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Newark startup PeduL partners with AACCNJ to launch scholarship campaign for underrepresented students

Kayla Michèle and Chisa Egbelu are all about opportunities for students from underrepresented communities. The idea, however, comes with a catch. These students have to actually have access to these opportunities for the concept...

Hernandez reelected as chair of NJCU Foundation

Peter Fernandez, a senior vice president at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, was reelected as chair of the New Jersey City University Foundation board, the group announced this week. Hernandez, who joined the foundation in 2013...

Thomas, Newark schools’ 1st Rhodes Scholar, knows he is role model — and relishes...

Jordan Thomas, Princeton University Class of 2018, was one of 32 U.S. college students to be awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship this year. And, while he is not the first Rhodes Scholar from Princeton (or...

Mercer CCC advanced manufacturing program is 1st in N.J. to gain national accreditation

Mercer County Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program is designed to prepare students for the modern manufacturing environment. Certificates of proficiency in the industry are highly attractive to employers who implement team-oriented design, production quality...

Princeton, other regional schools to form I-Corps, innovation research hub for Northeast

Aiming to accelerate the transformation of scientific discoveries into technologies that improve everyday lives, Princeton University announced Wednesday that it will lead a consortium of regional universities to form the Northeast hub of a...

Rowan announces new cannabis institute

Rowan University has formed the Rowan University Institute for Cannabis Research, Policy & Workforce Development — a new, interdisciplinary research institute aimed at assisting and advising policymakers, health care professionals, pharmaceutical industries, government agencies...

Google explains why it chose Princeton for its newest AI lab (slideshow)

Artificial intelligence is taking over Princeton. A new Google AI lab in Princeton, run by two Princeton University computer science professors, will open in January. Princeton says the lab expects to expand the state’s innovation...

Atlantic Cape CC wins Offshore Wind Safety Training Challenge — and $3M grant

When New Jersey officials created the Offshore Wind Safety Training Challenge grant competition earlier this year, they hoped the winning entry would help the state establish a training program that would be an example...

Salacz named director of neuro-oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of N.J.

Dr. Michael Salacz has been named the new director of neuro-oncology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Salacz, who also will serve as an associate professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson...

Prospective entrepreneurs show their stuff at annual business competition

Tom Wisniewski said he was simply there doing his job. “My job is to get to know everyone out there who is or is aspiring to be an entrepreneur — especially the successful ones,” he...

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