Bloustein doctoral students win best paper award

Bloustein doctoral students Nick Klein and Andrew Zitcer have received the American Sociological Association’s Community and Urban Sociology Section (CUSS) Student Paper Award for 2012. The award is for their article “Everything But The Chickens: Cultural Authenticity Onboard the Chinatown Bus,” published in Urban Geography 33,1: 46-63. The award announcement states that, “The CUSS Student Paper Award goes to […]

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Real estate development and economic summit to be held Sept. 27

News, trends in commercial real estate development, regional cooperation, infrastructure construction, best-practices in commercial real estate investment and pricing, finance and debt, economics and land policy, sustainable development, and occupational strategies will all be topics of discussion at the Real Estate Development & Economic Summit to be held at the Bloustein School on Thursday, September […]

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Anthony Marchetta to be honored as 2012 BSAA Alumnus of the Year

Anthony Marchetta, a 1981 MCRP graduate of the Bloustein School, will be honored as the 2012 Alumnus of the Year by the Bloustein School Alumni Association at a special reception on Tuesday, October 2 at the Hyatt New Brunswick. Tony Marchetta, a New Brunswick native, is co-founder of the Bloustein School Alumni Association and a […]

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Bloustein public health student Baker named “Intern of the Year”

Imani Baker, a public health and pre-nursing major at the Bloustein School, was recently named the 2012 Project L/EARN “Intern of the Year.” Ms. Baker worked under the guidance of faculty mentor Dr. Judith Lucas at the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research (IHHCPAR) on a paper  “The Association between Nursing Home Culture […]

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Salzman investigates science and engineering workforce and policy

Professor Hal Salzman is the principal investigator of a project titled Science and Engineering Educational & Employment Pathways. The project is being supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Two current projects include analysis of engineering employment, and a new project examines the educational pathways of science and engineering students, with detailed analysis of course taking and performance […]

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Salzman investigates science and engineering workforce and policy

Professor Hal Salzman is the principal investigator of a project titled Science and Engineering Educational & Employment Pathways. The project is being supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Two current projects include analysis of engineering employment, and a new project examines the educational pathways of science and engineering students, with detailed analysis of course taking and performance […]

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Popper, Buffalo Commons featured in Harper’s magazine cover story

Wil S. Hylton’s “Broken heartland:The looming collapse of agriculture on the Great Plains (story archive),” the cover story of the July 2012 issue of Harper’s magazine, makes extensive use of Frank and Deborah Popper‘s 1987 concept of the Buffalo Commons as the land-use future for much of the region. The story details how the Poppers’ initial […]

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Greiner honored as finalist for alumni award

Assistant Professor Amelia Greiner was one of ten female finalists for Gustavus Adolphus College’s First Decade Award winners for 2012.  The award is presented annually to one male and one female from the 10th anniversary class for early professional development. More information about the awards  

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Stuart Shapiro on RegBlog: Improving How Agencies Collect Information

The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) was passed in 1980 and reauthorized in 1986 and 1995. Its history has been inextricably linked with the history of regulatory review and presidential oversight of agency decisions. However, the intent of those who passed it was for it to be even broader: to bring rationality to the management of information within the executive […]

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