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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...

Rutgers gets $1.3M for drug counselor program

Rutgers University has been awarded $1.3 million to launch an apprenticeship program for Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors, filling a critical need in the health care system. Gov. Chris Christie announced the program Tuesday along...

GlassRoots teaches Newark kids more than just art

GlassRoots is one of the only youth-accessible hot shops in the tri-state area. But Barbara Heisler said the mission of the Newark nonprofit is not simply to create glass artists. “We use the vehicle of glass...

Rutgers ethics institute chooses first research fellows

The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School has announced eight IEL Research Fellows. The full-time Rutgers Business School faculty members conduct research and/or teaching in areas related to business ethics, leadership ethics and...

Stockton names interim head of Hughes Center

Michael W. Klein will serve as interim executive director of the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy, Stockton University has announced. He was approved by the university board of trustees at the Dec. 6...

Consultant named interim Destination Imagination CEO

Destination Imagination has appointed an interim CEO. The Cherry Hill-based nonprofit teaches students the creative process through hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, or STEAM, and social entrepreneurship challenges. Michele Tuck-Ponder is the president of...

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...

Georgian Court U. expanding into Hunterdon County

Georgian Court University will be an anchor and the sole educational institution for Flemington’s Courthouse Square. University President Joseph R. Marbach made the announcement Tuesday, partnering with Flemington Center Renewal to become part of the...

Fight song: N.J. college officials line up against D.C. policies

To say that the new administration’s policy endeavors are creating a rift between those in Washington and the state’s institutions of higher education — not to mention their students — is not to editorialize. School...

Knights of the sky: Rutgers unveils new focus on drones

The future is here; the potential for commercial application of drones and aerospace technology is high; and the need for skilled engineers to put this innovation to use is huge. None of that goes over...

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