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William Rodgers III
William Rodgers III

Professor William Rodgers III of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development will manage a mentoring program as part of the Economics Pipeline Project, an ongoing initiative to expand the pool of minority students interested in pursuing a PhD in economics. The mentors will help students handle critical stages in their career development, such as preparing for graduate school, completing core theory and field exams, initiating their dissertation research, and ultimately finding employment. The National Science Foundation awarded the Heldrich Center $150,000 over two years for the program.

Roland Anglin
Roland Anglin

Faculty Fellow Roland Anglin has won more than $1 million from the Ford Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to continue his work on community transformation in the post-Katrina Gulf Coast states. The executive director of the Initiative for Regional and Community Transformation at the Bloustein School, Anglin will use grants of $846,000 from the Ford Foundation and $175,000 from the Kellogg Foundation to build relationships between philanthropic organizations and civil society groups to advance equity and environmental sustainability in the Gulf Coast reconstruction.

Michael Greenberg
Michael Greenberg

Professor Michael Greenberg will serve as editor-in-chief of the Risk Analysis Journal to solicit articles, ensure that a sound peer-review process is put in place and select annual awards for best papers. The journal is published by the Society for Risk Analysis.

Joseph Seneca
Joseph J. Seneca

University Professor Joseph Seneca has been asked by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to undertake major studies. The NJDOT study will measure various impacts of transportation capital spending on the state’s economy. The second study will help DEP value New Jersey’s natural capital through a broad review of environmental and economic sources.

Radha Jagannathan
Radha Jagannathan

Associate Professor Radha Jagannathan was asked by Raritan Valley Community College to help evaluate the success of "Quality Matters," a program it set up with funding from the National Science Foundation to create a biotechnology curriculum needed to meet the workforce demands of the pharmaceutical and medical technology industry.

David Listokin
David Listokin

Professor David Listokin moderated a panel on "The Meadowlands Going Green" during an America-Israel Green Buildings Conference held in June at the Meadowlands Environment Center. Jennifer Senick, founder and executive director of the Rutgers Center for Green Building at the Bloustein School, served on the panel with Meadowlands Commission Executive Director Robert Ceberio and James Kirkos, president of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Norman J. Glickman
Norman J. Glickman

University Professor Norman J. Glickman was named the first "Thomas Hartmann Policy Fellow" by New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP.) Glickman will expand NJPP's capabilities in such areas as labor market analysis, income inequality and economic development. One of his projects will be "The State of Working New Jersey," an examination of the situation working men and women in the state face today. The position is named for Thomas B. Hartmann, who served as a member of the NJPP Board of Trustees from the organization's founding in 1997 until his death in November 2007. Hartmann helped found Livingston College at Rutgers, where he served as a professor of Journalism and Mass Media. In 1992, Rutgers gave him the Presidential Award for Distinguished Public Service.

 

Hooshang Amirahmadi
Hooshang Amirahmadi

The Governing Body of St. Antony's College, Oxford, has elected Professor Hooshang Amirahmadi a Senior Associate Member for the period October 2008 through June 2009. The membership was sponsored by Dr. Eugene Rogan.

 

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