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Rowan College at Burlington welcomes new trustee

The Rowan College at Burlington County Board of Trustees added veteran educator James Kerfoot to its board Friday.

Poll: NJ party lines determine ability to separate real from fake news

As the midterms for President Donald Trump’s term draw closer, many New Jersey adults have been struggling to separate actual news from...

RVCC, TCNJ sign exercise science program transfer agreement

Raritan Valley Community College and The College of New Jersey have entered into an agreement to offer Raritan Valley graduates the opportunity to...

Seton Hall schools receive training grant related to opioid use disorders

Seton Hall University’s College of Nursing, School of Health and Medical Sciences and the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall...

Rutgers program guarantees admission to medical school

Rutgers University has eliminated the Medical College Admission Test this semester for a cohort of nine first-year students who are being offered a...

Accelerator launched to help NJ companies innovate

Women-owned companies receive only 2.2 percent of venture capital dollars, social impact company HealRWorld CEO Michele Bongiovanni told an audience...

Rutgers School of Health Professions awarded $4.2M grant

The Rutgers University School of Health Professions has received a $4.2 million federal grant to train mental health practitioners as part of a new...

Hudson County CC, Montclair State partner in food industry studies

Hudson County Community College and Montclair State University have entered into a partnership agreement between their respective Culinary Arts...

4 NJ schools on US News list of best global universities

Four New Jersey schools made U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 1,250 best global universities for 2019, led by Princeton University at No.

Centenary University president announces resignation

Centenary University President David Haney has announced his resignation from the Hackettstown-based institution.

premium content Feeling the weight: Nutrition pros fear they will be put out of business if bill passes in Legislature

A series of personal health challenges inspired Sarah Otazo to take a hard look at the foods she was putting in her body.

NJIT-led team wins 2 awards at Munich VR competition

A New Jersey Institute of Technology-led team of engineers, game designers, artists and clinicians won two international awards for its vision...

Rutgers‒Camden to offer master's program in forensic science

Rutgers University-Camden plans to offer a master’s in forensic science program beginning in fall 2019.

Stockton, Brookdale form transfer partnership

Stockton University and Brookdale Community College have formed a partnership to help students make a transition from the two-year college to...

Rutgers–Camden report offers strategies for turning distressed properties into community assets

A Rutgers University–Camden report released Monday suggests that recovery from distressed properties in New Jersey may be possible through a...

Brookdale Community College risks losing accreditation

Brookdale Community College is at risk of losing accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, according to the commission.

Emmy winner brings sound advice to Montclair State media students

Marko Costanzo is known in Hollywood for his sound editing. He’s created the effects for more than 500 films and television programs and been...

Foresight is 2020: Efforts underway to ensure accuracy in next census

The 2020 U.S. Census is just over two years away and there’s a lot riding on the numbers for New Jersey residents.

Conference confronts narrowing disparity of health care in urban areas

Urban residents confront health issues that are multifaceted, complex and oftentimes unique. That was the major takeaway from a conference entitled...

Rider alumnus gives $5.5M to alma mater

Thomas Lynch, a Rider University graduate and technology company chairman, has given a $5.5 million gift to his alma mater.

Rutgers NJ Medical School unveils Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School announced the establishment of a new Addiction Medicine Fellowship. The one-year program, targeting the opioid epidemic, will offer three fellowship positions beginning in July. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 1.

Summit foundation awards $60K in grants to students pursuing health care degrees

Summit Medical Group Foundation announced it has awarded scholarships to 94 students who are pursuing college degrees and careers in medicine or health care fields.

Seton Hall, China bind ties through MBA program

In the four years since Seton Hall University expanded its MBA program to China, it has reached maximum enrollment due to increased demand among Chinese business professionals.

Demographics, other factors helping to spur suburban revival

Migration from the suburbs to urban areas — a pattern that’s ruled for more than a decade — may finally be turning around, according to a report from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.

Panepinto makes $10M donation to Saint Peter's, largest in school's history

Saint Peter’s University announced it received the single largest philanthropic gift in the school’s 150-year history — $10 million from Joseph Panepinto, president and chief executive officer of Jersey City-based Panepinto Properties and a member of the Saint Peter’s Board of Trustees.

Rutgers alumnus gives school $10M for scholarships

Richard N. Weeks, a 1950 Rutgers graduate who grew his family’s marine construction company into an industry leader, has pledged $10 million to support undergraduate scholarships at the Rutgers School of Engineering, the university announced.

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.

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.

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.

Georgian Court names new academic leaders

Georgian Court University has named three new leaders.

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.

Princeton’s Center for Jewish Life completes renovation

Princeton University’s Center for Jewish Life has completed a refurbishment and energy-efficient renovation, improving about 17,800 square feet of building area.

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.

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’ business school.

Rutgers employees rally for wage hike; Barchi says 2017 record year for fundraising

Dozens of Rutgers University employees rallied outside the school’s 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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’s bachelor’s degree programs.

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.

Rutgers announces 2018 Center for Real Estate board members

New Jersey Economic Development Authority CEO Tim Sullivan, New Jersey Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Leslie Anderson, Maser Consulting Chairman and CEO Richard Maser and Cushman & Wakefield Managing Principal Andrew Judd are some of the names included in The Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School’s announcement of its 2018 executive committee, advisory board and emerging leaders council.

TCNJ launches new business MBA program

Graduate business students at The College of New Jersey can now complete specialization certifications after just one year in the Master of Business Administration program, the school announced Monday.

Kean unveils business school rendering, 2020 completion date

The Kean University Board of Trustees approved a contract with Natoli Construction Corp. for its new College of Business and Public Management building coming to the former Merck-owned site at Morris Avenue in Union.

63% of NJ workers see no change in workplace harassment, poll finds

A Fairleigh Dickinson University poll found that despite the prevalence of the #MeToo movement and several high-profile cases in recent 12 months, nearly two-thirds of employed New Jersey residents said they believe the rate of workplace sexual harassment has remained the same.

Rutgers President Barchi extends term 2 more years

Rutgers University President Robert Barchi will serve as the university’s president for another two years, extending a term that began in 2012, Rutgers University Board of Governors Chair Sandy Stewart announced Wednesday.

Safe-Com sweeps TechLaunch BullPen No. 10

Holmdel-based Safe-Com Wireless won both the Audience and Investor Panel awards at the 10th TechLaunch BullPen held earlier this week at the Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs in Princeton.

Rutgers receives $18M grant for tobacco center

The Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Sciences (TCORS) at the Rutgers School of Public Health has secured funding for the next five years thanks to an $18 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and National Institutes of Health, Rutgers University announced Tuesday.

Montclair State kicks off largest public fundraising campaign

Montclair State University has announced the public launch of a $75 million campaign, the largest fundraising benchmark in the school’s 110-year history.