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

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?

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Debate Team Makes Pit Stop at Essex County Correctional Facility

In late April, the Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) Debate Team faced off in a debate over felon voting rights at the Essex County Correctional Facility (ECCF) in Newark, New Jersey. The debate was one of several programs established by ECCF’s Social Services Department, which provides educational and social services to its inmate... read more

SPAA Assistant Professor Gregory Porumbescu: Will Trump and the FCC heal or worsen America’s digital divide?

By SPAA Assistant Professor Gregory Porumbescu/ Republished from The Coversation 

Many of the ... read more


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