deVries MCRP ’15 is recipient of Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship

The U.S. Department of Transportation Technology Partnership Programs, Universities and Grants Programs has announced that Jonathan deVries (MCRP ’15) has been selected to receive a 2014 Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship in the amount of $5,000. The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) awards fellowships to students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines. This program […]

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Valuing Natural Capital and Ecosystems Services: The Sixth Annual Sustainable Raritan River Conference, June 13, 2014

Registration is now open for the sixth annual Sustainable Raritan River Conference, “Valuing Natural Capital and Ecosystems Servcies.” It will be held on Friday, June 13 at the Cook Campus Center on the Rutgers University’s New Brunswick Campus, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  This year’s conference theme focuses on the intrinsic values that the Raritan brings to the […]

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R/ECON event to review NJ’s real estate market, speed of economic recovery

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 […]

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Bloustein professor Curenton discusses White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans

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 […]

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Getting to know Jocelyn Elise Crowley

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 […]

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Rutgers study finds after Hurricane Sandy, NJ residents support government mitigation, but not footing the bill

New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents published inRisk Analysis: An International Journal in April 2014. Researchers also […]

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