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3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Christie's Young Ally in New Hampshire GOP

He's a 25-year-old political strategist known for his youthful appearance, calm demeanor and ability to manage campaigns from a futon while still a Rutgers University student.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Conservative Political News, US News

7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Rutgers ranked above Big Ten foes Penn State, Ohio State on list of...

According to the Center for World University Rankings , Rutgers University is the 33rd-best school in the country - fifth best in the Big Ten - beating out conference foes Penn State , Ohio State , Minnesota , Purdue , Maryland , Michigan State , Indiana , Iowa and Nebraska .


Related Topix: North Carolina

11 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Key to Syracuse football's future likely lies with beating Rutgers for New Jersey recruits

Landing Daiquan Kelly as part of its 2015 recruiting class would help Syracuse two ways.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Florida, NY

13 hrs ago | Science Daily

Income a major driver of avoidable hospitalizations across New Jersey

The household income of its residents is the most important factor in whether a community has high or low rates of avoidable hospital visits -- conditions that could be better managed in a doctor's office or other health care settings if treated at an early stage, according to a report.


Related Topix: New Jersey, Medicine, Asbury Park, NJ

16 hrs ago | Courier News

U.S. Botanic Garden's new director is Rutgers alumU.S. Botanic...

Ari Novy, who was recently appointed executive director of the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., discovered his passion for working with plants as a volunteer in the gardens of a Renaissance era villa.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, New York University

17 hrs ago | Glocally Newark

Rutgers University-Newark has received a $3.5 million grant to...

The grant, awarded by the National Science Foundation , will fund the Garden State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Phase II from July 2014 through June 2019.


Related Topix: Kean University, New Jersey City University, Montclair State University, Bloomfield College, William Paterson University

21 hrs ago |

Adam Butrico on Track for Rutgers University

"I had no idea what I wanted to do going into my senior year, but as soon as I took this class I was like 'Wow'."


Related Topix: New Jersey

23 hrs ago |

The Record: Three mayors unite

THE LAST month has been a brutal one for New Jersey's three largest cities, where violent crime has come calling in very visible ways.


Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Newark, NJ, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Student News, July 30, 2014

Delaware Valley College has named these students to its dean's list for the spring semester: McKenna Damato and Derek Johnson of Wharton; and Katherine Ellis, Siobhan Scully and Rachael Sitzer of Rockaway.


Related Topix: Delaware Valley College, Wharton, NJ, Rockaway, NJ, Mine Hill, NJ, Swarthmore College

Master Tree Stewards Connect Youths with Trees

Union County Freeholder Sergio Granados visited Black Brook Park in Kenilworth earlier this summer to help celebrate a nationwide 100-year milestone for Cooperative Extension service programs.


Related Topix: Union County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Kenilworth, NJ, Agriculture, Science, Westfield, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Rutgers, Columbia take on Sandy responseRutgers, Columbia take on...

Rutgers, Columbia take on Sandy response Two universities will conduct a joint investigation into community needs during and later.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Ocean County, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ


Rutgers University Professor Brittney Cooper Wants Less Police 'Encounters,' Not Friendlier Ones

The death of Eric Garner at the hands of the New York City Police Department , and additional videos that have surfaced showing police using excessive force and placing individual in chokeholds, have sparked a heated debate about police brutality against African-Americans and in inner-city communities.


Related Topix: Train Disaster

The Jersey Journal

Purdue coach Darrell Hazell helped lay the foundation for the Rutgers football program

When Greg Schiano was hired as Rutgers head coach in 2001, he offered Darrell Hazell the opportunity to serve as his wide receivers coach.


Related Topix: Piscataway, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Federal highway official charged with using 'straw' company to win Rutgers, NJIT contracts

An official with the New Jersey division of the Federal Highway Administration is accused of using a "straw" company to win transportation-related contracts at Rutgers University and NJIT.


Related Topix: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Tinton Falls, NJ


John Boutte, "Why"

John Boutte sings Annie Lennox's "Why" with the New Orleans Social Club on an October 2006 episode of Austin City Limits.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Queens, NY, New York, NY

The Jersey Journal

N.J. appeals court sides with Christie over Sweeney in Rutgers lawsuit

Martin Perez, president of the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey, is shown in a file photo.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

Testudo Times

Maryland Minute 7.29.14 - Comcast Center vs. XFINITY Center

Maryland fans vow to continue calling the Xfinity Center the Comcast Center - The Washington Post I personally don't care that much.


Related Topix: Maryland, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Maryland NCAA

Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

Syracuse Football Recruiting: The Rundown on 2015

Edit. note: Ben is joining the staff as TNIAAM's new football recruiting source.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Boston College, Sports, Syracuse University NCAA, NCAA Sports

James Franklin wins Big Ten media days, takes selfie with T-Rex, and more

In today's Penn State football news, James Franklin's infectious personality was the talk of the Windy City during Big Ten media days, with ESPN and Fansided declaring him the Day 1 winner.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

Triple Pundit

New Jersey Turns to Distributed Resources to Enhance Energy Resilience

Superstorm Sandy caused tremendous damage, as well as hardship and loss of life, in communities across New Jersey - with a total of over $37 billion in physical damages alone, according to a Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration study released in October 2013.


Related Topix: New Jersey, Weather, Monmouth County, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Bergen County, NJ