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The Personal Impact of Scholarship: SPAA Student (BA’18) Mohamed Abdelghany’s Story #RUGivingDay

My journey to Rutgers University–Newark was two years in the making. When a broken leg derailed my plans to attend college on a full athletic scholarship, and no “plan B” to afford higher education, I was forced to assess... read more

Board of Governors Distinguished Professor Norma Riccucci's Newest Book Analyzes Unpredictable Shifts in Public Policies

Board of Governors Distinguished Professor Norma Riccucci presents a current take on the fluidity of public policy in her new book, “Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy” (NYU Press, 2018). ... read more

Rutgers SPAA Center for Applied Appreciative Inquiry Accepting Applicants for Appreciative Inquiry Certificate

The Center for Applied Appreciative Inquiry at Rutgers SPAA is accepting applicants for its Appreciative Inquiry for Strengths-based Leadership and Innovation in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors Certificate Program.

The program teaches participants about conducting an appreciative inquiry – the practice of... read more

Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration Announces the Marc Holzer Fund for Doctoral Students

In honor of Dr. Holzer’s legacy as the school’s Founding Dean, Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) has established the Marc Holzer Fund for Doctoral Students.... read more

Rutgers University−Newark Announces Queen Latifah as Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient

By Office of the Chancellor/Office of Communications

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SPAA Visiting Associate Professor James Ward Publishes New Book on Policing and Race

Visiting Associate Professor James D. Ward has released a new book, Policing and Race in America: Economic, Political and Social Dynamics (Lexington Books, 2018), that explores how the relationship between... read more

Applications for Seoul Study Abroad Program Due Feb. 15!

MPA students have the exciting opportunity to spend one week in Seoul, South Korea, as part of their graduate education here at SPAA!

This 3-credit, graduate-level elective course immerses students in the inner workings of the City of Seoul, Korea – one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world. Participants... read more

Dean's Message Regarding the Passing of Dr. Wen Wang

It is with great sadness that I report that one of our faculty members, Dr. Wen Wang, has passed away. Wen joined the SPAA family as an associate professor in 2016 and quickly established himself as an invaluable member of our school and university. Beloved by colleagues and students, his loss is felt within our walls and throughout... read more

SPAA Assistant Professor Lindsey McDougle - Learning by giving: How today’s students can become tomorrow’s philanthropists

Coauthored by SPAA Assistant Professor Lindsey McDougle / Republished from The Conversation

If someone asked you to picture a philanthropist, chances are a billionaire like ... 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

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