New Jersey City University Hepburn Hall Theatre entrance
Mar 31, 2023

NJ’s Some College, No Degree initiative names new partners

ReUp Education will work directly with the 17 higher education institutions in the state to identify, reach and engage ‘stopped-out’ students, as well as provide personalized support for the re-enrollment process.

Mike Chao, a professor of marketing at William Paterson University in Wayne, has been named director of the university’s Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales.
Mar 30, 2023

William Paterson promotes Chao to lead sales institute

Mike Chao, who joined the university's Cotsakos College of Business in fall 2012, has served as the academic director for the Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales for the past two years.

Mar 30, 2023

NJDOL opens applications for paid summer internship program

The six-week iLead program provides project-based opportunities that involve research, developing action plans and more, along with guidance from a mentor.

U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker were joined by the Kean community and other stakeholders to highlight $18.1 million in funding for Garden State colleges and universities from the Fiscal Year 2023 federal spending bill during a March 27 at Kean University in Union.
Mar 28, 2023

Menendez, Booker announce $18M in funding for NJ higher ed institutions

A dozen Garden State schools will benefit from the federal contribution, including Kean University – where the announcement was made – which will receive $4.25 million.

artificial intelligence
Mar 28, 2023

Barnes & Noble Education’s free AI detector helps prevent academic plagiarism

The free tool, which has been tested against popular text generators including ChatGPT, WriteSonic, Quillbot and Jasper, was developed to identify human versus bot-generated text.

Johanna Bond, dean of Rutgers Law School
Mar 24, 2023

Rutgers Law School appoints new dean (updated)

Johanna Bond is tasked with helping to elevate the institution to national prominence,

Rendering for Rutgers Health at HELIX in New Brunswick.
Mar 23, 2023

Rutgers approval clears way for medical school, research center at HELIX

The New Jersey Health + Life Science Exchange will be the new home of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a Rutgers translational research facility.

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has selected John Pelesko to serve as its next provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.
Mar 21, 2023

NJIT names alumnus as provost, SVP for academic affairs

John Pelesko, who is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and a professor of mathematical sciences at the University of Delaware, will join New Jersey Institute of Technology on Aug. 1. 

Factory worker
Mar 16, 2023

Rutgers report examines economic, employment conditions of NJ Latina immigrants

According to Glenda Gracia-Rivera, a researcher in the Rutgers Center for Women and Work and lead author of the study, “The gender pay gap is well known, but this report goes beyond the numbers to demonstrate what life is really life for Latina immigrants in our state. The findings are frankly alarming.”

New Jersey City University Hepburn Hall
Mar 10, 2023

NJCU’s online nursing program gets nearly $800K boost

The funding will go toward expanding access, which New Jersey City University says will in turn help to meet growing demand for such education.

Ed Wozencroft has been appointed as New Jersey Institute of Technology’s vice president for digital strategy and chief information officer, effective March 20, 2023.
Mar 10, 2023

New VP to advance NJIT’s digital transformation

Ed Wozencroft was named vice president for digital strategy and chief information officer, effective March 20.

Felician University received a $2.3 million grant that will upgrade and expand the university’s broadband infrastructure, computing resources and online technologies, to make remote learning fully accessible.
Mar 6, 2023

Rutgers-Newark awarded $2.8M to advance digital equity

With the federal funding, the university will embark on public-private collaborations to expand broadband access, computer literacy skills and more, working with partners including the City of Newark, Newark Alliance, Teknogrid, Invest Newark, the State Department of Corrections and others.