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Rutgers University-Newark Advisory Board Ready to Shift Into High Gear During Second Year of Service

11. July 2014

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A year ago this month, Rutgers University-Newark entered a new era. For the first time in RU-Newark history, a dedicated Advisory Board began working with campus leadership in “implementing the teaching, research, and service mission of Rutgers University-Newark, the engagement of the campus with its local community, its region, and the State, and its commitment […]

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Rutgers on the Move

1. July 2014

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Today marks Rutgers University 1st official day into the big 10 football elite.  The Big Ten Conference (B1G),  is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States. The conference competes in the NCAA’s Division I;  the highest level of NCAA competition in that sport.  Big Ten member institutions are predominantly major flagship […]

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State chooses consultant to analyze Newark health services

26. June 2014

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By Beth Fitzgerald -NJ BIZ Navigant Consulting Inc. was chosen by a state agency Thursday to analyze health care services in the greater Newark area – a study whose scope includes recommending possible consolidation or regionalization of services now provided by the area’s five hospitals and four other publicly-funded health facilities. The study also will […]

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Newark’s Black film festival legacy continues

25. June 2014

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Shara L. Morrow Tuesday marked  the closing of the the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), it first time being held in New York City, and the beginning of the Newark Black Film festival celebrating it 40 year making it the longest running showcase of Black films in the country.  What do these two festivals have […]

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W@W Lunch-time Music series Farmers Market in Washington Parks Begins tomorrow for a New Season

24. June 2014

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Tomorrow will begins W@W, better known as Wednesday’s At  Washington Park, with a full arrange of programming and special events.  This  years marks the Commons Community Development eight years in providing programming and general maintenance of Washington Park.  Washington Park is one of the oldest parks in the county.  The market starts June 25, and […]

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Newark’s Official Historian Visits His Favorite Landmarks

23. June 2014

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Nick Romanenko Anyone who’s written or read extensively about Newark knows his name.  Clement Price, a distinguished service professor at Rutgers Newark, he has taught at Rutgers University–Newark for 45 years, is a walking encyclopaedia of city history and one of Newark’s most ardent boosters.  Price was also named chairman of Newark’s 350th anniversary celebratory committee, which […]

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Access to Capital Summit, provided innovative solution for funding small businesses

18. June 2014

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Access to Capital Summit, was held at Rutgers Business School in Newark.  The event focused on alternative ways for entrepreneurs to fund their businesses when banks can’t or won’t lend to them.  Sen. Cory Booker in partnership with Rutgers Business School convened a panelist of technological innovator, and industry leaders in the field of alternative […]

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Rutgers Newark Dr. Cantor to discuss “New pathways to higher education diversity,”

16. June 2014

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On Tuesday, June 17, Rutgers University–Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor will discuss the importance of increasing access to higher education in our increasingly diverse nation as the keynote speaker at the Lumina Ideas Summit: “New pathways to higher education diversity,” in Washington, D.C. The event, sponsored by the Lumina Foundation and The Century Foundation, will also […]

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Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark on Monday announced an academic affiliation with New York Medical College

10. June 2014

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By Beth Fitzgerald, NJBIZ Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark on Monday announced an academic affiliation with New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y., that designates Saint Michael’s as a site for the medical college to train physicians. The Hospital is located in the James Street Commons historic district, near the downtown business district and […]

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Nell Painter to Lead Book Discussion at The Newark Public Library

24. April 2014

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On Wednesday May 7, at 6:30 pm, The Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of The Newark Public Library will present Dr. Nell Irvin Painter discussing her book Creating Black Americans: African–American History And Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present. In this richly illustrated book with images by artists such as Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Beauford Delaney, […]

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