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Rutgers staff and faculty demanded to have their voices heard this year during protests for higher salaries and better treatment. Faculty and staff protested at a Senate meeting in September with complaints about a slow contract negotiation process and Rutgers’ compensation policies, according to an article in The Daily Targum.
Companies have begun to address sexual harassment only because their profitability is threatened by such acts, said Joanna Regulska, vice president of the Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs.Violence against women still persists and is one of the most common violations of human rights today, Regulska said.
Learning how to teach helps to teach you how to learn, said Darrin York, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.
On the last Saturday of October 1909, two members of Palestine’s intellectual elite, Eliezer Perelman Ben-Yehuda and Ruhi Al-Khalidi, met for an interview in Jerusalem, Jonathon Gribetz said.
At the age of 10, Daymond John worked his first job handing out flyers in his neighborhood in Queens, New York, for $2 per hour. At that age, he had no ambition. That was until he first heard the sounds of hip-hop, and from then on, he knew he had to be part of it.
When Marcus DiPaola was an undergraduate at Rutgers, he got up and left in the middle of School of Communication and Information instructor Steven Miller’s class to cover a ferry crash in New York.It may have hurt his grade, but he got a story out there, Miller said.
Massive Open Online Courses attract curious people who are looking for specific information on a given topic, said Richard Novak, vice president of the Division of Continuing Studies and Distance Learning at Rutgers. MOOCs are free online classes that offer university-level learning to anyone in any geographical location with Internet access.
If women do not play golf, they will be the only ones in the office while the men are out on the course, said Amy Mansue, president and CEO of Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick. Whether or not they like golf, women should play because golfing excursions can double as meetings with coworkers, and they tend to be even longer, affording workers more time to discuss necessary business, she said.
Rutgers is ranked No. 1 in Food Management magazine, which ranks schools’ food services based on how many students are on campus, said Joseph Charette, executive director of Dining Services at Rutgers. Every other Big Ten school was ranked below Rutgers on this list. Even a few Ivy League schools have visited Rutgers to learn a thing or two from its dining halls, he said. The Rutgers University Student Assembly sponsored a town hall meeting last night at Trayes Hall in the Douglass Student Center. The meeting addressed student’s concerns about dining, facilities and residence life.
“Fear, hysteria — all those things travel through the air, but not Ebola,” said Tefera Gezmu, epidemiologist and assistant research professor in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. An infectious disease is not the same thing as a contagious disease, he said. The chance of passing a contagious disease, like the common flu or the measles, is much higher than transmitting an infectious disease like Ebola.
Isaac Jimenez noticed a supreme sense of school spirit as he watched the Scarlet Knights storm the field after beating the Wolverines 26-24 for their first Big Ten win. Jimenez, a sophomore at Rutgers-Newark, said the athletic events on the Newark and Camden campuses lack the same “essence” that Rutgers-New Brunswick has, especially since joining the Big Ten.
Abbey Hartman cried for two days after being separated from her puppy Nestle. These tears, however, turned into tears of joy soon when she reminded herself that Nestle would help a visually impaired person take control of his or her life. “I can imagine how hard it will be with Nestle,” Hartman said. “But there is nothing but pride in my heart.” Hartman, a Rutgers Business School junior, is the treasurer of the Rutgers University Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Club. The organization trains puppies to be Seeing Eye dogs for the visually and physically impaired.
Early morning classes, late night studying and crowded buses give Rutgers students plenty of reasons to complain.
Many people thought they would never live to see the day Nelson Mandela was released from prison in February of 1990, said Edward Ramsamy, chair of the Africana Studies Department. “The anti-apartheid movement was one of the most important movements of the 20th century,” Ramsamy said.
Penn State may have stolen a win from the Scarlet Knights in football, but according to LinkedIn’s new rankings, Rutgers may be the better option for media and marketing students. On Oct. 1, LinkedIn came out with its rankings on the top universities to attend for various career paths. Out of 25 possible slots in each category, Rutgers ranked 22 for finance, 16 for marketers and 13 for media.
The Rutgers University Student Assembly passed a bill last night that would create a student advisory council for the student centers. At the meeting, held at the Student Activities Center on the College Avenue campus, the student-run body discussed the need for input from student organizations in student center use.
With a 2010 Emmy nomination for best costume design, CBS’s “The Good Wife” has been recognized for its elegant display of fashion. The man behind the actors’ wardrobes is Rutgers alumnus Daniel Lawson.
Vanessa Del Rio does not only consider herself the most legendary Latino pornography star of the 1970s.
Students build benches and tables in their “Self and Society in Virtual Contexts” class. They also create objects that fill virtual residential halls. These students have access to what is known as “Second Life.”