Dennis Bone, executive in residence, Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at Montclair State University. - AARON HOUSTON

A new chapter (access required)

Dennis Bone founded the center for entrepreneurship at Montclair State University in 2013, and spent more than five years mentoring students before leaving in December 2018. A former president and CEO of Verizon New Jersey, Bone was also a co-chairman on Gov. Chris Christie’s 2009 Economic Development Transition Team, which led to the formation of Choose New Jersey, where he served as founding chairman.

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The NJBIZ Education Power 50 (access required)

The leaders profiled in this issue are responsible for managing organizations, making policies that directly affect the institutions or are themselves directly responsible for imparting knowledge to students, apprentices and the citizenry at large.

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Education Power 50 H-Z

Phoebe Haddon Haddon is the chancellor of Rutgers University Camden, where more than 7,350 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. In 2016, Rutgers–Camden received a signature honor when it was named as New Jersey’s first Purple Heart University by the Military Order of the Purple Heart in recognition of the university’s commitment to ...

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Education Power 50 A-G

Lori Arons A lawyer for special needs children in disputes with school districts, Arons began her own general practice in New City, N.Y. nearly 20 years ago and handled a wide variety of matters, including civil litigation, commercial litigation, collections, matrimonial law, family law, real estate and personal injury. In recent years, Arons has concentrated ...

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Rutgers’ Center for Urban Entrepreneurship marks 10 years

The Center for Urban and Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers Business School will celebrate its 10th anniversary by hosting an UnGala Experience at the Express Newark event space on  Oct. 10. The center works to strengthen small business owners who contribute to community revitalization efforts. The UnGala Experience will feature gourmet cuisine, artisan products, ...

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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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