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  2. Rutgers University - Wikipedia

    Shortly after, the University of Newark (1935) was merged with Rutgers in 1946, as were the college of South Jersey and South Jersey Law School, in 1950. These two institutions became Rutgers UniversityNewark and Rutgers University–Camden, respectively. On September 10, 1970, after much debate, the board of governors voted to admit women ...

  3. List of Rutgers University people - Wikipedia

    She graduated from the New Jersey College of Women, which is now Douglass Residential College, in 1945 and inducted into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 1987 Hall of Distinguished Alumni. Hazel O'Leary J.D. — U.S. Secretary of Energy (1993–1997) Edward J. Patten, J.D. 1927 (Newark) — U.S. House of Representatives (1963–1980)

  4. Newark, New Jersey - Wikipedia,_New_Jersey

    Newark (/ ˈ nj uː ər k /, locally / nj ʊər k /) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County. As one of the nation's major air, shipping, and rail hubs, the city had a census-estimated population of 282,011 in 2019, making it the nation's 73rd-most populous municipality, after being ranked 63rd in the nation in 2000.

  5. The flight caps, in effect until 2009, were intended to be a short-term solution to Newark's congestion. The FAA has since embarked on a seven-year-long project to reduce congestion in all three New York area airports and the surrounding flight paths. Newark is a major hub for United Airlines (Continental Airlines before the 2010–12 merger).

  6. History of Newark, New Jersey - Wikipedia,_New_Jersey

    In the 1950s the term New Newark was given to the city by then-Mayor Leo Carlin to help convince major corporations to remain in Newark. In the 1960s Newark was nicknamed the Gateway City after the redeveloped Gateway Center area downtown, which shares its name with the tourism region of which Newark is a part, the Gateway Region .

  7. List of colleges and universities in New Jersey - Wikipedia

    New Brunswick, Newark, Camden, Stratford, Piscataway, and Scotch Plains: Public: 1954: 2013: Most of UMDNJ merged with Rutgers University in 2012–13; the School of Osteopathic Medicine 2013 merged with Rowan. University of Newark---1947: Merged with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Upsala College: East Orange and Wantage: Private ...

  8. Robert Torricelli - Wikipedia

    Robert Guy "The Torch" Torricelli (born August 27, 1951), is an American attorney and former politician. A Democrat, Torricelli served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey's 9th district from 1983 to 1997 and as a United States senator from New Jersey from 1997 to 2003.

  9. New York metropolitan area - Wikipedia

    The U.S. Office of Management and Budget utilizes two definitions of the area: the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and the combined statistical area (CSA). The MSA definition is titled the New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, and includes a population of 20.3 million people by 2017 Census estimates, roughly 1 in 16 Americans and nearly 7 million more than ...