Highlights of News and Media Coverage

January 24, 2013

Selected Recent Media Coverage

Research by Professor Emeritus Leo Troy is cited
Share of the Work Force in a Union Falls to a 97-Year Low, 11.3%
  New York Times, Jan. 24
Unions Haven’t Been This Unpopular Since World War I   The Atlantic Wire, Jan. 23

Dean John Farmer comments on a $100,000 gift to the law school which will be used to assist veterans
Decades after son's tragic death, Guttenberg man leaves remains of $1 million settlement to charity
Star Ledger, Jan. 23

SOAR Program is a partnership between Rutgers-Newark and Workforce Opportunity Services
From skipping class to corporate life: N.J. students to graduate program ready to work
  Star Ledger, Jan. 23

Professor Bernard Bell comments on Dept. of Justice intervention in N.J. case
Feds will intervene in the NJ sports-betting case  The Record, Jan. 22

Rutgers Business School establishes $3 million Paul V. Profeta Chair in Real Estate
Bloomberg Businessweek: Real Estate Training Is Hot for MBAs
  Business Week, Jan. 17
Rutgers to Add a New Professor of RE GlobeSt.com, Jan. 10
Rutgers adds $3M real estate chair NJ Biz, Jan. 7

Professor Clement Price comments on display of drawing by controversial artists Kara Walker
Outrage as library displays controversial drawing of black female slave having sex with white man Daily Mail, Jan. 20

Professor Akhil Sharma comments on the culture of violence toward women in India
Critics call for fathers in India to take leading role in addressing rape, gender issues Public Radio International, Jan. 15

Professor Rob Snyder comments on new MTV program, “Washington Heights” The Uptown Collective, Jan. 10
MTV’s ‘Washington Heights’ – A Historian’s Perspective

Assistant Professor Arash Azadegan incorporates lessons from Hurricane Sandy into his course
Destructive storm offers constructive lessons Financial Times, Jan. 7

Professor Frank Askin on Robert Bork
Opinion: Robert Bork earned his rejection The Record, Jan. 7

Dean John Farmer opines on the National Rifle Association’s position in the aftermath of Newtown
After the Newtown massacre - A firm stand against the NRA's slippery slope: Opinion Star-Ledger, Jan. 6

Adjunct Professor Wayne Fisher comments on suspension of Irvington’s chief of police
Report reveals new details on Irvington police chief's suspension  Star-Ledger, Jan. 4

Steven Goldstein joins the Office of the Chancellor
N.J.'s most visible gay rights activist steps down, takes Rutgers-Newark job Star-Ledger, Jan. 2
Top NJ gay activist leaving position Asbury Park Press, Jan. 2

There’s a clear connection between exposure to on-screen violence and violent behavior, according to Professor Paul Boxer
What the NRA got right: Editorial Star-Ledger, Jan. 2

Director Roland Anglin comments on the Four Corners Millennium Project planned for Newark
What will it take to make Newark a modern city? Star-Ledger, Dec. 23

Old cases that end up in juvenile court require retrospection, according to Clinical Professor Laura Cohen
Man, 52, Is Convicted as a Juvenile in a 1976 Murder, Creating a Legal Tangle New York Times, Dec. 21

Fewer than 100 colleges and universities have honor codes, notes Professor Donald McCabe
Bryn Mawr, Haverford Colleges rely on honor code to keep students honest The Inquirer, Dec. 20

Distinguished Practitioner in Residence Richard Keevey cited as a contributor to a report on New Jersey’s budget woes
Report: Retiree, health costs draining NJ budget Bloomberg Business Week, Dec. 13
Red flags, but also some optimism, in review of N.J. finances NJ Biz, Dec. 13

Professor Simon Reich discusses the future of Syria
U.S. Policy on Syria Ebru News, Dec. 13

Survey by E-Governance Institute of the School of Public Affairs and Administration on government websites cited
Milwaukee city website ranks 3rd in national survey Journal Sentinel, Dec. 13

Adjunct Professor Wayne Fisher comments on the police brutality case filed by Lenus Germe against the Edison police
Betraying the badge: Edison police produce astonishing record of misconduct  Star-Ledger, Dec. 10

Dean John Farmer on educational opportunities for prisoners
Exploring the Use of Pell Grants To Go From Prison to College Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, Dec. 10

According to Professor Bruce Franklin, menhaden are “a crucial link in the ocean food chain”
FRANKLIN: Menhaden catch limits vital to ecosystem, economy Asbury Park Press, Dec. 7

Assistant Professor Christina Ho on whether NJ should establish its own health insurance exchange
Citing New Concerns About Costs, Christie Vetoes Health Benefit Exchange Bill -- Again NJ Spotlight, Dec. 7
Opinion: Health exchange brings meaningful choice to consumers The Record, Nov. 18

Grants better than loans as aid for small businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy, says Assistant Professor Jeffrey Robinson
Small businesses want grants to aid Sandy recovery Associated Press, Dec. 6

Associate Professor Paul Sternberger comments on artist Kara Walker’s body of work
Censorship or common decency? Newark Library covers up controversial artwork Star-Ledger, Dec. 2

Clinical Professor Penny Venetis seeks data on New Jersey’s ballot counting in the wake of Hurricane Sandy
Group seeks data on N.J. voting The Inquirer, Nov. 29

Interim Dean Jan Lewis comments on historian Henry Wiencek’s book on Thomas Jefferson
Some Scholars Reject Dark Portrait of Jefferson New York Times, Nov. 26

Creative thinking is essential when dealing with a disaster, according to Adjunct Professor Leonard Cole
How to plan for a disaster Jewish Standard, Nov. 16

Adjunct Professor Leonard Cole discusses the continuing threat of bioterrorism
Bioterrorism remains real threat a decade after Anthrax attacks, expert says Cranford Chronicle, Nov. 15

Professor Jay Soled on the cost of gasoline as a tax-deductible business expense
Filling Up on Your Dime New York Times, Nov. 14

Professor Simon Reich shares insight on various global issues, including President Obama’s reelection
Foreign affairs: what can we expect from Obama’s second term?  The Conversation, Nov. 12
Can America lead? The presidential debate and the future of US foreign policy The Conversation, Oct. 15
Africa and the US presidential campaign  The Conversation, Oct. 10

A written estimate can help avoid price gouging, according to Professor Ann Buchholtz
Bamboozled: After Sandy, a debate about what actually constitutes price gouging  Star-Ledger, Nov. 11


Recent News Releases

Rutgers-Newark Launches Upward Bound Program To Help Students Graduate, Go On To College Jan. 23

Seoul and Toronto Achieve Top Rankings in Municipal E-Governance International Survey Jan. 17

Forum Will Explore Women’s Current, Past Roles in the Sciences, Technology, Mathematics Jan. 14

January 25 Roundtable on Immigrant Representation in New Jersey Jan. 11

Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative continues to help new business owners build stronger companies Jan. 8

Rutgers Business School establishes $3 million Paul V. Profeta Chair in Real Estate Jan. 7

Steven Goldstein Named Associate Chancellor for External Relations Jan. 2

Rutgers Research Center to Report on Largest Trials in Argentina to Date Dec. 21

Super Storm Sandy Means Rutgers Law Students Take Exams Around the World Dec. 20

School of Public Affairs and Administration Launches NJ DataBank Dec. 17

Rutgers Offers Opportunity for BSN Degree to Camden County College Students Dec. 14

Rutgers-San Francisco State University Municipal E-Governance Survey Ranks Seattle #1 Dec. 6

Rutgers Research Center to Report on Largest Trials in Argentina to Date Dec. 21

Chance to decorate the White House leads to even bigger opportunity for Rutgers Business School grad
Dec. 5

Law School and UMDNJ Partner to Improve Health and Well-Being of Newark Children and Families Dec. 5

Online Access to NJ Statutes Now Offered by Rutgers–Newark Law Library Dec. 5

MacArthur Foundation Program Honors Juvenile Justice Reform Achievements of Professor Laura Cohen  Dec. 4

Rutgers, Community Groups, Churches Team Up To Promote Alzheimer’s Awareness, Educate Caregivers  Nov. 30

Rutgers–Newark Law School Class of 2013 Eagleton Fellows Nov. 28

Conference Commemorates Sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation Nov. 27

Animal Rights Law Pioneer Named Rutgers Board of Governors Professor Nov. 26

Fed Team Honors Keep Rolling In Nov. 21

R-N Celebrates 1st Birthday of Child Care Center With Cake, Songs on Dec. 5 Nov. 19

Business school's Michael Barnett, three others share research grant from Forum for Responsible Investment in Paris Nov. 19

Financial Times ranks Rutgers Executive MBA #23 in US Nov. 12