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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...

Quest for Amazon began with growth of Newark schools

When Gov. Chris Christie announced recently that Newark’s bid to land Amazon’s second headquarters would be the only one in the state to get the administration’s approval, Don Katz was not in the audience...

Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership’s director is retiring

The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School will get a new director in the new year. Professor Joanne B. Ciulla will succeed James Abruzzo, who is retiring after co-founding the Newark institute 13...

Three of N.J.’s colleges are among world’s best, report reveals

New Jersey has three universities that are among the top in the world, according to US News & World Report. Princeton University made the Top 10 in the publication’s Best Global Universities ranking, at No....

Nonprofit Profile: Cento Amici, the ‘100 Friends’

Origin Cento Amici (100 Friends) was founded 30 years ago by Thomas Zito, executive director of the Bayonne Housing Authority, and Robert Zito, then an executive at the New York Stock Exchange. The two had...

Babineau joins executive committee of Rutgers’ Center for Real Estate

Anne S. Babineau, a co-chair of the Real Estate practice at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, has been appointed to join the executive committee of the advisory board at the Rutgers Center for Real Estate,...

Nonprofit Profile: Cornerstone Family Programs, building better lives

Origin Founded in 1813 by women of the Presbyterian Church in Morristown to help women and children left behind during the War of 1812 as the Morristown Female Charitable Society. Later known as Family Service...

Rowan, Rutgers break ground on joint higher-education facility in Camden

The groundbreaking for the Joint Health Sciences Center in Camden on Thursday brought local, state and federal officials together to celebrate a facility that will provide education and training opportunities for careers in health...

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EDA details rules and regs around Emerge, successor to Grow N.J.

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority board Wednesday approved the creation of the Emerge program, a new jobs-based tax credit program created under the...

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Developers break ground on senior housing project in E. Orange

Real estate firm Genesis Cos. has broken ground on a senior supporting housing development in East Orange, it announced Wednesday. The property at 160 Halsted...

High Technology in Freehold named top STEM high school in U.S. — one of...

Gov. Phil Murphy has long talked about creating an innovative economy in New Jersey. It appears there are a number of high schools ready...