Highlights of News and Media Coverage

March 31, 2014

News about RU-N

Op-ed by Senior Research Associate Iryna Illiash
The price Ukraine paid for giving up nuclear arms  The Record, March 29

Rutgers School of Law-Newark launches unique fellowship for recent graduates
Rutgers-Newark law school starts unique fellowship offering low-cost legal help Star-Ledger, March 23

Dean Glenn Shafer on RBS’s MBA concentration in real estate
The most powerful man in N.J. real estate recounts challenges, triumphs  NJBiz, March 23

Paul Robeson Galleries Director Anonda Bell on Datascapes exhibition 1
At Paul Robeson Galleries Exhibit, Data Serves as Inspiration for Art NJTV News, March 21

Prof.. Alexander Motyl on the crisis in Ukraine
Ukraine’s Orange Blues World Affairs, March
Western dilemma: Giving Putin Crimea to save Ukraine Daily Times, March 19
Is Putin Rational? Foreign Affairs, March 18
Alexander J. Motyl: The dangers of the Putin Doctrine Kyiv Post, March 5
To save Ukraine, will the West sacrifice Crimea? Japan Times, March 11
Is It Time for Ukraine to Split Up? The Atlantic, Feb. 20

Prof. Alan Sadovnik on reactions to Superintendent Cami Anderson’s One Newark plan
Plan to Revamp Newark District Hits a Nerve Education Week, March 19

Prof. James Tepper’s research on Parkinson’s disease
Exploring Brain for Keys to Solving Parkinson's Disease  Science Daily, March 26

Assoc. Prof. Stephanie Hoopes Halpin’s ALICE report cited
Short-changed by insurance, Sandy victims fight back   MyCentralJersey.com, March 17

Prof. Rob Snyder comments on Rutgers salaries
Income puts Rutgers University doctors among elite  The Record, March 17

Prof. Clement Price on movement toward historic preservation in Newark
Newark should embrace its past to accommodate future generations, report says Star-Ledger, March 16

Chancellor Nancy Cantor in the news
Rutgers-Newark increasing student alerts about off-campus crimes Star-Ledger, March 14
Ready or Not Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 27
Education Leaders: Time to Rethink What a College Degree Promises U.S. News & World Report, Feb. 25
Former Syracuse president takes reins as Rutgers-Newark chancellor Star-Ledger, Feb. 24
The NJBIZ Power 100: The most powerful people in New Jersey business NJBiz, Jan. 30

Asst. Prof. Jessica Ware’s discovery of winter-resistant cockroaches
Winter Roach NPR Science Friday, March 14
Six-Legged Freak New York Magazine, Jan. 26

Prof. Clement Price on Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Wright museum's creative thinking hustles up patrons Detroit News, March 5

Clinical Law Prof. Randi Mandelbaum on rights of children to sue their parents
NJ teen suing parents would have better chance if it were a divorce case, lawyers say Star-Ledger, March 5

Cornwall Center Director Roland Anglin on programs targeted at males of color
Opinion: Can I be my brother’s keeper? NJ Spotlight, March 3

Restoration of 15 Washington Street underway
Colleges expand housing options through public-private partnerships Star-Ledger, March 3

Prof. Clement Price comments 
Judge to determine if Newark should keep funding flagging watershed Star-Ledger, March2

Prof. Alan Hyde on hiring practices in the tech industry
Engineers Allege Hiring Collusion in Silicon Valley New York Times, Feb. 28

Prof. Donald McCabe on student honor codes and “unproctored” exams
The Proctor Is In Insider Higher Ed, Feb. 25

Acting Dean Ronald Chen on merger of Rutgers’ law schools
New target date, fall 2015, for combining Rutgers' two law schools The Inquirer, Feb. 24

Assoc. Prof. Rigoberto González and his love of literature
Latino Lens: A Migrant Workers' Son Finds Magic in Books NBC News, Feb. 24

Acting Dean Ronald Chen on potential conflict of interest of Port Authority attorney
Christie’s Bridge Probe Lawyer Drops Port Authority Case Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Feb. 22

Prof. Leslie Kennedy and Asst. Prof. Joel Caplan develop Risk Terrain Modeling Diagnostics Utility
Rutgers unveils new crime fighting software eCampus News, March 7
Predicting Crime with Big Data Without Breaking the Bank Insurance Journal, Feb. 20

Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series in the news
Civil rights legend Bob Moses speaks at Rutgers' Marion Thompson Wright Lecture series Star-Ledger, Feb. 15

In Memoriam: Adjunct and Visiting Prof. Morris Stern
Morris Stern, New Jersey bankruptcy judge, dies at 72 Star-Ledger, Feb. 14

Prof. Nancy DiTomaso’s book cited
Perpetuating Inequality in the Workplace Huffington Post, Feb. 12

Prof. Clement Price as Newark historian
Clement Price named official Newark historian
Star-Ledger, Feb. 2

Prof. Twila Perry on race and adoption practices
The Racial Biases That Aren’t Examined New York Times, Feb. 3


News from RU-N

Law School Summer Session Open to Students from All ABA-Accredited Schools March 28

Rutgers business plan competition sees a return to more traditional ventures; interior landscaper wins top prize  March 26

Exploring the Brain for Keys to Solving Parkinson’s Disease March 24

Rutgers SPAA Hosts Third Annual Conference on Media and Democratic Governance March 21

How I Spent My Summer: Beating the Competition Through Courses at Rutgers University- Newark March 17

Rutgers Flex MBA rises in U.S. News & World Report ranking March 15

SPAA Faculty Heavily Represented in Public Administration Review's 75 Most Influential Articles March 17

R U-N and RBHS Announce Joint Initiative to Enhance Campus Safety March 14

Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership expands customized ethics training to New Jersey corporations March 10

Debate Team Garners Prestigious Bid to National Debate Tournament March 11

Student’s Nonprofit Brings Dental Care to Ghana and Beyond March 6

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes ’96 Is MSP Banquet Honoree March 5

April 11 Conference on Emerging Approaches to Animal Ethics Feb. 28

New Life for a Classic Part of Rutgers and Newark History Feb. 28

Rutgers, County College of Morris Sign Agreement To Offer Rutgers Baccalaureates at CCM’s Campuses Feb. 27         

Provost Todd Clear Receives High Honors Feb. 26

Associate Dean John Joergensen Co-Chairs Global Effort to Increase Accessibility of Online Legal Information Feb. 24

School of Public Affairs and Administration to Host Northeast Region 2014 Policy Solutions Challenge, USA Feb. 21

Alice Stokes Paul Award to M. Elaine Jacoby ’75 for Advancing Women’s Equality Feb. 20

Groundbreaking Psychologist Jay Rosenblatt Dies at 90; Pioneered Research in Maternal Behavior, Learning  Feb. 18

Law School Mourns the Death of the Honorable Morris Stern ’65 Feb. 13

Nonprofit Iris House unveils new advertising campaign created by team of Rutgers Flex MBA students Feb. 11            

Rutgers University-Newark and Community Partners Celebrate Newark’s “Super” Jazz Heritage Feb. 6

Dr. Clement Price Named Newark’s Official City Historian Feb. 4              

Rutgers ranked #9 in Mid-Atlantic region for part-time MBA programs by Bloomberg Businessweek Feb. 3


more news:   www.newark.rutgers.edu/news


Upcoming events @  RU-N

"Learning from Mount Laurel": the annual Allan Axelrod Lecture  Thursday, April 3, 2014 | 11:30am - 12:30pm

Performance - Warren Lehrer in Residence at Rutgers, Newark  Monday, April 7, 2014 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Pianist Michael Cochrane  Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

RU Fit Fair 2014  Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | 12:30pm - 4:00pm

Senior Fine Art Exhibition  Thursday, April 10, 2014 | 10:00am - Thursday, April 24, 2014  

Lewis Porter's Movements for Jazz Trio and String Quartet  Thursday, April 10, 2014 | 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Third Annual Conference on Media and Democratic Governance – Keynote Speaker: Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Nations, Yuriy Sergeyev  Friday, April 11, 2014 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

Rutgers University–Newark Alumni Weekend  & Spring Admitted Student Day and Open House Saturday, April 12, 2014

Writers At Newark: Matthea Harvey, George Saunders  Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Undergraduate Research Showcase  Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Earth Day 2014  Tuesday, April 22, 2014 | 10:30am - 12:00pm

The Improv Play Wednesday, April 30, 2014 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm


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