Bloustein professor Michael R. Greenberg, author of The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations: Managing Environmental Power, was interviewed by Scientific American recently about the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which forces agencies to consider the environmental consequences of their decisions, and the economic impact statement (EIS) developed for the possible expansion of the Keystone XL oil pipeline into the United States. TransCanada’s […]
While a difficult winter has depressed job growth early in 2014, New Jersey actually has experienced slight improvement over a comparable period last year, according to Nancy Mantell, director of the Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON). But Mantell predicts the state is on pace to add only about 24,400 jobs – a growth rate of […]
As part of Rutgers University’s 248th anniversary commencement ceremonies, the Bloustein School will be holding the 11th Convocation celebration of the graduate program on Saturday, May 17 at 3 p.m. at the Nicholas Music Center, Douglass Campus, New Brunswick, NJ. Dean James W. Hughes will confer 66 Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) degrees, 10 Master […]
On Friday, May 9, the Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON)semiannual subscriber forecast and conference will examine the pace of New Jersey’s economic recovery and provide insight into aspects of the real estate market that are helping establish momentum for the state’s comeback. R/ECON is presented by the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy […]
Sara Meyers (MPP 2009) has been named as a finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals in the Call to Service category. The Call to Service Medal recognizes a federal employee whose professional achievements reflect the important contributions that a new generation brings to public service. Sara has served as the Director […]
Bloustein Assistant Professor Stephanie Curenton and Iheoma U. Iruka, Associate Director and Scientist at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, served as guest bloggers on the NIEER blog, Preschool… today! They discussed the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and what the initiative can mean for early childhood education, by focusing on what educational structures are needed to ensure African […]
Each fall, Bloustein School professor Frank Popper leads a senior seminar class for planning and public policy (PPP) majors at the Bloustein School. “The main goal of the course,” said Dr. Popper “Is for a student to engage his or her imagination to produce original work. Another is for the students to teach each other to […]
The Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) held its spring conference earlier this month. The spring conference is typically devoted to the administration of public policy (and public administration) programs. Bloustein School MPP student, Becky Kelleman gave a student perspective on the conference now available online here.
NJTIP @ Rutgers is offering a FREE opportunity for one-on-one personalized travel training for persons with brain injury living in central NJ who want to access job destinations (paid or volunteer). We are actively recruiting participants now, so if interested contact Louis Hoffman or Melody Bundy at 848-932-4499.
Jocelyn Elise Crowley, Ph.D. is a senior faculty fellow at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development with research interests in family policy and social policy in the United States. Dr. Crowley has been a professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University since 1999 and is a graduate […]