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By John Chadwick When Rutgers decided to offer a minor in Human Resource Management in the spring of 2009, no one was surprised when 240 students signed up for the program. But few would have predicted what happened next: Over the course of two years the enrollment has more than tripled. A total of 827 students are enrolled in the program, which has expanded from 3 to 11 courses. And, the minor may soon become a major run jointly through the School of Management and Labor Relations, and the School of Arts and Sciences. The surge of interest confirms what some have known for years:... read more

Professor Barbara Lee has been elected to membership in the American Law Institute. According to its website, "The American Law Institute  is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The Institute (made up lawyers, judges, and law professors of the highest qualifications)drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes Restatements of the Law, model statutes, and principles of law that are enormously influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education. ALI has... read more

December 10, 2010 Rutgers Program Helps Ph.D. Students Learn the Ropes of Academic Leadership By Audrey Williams June Chronicle of Higher Education, December 10, 2010 Sean E. Rogers is a third-year graduate student at Rutgers University, a few years yet from entering the academic job market. Still, he's already thinking about how to make the transition from faculty member to administrator. "Eventually, I see myself as getting on the higher-education management track," said Mr. Rogers, a Ph.D. student in industrial relations and human resources who once held managerial positions... read more

 Paula Caligiuri's Get a Life, Not a Job was named one of the 2010 top 10 career books by Kerry Hannon from Forbes in 10 Great Books for Career Changers, Give The Gift of Possibility. Wondering what to buy for the job hunter in your life, or the retiree looking for what’s next this holiday season? You could just send them on an escapist, rambling roll through Rolling Stone Keith Richards’ new memoir, Life, which might be a perfectly fine option, depending on the age and musical leanings of the recipient. He or she can glean a few guitar workshops, soak up the sixties and... read more

Adrienne Eaton visited the Champaign-Urbana campus of the University of Illinois on November 18-19 where she delivered a talk on "Faculty Unionism in a Research University" to the Campus Faculty Association, did a presentation on her latest research on unit-based teams at Kaiser-Permanente at the School of Labor and Employment Relations, and appeared on the program "Focus" on the local public radio station, WILL.