Brent Ruben and Ralph Gigliotti ’17 coauthor new book, “Leadership, Communication and Social Influence: A Theory of Resonance, Activation, and Cultivation”

In an age of heightened and polarized ideologies and viewpoints from the workplace to national politics, Ruben and Gigliotti encourage readers to engage in critical self-reflection about the dynamics of social influence in our personal and professional lives, and the responsibility we each bear as agents of social influence.

MCM Director Richard Dool Publishes new book, “12 Months of Leadership Insights: A Compendium of Leadership Lessons from 40 Leaders”

By researching and analyzing the leadership insights and practices of proven global leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Indra Nooyi, Abraham Lincoln, Jack Ma, Golda Meir, Bill Gates, and Sara Blakely to name a few; Dool aims to provide readers with insights to enhance their leadership skills.

Ph.D. Student Kaitlin Montague To Help Promote Collaboration Between Librarians and Social Work

Montague hopes to promote further collaboration between public librarians and social workers as she observes Rutgers’ first Masters of Social Work (MSW) intern, Sandra Burstyn, at the East Brunswick Public Library. Burstyn was placed there as a result of an existing collaboration between the School of Communication and Information, The School of Social Work, and the East Brunswick Public Library.

SC&I Alumnus Ed Harran ‘86: “My Rutgers Education Provided Training For Life”

Deputy Director of the Nevada Film Office, Harran, who majored in Journalism and Media Studies at SC&I, said, “The instructors/professors and the environment they created at Rutgers cleared the way for me to grow up in an environment that challenged me to learn while giving me the support and tools I would need to ultimately be successful.”

The New Community Design for Health and Wellness Interdisciplinary Research Group Funds 14 Innovative Projects at Rutgers

SC&I’s Mark Aakhus and Sarah Allred of the Walter Rand Institute at Rutgers Camden, CDHW-IRG’s co-PIs, have awarded 14 seed grants to Rutgers researchers who are designing innovative solutions to help communities achieve improved health and wellness outcomes for their residents.

The NSF-Funded 2019 CSST Summer Research Institute Boosts Emerging Scholar Development in Sociotechnical Systems and Critical Informatics Research

The NSF-funded 2019 Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST) Summer Research Institute, to be held at Rutgers on June 18-22 2019, will connect late-phase doctoral students and emerging scholars with senior scholars in sociotechnical systems and critical informatics research fields, providing substantive learning and research coordination networking opportunities to advance their work.

Zack Morrison ’14 Wins Best Comedy Series at the 39th College Television Awards for “Everything’s Fine: A Panic Attack in D Major”

Morrison, who submitted Everything’s Fine as his master’s thesis at Columbia, was already an award-winning filmmaker while he was an undergraduate at Rutgers majoring in Journalism and Media Studies at SC&I. Read about the latest award he has received, for his comedy portraying a young woman’s anxiety through song and dance.