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February 16, 2017

Acclaimed Education Professor Weighs In on Betsy DeVos Nomination Feb. 15
There's No Law Against It: Finding Love at Rutgers Law School Feb. 14
Prof. Edin Velez's New Experimental Documentary Premieres at MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight Feb. 10
SPAA Roundtable Addresses Implications of the Trump Presidency Feb. 10
Raider Profile: Hannah & Faith Ashby of Women's Basketball Feb. 8
Women in Media-Newark Announces “Women in the World,” a Women’s History Month Art Exhibit at Three Locations Feb. 8
RU-N’s Video Production Program Expands into New Hahne’s Space Feb. 7
Students Get Career Advice from New Jersey Judges Feb. 7
Rutgers Law Professors Discuss Immigration Executive Order Feb. 1
Experiences: A Study Abroad Inspires Student's Dream Career Feb. 1
SPAA Center for Applied Appreciative Inquiry Certifies Second Cohort Jan. 30
Leftovers Inspire MBA Students to Begin Helping the Homeless Jan. 27
One of RU-N's Newest Institutes Leads the Way on Urban Sustainability Jan. 25
Man Arrested as a Teenager Highlights Due Process for Juveniles Jan. 23

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NEWS ABOUT RU-N (Selected)

Prof. Barbara Foley
Newark: A Love Story (featured)
Brick City Live, Feb. 14
Co-Dean Ronald Chen
N.J. lawmaker wants to keep presidential candidates who don't show tax data off state ballot (quoted)
News Work, Feb. 13
Prof. Barry Komisaruk
Are Oysters an Aphrodisiac? (quoted)
Smithsonian Magazine, Feb. 13
Prof. Michael Barnett
Trump-fueled backlash puts the brakes on Uber (quoted)
TVCNews, Feb. 12
Prof. Stuart Green
Death by communication (quoted)
MDJ Online, Feb. 12
Asst. Prof. Audrey Truschke
The misunderstood Mughal: Audrey Truschke on why Aurangzeb deserves less hate (interviewed)
Catch News, Feb. 11
The misunderstood Mughal (work featured)
India Today, Feb. 9
Dalhousie Road renamed after Dara Shikoh: Why Hindutva right wingers favour a Mughal prince (mentioned)
Indian Express, Feb. 7
Getting frank about lingua franca (interviewed)
Mumbai Mirror, Jan. 29
Assoc. Prof. Tayari Jones
Tayari Jones, author of book chosen for Peoria Reads, speaking at local libraries (featured)
Journal Star, Feb. 10
Asst. Prof. Mary Rizzo
Hold up, 'Hon': Baltimore's black vernacular youthful, dynamic if less recognized than 'Bawlmerese' (quoted)
Baltimore Sun, Feb. 10
Vice Dean Reid Weisbord
For sale: $1.1M for Holmdel fire station (quoted)
Asbury Park Press, Feb. 9
Asst. Prof. Marc Kalan
Brick video store closing, killed by technology (quoted)
Asbury Park Press, Feb. 8
Prof. Rigoberto Gonzalez
Author Tim Z. Hernandez Gives Voice to Farm Workers Killed in 1948 Plane Crash (op-ed)
NBC News, Feb. 6
Student Rally
Maplewood Woman Joins Rutgers, NJIT, Essex County College Students to Protest Trump Immigration Policy (featured)
TAP into SOMA, Feb. 5
PHOTOS: Students Protest Trump’s Immigration Ban at Rutgers-Newark (featured)
The Montclarion, Feb. 3
Immigration, accidents & bail reform — NJ Decoded (mentioned)
New Jersey 101.5, Feb. 2
Protests Over Trump's Executive Orders Continue as Bodega Owners Plan Shutdown (video)
NBC New York, Feb. 1
Rutgers, NJIT students stage protest against Trump's travel ban (featured)
NJ Advance Media, Feb. 1
Rutgers, NJIT, Essex County College students join together to protest Trump immigration policy (featured)
TAP into Newark, Feb. 1
Protests against Trump order continue in New Jersey (featured)
New Jersey 101.5, Jan. 31
Trump’s immigration ban sparks continued protests (featured)
Asbury Park Press, Jan. 30
Lyneir Richardson, executive director of The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Obama, spending power drives consumer confidence among blacks (quoted)
Frost Illustrated, Feb. 4
Express Newark
Newark Print Shop is back with Express Newark debut in Hahne’s building (featured)
Brick City Live, Feb. 3
Newark's Whole Foods supermarket to open March 1 (mentioned)
NJ Advance Media, Jan. 31
Reopening of historic Hahne's building, with Whole Foods coming, a sign of the new Newark (featured)
TAP into Newark, Jan. 27
Newark Reborn: Hahne and Company Building Revived To Fanfare (featured)
Newark Patch, Jan. 25
Transformative Mixed-Use Developments Revive Newark (featured)
Commercial Property Executive, Jan. 25
Mayor Baraka, Senator Booker Welcome Hahne And Company Back To Downtown Newark (featured)
Jersey Digs, Jan. 25
With opening of Hahne and Co. building, a chance to bring life to a long-blighted block (featured)
Brick City Live, Jan. 24
Former retail landmark transformed (featured)
Chain Store Age, Jan. 24
Prof. John Cohen
Nonprofits Are Rejecting Federal Money Because of Trump’s Refugee Ban (quoted)
Fortune, Feb. 3
African Immigrants in US Divided Over Trump’s Travel Ban (quoted)
Voice of America, Feb. 1
President Trump’s Immigration Order Could Harm the Fight Against Domestic Terror Some Experts Warn (quoted)
Time, Jan. 31
Federal Judge Bars Deportations Under President Trump's Immigration Order (quoted)
Time, Jan. 29
US Judge Temporarily Blocks Part of Trump Order on Immigration (quoted)
Voice of America, Jan. 29
Court order on deportations won't affect Trump immigration ban: US govt (quoted)
Hans India, Jan. 29
Trump shuts door on refugees, but will the US be safer? (quoted)
The Republic, Jan. 28
Judge bars U.S. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by Trump order (quoted)
WJLA, Jan. 28
Federal judge in NY puts halt to deportations ordered by Trump (quoted)
ABC 7 Eyewitness News, Jan. 28
Federal judge stays enforcement of Trump travel ban (quoted)
WNEM, Jan. 28
Students invent machine that charges phones by recycling plastic bottles (quoted)
KUTV, Jan. 27
Clean bill of health' for Wolf after prostate cancer bout (quoted)
WJAC, Jan. 26
Dow hits 20,000 for the first time (quoted)
WJAC, Jan. 25
Assoc. Prof. Kristina Durante
What the NFL Is Doing to Reach Women (quoted)
Teen Vogue, Feb. 3
Rutgers University-Newark
On The Run For Hedda: Fundraiser To Benefit Morristown Teen With Brain Cancer (mentioned)
Morristown Patch, Feb. 2
Prof. Mark Weiner
Yale Law Library Opens Exhibit on Animals in Law Books (featured)
Fine Books & Collections, Feb. 2
Prof. Alexander Motyl
Trump and Putin's Game Theory (op-ed)
World Affairs, Feb. 1
Assoc. Prof. Jeffrey Robinson
Immigration ban has far-reaching business repercussions, experts say (quoted)
The Record, Feb. 1
Kaleena Berryman, program coordinator at Abbott Leadership Institute
N.J. woman is on a mission to mentor moms of premature babies (featured)
Star-Ledger, Jan. 31
Chancellor Nancy Cantor
Rutgers-Newark chancellor: Making America great again? N.J. can lead the way (op-ed)
Star-Ledger, Jan. 30
Alfred Blake, assistant director of Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs
The Day Gerard Adams Was Kicked Out of Rutgers University (op-ed)
Huffington Post, Jan. 30
Prof. Simon Reich
Do Donald Trump's Criticisms of NATO Have Merit? (op-ed)
Newsweek, Jan. 28
Prof. Simi Kedia
Research: Firms Give More Stock Options When They’re Committing Fraud (research featured)
Harvard Business Review, Jan. 26
Professor Emeritus Paul Tractenberg
Christie’s ‘Fairness Formula’ Reveals Problems with NJ’s School Funding (op-ed)
NJ Spotlight, Jan. 25
Tractenberg ’60 Heads New Nonprofit on Diversity and Equality in Education (featured)
News @ Wesleyan, Jan. 23
Asst. Prof. Sara Ruane
Scientists discover a way to sequence DNA of rare animals (research featured)
Science Daily, Jan. 25
Braven Program
Organization Helps College Students Transition from School to Career (featured)
University Herald, Jan. 24
Asst. Prof. Mary Rizzo
Will Evan Rachel Wood's red carpet pantsuit inspire other women? (quoted)
Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 9


37th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series, Sat., Feb. 18, 2017 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Screening of the film "Refugee Kids" and discussion with filmmakers, Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Women in the World Reception, Thurs., Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Social Justice Summit: Exploring Your Inner Activist, Sat., Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Changing Face of Harlem: A film screening and discussion with Shawn Batey, Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Teach-In: White Backlash, Tues., Feb. 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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