Superstorm Sandy

Beyond buildings, Sandy damaged people’s health

The record-setting Superstorm Sandy that made landfall in New Jersey on Oct. 29, 2012, resulted in both short- and long-term health hazards for residents, some far from obvious. When the floodwaters finally drained, they left potentially contaminated sludge, which...

Hughes Reflects on the 10-year Sandy Anniversary

"People were out of work, restaurant owners lost weeks of sales tax, tax revenues were ultimately changed, and we lost tourism for a long time," said Bloustein School Dean Emeritus James W. Hughes. Until a rebound would be made in the way of consumer spending, he...

Sandy's economic impact softens

For the most part, the state of New Jersey has “bounced back” from superstorm Sandy on an economic level, according to Dr. James Hughes and Marc Pfeiffer, of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. However, there are...


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Career Virtual Drop-ins


Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]

Lunch and Learn: Health and Housing Equity Cluster

Bloustein School, Civic Square Building 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

The Rutgers Housing & Health Equity Cluster would like to invite you to join us for an in-person lunch and learn. All are welcome to bring lunch and eat during […]