Rutgers announces fall plans, which include mostly remote classes (access required)

“We have wanted very fervently to be able to resume some version of a normal semester,” university President Jonathan Holloway said in a message Monday. However, “because of the ongoing requirements for social distancing and guided by our paramount priority of safeguarding the people of our university community, we determined that most courses this fall will have to rely on remote methods of instruction – delivered both in real time and asynchronously.”

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Rutgers initiative to help minority and women-owned businesses (access required)

“This is an ambitious plan and we’re going to form partnerships all over the country to make it successful,” said Rutgers NJ/NYCEO Associated Director Jim Terez. “We will be talking to federal, state, and local agencies, business groups, chambers of commerce, community organizations, and universities to build awareness of these job-saving strategies.”

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