Michelle Walbaum


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Bob Franks, president of the Health Care Institute of New Jersey
and former assemblyman, spoke yesterday at the Eric B. Chandler
Clinic in downtown New Brunswick to mark a $100K donation to Reach
Out and Read.
NEWS

Children's foundation receives $100K donation

Weaving through the waiting room, wearing professional suits and ties, Bob Franks, president of the Health Care Institute of New Jersey and Mayor Jim Cahill stood out against the dressed-down patients looking for medical attention at the Eric B. Chandler Health Clinic in downtown New Brunswick.

Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz spoke to the University
community last night in the Multipurpose room of the Rutgers
Student Center on the College Avenue Campus.
NEWS

Alum attributes success to U.

Pulitzer Prize winner and Rutgers College alumnus Junot Diaz received enthusiastic applause from the audience yesterday after he praised former Douglass College and the former five-college University, but noted that the school is turning into something less unique since the time he resided there.

NEWS

Summer months see more budget perils

The Board of Governors in July increased tuition by 8 percent for this year, and University officials contend the main reason for the rise is the 10.8 percent of state aid that was lopped off the state budget.

NEWS

Dean search advances, alum vies for position

The day after Douglas Greenberg graduated from the University, he said he woke up at 3 a.m., while it was still dark, bursting with excitement. He hopped in his car, a beat-up 1962 Buick Special, ready to drive to Ithaca, N.Y. to attend graduate school at Cornell University.

NEWS

Group treks to D.C. for additional funding

WASHINGTON - The University students lobbying in Washington, D.C. yesterday focused their effort on making last year's Pell Grant funding increase go on beyond 2012, when the raise is slated to expire. They also hoped to secure additional funding for the Federal Work-Study Program, which has not seen an increase in federal funding since 2000.

NEWS

Group treks to D.C. for additional funding

WASHINGTON - The University students lobbying in Washington, D.C. yesterday focused their effort on making last year's Pell Grant funding increase go on beyond 2012, when the raise is slated to expire. They also hoped to secure additional funding for the Federal Work-Study Program, which has not seen an increase in federal funding since 2000.

NEWS

Resolution sparks controversy

It's neither Italians running the show at Italian restaurants, nor the French in a French food joint - it's the Latinos in the kitchen who are doing the cooking and the dishes, said Martin Perez, the president of the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey.

NEWS

Corzine defends toll plan at local high school

Gov. Jon S. Corzine announced Route 440, a highway running from New Jersey to Staten Island, will no longer act as a source of revenue under his plan to balance the New Jersey budget Sunday. He spoke about his debt reduction plan to a crowd of about 700 people at the East Brunswick High school.

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