New York Times: The Master’s as the New Bachelor’s
The questions matter, not just to the world of jobs, but also to the world of ideas. Nancy Sinkoff, chairwoman of the Jewish studies department at Rutgers, says its master’s, which starts this fall, will position students for jobs but be about inquiry and deep learning. “I would imagine in the museum world, I would want to hire someone with content,” she says hopefully.
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New Jersey Jewish News
3/23/2011 — Responding to student demand, Rutgers University will next year inaugurate the state’s first master’s degree program in Jewish studies.
Inside Higher Education
12/21/2011 — The discussion took place at the annual conference of the Association for Jewish Studies. Nancy Sinkoff, associate professor of Jewish studies and history at Rutgers University's New Brunswick campus, who teaches a course on Jewish power and politics, said she sometimes uses contemporary images to engage students.
1/30/2012 — Gosnell's return coincided with the launch of the new master's program in the Department of Jewish Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences. The M.A. curriculum offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present.