Why Rutgers professors dislike system that tracks their work

NEW BRUNSWICK -- Productivity has always been an important aspect of any college professors' performance. How many books they write, how often they are cited in articles, how much grant money they win -- it's all part of the discussion about what makes a good college professor, said David Hughes, president of Rutgers' faculty union. But…

'CSI' or reality? Inside Newark's ballistics lab | Di Ionno

One in an occasional series of Mark Di Ionno columns on gun culture in New Jersey Realtors hang sales awards, doctors and lawyers hang their degrees. At the Newark Police Ballistics Lab, the placards on the wall laud IBIS hits. The lab has made the 1000 club and the 2500 club, and is now closing in…

N.J. officials say Verizon is treating them like 'country bumpkins'

Officials are outraged by a letter that Verizon New Jersey recently sent to the state blasting a petition filed by a group of South Jersey towns last year alleging the telecom company has neglected to maintain their copper landline infrastructure and adequately address service-quality issues. "Verizon's response is insulting and dismissive," said Hopewell Township Committeeman Greg…

Christie Signs STEM, Crowdfunding Bills

The New Jersey Business and Industry Association sent out this list of bills they supported that were signed by the Governor when he stopped by the State last week. Most of these bills involved support for entrepreneurs or STEM education.

N.J. drone warrant bill grounded by Christie

Drone camera footage from media coalition training session A coalition of 15 leading news media companies, including NJ Advance Media, continued a test program this week with the Mid Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) to research how drones or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) can be used by journalists for news gathering purposes. The journalists flew drones in…

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