Study Simpsons in College

The Star Ledger has an article about some offbeat college course topics that have been popping up recently. Students can study everythings to the Simpsons and society, to “How to Watch Television.” Remarkably, instructors have found when they make an effort to involve students and relate their material and overall themes to subjects and examples ...

McCormick Admits Affair

p. The “(extlink)NYTimes”:http://www.nytimes.com posted an article titled: Denial Over, Rutgers President Admits Affair in Previous Job regarding “(extlink)Rutgers”:http://www.rutgers.edu President Richard McCormick’s rumored but denied affair with a subordinate while at the University of Washington.

My Rutgers Portal

p. Rutgers updated the “(extlink)My Rutgers Portal”:http://my.rutgers.edu over the summer, with a “(extlink)uPortal 2.0”:http://mis105.mis.udel.edu/ja-sig/uportal/ based backend. They’ve also finally integrated some single sign on functionality, probably as part of the greater “(extlink)NetID”:http://netid.rutgers.edu that they’ve started emphasizing recently, in an attempt to move online services away from SSN/UNIX login authentication to a more centralized system. p. ...

Economics of Taxation (Excellent)

I had the great pleasure of sitting in on a session of “Prof. Altschuler’s”:http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~altshule and have to say that in that one class she managed to convince me that she is one of the 5 best instructors I have had the privledge of seeing at “Rutgers”:http://www.rutgers.edu . Unfortunately, there do not appear to be any ...

Daily Targum Redesign

“The Daily Targum”:http://www.dailytargum.com at “Rutgers-New Brunswick”:http://www.rutgers.edu has undergone a new redesign for this year. While the new coverpage looks cleaner and somewhat more attractive, I think many of the interior pages look less professional and the new styles are inconsistantly applied.