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EJB Talks with Professor Michael Smart

EJB Talks with Professor Michael Smart

Michael Smart shares his background in transportation, discussing how his work with people reentering society after incarceration influenced his interest in transportation challenges and emphasizing the importance of meaningful research that addresses pressing societal issues and aims to impact real-world problems.

NJSPL – New Report: 15-Minute Neighborhoods

NJSPL – New Report: 15-Minute Neighborhoods

The 15-minute neighborhood concept gained visibility as the global pandemic demonstrated that local access to basic life needs is critically important. Fifteen-minute neighborhoods provide residents with easy access to parks, schools, gathering places, social services, places to buy healthy fresh food, and other amenities within a comfortable walk or bike ride.

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.

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AI Through a Rutgers Lens (Microsoft) Part 3

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Please join us as we explore the world of AI with help from Rutgers experts who wrestle with these questions daily.
Socially Cognizant Robotics: Preparing for a future in which humans and robots regularly interact and society develops new rules.

Jersey City Alumni Mixer

Zeppelin Hall Biergarten 88 Liberty View Dr, Jersey City, New Jersey

Join us for an alumni mixer in #JerseyCity on Thursday, June 6th at Zeppelin Hall Biergarten. Parking for Zeppelin Hall is FREE - more information can be found here: https://zeppelinhall.com/map/. This […]