Highlights of News and Media Coverage

January 28, 2011


Rutgers and NYU partner to conduct and analyze research on Newark schools
PENewark to launch second education reform survey Star Ledger, Jan. 23
Rutgers, NYU teams to analyze Newark schools data Associated Press, Jan. 5

Dean Marc Holzer reflects on President Kennedy's inaugural speech in 1961, a call to public service
Opinion: 50 years ago today: "Ask not..." The Record, Jan. 20

Lecturer Thomas McCabe tells the story of Newark's St. Benedict's Prep in Miracle on High Street
Miracle on High Street Catholic Sentinel, Jan. 18

Dean John Farmer reminds us that words matter
On Martin Luther King's anniversary, we reflect on hate, speech and fragile minds Star-Ledger, Jan. 16

According to Professor Aldo Civico, President Hugo Chavez's more tempered tone could assist Colombia's diplomacy efforts
Chavez Tones It Down Newsweek, Jan. 10

Professor Jayne Anne Phillips talks about the Writers in Newark Reading Series
Powerhouse Writers, Reading at Rutgers New York Times, Jan. 7

Professor Norman Cantor writes about the legal rights of the human corpse
Death Rights: A postmortem legal expert visits the "Bodies" exhibit Columbia University Magazine, Winter 2010-11

Chancellor Steven Diner examines the impact of diversity on student achievement
Prestige and Quality in American Colleges and Universities Excerpt from The Future of Diversity: Academic Leaders Reflect on American Higher Education, DiversityInc., Dec. 2010

Professors Alan Sadovnik and Paul Tractenberg comment on results of survey on the Newark Public Schools
Academics say $1M Newark school reform survey was inconclusive Star-Ledger, Dec. 30

Dean William Holzemer shares his views concerning nurses as catalysts for change in health care
Letters to the Editor/Nurses will lead health care change NJBiz, Dec. 28

James Abruzzo questions executive compensation at Hackensack University Medical Center
Severance raised hospital chief's pay to $7.7M The Record, Dec. 23

Professors Jyl Josephson and Laura Lomas awarded Fulbright Scholar grants
JC resident, college professor awarded Fulbright Scholar grant Star-Ledger, Dec. 21

Professor Clement Price comments on Governor Christie and Mayor Booker's collaborative relationship
On 'Meet the Press,' Booker talks of finding common ground with N.J. governor Star-Ledger, Dec. 20

Forbes magazine ranks Rutgers-Newark the most diverse American college
America's Most Diverse Colleges Forbes, Dec. 15

Miss New Jersey 2009, Ashley Shaffer, goes to business school
Miss New Jersey settles in as MBA student at Rutgers New Jersey Newsroom, Dec. 14

According to Vice Chancellor Alexander Gates, New Jersey is primed for a big earthquake
Historical record suggests quake could happen here Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 13

Dean John Farmer shares memories of John Lennon
Remembering John Lennon: 'There are places I remember' Star-Ledger, Dec. 10

Dean John Farmer comments on whether terrorists should be tried as ordinary criminals
Are terrorists anything more than ordinary criminals? Star-Ledger, Dec. 5

President Obama nominates Rutgers-Newark alumna, Esther Salas, to become U.S. District Court judge
Obama nominates New Jersey federal judges Star-Ledger, Dec. 1



Alumnus' DriveSafe.ly mobile app wins prestigious digital media award Jan 13

Rutgers Law School - Newark Earns National Recognition for Its Strong Commitment to Public Interest Law Jan 13

Rutgers University, Newark Again Classified as a 'Community Engaged Institution' by The Carnegie Foundation Jan 11

Karima Bennoune Named Chancellor's Distinguished Research Scholar At Rutgers University, Newark Jan 7

Top National Security Experts to Consider "9/11 and the Law, Ten Years After" at February 3 and 4 Conference Jan 6

Celebrating 40 Years of Supporting Equity, Opportunity and Achievement: The OBFS at Rutgers-Newark Jan 3

Rutgers IEMBA grad battles "mother nature" in Mongolia for Red Cross Jan 1

Miss New Jersey's Next Goal: An MBA at Rutgers Jan 1

2011 Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series Explores "Beauty and the Black Body" Dec 22

Two Rutgers University-Newark Professors Are Named Fulbright Scholars, Awarded Study-Abroad Grants Dec 21

Rutgers University-Newark Debate Team Hitting Its Stride Dec 16

Clinical Program's Edna Baugh Receives Leadership Award From Legal Services of New Jersey Dec 16

Rutgers Names Alan Sadovnik Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor Dec 14

RBS supply chain management students honored at 2010 ISM Services Conference Dec 13

Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience Wins Prestigious Challenge Grant from NEH Dec 10

Research Team at College of Nursing Receives $300,000 Grant to Create a Program to Improve Nurse Managers' Skills Dec 2

Dr. Alexander Gates Named Vice Chancellor for Research at Rutgers University in Newark Nov 30