In the form below, Muckgers wants you to tell us what you want to know about Rutgers University. We’ll use your responses to set our reporting agenda in the coming year.
Dear Mr. President:
Many, if not most of my peers and colleagues, at Rutgers University were delighted at your presence at our 250th Commencement; I appreciate your mindfulness of their sentiments. For over three years many from the Rutgers community worked hard to ensure your attendance, their diligence paid off. However, I would like to thank you for an entirely different reason.
Mr. President, I was one of the student organizers who lobbied against Secretary Rice’s speaking invitation in 2014.
ProPublica and Rutgers University’s NJ Spark journalism lab present “ProPublica Live: In Conversation with Jason Leopold,” a discussion with the VICE News reporter on his groundbreaking use of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Joining a wide array of politicians, scientists, activists, advocates, and religious leaders in recognizing the critical state of our environmental health, the Rutgers Department of Journalism and Media Studies and Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University are making an open call for student journalism stories focused on the topic of environmental health and justice in New Jersey. The best of these stories will be included as part of a statewide collaborative project, Dirty Little Secrets: New Jersey’s Toxic Legacy, which specifically focuses on the lesser-known stories of environmental contamination in the state. And the very best will be awarded cash prizes.
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After spending $2 million in consulting fees, Rutgers University presented their new physical master plan to the school’s board of governors. It included new infrastructure like a dining hall, student center, boardwalk, and foot bridge over the Raritan River, reported NJ Advance’s Adam Clark.
“This place has become so exciting,” Board of Governors Vice Chair Kenneth Schmidt said of the university.
Contending that a Rutgers professor and public schools advocate has used her position, title and state university resources to wage a personally driven campaign against them, a group representing the state’s charter schools has filed an ethics complaint against the Save Our Schools NJ co-founder. The complaint, filed with New Jersey State Ethics Commission, charges Julia… [Read more…]