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premium content Seton Hall law school turns corner with weekend classes

Seton Hall University School of Law had offered weeknight classes dating back to the 1950s. But by 2016 enrollment had dwindled to the point that...

premium content Rider expands business college, partners with Barron's

Rider University’s College of Business Administration is offering the online version of financial magazine Barron’s to business school...

premium content New Jersey among states suffering from PCP shortage

In less than a decade, New Jersey could face a critical shortage of primary care physicians, according to a federal report. Experts say...

Lawmakers proceed with $1B vo-tech schools, community colleges bonds

Lawmakers want to push ahead with putting a ballot measure before voters that would allow the state to issue $1 billion in bonds to fund school...

HHS unveils $1.4M health care training grants for Rowan, Rutgers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has unveiled $1.4 million in grants for Rowan University and Rutgers University-Camden medical...

New Jersey's business 'icons' celebrated

The ballroom at The Palace at Somerset Park was packed with over 260 people Thursday morning for NJBIZ's Icon Honors event, celebrating the careers...

EPA to fund Rutgers food-waste reduction project

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced it will fund a Rutgers University food-waste reduction project in Paterson Public Schools.

Many CEOs using layoffs to pad paychecks, Rutgers study finds

Chief executive officers who are paid less than their peers are far more likely to lay off their employees to increase their own pay, a Rutgers...

Princeton University gets $2.4M HHS grant

Princeton University will be the recipient of a $2.4 million federal grant in support of its mosquito research, U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Robert...

Horizon becomes official health insurer of Rutgers Athletics

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is now the official health insurance partner of Rutgers Athletics, according to the terms of a new deal.

Princeton prof 'changing dynamic' of blood testing

Stephen Chou, a professor of electrical engineering at Princeton University and founder of Monmouth Park-based blood and health care testing company...

Rutgers study: Most students sticking with majors

A Rutgers University study found most students will stick with their majors even if the projected salaries in their areas of study do not meet their...

Fitch lowers TCNJ credit outlook to negative

Fitch Ratings has lowered The College of New Jersey's credit outlook from stable to negative due to its high debt burden.

Rutgers-led study: WiFi can detect weapons in bags

A study led by Rutgers University-New Brunswick has found that WiFi can detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at public venues.

Princeton University researcher secures $67K Facebook award

Princeton University computer science researcher Marshini Chetty has been awarded $67,000 by Facebook.

Montclair State to open $22M computer science center

Montclair State University is opening a $22.2 million facility this month to prepare students for careers in data analytics and computer science.

Efforts address transit needs of those with autism

The New Jersey Task Force on Transportation and Mobility for Adults on the Autism Spectrum is work-ing toward improving transportation services for...

Princeton dean of admission resigns to head education consortium

Princeton University Dean of Admission Janet Lavin Rapelye is leaving the institution to become president of the Consortium on Financing Higher...

Westminster Choir College to remain in Princeton

Beijing Kaiwen Education Technology Co. has entered into a binding agreement with Rider University to keep Westminster Choir College in Princeton.

Policy group makes sweeping proposals to fix state 'in crisis'

Scaling down retirement and health benefits for newer public workers and merging elementary- and middle-school districts were among the...

Stockton University trustees approve AC purchase

The Stockton University Board of Trustees approved a purchase agreement with TJM Properties for Atlantic City’s former Atlantic Club.

Rutgers receives $2.4M in federal research grants

Rutgers University has been awarded two National Science Foundation grants totaling more than $2.4 million.

Miller named Kean University Foundation CEO

William Miller has been named CEO of the Kean University Foundation.

Court reaffirms ruling backing Princeton challenge to DACA rescinsion

A federal court in Washington, D.C., has reaffirmed its earlier ruling in a lawsuit brought by Princeton University, one of its undergraduate students and Microsoft that the federal government’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was unlawful.

Montclair State program putting focus on improving retention, graduation rates

Montclair State University is introducing a new program this fall to assist students in choosing a major with the goal of increasing retention and graduation rates.

NJBIZ Lists: Accounting Degree Programs

Ranked by: Total degrees awarded in 2017

View the top 25 ranked New Jersey Accounting Firms in the August 6 issue of NJBIZ.

Princeton University names interim vice president and treasurer

Princeton University has named Matthew Kent interim vice president and treasurer. He has been serving as associate treasurer in the Office of Finance and Treasury.

NJ Council of Community Colleges selects Examity for test security solutions

The New Jersey Council of Community Colleges has chosen Examity, a provider of online proctoring and identity verification, to offer test security solutions.

ADP: 219K jobs added in July

American employers added 219,000 jobs in July, Roseland-based payroll processing company ADP said in a report issued Wednesday.

Rutgers awarded FDA grant for continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded $2,004,790 to the Rutgers University Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems for Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing.

NJIT partners with National Student Clearinghouse

New Jersey community college students who transfer to the New Jersey Institute of Technology before earning a degree or certificate will find it easier to receive a credential retroactively under a new alliance between NJIT and the National Student Clearinghouse.

Stockton completes sale of Seaview Hotel & Golf Club

Stockton University has completed the sale of Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club to KDG Capital of Florida for $21,070,000.

Nanda to head neurosciences at Rutgers, RWJBarnabas

Neurosurgeon Dr. Anil Nanda has been appointed joint chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and New Jersey Medical School, both part of Rutgers University.

Ex-Pennsylvania Gov. joins Rider as executive in residence

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker has been appointed executive in residence to Rider University’s Department of Political Science, allowing him to share his emergency management, crisis response and counterterrorism experience to support Rider’s homeland security program.

Rutgers study: Classroom cellphone distraction leads to lower grades

A new Rutgers University study finds students who used phones, tablets or other devices for non-academic purposes during classroom lectures performed worse on end-of-term exams.

Innovation Institute urges manufacturing curriculum for cutting-edge processes

A higher education and workforce development team from the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute recommends colleges modify curricula to reflect the knowledge and skills necessary for jobs encompassing new light-weighting technologies, materials and processes.

Thomas Edison names VP enrollment

Thomas Edison State University has named Dennis Devery, previously vice president for planning and research, as vice president for enrollment management.

Rutgers-New Brunswick chancellor resigns

Rutgers University-New Brunswick Chancellor Debasish Dutta resigned Wednesday, a university official said.

NJCU Foundation elects Hernandez chair

Peter Hernandez, senior vice president of accounting at Wyndham Destinations, has been elected chairman of the foundation board of New Jersey City University Foundation.

RWJBarnabas to spend $1 billion on new facilities, Rutgers partnership

RWJBarnabas will invest $100 million initially and more than $1 billion over the next 20 years on a public-private partnership with Rutgers University.

Thomas Edison partners with Ocean County College on bachelor's pathway

Thomas Edison State University has partnered with Ocean County College to create an affordable dual admission enrollment program to allow students pursuing select associate degrees to enroll simultaneously in a Thomas Edison bachelor’s degree program.

Ramapo, Touro colleges create pre-pharmacy program

Ramapo College of New Jersey and Touro College of Pharmacy in New York City have created a pre-pharmacy program in which students can earn a bachelor’s degree and a doctorate of pharmacy degree in seven years.

NEC, Franklin Group extend partnership

The Northeast Conference, the NCAA Division I athletic organization based in Somerset, has renewed its partnership deal with Franklin Group in which the latter will continue to provide printing and promotional services.

Stockton AC campus receives designation to promote development

Stockton University’s Atlantic City campus has received city council approval designating it as a university district.

Stockton University increases tuition

Stockton University trustees have voted to increase tuition and fees by 2.5 percent for the 2018-19 academic year.

Rutgers approves tuition increase

Rutgers University governors approved a 2.3 percent tuition and fee increase for undergraduate students for 2018-2019 on Wednesday.

Rutgers talks continue as 20,000 work without contracts

Rutgers University’s unionized employees are working without contracts, following the expiration of a June 30 deadline for reaching an agreement on new pacts.

Rutgers, NJDOH chosen to participate in prostate cancer study

The New Jersey Department of Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute have been chosen to participate in a $26.5 million, statewide cancer surveillance and population-based epidemiological cancer research study of prostate cancer among Africa-American men.

Saint Peter's elects Fekete chairman

Saint Peter’s University has elected Frank Fekete as chairman of its board of trustees for a three-year term, replacing Thomas Mac Mahon.

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