Subscribe

login / sign up

close and back to page

Rutgers University Makes History With New Law School Dean

Kimberly Mutcherson has broken through the glass ceiling in every way at Rutgers University.

Kimberly Mutcherson, a brilliant bioethicist and health law scholar, has made history by becoming the first woman, first African-American and first LGBTQ person to be named co-dean of Rutgers Law School in Camden, N.J.

Read More Show Less

No Room at the Inn for Airbnb Guests with Disabilities, Study Shows

Airbnb hosts more likely to discriminate against travelers with disabilities even when advertised as "wheelchair accessible."

It is a common frustration people with disabilities share when traveling: from trying to find an accessible rental car, to transferring into your seat, to praying that your motorized wheelchair isn't damaged as it's thrown into storage. All you are thinking is, "Please get my belongings and me to my destination, in one piece."

Read More Show Less

Robert Wood Johnson Health System's Brian Agnew a Leader in Development

Fundraising led by Agnew is set to prepare the health system for the next phase of healthcare.

Brian D. Agnew, Ph.D.

By Sheryl Estrada

Read More Show Less

Racism in the ER: Black Kids Get Shortchanged

A new study shows huge differences in how people are treated.

Photo by Shutterstock

By Sheryl Estrada

Read More Show Less

VIDEO: Increasing the Pipeline of Black and Latino Physicians—A Success Story

To have culturally competent care, the United States needs more Black and Latino doctors. A unique program at Rutgers University is reaching underprivileged youth and helping them succeed in medical careers, said Dr. Kamal Khan, Director, Office of Diversity & Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) at DiversityInc's event.

Read More Show Less

Dining for a Difference: What You Can Do Differently to Hire and Promote People With Disabilities

In an era of enhanced recognition of the importance of corporate diversity to business results, why is this talent pool so often ignored?

Kemp, Sepulveda

By Barbara Frankel

Read More Show Less

Researcher: Immigrant Child Poverty Studies "Overstate the Issue"

As immigration debate heats up, researcher raises questions about immigrant parents contributing to the child-poverty rate.

By Chris Hoenig

Read More Show Less

Historic First: Rutgers Hires Woman as Athletic Director

How much more must the university do to rehab its image following the Mike Rice scandal?

By Dara Sharif

Read More Show Less

Rutgers Hires Eddie Jordan, Will Be Only Black Big Ten Men's Basketball Coach

Alumnus Eddie Jordan pledges to rebuild the morale of the basketball team after the firing of coach Mike Rice for abuse and homophobic slurs.

By Dara Sharif

Read More Show Less

Rutgers Scandal Update: Pernetti Resigns; President Apologizes for 'Failure of Process'

Former Rutgers Athletic Director says that his decisions "were out of keeping with Rutgers community's values."

Tim Pernetti resigned as Athletic Director of Rutgers University on Friday, saying that he realizes his decisions for disciplinary action toward men's basketball Coach Mike Rice, rather than firing him, "were out of keeping with Rutgers community's values." Pernetti, who graduated from Rutgers in 1993, apologized in a resignation letter, noting that stepping down from his position was in the best interests of Rutgers.

Read More Show Less

What's Everyone Saying About Rutgers' Rice Crisis?

Reaction toward ex-Coach Rice's abusive behavior has celebrity athletes, NCAA coaches and leading news columnists demanding that Rutgers take more action.

Rutgers University ex-Coach Mike Rice's abusive behavior has celebrity athletes, NCAA coaches and leading news columnists demanding that Rutgers take more action.

Read More Show Less

Should Rutgers President and Athletic Director Resign After Coach Rice Scandal?

Rutgers faculty, government officials, members of the public (and DiversityInc readers) are demanding answers to the Rutgers University basketball scandal involving physical abuse and homophobic slurs—and some are asking for the resignation of Athletic Director Tim Pernetti and Rutgers President Dr. Robert Barchi.

Barchi and Pernetti

Read More Show Less
© Copyright 2018 — DiversityInc All Rights Reserved.