NJBIZ - Education http://www.njbiz.com/section/education Education Education en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:35:39 EST Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:35:39 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181214/NJBIZ01/181219906&source=RSS Monmouth University names Leahy president Patrick Leahy will serve as Monmouth University&#8217s 10th president, effective Aug. 1, the university&#8217s Board of Trustees announced Friday. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181214/NJBIZ01/181219906&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181214/NJBIZ01/181219912&source=RSS Beyond the Tenure Track signs national licensing agreement Beyond the Tenure Track, a New Brunswick-based provider of career education, networking, and training services for graduate and Ph. D. students, has signed a national licensing agreement for its Options for Success program with Versatile PhD, a professional development community of 85,000 doctoral students across the country. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181214/NJBIZ01/181219912&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181214/NJBIZ01/181219913&source=RSS Study Personal patches could reduce energy waste in buildings Engineers at Rutgers University and Oregon State University said they have found a cost-effective way to make durable heating patches by using intense pulses of light to fuse tiny silver wires with polyester, opening the door to reducing energy waste in buildings. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181214/NJBIZ01/181219913&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181213/NJBIZ01/181219926&source=RSS MCCC, Rider add majors eligible for transfer Mercer County Community College and Rider University signed an agreement Thursday that adds majors to an existing transfer agreement between the two institutions. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181213/NJBIZ01/181219926&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181213/NJBIZ01/181219939&source=RSS NJCBA, Stockton team on cannabis studies The New Jersey CannaBusiness Association will collaborate with Stockton University to develop opportunities for students within the university&#8217s cannabis studies program, the NJCBA announced Wednesday. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181213/NJBIZ01/181219939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181212/NJBIZ01/181219946&source=RSS NJIT team wins Horizon health care challenge A team from New Jersey Institute of Technology took top honors in the Second Annual Horizon Health Care Transformation Challenge. A total of 10,000 in prize money was awarded to the top teams. Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181212/NJBIZ01/181219946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181212/NJBIZ01/181219952&source=RSS Liberty Science Center chairman Weston recognized on 90th birthday Josh Weston, a former CEO of Roseland-based payroll processing company ADP, was honored on his 90th birthday for his support of the Liberty Science Center and New Jersey Performing Arts Center at a party Tuesday night. Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181212/NJBIZ01/181219952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181211/NJBIZ01/181219966&source=RSS Rutgers names Blaser director of Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine Martin Blaser has been named the new director of the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. He will assume the new position in late January. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181211/NJBIZ01/181219966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181210/NJBIZ01/181209880&source=RSS Try it on first Companies, interns scout best fits through early identification program Rutgers University-Camden junior Bielka Gonzalez credits an internship with accounting and consulting company PricewaterhouseCoopers with helping her confirm she&#8217s on the right professional path. Sat, 08 Dec 2018 11:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181210/NJBIZ01/181209880&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181210/NJBIZ01/181209881&source=RSS Battling bacteria Kean faculty, students on front line of researching antibiotic resistance According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 23,000 people in the U. S. die annually from multidrug resistance. About 2 million more don&#8217t respond to treatment, leading to increased severity of disease, time spent in the ICU, loss in quality of life and increased health care costs. Sat, 08 Dec 2018 11:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181210/NJBIZ01/181209881&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181207/NJBIZ01/181209903&source=RSS RU governors approve athletics spending, construction The Rutgers University Board of Governors approved spending 65 million to build a football game-day locker room and an 80,000-square foot building that will serve 700 student-athletes, at a Thursday meeting. Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181207/NJBIZ01/181209903&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181207/NJBIZ01/181209904&source=RSS Kean TV studio gets HD makeover Kean University has replaced its television studio equipment with new high-definition equipment that is the standard in studios and newsrooms around the world. Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181207/NJBIZ01/181209904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181207/NJBIZ01/181209906&source=RSS Bill to deny financial aid for convicted hazers passes committee The Senate Higher Education Committee advanced legislation Thursday that would make a student ineligible for state financial aid upon a conviction for hazing. Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181207/NJBIZ01/181209906&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181206/NJBIZ01/181209910&source=RSS Rutgers nursing school gets 12.5 million to improve STI testing A new Rutgers University-led, 12. 5 million federally funded project is working to improve screening of sexually transmitted infections and treatment practices in some of the nation&#8217s hardest-hit locales, especially among people living with or at risk for HIV. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181206/NJBIZ01/181209910&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181206/NJBIZ01/181209913&source=RSS Rutgers pacts with five labor unions students demand minimum wage hike Rutgers University said Thursday it had reached agreements and ratified contracts with five of its 24 labor unions. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181206/NJBIZ01/181209913&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181205/NJBIZ01/181209943&source=RSS NARTP contracts with NJII for management and consulting services The National Aviation Research and Technology Park has finalized a contract with the New Jersey Innovation Institute to advance, strengthen and facilitate the development of the technology park. Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181205/NJBIZ01/181209943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181203/NJBIZ01/181209947&source=RSS NJCU leaders Public-private partnership a model New Jersey City University senior Romina Generali is saving money by living in a building on campus at West Campus Village at University Place, which was built as part of an ongoing 400 million redevelopment project. Wed, 05 Dec 2018 07:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181203/NJBIZ01/181209947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181130/NJBIZ01/181139987&source=RSS High school students get a lesson in HIVAIDS prevention More than 300 high school students from Bergen, Passaic and Hudson counties gathered at the Youth World AIDS Day Conference sponsored by the AIDS Outreach Program at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center on Friday at the Clinton Inn Hotel in Tenafly. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181130/NJBIZ01/181139987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181130/NJBIZ01/181139997&source=RSS Bill establishing hunger-free campus grant program gains committee approval The Assembly Human Services Committee approved legislation Thursday sponsored by Benjie Wimberly, D-35th District Mila Jasey, D-37th District Raj Mukherji, D-33rd District and Yvonne Lopez, D-19th District, to create a program to provide grants to colleges that are designated by the Secretary of Higher Education as hunger-free campuses. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181130/NJBIZ01/181139997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181129/NJBIZ01/181129874&source=RSS Kean University's Morreale named AAAS fellow Kean University School of Computer Science Executive Director Patricia Morreale has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181129/NJBIZ01/181129874&source=RSS