Aaron R. Fichtner, Ph.D., Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, will receive the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy’s Dean’s Medal of Merit Award at the school’s annual alumni awards celebration.
William M. Rodgers III, Ph.D. was recently quoted in a Washington Post article about how African Americans are the only racial group in the United States making less than they did in 2000.
More than 200 people gathered at the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater in New Brunswick, New Jersey for a discussion on re-skilling the mid-career workforce. 
Carl Van Horn was quoted in a recent Associated Press article about the U.S economy. He discussed long-term unemployment and its implications.     
In anticipation of the October 2017 workforce development conference in Austin, Texas and the companion book, this month we're examining the topic of Data and Workforce Development Systems. To learn more about what was discussed and see a listing of the products from the 2014 conference and 2015 book, both known as Transforming U.S.