Media Roundup June 9-15

Some of the media mentions of Bloustein faculty, centers, and research for the week of June 9-15, 2012: Fixing Newark: What to cut and what to tax Source: The Star-Ledger – NJ.com (The Voices Blog), June 15 Robert Curvin is a Newark resident, homeowner and visiting scholar at Rutgers’ Bloustein School of Planning and Public […]

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Bloustein studios helping local communities

In the fall 2011 semester, the Bloustein School commissioned The Raritan Borough Waterfront Redevelopment Studio, a graduate planning studio, to study the waterfront of Raritan Borough, New Jersey. The objective of the studio was to create a regenerative urban design plan for an underutilized portion of the Raritan Borough waterfront encompassing the 3/4-mile long Orlando Drive […]

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2012-13 Bloustein/Berger Fellows announced

The Bloustein School and The Louis Berger Group, Inc. have announced the selection of the Louis Berger Graduate Fellows for the 2012-13 academic year. The new fellows are David Koch, Matthew Kusy, Areej Sabzwari, andJoshua Wilcox. The Berger Fellows program was created in 2009, in which Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) and/or Master of Public Policy (MPP) students from […]

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New Heldrich Center WorkTrends Survey: Left Out. Forgotten? Recent High School Graduates and the Great Recession

The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development’s new national survey of recent high school graduates from 2006 to 2011 finds: –       Only 27% have full-time jobs; –       Nearly one in three are unemployed and another 15% are employed part time but looking for full-time jobs; –       The annual earnings of those working full time are barely […]

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Fourth Annual Sustainable Raritan River Conference, June 14

There is still time to register for the fourth annual Sustainable Raritan River Conference, The Raritan River Region:  Flooding, Regeneration and the Next Generation, to be held on Thursday, June 14, 2012. It will be held at Duke Farms, 80 U.S. Highway 206 in Hillsborough, NJ. It will include a day of workshops and interactive discussions on citizen science […]

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Rutgers professor featured in documentary

In 1987, Bloustein professor Frank Popper and his wife, Deborah, currently a professor at the College of Staten Island, proposed the return of much of the drier portion of the Great Plains to native prairie and reintroduce the American bison, or buffalo, that once made the land their home.  Throughout the 1990’s the Buffalo Commons proposal was […]

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“City Cycling” by John Pucher and Ralph Buehler, available for preorder

A new book edited by the Bloustein School’s John Pucherand Virginia Tech’s Ralph Buehler, City Cycling, is available for pre-order through publisher MIT Press, Amazon, andBarnes and Noble. The book is scheduled to be released in October 2012 as part of the MIT Press Urban and Industrial Environments series.Download the advance flyer for more information about the book and a complete […]

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