Highlights of News and Media Coverage

February 28, 2011


Prof. Carlos Ball discusses legal and constitutional issues around Obama administration's recent announcement
Obama right to shift on Defense of Marriage Act Star-Ledger, Feb. 27

Prof. Paul Tractenberg on Booker administration's recent moves on charter schools and on Gov. Christie's moves on capping school superintendant salaries
Christie's Budget Declines to Punish Rogue District Wall Street Journal, Feb. 23
Newark parents, educators alarmed by school reform proposal Star-Ledger, Feb. 27

Prof. Karima Bennoune on the protest movements in Arab countries
Rasmussen Poll: U.S. Concerned with Overseas Unrest Fox News, Feb. 25
Most Want End To U.S. Aid To Arab Nations My 9 News, Feb. 24

Prof. Miriam Petty talks about the dearth of African-Americans in Oscar-caliber films
Black filmmakers discouraged by lack of Oscar-nominated African-Americans Star-Ledger, Feb. 17

Prof. Gary Stein discusses U.S. Supreme Court and constitutionality of the new health care law
Ultimately, court will side with health mandate Star-Ledger, Feb. 17

Junius Williams seeks answers to Mayor Cory Booker's plans to reform the Newark Public Schools
Seeking specifics on New Jersey school reform Star-Ledger, Feb. 16

"Beauty and the Black Body: History, Aesthetics, and Politics" is Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series topic
Posing Beauty: African-American Images from the 1890s to the Present at Newark Museum Art Daily, Feb. 3

Prof. Barry Komisaruk is one of three researchers studying the brain circuitry of romantic love
Rutgers studying chemistry of love Courier News, Feb. 13

Vice Dean Ronald Chen comments on issue of journalists' protection by New Jersey's shield law
Law must determine who's a journalist before deciding if sources must be revealed Star-Ledger, Feb. 13
N.J. top court considering journalism shield laws in blogger case Star-Ledger, Feb. 8

Prof. Timothy Raphael discusses "Crossing the BLVD" exhibition opening at the Paul Robeson Galleries
Traveling Along the Immigrants' Road New York Times, Feb. 13

Layoffs have an adverse affect on police morale, productivity according to Police Institute Director Wayne Fisher
Newark officials battle over drop in arrests, summonses at end of past year Star-Ledger, Feb. 7

Abbott Leadership Institute Director Junius Williams comments on Newark Public School's new superintendent search
N.J. education chief Chris Cerf, Mayor Cory Booker present findings on Newark schools reform Star-Ledger, Feb. 5

Prof. Clement Price comments on burial customs of African Americans
Black History Month: Hallowed ground Star-Ledger, Feb. 4

Rutgers School of Law sponsored a two-day conference exploring the legal impact of the 9/11 attacks
Rutgers Law School-sponsored conference explores legal impact of 9/11 attacks Star-Ledger, Feb. 3

Chancellor Steven Diner comments on the positive impact on-campus housing has on students' success
Dormitories Seen as Retention Tools at Urban, Commuter Schools Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Jan. 31

Prof. Vanessa LoBue shares research on the psychology of fear of snakes and other "scary things"
Afraid of Snakes? Scientists Explain Why ABC News Radio, Jan. 26
Fear of Scary Things May Be Learned Bloomberg Businessweek, Jan. 26

Assistant Dean Andrew Rothman talks about the value of teaching collaborative law to students starting legal careers
Preparing law students to build client relationships NJBiz, Jan. 24



March 10 Auction Aims to Raise Record Amount to Support Students with a Public Interest Summer Job Feb. 22

Rutgers University, Newark, Programs Examine Prevention and Remembrance of War, Massacre, and Genocide Feb.  22

Diverse Aspects of Immigration Law Reform to Be Discussed by Practitioners and Academics at Symposium Feb. 21

Rutgers University, Newark, Program Offers Provocative Insights Into Lives of Child Soldiers Feb. 21

Wall Street experts choose Rutgers Business School as winner of NYSSA investment research competition Feb. 18

Rutgers Business School hosts Governor Christie's Economic Summit Feb. 18

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Morris Stern to Deliver Axelrod Lecture on Upheaval in NJ Homeownership Feb. 17

Alumni Association to Honor Professor Paul Tractenberg and Vice Dean Greg Mark at March 10 PILF Auction Feb. 16

Rutgers University, Newark, Experts Can Discuss Diverse Issues Impacting African Americans Feb. 15

"Beloved" Author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Will Discuss Her Writings April 26 at Rutgers, Newark Feb. 15

Grant to New Jersey Small Business Development Centers supports job creation Feb. 10

Examining Migration Issues Through Art, Music, Film, Multimedia and Public Discourse Feb. 9

Courses Offered in NJ Legal Practice Subjects That Satisfy Requirements for New Attorneys Feb. 9

The Shaping of a President: Rutgers Expert Can Discuss What Made Ronald Reagan the Great Communicator Feb. 8

New $50,000 scholarship for supply chain management students provided by ISM Pharmaceutical Forum Feb. 7

Glenn Shafer Appointed Interim Dean of Rutgers Business School Feb. 3

Top National Security Experts to Consider "9/11 and the Law, Ten Years After" Feb. 1

Pharma MBA students win prestigious biotech & healthcare case competition Jan. 27

Rutgers Law School-Newark Earns National Recognition for its Strong Commitment to Public Interest Law Jan. 21

2011 Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series Explores "Beauty and the Black Body"Jan. 21

Professor Robinson wins USASBE Innovative Entrepreneurship Education Course Award Jan. 18