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SMLR Update November 17, 2010


Pairs of free basketball tickets are available for the women’s game on 11/18 vs. Princeton, and for three more men’s and women’s games during the Thanksgiving week.  Please contact Linda Post if you are interested. 

Panel promotes fair labor practices across countries

New Directions:Fair Labor Sourcing in the Developing World

By Maxwell Barna, The Daily Targum, November 9, 2010

A panel of business owners met  November 8,  in the Labor Education Center on Cook campus to discuss concepts surrounding fair labor sourcing outside of the United States.

Panelists at the talk, which was sponsored by the School of Management and Labor Relations, included Knights Apparel CEO Joe Bozich, Executive Director of the Worker Rights Consortium Scott Nova and School House clothing founder Rachel Weeks.

On Monday, November 8, the School of Management and Labor Relations was proud to sponsor a panel discussion featuring Joe Bozick, CEO of Knights Apparel, Scott Nova, Executive Director of the Worker Rights Consortium, and Rachel Weeks CEO of School House Apparel.

Acclaimed Rutgers Labor Scholar Draws from the Prism of the Past

Dorothy Sue CobbleDorothy Sue Cobble’s profound connection to the labor movement stems from wellsprings at once deep and wide.

You could say the Rutgers history professor has paid her dues, both literally and figuratively.

Professor Cobble has been telling the dramatic story of labor and social movements since she rode a bus to music classes in Atlanta.

The James R. Chelius Award for Excellence in Teaching

The James R. Chelius Award for Excellence in Teaching was created by the Chelius family in honor of Professor Jim Chelius. Jim taught in the Human Resource Management program for 15 years. He was devoted to his students and was honored by Rutgers University for the quality of his teaching. The winner of the award is chosen based on a poll of the master's students in the Human Resource Management program. It was announced at the SMLR convocation that the first winner of the James R. Chelius Award is Professor Stan Gully. Congratulations Stan!

Professor Stan Gully, receives the James R. Chelius Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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SMLR Convocation and University Commencement

Each year, SMLR celebrates academic achievements through our two-part graduation ceremony--SMLR's Convocation and Rutgers University's Commencement.


There is a lot happening at SMLR!

Each year we offer many events to engage students intellectually, network with industry leaders, and connect with our faculty, alumni, and students.

In addition, our world-class researchers and expert practitioners are leading many initiatives and providing key insights for students to learn about the world of work.