eFocus Campus Newsletter

January 2019

University and City of Paterson Announce Launch of Propel Paterson Revitalization Initiative

The University and the City of Paterson will work collaboratively to transform faculty research into opportunities for economic and workforce development, educational growth and community action.

University Forms Cannabis Institute to Conduct Research, Provide Information for Policy Makers

William Paterson has formed a Cannabis Institute designed to provide evidence-based scientific and economic information on topics related to cannabis, as well as opioid drugs and other substances. 


U.S. Department of Education $190,000 Grant to Expand University's Foreign Language Instruction in Arabic and Korean

Kara Rabbitt, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is the project director for the grant which will enhance language instruction in Arabic and Korean.


WP Jazz Studies Director Bill Charlap is Artist on Grammy Nominated "Love Is Here to Stay"

At the 61st annual Grammy Awards ceremony on February 10, Tony Bennett and Diana Krall’s new album, "Love Is Here to Stay," featuring WP director of jazz studies Bill Charlap as artist, arranger and co-producer, is up for a Grammy Award.


WP 88.7 FM is Nominated as Best College Radio Station in Nation for the Seventh Time in Eight Years

The University's WPSC-FM Brave New Radio is nominated by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting Service for Best College Radio Sation in the U.S., and WPTV-6 is nominated for Best College TV Station.


WP Alum Ed Camp '87, Longtime NFL Official, to Referee Super Bowl LIII

Ed Camp, a William Paterson alum, received one of his dream assignments when the NFL announced he would be a part of referee John Parry's crew at Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.

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