Christie says tough talk would continue
Montclair State University breaks ground for new science and business buildings
Montclair State breaks ground on $121M construction project
Buono, Christie trade barbs in final debate
Buono and Christie make points in second debate
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Profiles & Projects
The hottest seats in class (TIME) - Professor David Sanders was named to TIME's unofficial list of teaching stars from across the country.
At historic homes, unearthing a deeper view of slavery (The New York Times) - Chris Matthews, professor of anthropology, researched and uncovered the stories of slaves and domestic workers at historic house museums.
One-legged tap dancer fights cancer one "step" at a time (Playbill) - Evan Ruggiero, a senior at Montclair State, will graduate this year, successfully completing his degree in Fine Arts and continuing to dance - with only one leg.
Hurricane Sandy exposed Jersey's marsh mistakes (LiveScience) - Professor Joshua Galster and his students compiled a database of former submerged marshes to reveal the extent of marshes lost to development.
From our Experts
Is the admissions office googling you? (The Star-Ledger) - Lisa Kasper, Montclair State’s director of undergraduate admissions, says irresponsible social media conduct could negatively impact a student’s education in other ways.
This Halloween, should you track your trick-or-treaters with GPS? (The Star-Ledger) - Professor Sara Goldstein sees a big difference between monitoring the movements of a small child versus an older one.
In NJ, a battle to lure tech jobs across the Hudson (NJBIZ) - Dennis Bone, director of the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship, says New Jersey needs to do a better job of creating an ecosystem where tech talent can be supported.
The design of dinner: How Philly chefs look at food (Philadelphia Weekly) - Professor Debra Zellner, who studies the psychology of food, determines that a dish's appearance has a real impact on our perception of flavor and on the amount of pleasure the same flavors can give us.
Is iOS 7 making you sick? (Yahoo! News) - Seeing a three-dimensional space, on a phone you know is flat, can trigger queasy feelings says Frederick Bonato, associate provost for academic affairs, who has also studied cybersickness.
Teaching our children to think (Baristanet) - Jennifer Robinson, director of the Center of Pedagogy, and Joe Oyler, program coordinator for the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children, give advice to parents for creating opportunities for children to explore freely and learn.
Jeff Bezos and the Amazon Post (The Deal Pipeline) - Merrill Brown, director of Montclair State's School of Communication and Media, said, "They [Washington Post] need to decide what they're going to be."