Bloustein Expert Available to Discuss Ethics of NJ Vaccine Bill 1/13/2020

T. Patrick Hill, a Rutgers-New Brunswick professor of ethics and law, is available to discuss a New Jersey bill that would eliminate religion as a reason not to vaccinate public schoolchildren. Lawmakers are expected to vote Monday afternoon. “The vaccination requirement poses ethical questions, not the least of which is the suspension of parental medical […]

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Expert Available to Discuss Ethics of NY HPV Vaccination Bills 12/3/19

T. Patrick Hill, a Bloustein School professor of ethics and law, is available to discuss New York state legislation that would require the vaccination for HPV for children before attending school. Two bills are being considered by the state and are up for the January 2020 vote. “As an amendment to existing public health law, […]

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Rutgers experts available to discuss NJFloodMapper and NJForestAdapt 10/22/19

Rutgers University–New Brunswick’s interactive NJFloodMapper has been updated and NJForestAdapt, a new data visualization and mapping tool, is now available. Both tools are aimed at helping communities and citizens plan for and become more resilient to climate change-related impacts, including sea-level rise, flooding and warmer temperatures. NJFloodMapper is the “go to” resource for state and local coastal resilience planners. […]

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Rutgers Iranian Affairs Expert Available to Discuss U.S.-Iran Relations 6/26/2019

Rutgers scholar Hooshang Amirahmadi is available to comment on the latest developments in tensions between the United States and Iran and the new sanctions ordered by the Trump administration. Amirahmadi is an expert on Iranian affairs at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and a former Iranian presidential candidate. “U.S. sanctioning […]

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Regulation Expert Available to Discuss Proposed Internet Censorship Bill 6/20/2019

June 20, 2019 Rutgers scholar Stuart Shapiro, an expert on federal and state regulating powers, is available to comment on proposed federal legislation that would remove immunity for Facebook, Twitter and YouTube from liability for user-posted content unless the companies prove their content moderation is politically neutral. “The power of social media companies in society and […]

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Iranian Affairs Expert Available to Discuss U.S.-Iran Relations 6/18/2019

June 18, 2019 Rutgers scholar Hooshang Amirahmadi is available for commentary on the latest developments concerning recent tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Amirahmadi is an expert on Iranian affairs at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and a former Iranian presidential candidate. He said, “The situation in the Persian Gulf and Sea […]

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