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NJIT, Ørsted to create scholarship, career opportunities for offshore wind-related study

New Jersey Institute of Technology and Ørsted have signed a memorandum of understanding for a 10-year, $1.5 million partnership that will create new scholarship and career development opportunities in the field of offshore wind...

Next up at Rutgers? New Brunswick chancellor’s sudden exit has some saying school needs...

Surprised to see Rutgers-New Brunswick Chancellor Debasish “Deba” Dutta step down? Insiders at Rutgers University were not. “I don’t think he and (President Robert) Barchi have even been talking the past few months,” said someone familiar...

Thomas (@RealAfroScholar) speaks: You don’t have to conform to standards of what success, intelligence...

Jordan Thomas, Rhodes Scholar, has a (really big) Afro. You can’t miss it. So, we had to ask him about it. ROI-NJ: Let’s talk about your hair. I love your Twitter handle: @RealAfroScholar. You’re coming...

Seton Hall’s High School Pirates Pitch offers money, scholarships in ‘Shark Tank’ contest

Seton Hall University is looking to the high school ranks for the next generation of entrepreneurs — and is offering big bucks and scholarship opportunities to help high school students with the best business...

Allen-McMillan will bring plenty of public school experience to role as commissioner of education

It’s a simple premise, but one not always followed: The commissioner of education should have a background in the schools they will oversee. Gov. Phil Murphy took pride in that fact Tuesday, when he nominated...

Panasonic shows off philanthropic efforts during Innovation with a Purpose Day

The company may be a technological force to be reckoned with, but Panasonic officials say their philanthropic bells ring nearly as loud. That was one of the biggest takaways when Panasonic North America held its...

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...

Brennan, N.J.’s deputy treasurer, named new CFO at NJIT

Catherine Brennan, the deputy treasurer for the state of New Jersey, has been selected to be the chief financial officer for New Jersey Institute of Technology, the school announced Thursday. Brennan will assume the position,...

Nonprofit Profile: The 67 Foundation, helping kids enter trades

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...

Database aims to keep research dollars in N.J.

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...

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At summit, BPU’s Fiordaliso says watchword for energy sector must be urgency

Opening remarks at Montclair State University’s third annual Clean and Sustainable Energy Summit were dominated by one word: urgency. Policymakers and researchers met Thursday for...

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First National Realty Partners buys Georgia shopping center

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Design retailer signs lease in Cinnaminson for its third location

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