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Hear Jane Read: Rutgers University-Newark Psychologist’s Research Gives New Meaning to Semantics, Value of Reading Aloud

21. July 2014

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BY CARLA CAPIZZI // For years a key way of diagnosing dyslexia has been how well a person reads aloud. Similarly, the reading skills of adult readers also have been assessed by having them read words aloud. “The idea is that the more you read in English, the more you will encounter words that don’t […]

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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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It’s Official over the weekend Cami Anderson’s contract was renewed

30. June 2014

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Credit: NJTV, NJ SPOTLIGHT Gov. Chris Christie’s renewal of Cami Anderson’s, Newark schools Superintendent contract to continue running Newark public schools was replete with questions about exactly what it means in relation to school-reform efforts in the state’s largest district – and the governor’s own legacy.  Announced after business hours on Friday – at 5:23 p.m. to […]

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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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University Hospital will be featured in a docu-drama debuting June 26

17. June 2014

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University Hospital is an independent, standalone medical center owned by the State of New Jersey and governed by a board headed by the Honorable Donald DiFrancesco, the Essex county Executive.  It is located in the University Heights section of Newark, New Jersey. University Hospital is a principal teaching hospital for Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences […]

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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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State Poised to Return Some Local Control to Paterson, Newark Schools

4. June 2014

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As debate continues over the state’s seemingly never-ending control of certain troubled school districts, the Christie administration is about to return at least some control to two of those districts. The State Board of Education is slated tomorrow…

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GlassRoots’ Business & Entrepreneurship Competition Winners, 2014

22. May 2014

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For the last nine months, students from eight different schools in the greater Newark area took intensive business and entrepreneurship classes at GlassRoots, the Newark nonprofit glass studio that provides classes for underserved students, focusing on how to plan, prepare, market and manage a business, as well as  training in glassblowing, mosaics, flameworking and glass […]

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