In the News Winter 2020

Recent Media Coverage

March 2020 

Stefon Harris — Vibraphonist, Educator, Thinker — Teaches Empathy From The Bandstand, March 30, NPR, Incoming SASN Prof. Stefon Harris and Clement's Place featured

Amid crisis, computer access has become essential. In Miami, not everyone has it. March 28, Miami Herald, SPAA Asst. Prof. Gregory Porumbescu quoted

9/11 commission official calls on government to change response to coronavirus immediately: OPINION, March 28, ABC News, Op-ed written by Rutgers Law School Prof. John Farmer

Trump announces N.J. travel advisory, backs off coronavirus quarantine proposal, March 28, NJ.com, Rutgers Law Prof. Ron Chen quoted

People Have to Eat, Creating Boom for Food-Delivery Gig Workers, March 20, Bloomberg Law, Rutgers Law School Newark Dean David Lopez quoted

Workers who self-quarantine for coronavirus can sue employer if they’re fired, Rutgers law professor says, March 20, NJ.com, Rutgers Law Prof. Alan Hyde featured

This Is Your Brain on a Crashing Stock Market, March 19, The New York Times, SASN Prof. Mauricio Delgado quoted 

The African American Art Shaping the 21st Century, March 19, The New York Times, Written by Price Institute Assoc. Director Salamishah Tillet

Women with powerful programs for African kids, CNN, GSN student Marie-Jeanne Ndimbira-Rosner featured at 11:00

The digital divide leaves millions at a disadvantage during the coronavirus pandemic, March 18, The Conversation, Written by SPAA Asst. Prof. Gregory Porumbescu

Parenting in the Time of the Coronavirus, March 18, Psychology Today, Written by SASN Prof. Vanessa LoBue and Ph.D. candidate Jessie Abate

Union Catholic's Virtual College Night Was a Huge Success, March 18, TapInto, RU-N Assistant Director of First-Year Admissions Carrie Livingston Herrera mentioned

Want to Sue Because of a Coronavirus Quarantine? Good Luck, March 13, Bloomberg Law, Rutgers Law Prof. Louis Raveson quoted

What historians heard when Trump warned of a 'foreign virus', March 12, CNN, SASN Assoc Prof. Nükhet Varlik interviewed

Pillar Of Little Ferry Community Becomes Its New Police Captain, March 11, Daily Voice, RU-N Alumnus Ronald Klein, Jr. featured

“Minor Feelings” and the Possibilities of Asian-American Identity, March 6, The New Yorker, SASN Prof. Cathy Park Hong featured

Maria Shriver leads discussion about women’s sexuality and pleasure, March 3, Today, SASN Prof. Nan Wise interviewed | Psychology Today

Was Dr. Seuss racist? Should he be a victim of our cancel culture?, March 2, Op-ed written by RU-N History Lecturer Joseph Dwyer 

States of Incarceration, March 2, Mountain Lake Journal/PBS, Humanities Action Lab's States of Incarceration project featured

‘Radical Women’ Exhibit on View at Newark Public Library, March 1, WNBC, featuring SASN doctoral student Noelle Lorranie Williams

After monitoring eviction court for a month, it’s clear that the system is failing tenants, March 1, NJ.com, Op-ed written by Civic Justice Clinic Director Norrinda Brown Hayat and Rutgers Law School student Marta Paczkowska

February 2020 

Why Harvey Weinstein's Guilt Matters to Black Women, February 26, New York Times, Written by Price Institute Assoc. Director Salamishah Tillet

'The Wire' Actor Michael K. Williams Puts Star Power Behind Prisoner Reentry Initiative, February 24, TapInto Newark, RU-N/NJ Step Alumnus Ron Pierce quoted

This election let’s leave the champions of racial profiling behind, February 19, NJ.com, Op-ed written by SASN Prof. Paul Boxer

What is the 'boogaloo'? How online calls for a violent uprising are hitting the mainstream, February 19, NBC News, Rutgers Law School Prof. John Farmer quoted

Romances That Let Black Women Be Ambitious for a Change, February 18, New York Times, Written by Price Institute Assoc. Director Salamishah Tillet

Rutgers Law School Brings Students Together to Tackle School Segregation, February 17, TapInto Newark, Written by Rutgers Law School Communitcations Director Elizabeth Moore

Jordan Casteel Won't Let You Look Away, February 14, New York Times, SASN Asst. Prof. Jordan Casteel featured

‘Beautiful Project’ at the Met: Stories of Southern Black Girlhood, February 13, New York Times, Written by Price Institute Assoc. Director Salamishah Tillet

The NJBIZ Podcast: Avoiding Brooklyn, February 10, NJBiz, RU-N Chancellor Nancy Cantor interviewed

The dystopian experience of skiing in New Jersey’s new American Dream mall, February 7, The Conversation, Written by SASN Prof. Robert Snyder

Why every New Jersey voter should care about the Iowa caucus disaster, NJ.com, February 5, Op-ed written by Rutgers Law Prof. Penny Venetis

Pioneering doc opened N.J. hospital for black patients. Museum will honor him. February 1, NJ.com, Rutgers Law School Community & Transactional Clinic students featured

What Are the Obstacles to Bayer Settling Roundup Lawsuits?, February 1, The New York Times, Rutgers Law School Prof. David Noll quoted

L.A. Premiere of Zahra and the Oil Man Film at Pan African Festival, EIN Presswire, February 1, Express Newark Third Space grant awardee Yusef Mayes featured

January 2020 

Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen Opens at Rutgers-Newark

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40th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Set For Feb. 15 at Rutgers-Newark, WBGO, January 31, MTW Lecture Series featured

The “Kid from Red Bank” Getting Honored with Love, TapInto Middletown, January 31, RU-N Institute of Jazz Studies mentioned

'We, the people' define corruption - and deliver the verdict, The Hill, January 30, Op-ed written by Rutgers Law School Prof. John Farmer

Taxes Made Simple, Yahoo! Finance, January 30, RBS Prof. Jay Soled interviewed

How John Farmer Helps Combat Global Terrorism, January 29, NJ Monthly, Rutgers Law School Prof. John Farmer featured

A Fire May Have Wiped Out 40 Years of Chinese American History, The Nation, January 29, Price Institute Director Jack Tchen quoted

Rutgers Law School Event: Juvenile Court And School Exclusion, Patch.com, January 27

Business schools target the talented but less wealthy, Financial Times, January 26, Rutgers Business School featured

New N.J. law will sustain college offerings for incarcerated residents, The Press of Atlantic City, January 26, NJ-STEP program based at RU-N featured

The Glamorous Life: Artist German Pitre, PBS, January 25,  Express Newark featured

Volunteer Mediators Helping to Clear Backlog in Hudson County Courts, TapInto Bayonne, January 21, RU-N School of Criminal Justice and Prof. Karen DeSoto featured

He started his college education behind bars. Now he wants to help kids avoid prison. CBS News, January 17, NJ-STEP program based at RU-N featured

How Rutgers has helped 400 young entrepreneurs open new businesses, NJ.com, January 12, Rutgers Business School highlighted

Danville native shoots film in city to shed light on mental illness among youth, GoDanRiver.com, January 11, SASN Alumna Jasmine Freeman featured

The made-up crisis behind the state takeover of Houston’s public schools, The Conversation, January 10, Written by SASN Prof. Domingo Morel | The Telegraph

Iraqis have been holding peaceful mass protests. The U.S. strike and its aftermath are undermining that. Washington Post, January 10, Written by SASN Prof. Zahra Ali

Scientists find missing protein in brain that causes autism, The Economic Times, January 10, Featuring the research of SASN Professors Juan Pablo Zanin and Wilma Friedman

Cornwall Center at Rutgers-Newark Receives More Than $600,000 for the Promise Parent Leadership Academy, The Newark Times, January 8, Featuring RU-N's Cornwall Center