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March 30, 2017

SPAA Professor Frank Thompson Responds to Failed Affordable Care Act Repeal Attempt March 29
SPAA Professor Weighs in on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch March 28
Scarlet Raider Profile: Freshman Sarah Stiehler of Softball March 28
RU-N Professor and Alumnus Chosen as 2016 Lambda Literary Award Finalists March 27
Newark Classic Car Show Will Help Teach Older Men about Brain Health, Avoiding Alzheimer’s Disease, and Participating in Aging Research at RU-Newark March 24
Historian Finds Herself at the Center of India’s Hindu-Muslim Conflict March 23
Undergrads Skip Spring Break to Take “Flash” Courses with RU-N Deans March 20
NJSEA and RU-N Partnership Enhances, Expands Vital Scientific Research in the Meadowlands March 17
Psychology Professor Seeks the Roots of Shyness March 17
An accountant discovers the field of supply chain management March 17
Part-Time MBA Program offers classes near Jersey City's bustling financial district March 14
Rutgers Law School Ranked 62nd Nationwide in Annual U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings March 14
Women in Media-Newark Celebrates Honorable Mildred Crum and Nancy Cantor, Chancellor of Rutgers University—Newark, at International Women’s History Month Film Festival March 13
Women in Media-Newark honors Rutgers University-Newark chancellor March 13
Documentary Filmmaker Nominated for Prestigious European Doc Alliance Award March 10
A Look at Black Student Success March 9
Rutgers Clinic Helps Immigrant Parents Make Emergency Plans for their Children March 8
Chemistry Researcher's Search for New, Greener Catalysts Could Pay Big Dividends March 7
SPAA Student's College Career Grounded in Debate March 7
Rutgers University-Newark Launches Program To Promote Excellence In Instruction, Student Success March 6
National Collaboration of Four Women-Led Colleges, Universities Cultivates BOLD Leaders March 6
Rutgers team wins regional phase of prestigious Hult Prize Challenge March 6
Immigration Policy: Q&A With SPAA Professor Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia March 3
Chinese Finance Association networks with master of financial analysis students March 3
CEO of Bed, Bath & Beyond encourages students to follow their passions March 3
Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th Birthday Anniversary March 2
Political Science Students Get a Hands-On Lesson in Diplomacy with Model UN Course March 2
Come Meet the People Behind Express Newark March 2
Alumni profile: The big job of helping small business March 1
Dr. John Sheridan to Take on New Leadership Role at the College of Arts and Sciences March 1
Scarlet Raider Profile: Jake Connors of Men's Volleyball Feb. 28
Rutgers University-Newark Debate Team Achieves Tournament Victory in Final Weeks of the Season Feb. 27
On a winning streak: Full-time MBA student proving his marketing, strategy skills one prize at a time Feb. 27
Law School Appellate Team Advances to National Competition Feb. 23
Diane Jammula on a Mission to Make Physics Accessible to All Feb. 23
Women in Media-Newark Celebrates Women’s History Month with Annual International Film Festival Feb. 23
A passion for numbers: MBA student exhibits a talent for trading ETFs Feb. 23
Recap of the 37th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series Feb. 22
Moot Court Trial Team Celebrates Successful Season Feb. 20
Senior Michael Dirla awarded Ben Sopranzetti prize Feb. 20
Urban wind turbine project wins technology ventures class competition Feb. 20
Biology Professor Unlocks Method to Sequence DNA of Rare and Extinct Species Feb. 17
SPAA Faculty Members Assume Editorship of Noted Public Administration Journal Feb. 16
B-STAR Program Is Recognized by Educators for Making an Impact Feb. 16
Student-Athlete Career Night a Resounding Success Feb. 15
M&T Bank sponsors 2017 New Jersey County College Case Competition Feb. 15
Chitou '10 and Segars '84 Honored by Association of Black Law Students Feb. 8

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NEWS ABOUT RU-N (Selected)

Rutgers University–Newark
Christie OKs tax cut for Newark businesses that hire locals (mentioned)
NJ Advance Media, March 30
Unique Partnership Furthers STEAM Education (featured)
GlassRoots, March 28
Common and Powerful Themes Throughout Women In Media - Newark Film Festival (featured)
WBGO, March 21
UT is No. 650 (mentioned)
The Blade, March 18
Bookstore News: March 17, 2017 (featured)
Publishers Weekly, March 17
New Bookstore Opens in Newark for First Time in Decades (featured)
U.S. News & World Report, March 15
After more than 30 years, Newark gets new bookstore (featured)
NJ Advance Media, March 15
Moving Pictures Women in the World Art Exhibit Begins Women’s History Month at NJPAC (mentioned)
New Jersey Stage, March 8
Barnes & Noble College Bookstore Opens in Hahne & Co. Building in Newark (featured)
TAP into SOMA, March 2
Barnes & Noble College bookstore opens in Hahne & Co. Building (featured)
TAP into Newark, March 1
Asst. Prof. Audrey Truschke
US scholar's book argues Aurangzeb wasn't a Hindu-despising Islamic fanatic, gets hatemails "almost hourly" (book reviewed)
Counterview, March 30
Why Aurangzeb's Reputation As A Tyrant And Bigot Doesn't Stand The Test Of History (book reviewed)
Huffington Post, March 28
Decoding Aurangzeb, a Great Mughal who divided opinion (book reviewed)
DNA India, March 20
‘They want to treat Aurangzeb as a political football’ (interviewed)
Frontline, March 17
Statue of regulation (work quoted)
Hindu Business Line, March 10
Unravelling an enigma (book reviewed)
The Hindu, March 9
Aurangzeb, a stranger no more (book reviewed)
The Hindu, March 4
A Portrait of Aurangzeb More Complex than Hindutva’s Political Project Will Admit (book reviewed)
The Wire, March 4
Aurangzeb and battles of the present (book reviewed)
Live Mint, March 3
Prof. Todd Clear
Prison inmates might be getting free tablets for some reason (quoted)
New York Post, March 29
Indiana inmates could receive tablets as part of bold tech program (quoted)
FOX News, March 28
Tablets for Inmates (quoted)
Weekly Standard, March 27
Why every Indiana inmate could soon have a tablet (quoted)
York Daily Record, March 20
Chancellor Nancy Cantor
Historic Hahne’s Department Store Building Reopens in Downtown Newark, N.J. (quoted)
Just Means, March 28
Six Women to Be Honored during 2017 Women's History Month Film Festival (featured)
New Jersey Stage, March 13
The theme of this year’s Marion Thompson Wright Lecture: Our past is very much present (quoted)
Brick City Live, Feb. 27
Rutgers Business School
Rutgers beats 600 other teams to win global financial championship (featured)
NJ Advance Media, March 27
Rutgers Appoints Warren's Karen Kessler to Chair Ethics Cabinet (featured)
TAP into Warren, March 27
M&T Bank Signs New Partnership with Rutgers Business School (featured)
Parsippany Focus, March 25
Kessler to chair Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School (featured)
NJ Biz, March 14
Business ethics thought leader joins Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership (featured)
NJ Biz, March 1
B-STAR: A Pathway to Success (featured)
Urban University, Jan. 18
Assoc. Prof. Tayari Jones
A Lens on Trump’s Proposed Budget: Killing the Arts (quoted)
The Grio, March 27
First Essex County Big Read Kicks Off This April (featured)
TAP into Verona/Cedar Grove, March 15
Six Women to Be Honored during 2017 Women's History Month Film Festival (featured)
New Jersey Stage, March 13
Clinical Prof. Randi Mandelbaum
As threat of deportation looms, parents make agonizing decision (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, March 27
University Professor John Farmer Jr.
Ex-N.J. attorney general: The madness in Trump's insolence toward U.S. intelligence (op-ed)
Star-Ledger, March 26
RVCC honor society wins several awards at regional convention (featured), March 24
Prof. Rigoberto Gonzalez
Rigoberto González on being in the bittersweet club of professionals of color (op-ed)
Los Angeles Times, March 23
7 Excellent Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas (book reviews)
NBC News, March 14
9 Outstanding Latino Books Recently Published by Independent and University Presses (book reviews)
NBC News, Feb. 28
Co-dean Ronald Chen
Should Convicted Sex Offenders Have Restricted Internet Access? (quoted)
NJTV News, March 22
Sex offender wrongly banned from Internet, court rules (quoted)
The Record, March 21
Court: Sex offender can challenge internet restrictions (quoted)
ABC News, March 21
Parole officer can’t ban sex offender from internet, NJ Supreme Court rules (quoted)
New Jersey 101.5, March 21
N.J. Bill Would Force Release of Candidate Tax Returns (quoted)
Bloomberg BNA, March 15
Will Trump have to release his tax returns to run in N.J. in 2020? (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, March 14
Newest Americans
How an Undocumented Law Student Feels About Trump (film featured)
The Atlantic, March 20
Alumna Judge Esther Salas
Women’s History NJ: Esther Salas (featured)
Best of NJ, March 20
Prof. Simon Reich
Can President Trump Justify His Calls for a Naval Buildup? (op-ed)
Newsweek, March 19
Trump's Navy: Military operations other than war (op-ed)
March 16
What's the purpose of President Trump's Navy? (op-ed)
Defense One, March 15
Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute
Meadowlands science lab to expand study areas (featured)
The Record, March 16
James Abruzzo, co-founder of the Institute for Ethical Leadership
Banking on food (quoted)
New Jersey Jewish News, March 16
Anonda Bell, director and chief curator of the Paul Robeson Galleries
New in Newark: Paul Robeson Galleries Offer New Exhibits, Art Spaces and Collaborations (quoted)
New Jersey Stage, March 16
Thomas O’Reilly, director of the Police Institute
Hamilton Township St. Patrick's Day Parade Set for Saturday (featured)
East Windsor Patch, March 15
Groups coming together for 'Irish holy season' with Mass, dedications (featured)
NJ Advance Media, March 3
O’Reilly to lead St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 11 (featured)
Mercerspace, Feb. 28
Alumna Shacara Delgado
Morristown lawyer honored by Girl Scouts (featured)
Morris NewsBee, March 15
Prof. Rachel Hadas
Time’s Technique: On Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s “No Way Out But Through” (book review)
Los Angeles Review of Books, March 14
Clinical Prof. Randi Mandelbaum
Local organizations; how undocumented immigrants can designate guardianship of minor children if detained (quoted)
Brick City Live, March 13
Assoc. Prof. Joel Caplan
Apps: The latest tool in fighting crime (quoted)
Tech City News, March 10
Crime Prediction Expert Helps Atlantic City Police (featured)
Epoch Times, March 9
Assoc. Prof. John Keene
Prize set up to reward 'brave, bold' publishers goes to Fitzcarraldo (featured)
The Guardian, March 10
Fitzcarraldo's Counternarratives wins inaugural Republic of Consciousness Prize (featured)
The Bookseller, March 8
Asst. Prof. Mary Rizzo
Project gives new life to Chicory, a forgotten Baltimore literary magazine (work featured)
Baltimore Sun, March 10
Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer Shirley Collado
Building a Collective Vision: Incoming President Shirley M. Collado Shares Her Experience and Hopes (Part 2) (featured)
IC News, March 8
Alumna Mary Murphy
Glen Ridge woman among Irish-Americans honored (featured)
The Record, March 8
Morris Davis, academic director of the Center for Real Estate
Proposed NJ liquor license law aims to revitalize downtown areas (quoted)
New Jersey 101.5, March 6
Liquor lobby's on the rocks: Bill would let restaurants serve alcohol (quoted), March 5
Lyneir Richardson, executive director of The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Finding funding solutions for blacks, Latinos in tech: Rutgers-backed initiative hopes it can support these underserved communities (quoted)
NJ Biz, March 6
Assoc. Prof. Jason Barr
How skyscrapers will transform working life (quoted)
Financial Times, March 5
Clinical Prof. Laura Cohen
Due Process: Falsely Imprisoned – The McCallum Case (interviewed)
NJTV Online, March 2
Express Newark
Is Newark the new Brooklyn? (mentioned)
New York Post, March 1
Kimberlee S. Williams, RU-N director of communications and marketing
Whole Foods Newark opens with a spotlight on local vendors and sustainable food partnerships (quoted)
Brick City Live, March 1
Prof. Farok Contractor
Disrupting US-China Relations Will Incur High Costs (op-ed)
YaleGlobal Online, Feb. 28
Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Black and Latino Tech Initiative, created to help diversity-led early-stage companies gain access to capital and coaching, to launch this week (featured)
NJ Biz, Feb. 28
Mark Krasovic, interim director of the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture & the Modern Experience
In Manhattan's shadow, troubled Newark is having a moment (quoted)
Bloomberg News, Feb. 27
Prof. Bernard Bell
Shelter System and Other NYC Services Should Be Safe for Migrants, Experts Say (quoted)
City Limits, Feb. 24
Junius Williams, director of the Abbott Leadership Institute
The Long Hot Summer: 50 years after Newark burned, some see new sparks (quoted)
USA Today, Feb. 23
Dean Jan Ellen Lewis
What Happened to Elizabeth Warren Has Roots in Racism (op-ed)
New York Times, Feb. 10
Prof. James Goodman
Could a confession from Emmett Till's accuser lead to a new investigation? (quoted)
Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 10


The Politics of Hair, Sat., April 1, 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Fathers and Daughters: The Ties That Bind, A Spoken Word Event, Sat., April 1, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Kabuki and Kumadori Make-up - Lecture and Performance, Mon., April 3, 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Repositories of Failure: Creating Abolitionist Archives to Project Past the Punishment Paradigm, Tues., April 4, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Reel Talk: Negro: A Docu-Series About Latino Identity, Tues., April 4, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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