Q&A On Zika Virus With Rutgers Expert on High-Risk Pregnancies
The outbreak of the rare Zika virus in South America, Latin America, the Caribbean and parts of Africa and the probability that it will spread to most countries in the Americas, have sparked fear in pregnant women. The virus, transmitted by mosquitoes, has been linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains. Some countries have advised women not to become pregnant now. Learn more.

Fulbright Awarded to RU-Camden Prof To Study European Stocks
John Broussard, an associate professor of finance at the Rutgers School of Business-Camden, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Award that will allow him to perform research at the Hanken School of Economics in Finland during the fall 2016 semester. The Rutgers University-Camden scholar will work closely with Finnish business scholars and graduate students on research that evaluates multiple classes of stock in Europe. The Hanken School of Economics has campuses in Vaasa and Helsinki in Finland. Broussard is an expert scholar in investments, portfolio management, and risk management, and his research has also delved into corporate finance, international stock markets, high frequency trading, and other financial market matters. Read more here.
 
Viewpoint: On Fulfilling MLK Jr's Dream Through Education
 
"At stake is the perceived legitimacy of American institutions, not just educational but those that we educate for: the police, the courts, government, the media, cultural institutions, banks and so on. These institutions are under scrutiny over their failure to evoke trust and to show that they are visibly open to the public - especially those groups, who too often and for too long have been left out. Arguably, we are not the "land of opportunity" for most first-generation, poor, black, brown, Native American, or immigrant children."
Read more of this collaborative piece written by RU-Newark leadership here.