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January 22, 2016
NEWS FROM RU-N 


Corporate Panel at Rutgers Law School to Discuss Opportunities for Women Jan. 20
 
Marta Elena Esquilin Named Associate Dean of the Honors Living-Learning Community Jan. 19
 
Rutgers Law School Alumni Reception Series Wins CASE Programming Award Jan. 19
 
Prisons and Policing in America to be Examined at MTW Lecture Series Jan. 19
 
Debate Team Earns Two Bids to Exclusive Round Robin Tournament Jan. 14
 
Facts About Proposed Facilities Projects Across Rutgers University Jan. 14
 
Web Cam Installed in the Lower Atrium – Connecting both Camden and Newark Jan. 13
 
“This Is Only a Drill!” Jan. 11
 
Radek Dobrowolski: On the Front Lines of Research Into Brain Injuries Jan. 11
 
RU-N Welcomes a New Class of Officers Jan. 8
 
Obituary: Marilyn Miller Jan. 5
 
Homeland Security Fellowship Prepares Citizens for Emerging Threats Jan. 4
 
It Takes More Than Bricks and Mortar To Revitalize A City and Its Citizens Dec. 22
 
Reputation for employer branding leads Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt, Rutgers MBA '88, to new role in Saudi Arabia Dec. 22
 
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NEWS ABOUT RU-N (Selected)


Prof. Jayne Anne Phillips
9 Fiction Books To Try If You're Normally A Nonfiction Reader (work featured)
Bustle, Jan. 21
Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood at 50 (work cited)
The Guardian, Jan. 16
Appalachian writers reckon with cultural inheritance in ‘Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean’ (work cited)
Knoxville News Sentinel, Jan. 9
 
Prof. Simon Reich
Is Bernie Sanders Really a Socialist? And How Could He Like Denmark? (op-ed)
Heavy, Jan. 21
Is Bernie Sanders really a socialist? And how could he like Denmark? (op-ed)
The Conversation, Jan. 15
Five big predictions for 2016 (op-ed)
The Independent, Jan. 4
Was 2015 Such a Terrible Year? And What Will 2016 Look Like? (op-ed)
Huffington Post, Dec. 31
 
Prof. Farok J. Contractor
Commentary: Worries Over China's Slowdown Drive Global Markets (op-ed)
Jakarta Globe, Jan. 21
How Chinese mix of frugality and risk-taking is driving global stock markets wild (op-ed)
The Conversation, Jan. 19
 
Provost Jerome Williams
Rutgers University—Newark administrator discusses diversity on campus (interviewed)
ACUE Community, Jan. 21
 
RU-N to the TOP
Rutgers—Newark announces free tuition program (featured)
Daily Targum, Jan. 20
8 Colleges That Just Launched Big Tuition Discount Programs (featured)
Time, Jan. 19
Rutgers Newark Creates Free Tuition Program (featured)
NJTV News, Dec. 28
Dec. 28, 2015: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams (featured)
NJTV News, Dec. 28
Rutgers Newark to provide tuition free scholarship to Newark residents who’s families making below $60,000 (featured)
Glocally Newark, Dec. 23
Rutgers to cover tuition for low-income Newark residents, community college transfers (featured)
ABC 7, Dec. 22
Go Rutgers (featured)
The Record, Dec. 22
Rutgers-Newark offering free tuition, housing to select students (featured)
NJ Advance Media, Dec. 21
Rutgers looks to boost affordability (featured)
The Record, Dec. 21
 
Prof. John Cohen
Report: Homegrown Extremists Are Greatest Terrorist Threat to NJ (quoted)
NJTV News, Jan. 20
Officials appeal to public to be alert for signs of terrorism (quoted)
The Record, Jan. 20
Rutgers program seeks greater local involvement in terror war (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, Jan. 20
Security for College Football Championship Game Is Strengthened (quoted)
New York Times, Jan. 9
Arizona Bolsters Security for College Football Championship (quoted)
ABC News, Jan. 8
Presidential 2016 resolution is to subvert the 2nd Amendment (quoted)
Examiner, Jan. 1
Homeland Security Considers Plan to Check Social Media During Visa Reviews (quoted)
Hexa News, Dec. 29
Why are Obama and Ryan Ignoring this Patriot? (quoted)
Conservative HQ, Dec. 23
Political correctness now trumps national security (quoted)
Washington Times, Dec. 22
Metadata or More San Bernardinos (quoted)
Wall Street Journal, Dec. 20
What San Bernardino police learned from the Boston Marathon bombings manhunt (quoted)
PRI, Dec. 19
 
NJ-STEP
Rutgers professor founded prison-to-college program (featured)
MyCentralJersey.com, Jan. 20
Meet ex-prisoners who owe college degrees to Rutgers professor (featured)
NJ Advance Media, Jan. 19
PRINCETON: Forum shines light on the monster that is solitary confinement (mentioned)
Princeton Packet, Jan. 18
 
Junius Williams, director of Abbott Leadership Institute
‘Triumphant music’ extolled at King tribute (quoted)
New Jersey Jewish News, Jan. 20
Radio Waves: The Billy Joel Channel will return to SiriusXM on Jan. 15 (mentioned)
The Record, Jan. 15
Junius Williams presents ‘Dr. King as I Knew Him’ Jan. 19 at Vermont Law School (featured)
VT Digger, Jan. 11
How to Fix the Country’s Failing Schools. And How Not To. (quoted)
New York Times, Jan. 9
NJPAC Hosts Eclectic Celebration of Kwanzaa This Weekend (quoted)
Broadway World, Dec. 19
 
Rutgers University-Newark
Fulfilling Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream: the role for higher education (op-ed by Chancellor Cantor and other RU-N faculty and administrators)
Higher Ed Jobs, Jan 19.; The Conversation, Jan. 18; Huffington Post, Jan. 18; EconoTimes, Jan. 18
Controversial Rutgers college fair for unauthorized immigrants returns (featured)
NJ Advance Media, Jan. 15
Montclair State, Rutgers seeking funds for construction, renovation projects (mentioned)
The Record, Jan. 14
Why Rutgers wants $98M from N.J. (mentioned)
NJ Advance Media, Jan. 13
Renovation leads Rutgers’ $98.5M facilities wish list (mentioned)
Philly.com, Jan. 13
 
Prof. Gary Francione
Days of Revolt: All Life is Sacred (interviewed)
TheRealNews.com, Jan. 19
 
Dean Shadd Maruna
One prisoner's plea for help pulls a potent redemption program out of the shadows (quoted)
Deseret News, Jan. 18
 
Prof. Michael Santoro
China collides with Earth (quoted)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jan. 17
Inside the Chinese Meltdown Rocking Wall Street, Part 3 (quoted)
WhoWhatWhy, Jan. 14
Inside the Chinese Meltdown Rocking Wall Street, Part 1 (quoted)
WhoWhatWhy, Jan. 12
 
Prof. Frank Askin
Justice Marie L. Garibaldi 1934-2016 Shatterer of Glass Ceilings (mentioned)
Blue Jersey, Jan. 15
Thanks for the surveillance, J. Edgar (op-ed)
The Record, Jan. 7
Happy Birthday, J. Edgar (op-ed)
Huffington Post, Jan. 4
Happy 120th birthday, J. Edgar Hoover. Thanks for all the surveillance. (op-ed)
Washington Post, Dec. 31
 
Prof. Anthony Braga
Police brutality is not invisible (mentioned)
The Hill, Jan. 14
Commissioner Evans Continues Efforts to Increase Transparency and Accountability of Policing Activities to the Public (research cited)
BPD News, Jan. 8
 
Prof. Todd Clear
5 things we learned at Baraka's Newark Town Hall meeting (mentioned)
NJ Advance Media, Jan. 14
 
Asst. Prof. Mary Rizzo
Runway revolution: Can we tie unisex fashion trends to gender equality? (op-ed)
CNN, Jan. 14
 
Express Newark
Investing to make money … and make a difference (referenced)
NJ Biz, Jan. 13
Newark street vendors want to stake a space in city's future (referenced)
Star-Ledger, Jan. 12
COMMENTARY: A renaissance for Camden (referenced)
Courier-Post, Dec. 20
 
Debate Team
MSU Debate places top four in tournament over break (mentioned)
State News, Jan. 12
 
Assoc. Prof. Arash Azadegan
Leaders who survive supply chain disasters (research featured)
Fleet Owner, Jan. 12
 
University Professor John Farmer Jr.
Obama must invoke individual freedom in final State of Union speech (op-ed)
Star-Ledger, Jan. 12
 
Chancellor Nancy Cantor
Moving Forward on Race, Class, and College Access: Achieving Diversity in a Shifting Legal Landscape (work cited)
American Council on Education, Jan. 11
Why Do We Keep Dropping the Coach's Challenge Flag on Campus Protests? (op-ed)
Huffington Post, Jan. 4
Swift action key to handling racial incidents (quoted)
Durango Herald, Dec. 22
 
Asst. Prof. Audrey Truschke
'Mughal emperor Aurangzeb was not Hindu-hating personality' (cited)
Zee News, Jan. 11
It is High Time to Discard the Pernicious Myth of India’s Medieval Muslim ‘Villains’ (op-ed)
The Wire, Jan. 9
 
Senior Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and Chief of Staff Peter Englot
Moving Forward on Race, Class, and College Access: Achieving Diversity in a Shifting Legal Landscape (work cited)
American Council on Education, Jan. 11
 
Institute of Jazz Studies
James P. Johnson: The Father of Stride (mentioned)
KCBX-FM, Jan. 8
Jammin’ in Jersey, Where Jazz Once Reigned (mentioned)
New Jersey Monthly, Jan. 5
 
Assoc. Prof. Jason Barr
How skyscrapers reveal the rise and fall of American fortunes (featured)
Washington Post, Jan. 8
What does all the land in Manhattan cost? (work featured)
Vox, Jan. 6
Manhattan land was worth $1.4 trillion total in 2014: analysis (work featured)
Real Deal, Jan. 6
 
Marc Kalan
Meadowlands aims to be multi-day tourist spot (quoted)
South Bergenite, Jan. 7
 
Graduate School–Newark
Homeland Security Fellowship Prepares Citizens for Emerging Threats (RU-N) (featured)
WN, Jan. 6
 
Prof. Rigoberto Gonzalez
Rigoberto González (featured)
Fiction Southeast, Jan. 5
Prof produces tome of poems (quoted)
Pueblo Chieftain, Jan. 4
2015 Latino Books: 8 Must-Reads from Indispensable Small Presses (op-ed)
NBC News, Dec. 31
 
Prof. Alexander Motyl
Putin is Steering Russia to Collapse (op-ed)
World Affairs, Dec. 30
The Winners and Losers of ‘Nation-Branding’ (op-ed)
World Affairs, Dec. 23
 
Prof. Nancy DiTomaso
#EpicFail? Twitter's New VP of Diversity & Inclusion is a White Guy (quoted)
NBC News, Dec. 30
 
Bob Provost, Rutgers Business School Distinguished Executive-In-Residence
Newspaper innovation: No longer an oxymoron? (op-ed)
International News Media Association, Dec. 29
 
Rutgers Business School
One-On-One With Rutgers School Officials and Graduates – VIDEO (featured)
Poets & Quants, Dec. 28
Rutgers Business School undergrads on a winning streak at the Institute for Supply Management's annual case competition (featured)
Bloomberg Business, Dec. 21
 
Prof. Stuart Green
Mixed homecoming for ‘Real Housewives’ star Teresa Giudice (quoted)
The Record, Dec. 23
 
Morris Davis, academic director of the Center for Real Estate
What new home sales mean for the economy (quoted)
Marketplace, Dec. 23
 
Prof. Michael Santoro
China's crackdown on graft, media obscures picture for investors (quoted)
CBS News, Dec. 21
 
Prof. Miklos Vasarhelyi
Rutgers and AICPA Unveil Data Analytics Research Initiative (quoted)
Bloomberg Business, Dec. 16

UPCOMING EVENTS @ RU-N 


Research Roundtable: Ted Greene: Sound, Time, and Unlimited Possibility by Terrence McManus Wed., January 27, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
 
Spring 2016 Exhibitions Reception Thurs., January 28, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Writers At Newark: Natalie Diaz and Saeed Jones Tues., February 2, 5:30.p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 

Readings of student short plays Wed., February 3, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
 
Getting Less & Less Safe Out Here: A Tribute to Amiri Baraka by Heroes Are Gang Leaders Sat., February 6, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 
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