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Bob Kopp named 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

Bob Kopp named 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

Bob Kopp is an associated faculty member with the Bloustein School. He is a climate and sea-level scientist, a climate policy scholar, and a distinguished professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences. He won the 2024 Fellowship in the Geography & Environmental Studies category. 

New Jersey’s electoral process just got upended

New Jersey’s electoral process just got upended

Party leaders give preferential placement to their candidates. Those not on the county line are tucked away in obscure rows and columns. Julia Sass Rubin of Rutgers University
looked at 20 years of New Jersey races and found that the county line steered voters and helped preferred candidates by an average difference of 38%.

Jane Miller Featured on Million Dollar Stories Podcast

Jane Miller Featured on Million Dollar Stories Podcast

Jane E. Miller is not just a writer; she’s a visionary storyteller on a mission to revolutionize how we communicate about data. So, if you’re ready to take your data game to the next level, do yourself a favour and grab a copy of “The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis, Second Edition.” Trust me, you won’t regret it.

NJSPL – Newark Community-Based Organizers’ Perspectives

NJSPL – Newark Community-Based Organizers’ Perspectives

What can we do about young adults who are disengaged and not enrolling in college? In this NJSPL blog, representatives of community-based organizations identify barriers that Newark youth face in planning for Higher Education and their future (e.g., limited finances, difficulties completing the FAFSA,

County clerks forge ahead with new ballot design

County clerks forge ahead with new ballot design

New Jersey Democratic primary voters will see ballots that look very different from what they are used to and also different from the ones Republican voters will see. County clerks are designing ballots for the June election to comply with the recent federal court...

Travel Training Individuals with Hidden Disabilities

Travel Training Individuals with Hidden Disabilities

Public transportation is essential for many people and provides access to employment, education, healthcare, and social activities. However, for an individual with an invisible disability, using public transportation can be a challenging task.

Julia Rubin and Rutgers Experts Make History on Party Line

Julia Rubin and Rutgers Experts Make History on Party Line

“One of the impacts of the county line has been discouraging those who do not receive the party’s endorsement from running. Candidates understand that running off the line is ineffective so they tend to drop out if they are not selected for the line.”

Forging a Path in Healthcare Leadership

Forging a Path in Healthcare Leadership

Briana Hernandez MHA ’25 liked the idea of working in a hospital setting while in high school. Through various research and internship positions as an undergraduate, healthcare administration is where she felt most comfortable.

New Research: Impact of Peer Support After Opioid Overdose

New Research: Impact of Peer Support After Opioid Overdose

In this cohort study of patients treated for opioid overdose, OORP implementation was associated with an increase in MOUD initiation and a decrease in repeat medically treated overdoses. The large variation in outcomes across hospitals suggests that treatment effects were heterogeneous and may depend on factors such as implementation success, program embeddedness, and availability of other hospital- and community-based OUD services.

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