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Rutgers SPAA and NASPAA release third edition of the Teaching Resources Guide for Public Affairs and Administration

NASPAA's Teaching Resources Guide for Public Affairs and Administration, Third Edition, developed by the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University-Newark, brings together a broad array of teaching and learning resources in public policy, public affairs and administration and makes each available... read more

Prostate Cancer Survivor Turned Health Advocate for Millions of Men

Rutgers University-Newark alumnus Virgil Simons (MPA'08) has created an international nonprofit network to provide education and support

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Rutgers University–Newark Debate Team Clinches First Championship of the Season and "Coach of the Year" Award

The Rutgers University-Newark Debate Team, housed at Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), earned its first championship of the season at Weber State University during Weber’s back-to-back tournaments: The 21st Annual Val Browning Round Robin and the 5th Annual Mukai College Classic held... read more

SPAA Assistant Professor Pengju Zhang Explains Fiscal Challenges at the State and Local Level

State and local governments are constantly confronted with fiscal challenges, including debt management, government spending, and taxation. Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) Assistant Professor Dr. Pengju Zhang has extensively researched the causes and consequences of these challenges and the ways in which... read more

Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Center to Open at Rutgers University-Newark, A First in the Nation

By the Office of Communications at Rutgers University-Newark

(NEWARK, NJ, AUG. 16, 2017) – The Association of American Colleges and Universities selected Rutgers University-Newark to serve as one of the first Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers in America with nine additional TRHT campus centers to... read more

SPAA Associate Professor Suzanne Piotrowski: Why governmental transparency will not work without strong leadership

By SPAA Associate Professor Suzanne Piotrowski / Republished from The Conversation

Walter Shaub, the former director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, has warned that President Donald... read more

Assistant Teaching Professor Lois Warner Shows the Artistic Side of Public Administration

As a PhD student at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), Dr. Lois Warner (Assistant Teaching Professor at SPAA) took a course titled “Arts & Culture of Public Service” with Dean Emeritus Marc Holzer, which emphasized the use of art to depict various aspects of the field of public administration. Thirteen years... read more

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. Surprises SPAA Students at Internship Class

“Service Learning Internship” courses at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) provide opportunities for undergraduate students to highlight the work they’ve done at their internships through poster presentations. With posters ranging from the minimalistic... read more

Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program Graduates Largest Class To Date

CPM photo gallery

The New Jersey Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program at Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) graduated its largest class to date on Aug. 11, 2017, when 123... read more

SPAA Center Uses Psychology and Experimentation in New Approach to Public Administration

by Jade McClain

What role does political affiliation play in shaping citizens’ judgments of performance information about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? In what ways might public servants treat citizens differently based on biases associated with race, gender, or ethnicity?

These are the questions being answered... read more

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