University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Gov. Chris Christie says the changes put Rutgers “on the path to being one of America’ great research institutions.”
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.
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.
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.