Bloustein students present planning studio aimed at developing TOC guidelines for New Orleans Regional Transit Authority at 2019 APA-New York Studio Showcase

  A team of Bloustein School graduate students participated in the annual APA-New York chapter’s Student Studio Showcase in June, an event which highlights the accomplishments of planning students in the New York Metro area and offers an opportunity to celebrate achievements, hear feedback from a panel of faculty judges, and enjoy networking with students […]

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PhD candidate Sicheng Wang is second-time recipient of APTF Scholarship

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) recently announced that Bloustein School Ph.D. candidate Sicheng Wang is the recipient of a 2019 APTF Scholarship. Mr. Wang was also the recipient of the scholarship in 2018. This marks the ninth straight year at least one Bloustein student has been awarded APTF scholarships; overall, 12 Bloustein students received scholarships during that time. […]

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Amirahmadi named Rutgers University Distinguished Service Professor

Bloustein School professor Hooshang Amirahmadi, acclaimed for his contributions to improving United States-Iran relations through promoting world peace and humanistic studies, was named a Distinguished Service Professor by the Rutgers University Board of Governors on July 23. Dr. Amirahmadi, who holds a Ph.D. in planning and international development from Cornell University, is the founder of the Center […]

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2019 Planning Studio highlight: Bloustein graduate students actively engage community stakeholders in placemaking process

Twelve graduate urban planning students explored how to actively engage community stakeholders in the placemaking process to create economic vitality and inclusive healthy places in the Borough of Highland Park, NJ in the Bloustein spring graduate planning studio, “Placemaking in Highland Park: Making Connections between Place, Health, Equity, and Economy.” Led by staff from the Bloustein […]

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Raritan Bridge

Mini-grants awarded to advance research, education focused on Raritan Basin

The Rutgers Raritan River Consortium (R3C) has awarded ten mini-grants to support research by Rutgers faculty, staff and post-doctoral researchers on Raritan River, basin and bay resource issues. Rutgers faculty, staff and post-doctoral researchers (with faculty advisor) are eligible to apply annually. Proposals that include a strong education component or that demonstrated collaboration with external […]

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Nine Bloustein School student-athletes recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

A school-record 87 Rutgers University student-athletes were recognized by the Big Ten Conference as 2018-19 Distinguished Scholars on Tuesday, July 9. Twenty Scarlet Knights with perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2018-19 and 34 repeat selections highlighted the list of student-athletes representing 22 RU athletic programs. From that group, nine student-athletes in Bloustein School majors are represented. […]

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