NJBIZ - Education http://www.njbiz.com/section/education Education Education en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Mon, 15 Oct 2018 05:29:05 EST Mon, 15 Oct 2018 05:29:05 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019955&source=RSS Rutgers alumnus gives school 10M for scholarships Richard N. Weeks, a 1950 Rutgers graduate who grew his family&#8217s marine construction company into an industry leader, has pledged 10 million to support undergraduate scholarships at the Rutgers School of Engineering, the university announced. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019955&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019962&source=RSS Study finds elderly housing with supportive social services reduces costly hospital use Investing in affordable housing that offers supportive social services to senior citizens on Medicare could lead to a reduction in hospital admissions and the amount of time patients need inpatient hospital care by better managing chronic health conditions, according to a Rutgers University study. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019962&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019963&source=RSS Grewal joins Corinthian College coalition New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has joined other attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in support of former Corinthian College students who are suing the federal Department of Education for student loan forgiveness. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019963&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019965&source=RSS Poll New Jerseyans support wage increase, just not 15 A majority of New Jersey residents support a minimum wage increase beyond the current 8. 60 an hour - just not up to 15, according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University poll published Friday. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019965&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019966&source=RSS Panepinto makes 10M donation to Saint Peter's, largest in school's history Saint Peter&#8217s University on Friday announced it received the single largest philanthropic gift in the school&#8217s 150-year history &#8212 10 million from Joseph Panepinto, president and chief executive officer of Jersey City-based Panepinto Properties and a member of the Saint Peter&#8217s Board of Trustees. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181012/NJBIZ01/181019966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181010/NJBIZ01/181019988&source=RSS Georgian Court names new academic leaders Georgian Court University has named three new leaders. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181010/NJBIZ01/181019988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181010/NJBIZ01/181019991&source=RSS Rutgers researchers discover new delivery system targeting bacterial infections Researchers from Rutgers University have discovered a new system to deliver antimicrobial agents such as drugs, antiseptics or pesticides that could more effectively treat or prevent bacterial infections. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181010/NJBIZ01/181019991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181009/NJBIZ01/181009835&source=RSS NJIT to host 'ReFraming' TEDx event New Jersey Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that it will host a TEDxNJIT event Nov. 8 at the Jim Wise Theatre at the NJIT campus. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181009/NJBIZ01/181009835&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181009/NJBIZ01/181009840&source=RSS Princeton's Center for Jewish Life completes renovation Princeton University&#8217s Center for Jewish Life has completed a refurbishment and energy-efficient renovation, improving about 17,800 square feet of building area. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 11:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181009/NJBIZ01/181009840&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181008/NJBIZ01/181009858&source=RSS Amicus Therapeutics, Penn joins forces Amicus Therapeutics entered into a joint venture with the Gene Therapy Program in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania to pursue research and development of novel gene therapies for Pompe disease, Fabry disease, CDKL5 deficiency and one additional undisclosed rare metabolic disorder. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 13:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181008/NJBIZ01/181009858&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181008/NJBIZ01/181009868&source=RSS Planning for success Don't wait to design a business strategy, experts say In the life cycle of businesses &#8212 launch, growth, and exit &#8212 the first phase is the most challenging, but it's also the most important. First, an entrepreneur has to figure out what he or she wants to do, then determine if there's a market for the venture. Of course, there's also the not-so-small matter of paying for everything. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181008/NJBIZ01/181009868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009892&source=RSS William Paterson University welcomes new president William Paterson University President Richard Helldobler gave an inaugural speech Friday at a ceremony where he took the reins of the Wayne institution. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009892&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009908&source=RSS Rutgers Camden seeks construction of business school building Rutgers University Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon, on Thursday, discussed plans to construct a building to house the Camden campus&#8217 business school. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 08:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009908&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009910&source=RSS Rutgers employees rally for wage hike Barchi says 2017 record year for fundraising Dozens of Rutgers University employees rallied outside the school&#8217s monthly board of governors meeting Thursday at the Camden campus, demanding the administration raise their minimum wage to 15 per hour and provide affordable health insurance. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009910&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009917&source=RSS Cancer research grants awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute, Princeton University Fellowship Grants in the amount of 1. 6 million were awarded to early-career investigators mentored by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Princeton University Scientists. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181003/NJBIZ01/181009931&source=RSS Quinnipiac poll finds Menendez leads Hugin by 11 points Kavanaugh opposed by 59 percent A Quinnipiac University Poll released Wednesday shows Democratic incumbent U. S. Sen. Robert Menendez leads Republican challenger Bob Hugin 53 percent to 42 percent among likely voters. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 16:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181003/NJBIZ01/181009931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181002/NJBIZ01/181009954&source=RSS Tech nonprofit to train Newark residents in sustainable careers National tech training non-profit Per Scholas is coming to Newark to train and place more than 200 graduates in tech jobs over the next three years, two-thirds of whom will be Newark residents. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 12:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181002/NJBIZ01/181009954&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181001/NJBIZ01/181009974&source=RSS Rowan U, Rowan College at Burlington County partner on workforce opportunities Rowan University and Rowan College at Burlington County have enhanced their partnership to create more opportunities for students seeking careers in growing engineering technology fields. Mon, 01 Oct 2018 13:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181001/NJBIZ01/181009974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181001/NJBIZ01/181009975&source=RSS Poll US Senate Race between Menendez and Hugin 'up for grabs' A Stockton University poll released Monday found the race for a U. S. Senate seat in New Jersey is a statistical dead heat, with incumbent Democrat Bob Menendez leading Republican challenger Bob Hugin by just two percentage points. Mon, 01 Oct 2018 13:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181001/NJBIZ01/181009975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181001/NJBIZ01/181009987&source=RSS NJIT, Essex County College sign transfer agreement The New Jersey Institute of Technology has entered into a transfer agreement partnership with Essex County College to allow Essex students in an associate degree program to transfer into NJIT&#8217s bachelor&#8217s degree programs. Mon, 01 Oct 2018 10:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181001/NJBIZ01/181009987&source=RSS