Career Classroom: Vo-tech grads share commitment to preparing next generation for career success

Miguel Rosario and Eric Krise don’t appear to have much in common. Rosario owns an auto repair shop in Phillipsburg in northwestern New Jersey. Krise is an electrician with his own company based in Salem...

Nonprofit Profile: More Than Bootstraps helping first-generation college students overcome roadblocks

In brief Location: 421 Highland Ave., Westfield Serving: First-generation Passaic public school students and Passaic public school graduates currently enrolled in higher education. Key members: Founder Audrey Fisch, Vice President Irma Maini, Treasurer Jim Taylor and Secretary...

Middlesex County College, citing ‘stigma,’ drops ‘County’ from name, becomes Middlesex College

Middlesex County College wants prospective students to view its educational experience without what it calls the “stigma” of a county college label — so, it has changed its name to Middlesex College, it announced...

How do you teach when the textbook — the U.S. Constitution — comes to...

Ben Dworkin was going over some of the final details of the syllabubs for his spring semester class Wednesday afternoon when our nation’s Capitol was breached. For the director of the Rowan Institute for...

William Paterson launches fellowship for doctoral candidates from underrepresented communities

In an effort to advance diversity in higher education, William Paterson University has launched a new pre-doctoral fellowship program supporting terminal degree candidates from underrepresented backgrounds, it announced this week. The Wayne-based college said the...

School ties: St. Benedict’s alumni continue to shape Newark, both within famed prep school’s...

When Abdul Moore stares out of the office windows of the towering Prudential Financial headquarters in Newark, he can see the school he attended as a boy. From up there, the St. Benedict's Preparatory School...

Wiley pays $298M for ‘open access’ publishing company

John Wiley & Sons Inc., the Hoboken-based educational publishing company, is paying $298 million for Hindawi Ltd., an open-access publishing company specializing in scientific research publishing, it announced Tuesday. The acquisition will help Wiley increase...

Indoor high school/youth sports pause to be lifted Jan. 2

The pause on indoor high school and youth sports will be lifted Jan. 2, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday. But don’t expect to be able to see your kid play. “Our indoor limits are 10...

Rutgers expert: We likely will need COVID-19 vaccines annually

Everyone knows the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna require two shots to be effective. Dr. Richard Marlink said what many people don’t understand is this: Vaccination shots may be an annual occurrence. Marlink, the...

The Interview Issue: Eisgruber is trying to reshape the meaning of a Princeton education...

Princeton University has discussed plans to create an additional campus across Lake Carnegie — a campus that would potentially create an innovation center that could attract companies seeking the next great technological advancement. (More...

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City of Vineland buys former highway products company HQ

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Office market continued to struggle in Q4, CBRE report says

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Restaurant relocates to larger space at Clarus Maplewood development

A Maplewood restaurant is relocating to a larger space at a boutique mixed-use community next door in Maplewood, the developer announced recently. JMF Properties said...