May 11, 2015

Charting Cooper’s new course on growth

Adrienne Kirby is not your typical hospital CEO in New Jersey.
She is a nurse.
She has a doctorate.
And she actually was born in the hospital she now runs.

May 8, 2015

6.3M in grants awarded for traumatic brain injury research

New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd announced Friday more than $6.3 million in grants for scientific research to develop treatments and cures for disabilities associated with traumatic brain injury. The grants were approved by the New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury Research.

May 6, 2015

Lincoln Tech’s parent company names new chairman, CEO

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation, the parent of Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln Technical Institute and other postsecondary educational institutions, has named a new chairman and a new chief executive officer, effective July 1.

May 4, 2015

Somerset PR firm to work with UC Berkeley to promote social science prizes

Somerset-based public relations firm Tartaglia Communications LLC has been hired to handle the communications program for new social science research prizes awarded by the University of California, Berkeley.

May 4, 2015

Experts at Rutgers real estate conference tout public-private partnerships in building Gold Coast

Carl Goldberg knows it takes stability and support from a local government to bring a development project to the finish line — and he has a walking, talking case study named Richard Turner.

May 1, 2015

N.J.’s Fox talks tunnel with U.S. transportation secretary

Amtrak executives have floated the Gateway project in recent years as the answer for a new trans-Hudson rail tunnel, but New Jersey officials have been mum on the issue ever since Gov. Chris Christie killed the controversial ARC tunnel project in 2010.

May 1, 2015

DOT commissioner hopes to take a page from history and build support for infrastructure

Jamie Fox considers himself a student of history, and he can't help but see that history is repeating itself, as he travels the state and advocates for a new long-term funding source for transportation projects.

May 1, 2015

At real estate conference, Fox touts ties between public transit, redevelopment success

As he stood before hundreds of top developers and real estate professionals on Friday, Jamie Fox said he wouldn't presume to tell them how to properly execute an urban redevelopment project.

Apr 30, 2015

Stockton’s acting president aims to ‘get out from under’ Showboat deal

Stockton University acting President Harvey Kesselman appeared before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on Thursday to discuss predecessor Herman J. Saatkamp Jr.'s recent purchase and sale of the shuttered Showboat casino, where the Galloway school had hoped to establish an Atlantic City satellite campus.

Apr 29, 2015

Students’ diabetes-management app wins 50K health care challenge

A team of local medical and college students was the big winner of The Nicholson Foundation & Rutgers Health Care Challenge last week, as it was awarded a $50,000 grant to continue work on a smartphone application that will help those with Type 2 Diabetes in underserved populations.

Apr 28, 2015

Sarlo on Saatkamp’s departure ‘We still need answers’

Upon hearing about Stockton University President Herman J. Saatkamp Jr.'s abrupt departure Tuesday morning, state Sen. Paul Sarlo (D-Wood-Ridge) said he will still seek to have a Stockton official appear before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee to explain the Galloway-based school's plans to establish a satellite campus at Atlantic...

Apr 28, 2015

St. Joseph’s ‘Hospital to Court’ program helps assault victims

Diana Bodeen was conducting a hearing on a case of apparent domestic violence when it became clear the woman in her office was having difficulty.