools? National Public Radio, Sept. 24

According to Professor Aldo Civico, death of FARC commander Mono Jojoy is a game changer
Colombian rebel leader reportedly killed in military strike Washington Post, Sept. 23

Street named in honor of the late Professor Hilda Hidalgo
Rutgers, Newark name street after professor who was a pioneer for gay, Hispanic rights Star-Ledger, Sept. 22

Rutgers University-Newark Alumna Elizabeth Warren to head new Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Ms. Warren (at Last!) Goes to Washington Wall Street Journal, Sept. 16

Professor Alex Hinton comments on the significance of the indictment in Cambodia of four Khmer Rouge leaders
Khmer Rouge Leaders Indicted New York Times, Sept. 16

According to Dean John Farmer Jr., espite very public prosecutions, public officials still succumb to corrupt temptations
Ex-Perth Amboy official Vas to begin trial for alleged illegal campaign contributions Star-Ledger, Sept. 14

Wayne Fisher on the importance of reporting all pending internal affairs complaints filed against Newark police officers
Reports show 1 in 10 complaints against Newark police officers are not fully reported to N.J. Star-Ledger, Sept. 13

Professor Beryl Satter comments on the history of New Thought
Power Lines New Yorker, Sept. 13

College of Nursing - 30 years of providing access to under-represented nursing through EOF
EOF Program Helps Under-Represented Students Enter Nursing Nurse.com, Sept. 13



Public Forum at Rutgers University-Newark Examines the Rights of Memory, 9/11 and the "Ground-Zero Mosque" Oct. 20

Jazz for Justice Nov. 19 Oct. 19

Legal, Regulatory Aspects of Fossil Fuel Energy Production Topic of October 26 Program Oct. 12

Trio of Fundraisers Will Focus Attention on Haiti's Continuing Crisis, While Aiding Relief Efforts Oct. 13

Professor Cheng-Few Lee publishes the "Handbook of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management" Oct. 8

A Bittersweet Exhibition, A Jazz Legend, and Immigrant Experiences Are Part of 2010-2011 Visual Arts Scene Oct. 8

In Memoriam: Horace DePodwin Oct. 7

Rutgers Entrepreneurial Society brings the "Sexy Side" of Entrepreneurship to Rutgers Oct. 6

Genocide, Justice, and State Power: Learn More During Fall Talks Oct. 11

Legal Implications of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Topic of October 6 Program Oct. 5

The Play's the Thing: Rutgers-Newark, NJIT Program Again Offers Great Live Theater at Great Prices Oct. 5

Enjoy Great Music at a Great Price - Mainly Free Oct. 4

Suzanne Kim Selected to Present Original Perspective on Marriage Equality at Annual Legal Scholars' Meeting Oct. 1

Professor Miklos Vasarhelyi wins prestigious 'Notable Contributions to the Literature' award Oct. 1

The Wall Street Journal ranks Rutgers Executive MBA in top 25 Sept. 30

Rutgers University in Newark Launches "Public Service Day" - Oct. 7 Sept. 30

Dean's Advisory Council students coordinate $250,000 donation to Haitian relief efforts Sept. 28