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The Jersey hustle (The Record) - Discussing the story behind the movie American Hustle, Professor Brigid Harrison writes, "Though Abscam took place more than 30 years ago, the ripple effects in New Jersey politics can be felt today."
Make supporting tobacco prevention a New Year's resolution (The Record) - Assistant Professor Lisa Lieberman suggests that New Jersey focus on tobacco prevention in 2014 after receiving a grade of F from the American Lung Association for prevention funding.
The selfie - an aesthetic of realism (The Record) - The Oxford Dictionary named selfie as its word of the year for 2013. Professor Hugh Curnutt examines how selfies function to reinforce as well as disrupt the norms associated with self-authored media content.
As we live longer lives, we must prepare for longer careers (The Star-Ledger) - Professor Michael Zey discusses the "superlongevity revolution" and the unique challenges it presents to society.
From our Experts
Why is Hellmann's so darn good? (Slate) - In talking about the name brand mayonnaise, food psychologist Debra Zellner says people "will tend to like, and therefore choose, products with which they are familiar.”
Ending the sibling rivalry: How to teach your children to get along (Nanny Classifieds) - Professor Jonathan Caspi helps families understand sibling rivalry and encourages techniques for sibling bonding.
Newark district and charter schools join together for universal enrollment plan (The Star-Ledger) - Katrina Bulkley, professor of counseling and educational leadership, weighs in on the collaborative effort between Newark public schools and public charter schools.
E. coli high in Montclair's Third River (Montclair Times) - Meiyin Wu, director of the Passaic River Institute and associate professor, said that the marked difference in E. coli counts is most likely due to seasonal temperature changes in the water.
Latest technologies to track your children (WMBC - TV) - Professor Sara Goldstein contributes to a report on the pros and cons of using new tracking devices to track children and encourages parents to talk to their children about the monitoring.
The last holiday shopping weekend (WMBC - TV) - Marketing professor Patrali Chatterjee talks about the shopping outlook and consumer promotions for the last shopping weekend of the holiday season.
How does the Affordable Care Act effect New Jersey college students? (WMBC - TV) - Karen Pennington, vice president for student development and campus life, says the University "wants to make sure our students can get care when they need care."