Archive for March, 2017

2017 New Jersey County Health Rankings

This annual survey employs a multitude of health factors: adult smoking, physical inactivity, access to care, poverty level, and educational attainment among others to ascertain how healthy individual counties are in relationship to state figures as well as national numbers. Every county in the country is profiled and comparisons to previous surveys can also be reviewed.

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Who’s Who In Russian Investigations

As the allegations of Russian interference in the elections continue, along with the ever-increasing numbers of Trump officials being identified as communicating with Russian figures, it is getting harder and harder to remember all the parties involved. However, thank to CNN. we have a handy guide to the major players.

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Jersey City Development Map Updated March 28, 2017

Jersey City is in a building boom; more than 37,000 units planned and 9,000 now under construction. The newest iteration of the development map allows you limit your search to units approved, completed, proposed, or under construction. Check the map to see what is happening in NJCU’s neighborhood.

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Online Primary Sources: German History

German History in Documents and Images contains hundreds of translated German texts and excerpts along with images, maps, and essays written by distinguished scholars. The time period covered is from 1500 until 2010 or thereabouts. A great repository of important writings for those not versed in German.

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NJCU’s Accounting Program Ranked #5 in the State

According to the NJBIZ 2017 Book of Lists, NJCU’s accounting program moved up the rankings, from #7 last year to #5 this year.(35)

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National Academies Press “America’s Climate Choices” Series

“Produced at the request of Congress, the America’s Climate Choices series of reports provides authoritative analyses to inform and guide responses to climate change across the nation.  The reports were produced by committees of experts convened by the National Research Council….” There are four volumes in the series along with an overview volume. For additional climate science reports/documents by this esteemed publisher, please visit this site

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Major Report on Learning Outcomes

“With On Solid Ground, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) introduces a nationwide effort to examine direct evidence of student learning across higher educational institutions in the United States. This report represents the first attempt to reveal a landscape of student learning on key learning outcomes—critical thinking, written communication, and quantitative literacy—that both educators and employers agree are essential for student success in the workplace and in life.”

 

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