Education

Gov. Murphy announces two partnerships with Indian institutions

Gov. Phil Murphy announced a partnership Thursday between the National Research Development Corporation and Rowan University to collaborate on research and development. Murphy says this partnership will promote, develop, and commercialize inventions, patents, and processes emanating from research and development institutions and universities. Murphy is visiting India on an economic mission trip to tout New ...

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Rutgers scientist who cracked the genetic code that revolutionized medicine and agriculture dies

Rutgers University announced that scientist Joachim Messing, director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, died on Friday, Sept. 13, at the age of 73. Messing made contributions that underpin the modern fields of genetics, genomics and evolutionary biology, according to Rutgers University. He discovered a way to crack the genetic code of humans and plants ...

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Grewal takes action on student loans; looks to protect borrowers

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is taking two related actions in response to what he considers the U.S. Department of Education’s repeated refusals to cooperate with state investigations of fraudulent and predatory practices by student loan services, for-profit schools, and others. In the first action, Grewal led a coalition of 17 attorneys general, along ...

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Rowan breaks ground on two-building expansion project

Rowan College of South Jersey broke ground Sept. 13 on a two-building academic and office complex. The first segment of the project will be an Economic Development Center — a one-story, 15,633 square foot building that will house the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce and the ...

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RWJBarnabas Health Athletic Performance Center opens at Rutgers (slideshow)

Rutgers Athletics on Thursday unveiled its new RWJBarnabas Health Athletic Performance facility for its winter sports teams: men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, and gymnastics. The 307,000-square-foot, four-story sports facility and parking deck will serve as headquarters for a sports medicine program and provide state-of-the-art practice facilities, training areas, locker room and office space. The RWJBarnabas ...

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Stevens Institute of Technology partners with UBS to award finance scholarships

The School of Business at the Stevens Institute of Technology awarded five students scholarships by financial services company UBS that will support them as they pursue a graduate degree in financial disciplines. UBS sponsored the five scholarships as part of a partnership with Stevens, in which the Swiss financial services giant has provided funding to support education and ...

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Wells Fargo grants $100K for Latina Entrepreneurship Training Series

The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ (SHCCNJ) received a $100,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation for its new Latina Entrepreneurship Training Series (LETS) program. The grant will be used toward bilingual business development and educational programs to be launched in 2020 particularly tailored to the needs of female Hispanic business owners. This ...

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