In the News - Summer 2018

Highlights of News & Media Coverage - Summer 2018


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August 2018

African-American Women Leaders in New Jersey South Jersey Journal. Diane Hill, Asst. Chancellor for University-Community Partnerships  

Westwood man wants to fly anti-abortion flag at Borough Hall August 29. Prof. Carlos Ball (Law)

Rutgers-Newark Mourns the Passing of George Walker New Jersey Stage, August 29. 

The Prison-to-College Pipeline Epeak World News August 26. Article on Rutgers-Newark NJ-STEP Program

Global network to boost HE capacity and PhD numbers. University World News. August 24. Featuring GSN Dean Kyle Farmbry

Opinion: Phil Murphy must act to ensure school integration August 23. Richard Roper, RU-N alumnus, member of RU-N Advisory Board and Board of Governors.

Silencing Scholarly Voices, One Event at a Time. The Wire. August 20. Audrey Truschke (SAS-N)

For Some Girls, Empowerment Comes With Two Wheels and a Helmet. The New York Times, August 19. RU-N alumna La Fortune Reed.

Newark Mourns Aretha Franklin; Singer Frequented NJPAC. Newark Patch, August 17. Features RU-N Institute of Jazz Studies Exec. Dir. Wayne Winborne

Should Employers Be Liable for Revenge Porn Among Workers? Bloomberg. August 14. David Lopez (RU-Law)

Interview | List of Things We Can Talk About Is Shrinking Every Day. The Wire, August 14. Audrey Truschke

Sexual harassment and gender discrimination in public history. National Council on Public History. August 14. Mary Rizzo (RU-SASN)

Family law attorneys: Child custory cases are never clear cut. Bucks County Courier Times. August 13. Prof. Emeritus Jack Feinstein (RU-Law)

Saudi women can drive, but are their voices being heard?The Conversation . August 13. Nermin Allam, (RU-N)

Aurangzeb's villainisation is bad history, but a good storyline. The Telegraph, August 12. Audrey Truschke (SAS-N)

Black Cops are Just As Likely As White Cops to Kill Black Suspects.
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How Can America Reduce Mass Incarceration? NPR Fresh Air. August 6. Rutgers Law Prof. Victoria Pratt (RU-N Law) interviewed.


July 2018


Beyond The Tweets: President Trump's Continuity in Military Operations. Air University. Prof. Simon Reich (SAS-N)

Postmortem Austerity and Entitlement Reform. Stanford Law Review. Prof. Reid Kress Weisbord (RU-N Law)

Hostile Takeover, Watson Institute. Asst. Prof. Domingo Morel (RU-N)

More Newark Students are Going to College. July 30. NJ Spotlight | The Newark Times | TAPinto | Chalkbeat Newark 

How Should Higher Education Be Responding to Refugee and Migrant Crises? The Chronicle of Higher Education. July 27.  Esder Chong (RU-N student)

Trump's Deregulators Emboldened by Kavanaugh Supreme Court Pick. Bloomberg News. July 25. David Lopez, incoming co-dean at Rutgers Law School - N

The "Parabox"" Glass Skyscrapers and the City. July 25. Associate Prof. of Economics Jason Barr (SAS-N)

NewsWorks Tonight July 23. Dean Kyle Farmbry (GSN)

Violence Against Women in the Inter-American Human Rights System: International Advocacy and Domestic Reforms Council on Foreign Relations, July 18. Prof. Jorge Contesse (RU-N Law) 

It's Time for Unions To Let Go of Exclusive Representation. July 20. Prof. James Pope (RU-N Law)

Law Firm to Provide Free Legal Services to Low-Income Newarkers Facing Eviction. Tap Into Newark, July 18. Prof. David Troutt (RU-N Law)

The Theoretical and Methodological Opportunities Afforded by Guided Play With Young Children, Frontiers in Psychology, July 17, Patrick Shafto and Elizabeth Bonawitz  (RU-N SAS-N)

Columnist Mark Di Ionno hits it out of the park with 'Gods of Wood and Stone', July 15. ournalism Prof. Mark Di Ionno (RU-N SAS-N) novel review

Power and Politics News 12 NJ Jersey, July 14. Prof. Carlos Gonzalez (RU-N Law) 

Lower rents: a history lesson. New York Daily News, July 13.
Op-Ed by Robert Snyder (FASN)

The Legacy of an Anchor Institution: Reclaiming the University of Newark. Association fo American Colleges & University. Quintus R. Jett, Citizen Alum Director at Rutgers University–Newark

NJ schools are segregated, group says; fixing that would force big changes, July 11. Prof. Paul Tractenberg (RU-N Law)

Op-Ed: To Vote Has Value To The Soul. NJ Spotlight, July 11. RU-N Alumni, Ron Pierce

With Meghan Markle and Patrick J. Adams Gone, 'Suits' Retailors Itself. The New York Times, July 10. Prof. Salamishah Tillet (Incoming RU-N Price Institute Assoc. Director)

Do White Law Enforcement Officers Target Minority Suspects? Public Administration Review  Charles Menifield, RU-N SPAA Dean 

RGB Goes Classical For New Album Inspired By Her Life. Forward, July 5. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Former Law Prof at RU-N

'Access to Literacy' Is Not a Constitutional Right, Judge in Detroit Rules. The New York Times, July 4 Professor Emeritus Paul Tractenberg - Law Prof at RU-N 

On Executive Power, Bigotry, and Border, Take Care, July 3, Prof. Elise Boddie  - Law Prof at RU-N

The Legacy of Monticello's Black First Family, NY Times, July 2018, RU-N NCAS Dean Jan Ellen Lewis quoted

The best little porn movie house in New Jersey just closed, July 2,, guest column by RU-N Professor Whitney Strub

Religious-Freedom and LUBT Advocates Offer Rare Lessons in Pluralism, National Review, July 2, 2018 Rutgers Newark Law Prof.Sahar Aziz at a religious freedom conference in Utahfeatured

June 2018

As federal court mandates migrant family reunification, Pa. lawyer questions process, WHYY, June 28. Prof. Randi Mandelbaym - Law Prof at RU-N

Inside the student competition to creat an index, Bloomberg News, June 27, 2018 Rutgers Business School-Newark Prof. Ronnee Ades interviewed

Rutgers' Council to help promote locating businesses in urban areas. Black Star News, June 26

Rutgers Center for Urban Entrepreneurship Announces Formation of Council of Urban Entrepreneurs, Digital Journal June 25

The World Cup is an  obsession in North Jersey cradle of American Soccer,, June 22

At a religious freedom conference in Utah, a diverse panel explores how to get news media coverage right Get Religion, June 21, 2018. Rutgers Newark Law Prof. Sahar Aziz attended

Featured Force: Judith Weis, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Immigrant Families Separation, KCUR 89.3, June 20, Rutgers Law-Newark professor Sahar Aziz interviewed

In New Jersey, a Crisis of Legal Help for Unaccompanied Minors, WNYC, June 22, Rutgers Newark Law Prof. Randi Mandelbaum Interviewed

Ten Quick Facts about US Trade Global Business Blog. Article by RU-N Prof. Forok Contractor

Tesla's Leaked Severance Offer Draws the Line on Worker Safety Concerns Techwarf, June 19
David Lopez, co-dean of Rutgers Law quoted

Another Royal Wedding. This One Newark Style. The New York Times, June 15  

The Baker and the Boxer, Beacon Broadside, June 14, 2018, by Rutgers Newark Law Prof. Carlos A. Ball

Count Basie’s New Home at Rutgers-Newark, June 13, 2018, WBGO | | | Jazz Times | Newark TV | The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

This book helps us understand women’s participation in the Egyptian uprising, The Washington Post, June 8, 2018, Review of RU-N Professor Nermin Allam's book

Stop the sprawl! If we are serious about our future, we must look up, Irish Independent, June 7, 2018, co-authored by RU-N Economics Professor Jason Barr

The Global Plastic Problem, June 5, 2018, The Oxford Comment podcast, RU-N Professor Judith Weis interviewed

What ‘Sex and the City’ taught me about love, life, and politics, WHYY, June 5, 2018, Op-ed by RU-N Asst. Professor James Jones