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There are over 6,000 rare diseases that affect people in the United States.One Rutgers student who suffers from a rare disease held an event on Tuesday to raise awareness about her disease and how to make progress going forward.Allysa Kemraj, a School of Arts and Sciences junior, was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome during her first year of high school.This disease is a collection of heritable tissue disorders that affect the body's collagen.
Over the course of a week, Rutgers hosted a series of events focused on the benefits of diversity on college campuses.From Feb.
The Big Data Alliance unites nine higher education institutions in New Jersey with government and industry partners to increase the state’s prominence in the growing field of big data analytics.In 2013, while helping develop the Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute, Margaret Brennan-Tonetta, associate vice president for Economic Development at Rutgers University and associate director of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES), began looking at what other states were doing with big data. She said she realized that in order to gain prominence in the field, institutions within New Jersey would need to start working together.
Last weekend, the Omega Phi Chi sorority held a retreat for female leaders, which aimed to support Rutgers women and promote solutions to prominent social issues.Mason Gross School of the Arts junior Asia Dockery ran the event and said that the goal was to empower women and provide them with tools to be better leaders. Dockery has been in the Omega Phi Chi sorority since the Spring 2016 semester and she is currently the public relations chair.Omega Phi Chi was founded in 1988 at Rutgers to represent females from diverse backgrounds. According to the site for the national organization, the overall purpose of the sorority is to promote unity among all women.The idea for the summit was first proposed by a member of the group in December to provide a platform for speakers to address Rutgers women, Dockery said.While Omega Phi Chi organized the event, the Asian-American sorority Alpha Kappa Delta Phi also helped, acting as the event’s co-sponsor and co-marketer.All of the students at the conference were considered campus leaders, Dockery said. One of those speakers, School of Arts and Sciences senior Chelsie Riche, shared her experiences studying abroad in South Africa, emphasizing differences she saw in education based on class and race as well as the need to make lasting change. “For the overall Rutgers community there are limitations.