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Released: 11-Dec-2020 4:05 PM EST
Company-Investor Working Group Issues Report on Standard Practices for Virtual Shareholder Meetings
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A working group of public company and investor representatives today released a comprehensive report on recommended baseline practices for virtual shareholder meetings. The report also reflects the input of a steering committee comprised of the largest virtual shareholder meeting service providers and prominent corporate governance leaders. With the COVID-19 pandemic likely to curtail many in-person shareholder meetings again in 2021, the report provides valuable guidance for companies planning to host virtual meetings next year and shareholders who want to participate more fully in those meetings.

Released: 21-Nov-2019 2:55 PM EST
Turkey Drop: When Thanksgiving Break Turns Into a Break Up
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Rutgers experts offer tips to prepare parents and students for the emotional fall out that can follow this first semester rite of passage some experience.

Released: 15-Nov-2019 2:20 AM EST
Rutgers Experts Available to Speak on Santa Clarita, CA, School Shooting
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Paul Boxer is an expert on the development and management of aggressive behavior and director of the External Center on Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice at Rutgers University-Newark. Stephanie Bonne is assistant professor of surgery at New Jersey Medical School and director of the Hospital Violence Intervention Program at University Hospital in Newark, where she is a trauma surgeon and regularly treats gun-shot victims.

Released: 11-Oct-2019 10:20 AM EDT
Rutgers Native American Experts Weigh in on Columbus Day vs. Indigenous Peoples Day Debate
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Camilla Townsend, a history professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick whose research focuses on the relationship between indigenous people and Europeans throughout the Americas, says there is room for both holidays.

Released: 7-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Amber Guyger’s Controversial Hug
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The gesture toward the former Dallas police officer sentenced to 10 years in prison for murdering a black man in his own apartment has sparked controversy over compassion in the courtroom. What are the limits? Who is on the receiving end? And why? Rutgers-Newark School of Criminal Justice Professor and former Chief Judge in Newark Municipal Court Victoria Pratt is available to offer perspective.

Released: 3-Sep-2019 11:20 AM EDT
Rutgers expert school violence prevention weighs in on whether beefed up security measures keep kids safe.
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Do bulletproof backpacks, lobbies, metal detectors, cameras, guards and other beefed up security measures in response to previous school shootings protect our students from school violence? We spoke with Matthew Mayer, associate professor with the Rutgers-New Brunswick Graduate School of Education, whose research focuses on school violence prevention and promoting safe and productive schools, to find out.

Released: 27-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
The Jed Foundation and Tyler Clementi Center Join to Support Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health of LGBTQ+ College Students
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Working in tandem, the Tyler Clementi Center and JED will develop a “toolkit” – the first of its kind in the country – to better guide the higher education community and improve the college experience and mental health outcomes for queer- and trans-spectrum college students.

Released: 10-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Rutgers University Commencement Speaker Roundup
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Rutgers names commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients for all locations, including Super Bowl LIII champions Jason McCourty and Devin McCourty, Merck CEO Kenneth C. Frazier and scholar Dorothy Roberts.

Released: 21-Mar-2019 1:30 PM EDT
What Changes in the Tax Code Mean for New Jersey
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Jay Soled, a professor and director of the Master of Accountancy in Taxation Program at Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick, explains what returns New Jersey taxpayers can expect.

Released: 15-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Rutgers Law Professor Available to Comment on New Zealand Mosque Shootings
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PROFESSOR SAHAR AZIZ of Rutgers Law School, an expert on national security and civil rights with a focus on the impact of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian diasporas in the West is available today to talk about the mosque shootings in New Zealand.

Released: 7-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST
We Are Not Hardwired to Go to War
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Anthropology professor R. Brian Ferguson's new research counters what many scientists and scholars have long believed: that brutal, bloodthirsty behavior is part of our DNA. Ferguson argues, however, that there is no scientific proof that we have an inherent propensity to take up arms and collectively kill.

Released: 27-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT
"They have been seared into my memory." Research by Rutgers psychologist Tracey Shors addresses Christine Blasey Ford's testimony detailing alleged sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh
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Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee today that she "will never forget" the key details of her alleged assault by Brett Kavanaugh, because "they have been seared into my memory."

Released: 6-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT
Sexual Violence Haunts Women With Vivid Memories Years Later
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Women who suffered from sexual violence, even those who were not diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), had more intense memories – even years after the violence occurred – that are difficult, if not impossible to forget., according to a new Rutgers University–New Brunswick study.

Released: 9-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT
Bad Policing, Bad Law, not ‘Bad Apples,’ Behind Disproportionate Killing of Black Men by Police
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Killings of unarmed black men by white police officers across the nation have garnered massive media attention in recent years, raising the question: Do white law enforcement officers target minority suspects?

Released: 2-May-2018 12:45 PM EDT
Meditation and Aerobic Exercise Help Women Recover After Sexual Assault
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The #MeToo movement has shed light on our culture's history of sexual violence and harassment. But what is being done to help women heal? New research from Rutgers' Tracey Shors found that women who are sexually assaulted and suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can learn to decrease negative thoughts and enhance self-worth by a combination of meditation and aerobic exercise.

Released: 25-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT
New Lyme Disease Tests Could Offer Quicker, More Accurate Detection
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Scientists from Rutgers, Harvard and Yale universities say new diagnostic methods offer a better chance for more accurate detection of the infection from the Lyme bacteria.Improved tests will allow for earlier diagnosis, which should improve patient outcomes.