Tag: Rutgers-university

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

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…

Racism in the ER: Black Kids Get Shortchanged

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock Black youth suffering from acute appendicitis who visit an emergency room in the U.S. will most likely remain in intense pain. According to the study “Racial Disparities in Pain Management of Children With Appendicitis in Emergency Departments,” published on Monday in the Journal of…

Researcher: Immigrant Child Poverty Studies "Overstate the Issue"

By Chris Hoenig Scholars who argue that the increase in children from immigrant families has a large impact on the national poverty level for children are wrong and “overstate the issue,” according to a Rutgers University researcher. Study author Myungkook Joo, an Assistant Professor at the university’s School of Social…

Historic First: Rutgers Hires Woman as Athletic Director

By Dara Sharif Rutgers University has named Julie Hermann its new Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, continuing its move away from the abuse scandal that roiled the campus earlier this year. Hermann, who spent 15 years at Louisville, most recently as Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director, would be the only female…