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NJM Insurance Group supports Rutgers future scholars

As a symbol of its commitment to increasing New Jersey residents’ access to higher education, NJM Insurance Group contributed $100,000 to Rutgers Future Scholars, according to a Tuesday announcement. The nationally acclaimed college access program...

Show & Tell: Rowan University’s decision to cut tuition and fees

Ali Houshmand is president of Rowan University.  He talked about the college’s decision to cut tuition and fees by nearly $1,500 for the 2020-21 academic year, representing a 10% break for in-state students. Amid the financial...

‘Have no guilt’: Princeton’s 1st woman president offers wisdom to female execs

One of the more extraordinary things about becoming president at Princeton University, Shirley Marie Tilghman said, was the opportunity to become even more global. “Princeton is a global university,” she said. “Both our faculty and...

NJIT to establish new institute on data science

New Jersey Institute of Technology announced Tuesday it will establish a new institute focused on data science. The Institute for Data Science will conduct both basic and applied interdisciplinary research and development in all areas...

College Club of Northern N.J., from establishing women’s college to providing scholarship funds

Origin College Club of Northern New Jersey was organized in 1913 by a group of five college graduates and three undergraduates to help establish a women’s college at Rutgers. The club’s first fundraiser netted $37....

Zwick named senior VP of research at Rutgers

Michael Zwick has been named the senior vice president for research at Rutgers University, the school announced Wednesday. In this role, Zwick will guide an expanding university research enterprise. In fiscal year 2020, more than...

State-of-the-art, $150M High Tech High School opens in Secaucus

High Tech High School, a $150 million, 350,000-square-foot facility dedicated to STEM study, opened Monday in Secaucus. The magnet school, which replaces an aging, undersized North Bergen campus, will have nearly 2,000 students in grades...

Essex County Education Association: We cannot support reopening of schools in September

Anthony Rosamilia, the president of the Essex County Education Association — which represents more than 12,000 educators in the county — sent a letter to the county superintendent and dozens of elected officials Friday,...

Aviation tech park cuts ribbon in Atlantic County

The National Aviation Research and Technology Park in Atlantic County recently celebrated its first ribbon-cutting — representing a historic milestone for the project. The tech park has seen the most activity in the past few...

Gonzalez, considered a rising star, leaving Murphy administration for job in private sector

Diana Gonzalez, considered a rising star during various roles in state government, is leaving Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration for a job in the private sector, it was announced Tuesday. Gonzalez, who currently serves as the...

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