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Centers and institutes serve as hubs of collaboration in areas as diverse as microbiology and papermaking. As innovative and interdisciplinary forums for trailblazing ideas, they allow scholars from across the university to tackle problems and make lasting contributions to the world’s body of knowledge.


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3 Centers & Institutes

  • University Hospital Craniofacial Center of New Jersey was formed to provide state of the art care for children and adults afflicted with craniofacial disorders. Our center is based out of University Hospital, the largest academic tertiary care medical center in the State of New Jersey. The treatment of Craniofacial Syndromes (for example, cleft lip/palate, Crouzon's syndrome, Apert's Syndrome) requires a multidisciplinary approach. As such, the New Jersey Cleft and Craniofacial Center is comprised of specialists from multiple areas of expertise. 

  • The Center for Urban Environmental Sustainability (CUES) is a unique academic center because it is a collaboration between the departments of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sciences. This collaboration provides an opportunity to combine the best science, engineering, and design capabilities in order to better address urban environmental issues and questions.

  • CUPR, a component of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, is nationally and internationally recognized for its research on affordable housing, land use policy, environmental impact analysis, state planning, public finance, land development practice, historic preservation, infrastructure assessment, development impact analysis, the costs of sprawl, transportation information systems, environmental impacts, and community economic development. As a full-time academic research institution, CUPR has developed a wide array of fiscal, environmental, transportation, and quality of life impact models that have been used in major public policy evaluations throughout the United States.