Rutgers awarded $18M for tobacco research center
A consortium led by the university will develop a first-of-its-kind system that will provide the FDA with real-time data on marketing, products and consumer behaviors.
NJCU interim President Acebo talks comptroller report, budget, future
"I think fiscal oversight goes hand-in-hand with equitable investment in an institution," New Jersey City University interim President Andres Acebo told NJBIZ. "So, things like the appointment of a fiscal monitor, I think would actually serve this institution really well, not just in the form of accountability, but also trust and transparency."
Kean to offer classes at Brookdale
An agreement between the two institutions is aimed at expanding educational offerings for students in Monmouth County.
Rutgers offers NASACT members reduced tuition
The scholarships apply to two online graduate-level programs and are available to constituents of the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers.
Failure at the top: Report explores NJCU’s financial crisis
Describing New Jersey City University’s budgeting as improper, the New Jersey Office of the State Comptroller released its findings May 18, detailing what factors led to the school’s nearly $14 million deficit.
American Water foundation keeping kids hydrated
The organization and New Jersey American Water provided a combined $30,000 to fund water filling stations in cafeterias throughout the Camden City School District, as well as reusable bottles for every student.
Assembly bills aim to address NJ teacher shortage
The 12 measures, which follow months of collaboration between stakeholders, seek to reduce barriers to entry for aspiring educators while offering support to ones.
Rutgers report examines ongoing child care challenges in NJ
The study, which noted South Jersey faces some of the greatest hurdles, also offers “policy prescriptions” for improving supply and to make it easier for families to help pay for such services.
U.S. News names 7 NJ institutions to top law, medical school lists
The publication said it changed its methodology after several schools boycotted the rankings to "place greater emphasis on the results that these graduate schools can deliver ... (and) to prioritize outcomes for prospective students.”
Stockton to offer esports major this fall
“As a school, we strive to provide programming that is relevant and timely," said Warren Kleinsmith, dean of the School of Business. "This is one example of existing talent in our Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management programming seeing synergies between industries and building the necessary networks and curriculum to offer a highly competitive and academically rigorous degree.”
Rutgers unions vote to ratify new contracts
After nearly a year of negotiations and the first strike in school history, groups representing 9,000 educators, researchers, clinicians and librarians overwhelmingly approved the agreements.
NJJBA event will explore antisemitism’s impact on business
The New Jersey Jewish Business Alliance will host Rabbi Abraham Cooper at Saint Peter's University May 31.