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Rutgers Adds Two Medical Schools As Part Of Public High Education Restructuring

Gov. Chris Christie says the changes put Rutgers “on the path to being one of America’ great research institutions.”

07/01/2013

A suspect is taken down during a mock active shooter situation at University Hospital in Newark, N.J. - June 6, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Active Shooter Drill Held At Newark University Hospital

It was only a drill, but on Thursday officers stormed through the hallways inside University Hospital in Newark with staff on the ground looking hurt and running by looking bloody.

06/06/2013

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Christie: Rice ‘Needed To Be Fired Immediately’

Gov. Chris Christie on Monday defended Rutgers University President Robert Barchi’s handling of the scandal involving men’s basketball coach Mike Rice.

04/08/2013

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Rutgers Board Of Governors Gets First Latino Member

Almost 19 months after Gov. Chris Christie nominated him, Martin Perez has taken his place as the newest member of the Rutgers University Board of Governors.

12/20/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

New Law To Bring Changes To Some New Jersey Universities

The hard-fought changes will give Rutgers University a medical school, through a merger with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. As part of the restructuring, UMDNJ’s osteopathic school will be folded into Rowan University. The Glassboro campus will also become a research institution. The rest of UMDNJ falls under Rutgers campuses in Newark and New Brunswick.

08/22/2012

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UMDNJ Nurses Win Right To Opt Out Of Abortions

A federal judge says a major New Jersey hospital and 12 nurses who claimed they were forced to assist in abortions over their religious and moral objections have reached a deal.

12/22/2011

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Nurses Against Abortion Suing N.J. Hospital Requiring They Assist In The Procedures

A dozen nurses in New Jersey have filed suit against the hospital where they work because the nurses don’t want to assist during abortions.

11/07/2011

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Separate Newark Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 2 Injured

Two people were fatally shot early Saturday morning at a social club in Newark and another two people were shot in a separate incident, officials said.

12/11/2010