Highlights of News and Media Coverage

April 11, 2011


R-N students embrace bike riding alternative for campus and city transportation
Rutgers-Newark hosts cycling tours in effort to encourage students to bicycle Star-Ledger, April 8

Professor Keesha Middlemass discusses alternatives to reduce recidivism for ex-cons.
Education program ends revolving door for some ex-cons MSNBC, April 8

Professor Simon Reich shares views on the Obama administration's global initiatives
Goodbye hegemony? The Spectator, April 4

Professor Wayne Eastman discusses the challenges of Japanese manufacturers to instill confidence in the safety of their products post-nuclear disaster
Japanese drugmakers face radiation challenge Star-Ledger, April 4

Professor Paul Tractenberg advocates fully funding the School Funding Reform Act of 2008
Opinion: Constitutional showdown on NJ school funding? The Record, April 3

Professor Clement Price on the reputation of the author of a new book that alleges a Newark resident killed Malcolm X
In new book, historian alleges Newark man killed Malcolm X Star-Ledger, April 3

Dean John Farmer comments on diversity at Rutgers School of Law - Newark
Most Diverse Law Schools National Jurist, March 2011

Professor Paul Tractenberg on the appointment of Peter Verniero to defend state cutbacks to school funding
Christie recruits former N.J. attorney general, Supreme Court justice to defend cutbacks in school funding Star-Ledger, March 29

Professor Carlos Seiglie opines on the United States' involvement in Libya
Opinion: Rush to conflict - The Libya intervention The Record, March 27

Professor Robert Snyder writes about the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire and the resultant labor movement it sparked
Opinion: How tragedy reignited a movement The Record, March 25

Professor Clement Price on why African Americans are moving back to the South
Many U.S. Blacks Moving to South, Reversing Trend New York Times, March 24

Professor Frank Askin on the Republican Party's 2012 presidential election strategy
Working to stack the deck for 2012 presidential election Star-Ledger, March 23

Abbott Leadership Director Junius Williams comments of the potential closing of Newark's History High School
Newark History High School staff, students concerned about plan to move into new building Star-Ledger, March 20

Instructor Tom McCabe reflects on the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire killed 146 but led to labor reform. A century later, has America forgotten its lessons? Star-Ledger, March 20

Dean Todd Clear comments on the effectiveness of incarcerating drug dealers
Legal experts at Newark forum say U.S. drug policy must change Star-Ledger, March 19

In the aftermath of Japan's triple disasters, uranium prices are expected to plunge, according to Professor John Longo
What's next for commodities with Japan in crisis Wall Street Journal, March 18

Professor Paul Tractenberg calls for transparency in Newark education reform network
Gates Foundation to use Newark to develop teacher evaluation system based on student scores Star-Ledger, March 17

Professor Jennifer Austin explains why urban children's English proficiency is lagging
Students' English Misses the Mark Wall Street Journal, March 15

Dean Todd Clear discusses the transparency of parole hearings
Missouri's parole board among the more secretive agencies Southeast Missourian, March 15

Professor Alexander Gates comments on the likely occurrence of a major earthquake or tsunami in New Jersey.
Risky Business? Philadelphia Inquirer, March 15

Professor Rachel Hadas talks about how literature has helped her cope with her husband's dementia
Spouse's Dementia Leaves Poet A 'Strange Relation' NPR, March 10

Professor Frank Askin on the history of attack on organized labor in the United States since 1978
Attack on organized labor is nothing new Star-Ledger, March 9

Professor James Gray Pope weighs in on the controversy over collective bargaining rights
Opinion: Labor's Ground Zero: Fighting for the American Dream The Record, March 6

Dean John Farmer comments on the U.S. courts' trend of elevating the rights of corporations to that of persons
The advantage of being a 'person' Star-Ledger, March 3

Vice Dean Greg Mark on the rarity of the SEC forcing a company to proceed with an initial public offering
SEC order against Hackensack company is rare The Record, March 2



Rutgers University Will Honor Alumna Elizabeth Warren, 'One of 100 Most Influential People In World' April 5

Professor Robert Holmes, Director of Community Law Clinic, Honored for Civic and Community Leadership April 4

New Jersey Reference Room Dedicated in Honor of Clive S. Cummis of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. March 31

Announcing the 2011 Annual Healthcare Symposium: "Problems and Prospects of the Pharmaceutical Industry" March 29

Rutgers Association of Marketing & Strategy's 1st Annual Case Competition March 29

Johnson & Johnson executive to speak at RBS CEO Lecture Series March 31 @ 6 PM March 28

Roger Abrams, Leading Authority on Sports Justice, to Discuss Major Sports Law Controversies on April 4 March 25

Attention, College and HS Students, Adult Learners: Get Ahead, Expand Your Horizons March 24

New Developments in Addressing Domestic Violence to Be Examined at March 25 Symposium March 24

Professor Francione Named Boswell Distinguished Lecturer in Philosophy at Hobart and William Smith Colleges March 21

Rutgers-Newark is Pleased to Announce the Second Annual Cherry Blossom Bike Ride March 17

"Beloved" Author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Will Discuss Her Writings April 26 at Rutgers, Newark March 16

Rutgers University Chorus Plans Series of Spring Concerts in Essex County To Benefit Its Upcoming Tour of Spain March 14

Reconnect With Old Friends, Make New Ones at All- Class Reunion at Rutgers University, Newark March 14

Special Education Clinic Partners With CVS to Present Early Childhood Health Fairs March 14

New Developments in Addressing Domestic Violence to Be Examined at March 25 Symposium March 8

Completing Rutgers International Executive MBA degree tougher than surviving gun battles, floods March 3