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Capital Goodness: Political Climate May Boost Social Enterprises, Says Business Researcher

Capital Goodness: Political Climate May Boost Social Enterprises, Says Business Researcher

By Tom McLaughlin Given the rise in social awareness and activism across the nation these days, the political climate may very well be a boost for social enterprises – businesses established with the express purpose to make a social impact, posits Shoko Kato, an assistant professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden. “There […]

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Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements to State Homeowners Insurance Protections

Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements to State Homeowners Insurance Protections

When a homeowner files a claim with their insurance company, many times the company raises the premium or refuses to renew the policy in a practice known as “Use It and Lose It.”

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Scholar’s Book Explores Origins of U.S. Constitution and Conflicts Among Founders Regarding its Intended Meaning

Scholar’s Book Explores Origins of U.S. Constitution and Conflicts Among Founders Regarding its Intended Meaning

By Tom McLaughlin Whether the issue is immigration, Supreme Court appointments, education, or gun control – just to name a few – the ideological battles once waged during the presidential race have only intensified during the early days of the Trump administration. “As these issues increasingly divide the country, people are still asking a familiar […]

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Mental Health Services Unevenly Received According to Racial and Socioeconomic Factors, Finds Rutgers Research Study

Mental Health Services Unevenly Received According to Racial and Socioeconomic Factors, Finds Rutgers Research Study

By Tom McLaughlin As Wenhua Lu explains, most studies on mental health care disparities have typically focused on either adult populations or youths only, leaving children younger than six years under-investigated. “Accumulating evidence shows that mental health issues are quite prevalent in preschool children,” says Lu, an assistant professor of childhood studies at Rutgers University–Camden. […]

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The Age of Declines: Researcher’s New Book Explores Why Millennials are Rejecting Public Office

The Age of Declines: Researcher’s New Book Explores Why Millennials are Rejecting Public Office

By Tom McLaughlin Are politicians and public officials about to become a dying breed? While there is a lack of racial and gender diversity in politics, more subtly, there are actually very few millennials – regardless of race or gender – interested in pursuing elected office, explains Shauna Shames, an assistant professor of political science […]

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