Stevens Institute lands $1.5M STEM grant from PSEG

Stevens Institute of Technology will continue its mission to develop the future of science engineering and math with help from a $1.5 million grant through the Public Service Enterprise Group. The grant will support two...

NJEA, iPlay America team up on educational programs

The New Jersey Education Association and the iPlay America entertainment venue are partnering on a variety of educational events and programs, they announced Thursday. The statewide teachers union, headquartered in Trenton, and the gaming and...

How to help millennials figure out health plans? Ask them

Conventional wisdom — and actuary tables — say that when a lot of younger people buy health insurance, insurance companies are better off. This assumes, of course, that younger people are healthier and less likely...

NJIT opens WEC, an athletic facility and more

When New Jersey Institute of Technology cut the ribbon on its new 220,000-square-foot Wellness and Events Center on Friday morning, all of the biggest dignitaries from the university, the city and the county came...

RCBC to oversee N.J. logistics development center

Rowan College at Burlington County’s Workforce Development Institute was chosen to oversee the state’s Transportation, Logistics & Distribution Talent Development Center. RCBC will receive $1.2 million to serve as a center of excellence in the...

Nonprofit Profile: Bring Dinner Home, helping children in need

Origin Founded in in 2011 by Amy and Monica C. Smith, who recognized that there is an undeniable and profound connection between hunger and a child’s ability to succeed in school and in life. That’s...

Political institute director leaves Rider for new Rowan post

Benjamin Dworkin, the director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics, is leaving Rider University to become director of Rowan University’s new Institute for Public Policy. “Ben will start here in January 2018,” a...

Interest in Camden grows, thanks to ‘Eds and Meds,’ study finds

Proof that Camden’s redevelopment is having an effect, ever so slightly, on its favorability as a place to live and work was released by the Camden Higher Education and Healthcare Task Force this week. The...

Montclair State launches Presidential Scholars Program

Montclair State University is introducing a new scholarship program for freshmen, awarding $5,000 and career preparation guidance. The applicants for the new program have to be New Jersey residents, maintain a 3.5 GPA on an...

Stevens starts STEM program aimed at underserved H.S. students

Stevens Institute of Technology is launching a program to help underserved students and underrepresented minorities get STEM-related jobs. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics is a growing field. The Hoboken school’s ACES program, Accessing Careers in Engineering...

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