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The Newark Experience

Newark Colleges Collection

Newark Colleges Collection, 1927-1983
"Documents, including clippings, commencement programs, course bulletins, fundraising material, etc. mostly relating to the University of Newark and the New Jersey Institute of Technology," In the Cummings New Jersey Information Center at the Newark Public Library. More from the Newark Archives Project.

Let's Mix It Up

There have been various recommendations to reorganize higher education in Newark.

New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act
Bill passed by both Houses of the New Jersey Legislature on June 28, 2012.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Advisory Committee Final Report [The "Barer Report"] January 25, 2012.
"Recommendations for restructuring health sciences education, research and associated clinical activities statewide."
The Report of the New Jersey Commission on Health Science, Education, and Training [The "Vagelos Report"]
Trenton, The Commission, 2002.
University Committee-North: Report for the Review, Planning and Implementation Commission on the Proposed Restructuring of New Jersey Research Universities
New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University, 2003. The response of the Newark institutions to the Vagelos Report.

The University and the City

University-Led Innovation in and for Peripheral Urban Areas: New Approaches in Naples, Italy and Newark, NJ, US
Jean-Paul D. Addie, Mariarosalba Angrisani, and Stefano De Falco. European Planning Studies 26(6), June 2018, pp. 1181–1201
"This paper focuses on the spatial development problem of university-led innovation in peripheral urban areas...A comparative investigation of Naples and Newark, NJ captures the functional operation of regional innovation and urban development as a contested product of discourses, technologies (material and governance), and territorial arrangements." [Due to publisher embargo, not available online until 18 months after publication.]

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