News, media mentions, and upcoming events around Rutgers University-Newark
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June 13, 2016

Distinguished Attorney to Lead Strategic Transition at Rutgers University – Newark’s Cornwall Center June 9
Rutgers Law Students Receive Scholarship Support from Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey June 9
Chinese Companies Learn to Adapt to U.S. as They Bring Money and Jobs June 7
Painting Pictures of What’s Possible June 6
NJPAC and Institute of Jazz Studies to Partner on All-Female Jazz Residency June 3
Safer Newark Council to Release Report Outlining New Strategies to Reduce Gun Violence, Homicides and Robberies in Newark News Conference June 3
Photo Contest: "Public Service for the Public Good" May 31
Silly Talk Directed at Infants May Be More Educational than Imagined May 31
Rutgers–Newark’s Dana Library Announces Spring Sutras Exhibition Opening May 26
Rutgers University-Newark Partners with RBH Group to Develop Honors Living-Learning Community May 25
Probing How a Gene and Some Proteins Might Point a Brain toward Autism May 24
Prudential CFO Robert Falzon tells nearly 600 graduate students, degree will make a difference in how people look at you May 23
Applications now being accepted for first-of-its-kind Master of Science in Business of Fashion May 19
All About That Bass May 19
New certificate program for arts leadership gets funding from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation May 19
Rutgers University-Newark Commencement-at-a-Glance May 18
Rutgers University-Newark bestows degrees on 2,275 graduate and undergraduate students May 18
Rutgers Aims to Broaden Its Role as a Partner in Newark's Economic Change May 18
Rutgers aims to broaden its role as a partner in Newark's economic change May 17
Rutgers University - Newark Announces New Commencement Speaker, Soledad O’Brien May 16
RU-N Hosts 2016 "Telling Untold Histories" Unconference May 9
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NEWS ABOUT RU-N (Selected)

Prof. John Cohen
Why the nightclub shooter was able to buy guns despite two FBI probes of possible terrorist links (quoted)
ABA Journal, June 13
Orlando Shooter Legally Bought Guns Despite Previous Flags by FBI (quoted)
ABC News, June 12
Classroom Doors That Don't Lock Add to UCLA Shooting Scare (quoted)
ABC News, June 2
Airport security increases in wake of EgyptAir crash (interviewed)
WTNH News 8, May 20
Prof. David Troutt
Muhammad Ali moved from black anger to ‘civic sainthood:’ Can the rest of us follow his path? (op-ed)
Daily Times, June 13
How Muhammad Ali turned black anger into civic sainthood (op-ed)
Fiscal Times, June 10
Assoc. Prof. Kevin Lyons
Newark: Economic Assets and Prospects For Growth, Along With Problems (quoted)
NJ Spotlight, June 13
Prof. Gary Francione
Will SeaWorld’s killer whale shows continue? (quoted)
Albany Daily Star, June 12

Asst. Prof. Akhil Sharma
Rutgers prof on $110K international prize: 'Another disappointment avoided' (featured), June 10
Winner Announced of 2016 International Dublin Award (featured)
Foyles, June 10
Akhil Sharma beats 159 other novels to scoop €100k Dublin Literary Award (featured)
Irish Examiner, June 9
Akhil Sharma interview : ‘It was difficult; all books are really hard (featured)
Irish Times, June 9
Sharma wins €100k International Dublin Literary Award (featured)
The Bookseller, June 9
US author Akhil Sharma wins €100,000 International Dublin Literary Award (featured), June 9
Prof. Alexander Motyl
Ukraine's united future depends on leaving Donbas in its divided past (op-ed)
Kyiv Post, June 9
A Donbas Strategy Going Forward (op-ed)
World Affairs, June 6
Answering the Critics: Donbas Disengagement (op-ed)
World Affairs, May 24
Dying for the Donbas? (op-ed)
Kyiv Post, May 17
Prof. Simon Reich
More Welfare Won’t Mend Europe’s Blue-Red Divide (work cited)
Atlantic Sentinel, June 9
How Will the EU Referendum Affect Local Elections? (work cited)
Newsweek, June 8
The new political divide on both sides of Atlantic: Populists vs cosmopolitans (op-ed)
Democratic Audit UK, May 30
New political divide on both sides of Atlantic: populists v cosmopolitans (op-ed)
New Boston Post, May 25
Assoc. Prof. Robert Puhak
Overcoming insurmountable obstacles, Albert Appouh is 2016 Jefferson Award honoree (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, June 8
In College Remedial Classes, Unprepared Students Get the Least-Trained Teachers (featured)
Alternet, May 19
Assoc. Prof. Tayari Jones
Millburn Free Public Library Joins Essex Other County Libraries for the BIG READ Project (mentioned)
TAP into Millburn/Short Hills, May 18
Alumnus Jerry Izenberg
Bronze Plaques Dedicated in Honor of Yogi Berra, Larry Doby, Monte Irvin and Jerry Izenberg (featured)
TAP Into Montclair, June 8
Prof. Todd Clear
5 surprising facts about violent crime in Newark (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, June 7
Newark Redeploys Police Force, Targets Violent Crime Hotspots (quoted)
NJ Spotlight, June 7
Report: 80% of Newark streets violence-free since 2007 (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, June 6
School of Criminal Justice
How Data Helps Law Enforcement Turn Criminal 'Playgrounds' Into Safe Spaces (faculty featured)
Inverse, June 7
Experimental Installations Put the Social in Social Science (featured)
ABC News, May 30
Center for Real Estate
Rutgers real estate center names Emerging Leaders Council (featured)
NJ Biz, June 7
Institute of Jazz Studies
NJPAC and Rutgers University-Newark Institute of Jazz Studies to Partner on All-Female Jazz Residency (featured)
Jazz Corner, June 6
NJPAC and Rutgers University-Newark To Create All-Female Jazz Residency (featured)
New Jersey Stage, June 6
NJPAC Announces 2016-17 Season (mentioned)
New Jersey Stage, May 16
Rutgers Law School
Philanthropist funds project to protect faith-based communities (featured)
Sun Sentinel, June 6
Adjunct Prof. Wayne Fisher
How many are getting away with murder in N.J.? More than you think... (quoted), June 6
As the weather heats up, so does crime at the Jersey Shore (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, May 29
Postdoctoral Assoc. Mohammad Herzallah
Peace of mind (featured)
Science, June 3
Rutgers Business School
A Business Accelerator in Brick City Starts Searching for High-Tech Startups (mentioned)
NJ Spotlight, June 2
New Rutgers Leadership Program Selects Local Arts Professionals (featured)
New Jersey Stage, May 24
Prof. John Cohen
Classroom Doors That Don't Lock Add to UCLA Shooting Scare (quoted)
ABC News, June 2
Airport security increases in wake of EgyptAir crash (interviewed)
WTNH News 8, May 20
Prof. Zhao Yao
China's supply-side reform right on target as its economy enters new normal (quoted)
Xinhuanet, May 30
Rutgers University-Newark
Rutgers University-Newark, RBH Group to Develop 400-Bed Living-Learning Community (featured)
Rebusiness Online, May 27
Belleville resident creates display for Rutgers library (featured)
Belleville Times, May 27
Rutgers-Newark, RBH planning $70M residence hall, honors learning facility (featured)
NJ Biz, May 26
Rutgers-Newark to Open New Facilities in Downtown (featured)
Essex County Place, May 26
When a College Recruits Black Students Others Consider Too Risky (featured)
NJ Spotlight, May 26
Against the odds: 100% of kids in this Newark program got into college (mentioned)
NJ Advance Media, May 24
Rutgers University-Newark Offering College Scholarships To Often Ignored Students (featured)
Parent Herald, May 20
A University That Prioritizes the Students Who Are Often Ignored (featured)
The Atlantic, May 19
Broadcast journalist to Rutgers-Newark grads: seek to serve others (featured)
NJ Advance Media, May 18
Through Newark Art Installation, a Portal to the World (mentioned)
NJTV News, May 17
Newest Americans
Crossing the Border Into a Precarious Life (featured)
The Atlantic, May 25
Junius Williams, director of the Abbott Leadership Institute
A century in Newark: How the Robert Treat Hotel survived and thrived over the past 100 years (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, May 24
Cissy Houston joins chorus of celebrants on Newark's 350th birthday (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, May 16
Grammy winners headline Newark's birthday bash (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, May 14
Prof. Rachel Hadas
Poem of the Week Freedom from the Tyranny of the Right (work featured)
Haaretz, May 24
University President John Farmer Jr.
Former N.J. attorney general: We are living our founders' worst nightmare (op-ed)
Star-Ledger, May 23
Asst. Prof. Jessica Ware
Dragonfly can fly 7,081 km without stopping (research featured)
Albany Daily Star, June 4
Zoonotic Tales: Living with Roaches (quoted)
3 Quarks Daily, May 23
Stacy Smollin Schwartz, instructor of professional practice at Rutgers Business School
How Mobile Marketers Can Build Brands via Coupons and Loyalty Programs (quoted)
E Content, May 23
Henry Rutgers University Professor A. Van Jordan
Arts Etc. (quoted)
International Examiner, May 21
Prof. Rigoberto Gonzalez
Complicating the Queer Narrative: The Rise of the Queer Memoir (work featured)
Los Angeles Review of Books, May 21
Gregg Barrios' Acclaimed Play 'I-DJ' Explores Gay, Chicano and Musical Spaces (op-ed)
NBC News, May 20
Prof. George Thomas
Lodzinski and Anthony: 2 moms, 2 dead children, 2 verdicts (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, May 20
Forget CSI shows, Lodzinski jury could convict without fingerprints, eyewitness (quoted)
NJ Advance Media, May 16
Prof. Elise Boddie
Voter rights talk comes to Montclair just before New Jersey Primary (quoted)
Montclair Times, May 20
Assoc. Prof. John Keene
How Archival Fiction Upends Our View of History (work featured)
New Yorker, May 20
Asst. Prof. Nan Gao
Grant Awarded to Rutgers University Newark for IBD Research (research featured)
MD Magazine, May 20
Chancellor Nancy Cantor
Victor Davson leaves Aljira with a show of his 'imaginary portraits' (mentioned)
Star-Ledger, May 19
Newark Alliance names CEO (quoted)
NJ Biz, May 18
College graduation season is upon us in Hudson County (mentioned)
Jersey Journal, May 18
New Jersey's largest city is turning 350 and the whole town is celebrating (mentioned), May 13
The Iliad is doing hard time and the inmates love it (featured)
Huffington Post, May 19
Prof. Jayne Anne Phillips
Let’s Name Some Women Writers Now (mentioned)
2 Paragraphs, May 19
Newark City of Learning Collaborative
Rising college freshman can sign up for free academic prep and a stipend this August (featured)
Brick City Live, May 18
Clinical Prof. Laura Cohen
Bill would guarantee public defenders for juveniles (quoted)
News Journal, May 16
Dean Shadd Maruna
Three decades later, addiction recovery continues (quoted)
Times Union, May 14
Asst. Prof. Vanessa Lobue
How much screen time is good for kids? (op-ed)
R News, May 9


 Rutgers Business School Alumni Association's Golf Clinic Wed., June 15, 8:00am - 1:30pm
Right Business Decisions to Maximize Cash Flow Wed., June 15, 9:00am - 4:00pm
First Step to Entrepreneurship Q&A Wed., June 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
NJ Business Registration Tues., June 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
After Lunch Webinar Series: Biz Sales Thurs., July 7, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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