Minn. college official named new president at Drew

MADISON, N.J. (AP) — The leader of a private women's college in Minnesota will become the next president of Drew University in New Jersey. The school announced the appointment of MaryAnn Baenninger on Monday but did not disclose her salary. She ...

Camden Superintendent Says He’ll Advocate for Schools

Camden Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says he is going to vigorously advocate for the Camden schools, which deserve better resources.

Rutgers Scientists Identify Structure of Virus that Could Lead to Hepatitis C Vaccine

Hepatitis C is a major global health problem affecting 160 million people worldwide.

NJ Schools Try Out Virtual Learning as Alternative to Snow Days

Pascack Valley Regional High School District held classes virtually on school-issued laptops during a recent snowstorm instead of giving the students a day off.

Bed scene film clip costs NJ actor-teacher day job

RIVER EDGE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey teacher with a second career as an actor is losing his job after an arbitrator concluded that he showed students a clip of himself in bed with an actress. Technology teacher Richard Graffanino denied showing the ...

Authorities look into NJ wrestlers’ lynching photo

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey school sports officials have asked the state Division on Civil Rights to look into a photo that shows members of a high school wrestling team apparently depicting a lynching. New Jersey State Interscholastic ...

Speculation About Who Could Be Next Education Commissioner

Three names have surfaced as possible successors to Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf, who announced he is stepping down.

College student from Tenn. found dead at NJ home

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say they're not sure what led to the fatal beating of a college student from Tennessee. Middlesex County prosecutors say William McCaw was found dead in the backyard of a New Brunswick home ...

Princeton offers second dose of meningitis vaccine

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is offering booster shots for students and staff who received the meningitis B vaccine last December. The second dose will be available from Monday through Thursday at the school's Frist Campus Center. ...

Professor tries a 3rd time for US Senate in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A college professor who has twice run unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey is going to try again. Murray Sabrin says he will seek the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Sen. Cory Booker in this year's ...