Education

13 12, 2017

NJIT opens Makerspace prototyping facility

2017-12-13T13:13:02+00:00

The New Jersey Institute of Technology’s training is getting more hands-on. The university just celebrated the opening of Makerspace at NJIT, a rapid prototyping facility that will focus on training and business needs. Makerspace was helped by a $10 million allocation from the state. The dual-use facility will create a ...

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NJIT opens Makerspace prototyping facility 2017-12-13T13:13:02+00:00
13 12, 2017

Nonprofit Profile: The 67 Foundation, helping kids enter trades

2017-12-13T10:29:38+00:00

  Origin Just before Valentine’s Day 2014, my grandmother and grandfather, Olympia and Michael DeNittis, took their final breaths — 32 hours apart after a 67-year marriage. They were 95 and 94, and my grandfather was unaware that his childhood sweetheart had predeceased him hours earlier at the time of ...

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Nonprofit Profile: The 67 Foundation, helping kids enter trades 2017-12-13T10:29:38+00:00
12 12, 2017

Rutgers gets $1.3M for drug counselor program

2017-12-14T12:14:28+00:00

Rutgers University has been awarded $1.3 million to launch an apprenticeship program for Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors, filling a critical need in the health care system. Gov. Chris Christie announced the program Tuesday along with Rutgers President Robert Barchi and state Department of Labor Commissioner Aaron Fichtner. The apprenticeship, slated ...

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Rutgers gets $1.3M for drug counselor program 2017-12-14T12:14:28+00:00
12 12, 2017

GlassRoots teaches Newark kids more than just art

2017-12-14T12:13:57+00:00

GlassRoots is one of the only youth-accessible hot shops in the tri-state area. But Barbara Heisler said the mission of the Newark nonprofit is not simply to create glass artists. “We use the vehicle of glass to do all of the wonderful things we do, including professional and personal development, ...

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GlassRoots teaches Newark kids more than just art 2017-12-14T12:13:57+00:00
8 12, 2017

Rutgers ethics institute chooses first research fellows

2017-12-12T11:13:39+00:00

The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School has announced eight IEL Research Fellows. The full-time Rutgers Business School faculty members conduct research and/or teaching in areas related to business ethics, leadership ethics and corporate social responsibility. They will meet regularly throughout the academic year to discuss their research, ...

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Rutgers ethics institute chooses first research fellows 2017-12-12T11:13:39+00:00
7 12, 2017

Stockton names interim head of Hughes Center

2017-12-11T10:11:02+00:00

Michael W. Klein will serve as interim executive director of the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy, Stockton University has announced. He was approved by the university board of trustees at the Dec. 6 meeting. Klein is an expert on higher education policy with extensive experience in policymaking in ...

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Stockton names interim head of Hughes Center 2017-12-11T10:11:02+00:00
7 12, 2017

Consultant named interim Destination Imagination CEO

2017-12-07T13:06:46+00:00

Destination Imagination has appointed an interim CEO. The Cherry Hill-based nonprofit teaches students the creative process through hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, or STEAM, and social entrepreneurship challenges. Michele Tuck-Ponder is the president of Ponder Solutions, which provides consulting and advising services for nonprofits in advocacy, governance, strategic ...

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Consultant named interim Destination Imagination CEO 2017-12-07T13:06:46+00:00
6 12, 2017

Database aims to keep research dollars in N.J.

2017-12-08T08:49:54+00:00

New Jersey is aiming to recoup research dollars that are escaping the state and elevate its research institutes with a new database initiative announced Wednesday. The inaugural meeting of the New Jersey Research Asset Database board of advisors, which is currently under development, confirmed that Amsterdam-based Elsevier has been selected ...

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Database aims to keep research dollars in N.J. 2017-12-08T08:49:54+00:00
6 12, 2017

Georgian Court U. expanding into Hunterdon County

2017-12-08T10:20:32+00:00

Georgian Court University will be an anchor and the sole educational institution for Flemington’s Courthouse Square. University President Joseph R. Marbach made the announcement Tuesday, partnering with Flemington Center Renewal to become part of the 300,000-square-foot, mixed-used project led by developer Jack Cust Jr. The project is expected to break ...

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Georgian Court U. expanding into Hunterdon County 2017-12-08T10:20:32+00:00
5 12, 2017

Fight song: N.J. college officials line up against D.C. policies

2017-12-07T08:57:57+00:00

To say that the new administration’s policy endeavors are creating a rift between those in Washington and the state’s institutions of higher education — not to mention their students — is not to editorialize. School officials will tell you so themselves; if not in so many words. Between the tax ...

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Fight song: N.J. college officials line up against D.C. policies 2017-12-07T08:57:57+00:00
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