in the News Spring 2020

Highlights of News & Media Coverage



Recent Media Coverage

June 2020

Cast Against the Pain of George Floyd's Death, Newark Celebrates Juneteenth as a Call to Action, June 20, TapInto Newark, Abbott Leadership Institute Founding Director Junius Williams and SASN Prof. Melissa L. Cooper mentioned

Black and Latino Angel Fund Backed by Rutgers Ready to Hear Entrepreneurs' Pitches, June 19, NJ Tech Weekly, RBS Prof. Lyneir Richardson featured

I hadn't talked to my homphobic dad in years. The pandemic reunited us, June 19, Washington Post, Written by SASN alumnus Clay Cane

DACA Lives for Now, June 19, Inside Higher Ed, RU-N alumna Esder Chong featured

Newark's Graduating Seniors Share How They’re Celebrating Their Accomplishments, June 18, TapInto Newark, RU-N incoming freshman Devon Corry featured

‘Tears fell out of our eyes.‘ Here’s how 5 N.J. Dreamers reacted to the Supreme Court DACA decision, June 18,, SASN alumna Esder Chong featured

Jersey City BOE’s youngest trustee will study at Harvard Law School in the fall, June 17,, SASN & HLLC alumnus Mussab Ali featured

Being convicted of a crime has thousands of consequences besides incarceration – and some last a lifetime, June 15, The Conversation, Written by SPAA Doctoral Candidate Cynthia Golembeski

City Club of Eugene: Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis, June 15, NPR (KLCC Oregon,) RU-N Prof. Paul Boxer interviewed

Reparations are good for everyone, June 14,, Op-ed Written by third year Rutgers Law student Emahunn Raheem Ali Campbell, Ph.D.

I Wish I’d Had ‘Ramy’ When I Was a Kid, June 9, New York Times, Former SASN student Ramy Youssef featured

Talking to Children About Racism, June 5, Psychology Today, SASN Prof. Vanessa LoBue

Whose Grief? Our Grief, June 5, GQ Magazine, Written by SASN Alumnus Saeed Jones

The America My Son Deserves, Kehinde Togun, New York Daily News, June 4, Written by SASN Alumnus Kehinde Togun

Pandemics, policing and the curse of localism, June 3, New York Daily News, Co-written by SASN Prof. Robert Snyder 

How a City Once Consumed by Civil Unrest Has Kept Protests Peaceful, June 1, New York Times, Abbott Leadership Institute Founder Junius Williams quoted

May 2020

Law student by day, nurse by night. When the pandemic hit, this NJ. woman headed back to the hospital. May 28,, featuring Rutgers Law School alumna Cailly Simpson

‘This invokes a history of terror’: Central Park incident between white woman and black man is part of a fraught legacy, May 27, Washington Post, RU-N Alumna Stephanie Jones-Rogers quoted

NJ Halts 'Internet Voting' Experiment After Court Challenge, May 22, Patch, Rutgers Law School Prof. Penny Venetis and the International Human Rights Clinic featured

68% of Americans do not have a will, May 19, The Conversation, Co-written by Rutgers Law Prof. Reid Kress Weisbord

Newark Rotary Partners with 3Ducators to Provide PPE, May 15, TapInto, RU-N Assistant Chancellor for University-Community Partnerships Diane Hill mentioned

The Cybersecurity 202: New Jersey lawsuit tries to block Internet voting in the state, May 14, Washington Post, Rutgers Law Prof. Penny Venetis quoted

YouTube videos on COVID-19 causing "a pandemic of misinformation," study finds, May 14, Salon, Written by RU-N alumnus Matthew Rozsa

Rutgers Graduate to Give Speech in Star-Studded Virtual Ceremony, May 14, NBC 4 New York, RU-N senior Emely Guevara featured

N.J. student picked to speak at worldwide virtual graduation featuring celebrities, May 13,, RU-N senior Emely Guevara featured

Study shows how Airbnb hosts discriminate against guests with disabilities as sharing economy remains in ADA gray area, May 12, The Conversation, Co-written by RU-N Asst. Prof. Mason Ameri

Op-Ed: We Say We’re All in This Together, Yet We’re Not an Equitable Society, May 12, NJ Spotlight, Written by Rutgers Law Prof. David Troutt

First class of Atlantic City employees graduate from manager training, May 11, The Press of Atlantic City, Public employee management training program delivered by SPAA featured

Opinion: Invest in Our Schools Now! May 11, Jersey City Times, Co-written by SASN Assoc. Prof. Jyl Josephson

The other 5G: learning to lead the five-generation workforce, Financial Times, May 7, RBS Assoc. Prof. Sharon Lydon and RBS Prof. Ramon Henson featured

What Local Authors Are Reading Right Now, New Jersey Monthly, May 6, SASN Asst. Prof. Alice Elliott Dark interviewed

Did Murphy have the constitutional power to lock down N.J.? Here’s what the experts say., May 5, Rutgers Law Prof. Ronald Chen quoted

Porous Borders, Open Campus, May 1, RU-N Chancellor Nancy Cantor featured

April 2020

Jersey City Council appoints Yousef Saleh as Ward D councilman, April 30,, Rutgers Law School Alumnus Yousef Saleh featured

InsiderNJ’s Muslim Power and Influence List in Honor of Ramadan, April 30, Rutgers Law Prof. Sahar Aziz listed

Portraits That More Than Meet the Eye, April 29, New York Times, SASN Asst, Prof. Jordan Casteel featured

‘Open New Jersey now!’ Protesters in Trenton demand Gov. Murphy lift coronavirus lockdowns despite rising death toll, April 28,, Rutgers Law School Prof. Ronald Chen quoted

Small businesses just got a $300B bailout but many who need a second chance won’t get a dime, April 28,, Op-ed co-written by SCJ Asst. Prof. Sarah Lageson

No Room of One's Own, Inside Higher Ed, April 21, SASN Prof. Vanessa LoBue quoted

“Quarantine” LIT Magazine, April 19, Poem by MFA alumnus RImas Uzgiris

The Coronavirus Economy: Working as a therapist in an anxious time, April 17, The News Pocket, RU-N Campus Counseling Center Psychologist LaToya Gaines featured

Are Crowded Cities the Reason for the COVID-19 Pandemic?, April 17, Scientific American, Op-ed co-authored by SASN Prof. Jason Barr

Jordan Casteel: Within Reach, April 2020, The Brooklyn Rail, SASN Asst. Prof. Jordan Casteel featured

Op-Ed: What Are We Going to Do About Structural Inequities Highlighted by Pandemic?, April 15, NJ Spotlight, Op-Ed written by RU-N Chancellor Nancy Cantor and Senior Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and Chief of Staff

Days after Rutgers student launches initiative to feed needy, family member dies from coronavirus, April 15,, featuring RU-N student Karenn Hapuck Alves

How to Support Your Shy Kid, April 15, New York Times, SASN Prof. Vanessa LoBue quoted

Race against time: Saving the largest archive of Chinese American history from fire, April 13, CNN, Price Institute Director Jack Tchen quoted

Anti-Asian racism must be stopped before it is normalised, April 12, Al Jazeera, Op-ed written by Rutgers Law Prof. Sahar Aziz 

South Jersey police are seeing a drop in crime, but experts say it's too early to attribute it to COVID-19, April 11, The Press of Atlantic City, SCJ Prof. Joel Caplan quoted

Opinion: Collective Coping with COVID-19, April 10, TapInto, Op-Ed written by SASN Prof. Kent Harber

'Where Is This Going To Lead?': Roma People In Europe Face Coronavirus Disaster, NPR, April 8, SASN Prof. Nuhket Varlik interviewed

Best & Brightest Business Majors Of 2020. April 6, Forbes, HLLC/RBS seniors Ty-Lynn Johnson and Neidelyn Pena featured

Does Coronavirus Bring a New Perspective on Climate Change? April 5, NY Times, Op-ed by Rutgers Law Prof. Steve Gold

COVID challenges bolster already-booming business for Primetime Logistics, Amazon delivery partner in Bellmawr April 4. -CUEED entrepreneur featured

We asked authors what they read, hear and watch in quarantine. Here’s Rigoberto González’s diary April 2, LA Times

'Anti-Asian racism has come roaring back with Covid-19': Cathy Park Hong on being Asian American April 1, The Guardian

Women's History Month Spotlight: Nancy Cantor. April 1, Go College Now!

NJ Small Business Development Center leader retires, successor named April 1,