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Over a year after its creation, The Rutgers Student Food Pantry located at 39 Union St. on College Avenue continues to operate successfully and provide items for food insecure students. The pantry bank mostly operates on donations and contains a variety of foods including pasta and canned meats and soups.
On Thursday, The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille in North Brunswick will be hosting an all-day fundraiser for “Into the Light,” a charity event organized by the Mazzini sisters — Sophia, a Rutgers Business School sophomore and Artemis, a School of Arts and Sciences senior.The Greene Turtle's fundraiser will run from 11 a.m.
Rutgers Business School was ranked among top 10 schools with the most diverse faculty in the United States, according to a survey conducted as a part of the Ph.D. Project, a project run by KPMG Foundation.The survey covers the current academic year and it showed that, of the most diverse departments, North Carolina A&T had 22 black, Hispanic or Native American professors on faculty.
As part of the "Into the Light" campaign for suicide awareness, The Greene Turtle Sports Bar in North Brunswick will be donating 20 percent of its profits to charity today. The event runs frun 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and was coordinated by two Rutgers students.
A little over a year ago, Rutgers created a food pantry to help students who could not consistently afford to eat. The pantry provides non-perishable food and more.
A new exhibit at the Zimmerli Art Museum entitled "Subjective Objective" explores the role of individual perception on documentary photography throughout history. The exhibit opened on Sept. 5 and includes over 200 photographs, alongside magazine spreads and videography.
A recent study found the Rutgers Business School had one of the top 10 most diverse faculties in the country. The University ranked 4th, behind North Carolina, Howard University and Florida A&M.
Recently, The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded Rutgers a grant that would allow the University to conduct climate change outreach in agricultural areas. The program would educate farmers on ways to handle climate-change related weather changes while also building support around initiatives.
With the destruction of Hurricane Irma just recently being evaluated along the western Florida border, it is beginning to dissipate and move toward the East Coast, including New Jersey.Although New Jersey is expected to get no major fallout, Hurricane Irma — now a “post-tropical cyclone” — is expected to pose a major threat to the currents and tides along the Garden State."Dangerous and potentially life-threatening conditions" exist for New Jersey’s beaches throughout the week, according to NJ Advanced Media.While the precipitation might be minimal, the coastal effects will still greatly affect any swimmers or surfers.
In a time when the nation seems to be at its most divided, one man is on a journey to extinguish social and political fears and promote unity.A little over a month ago, Liam Burnell, the author of Take Courage America, embarked on foot from Maine down the East Coast, aiming to meet and talk to as many people from as many different backgrounds as possible to promote his book.
Transferring to Rutgers University can often be a stressful experience, between navigating the five campuses, learning about the infamous RU Screw or just trying to figure out the bus routes.
On Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Rutgers University Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA) will be hosting their Clothesline Project event at Voorhees Mall on the College Avenue campus.One in three women and one in four men have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner, according to apress release from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.The Clothesline Project, which Rutgers has hosted annually since the 1990s, is part of a national campaign to raise awareness about the sheer scope of interpersonal violence in every community, said Loren Linscott, the director for VPVA.“I’ve always seen this event as (a part of) the process of trauma healing,” he said.At the event tomorrow, students will have an opportunity to share their experiences or express emotions related to interpersonal violence by decorating t-shirts with messages and then hanging them for display on campus.The display is meant to bear witness to the interpersonal violence that occurs in the community: survivors and supporters create the shirts “to give a voice to their experience and break the silence surrounding interpersonal violence,” according to the VPVA website.“The messaging can come from any type of voice,” Linscott said.
Every year, Rate My Professors compiles a list of the highest ranked university professors in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Out of millions of professors at 7,500 institutions, John Kerrigan, a part time lecturer in the Department of Mathematics at Rutgers had the 7th highest student ratings on Rate My Professor.
Because transferring to Rutgers can be difficult, the school offers a number of resources including a one-credit course called the "Students in Transition Seminar." In the course, students learn how to navigate the campus and utilize University services.
Liam Burnell, the author of Take Courage America made a pit-stop on campus at Rutgers while journeying from Maine to California on foot.
The Clothesline Project, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow at Voorhees Mall, will create a visual representation of the scope of domestic violence using T-shirts, clothespins, and words.
After following a route across Florida, Hurricane Irma has begun to move east towards New Jersey. The effects will be minor but are expected to influence the tides and currents along the Jersey Shore.
Somewhere over the Raritan and in Highland Park, the yearly "Arts in the Park" festival is held, showcasing the work of independent vendors and encouraging members of the community to support their local businesses.Downtown on Raritan Avenue, tents sprawl out over the pavement as visitors walk their way through booths, including a variety of artistic offerings from paintings to textiles, needlework, live music and a juried art show that showcases the many talents Highland Park has to offer.Executive Director of Main Street Highland Park, Rebecca Hersh, said the nonprofit community development organization manages the downtown business district for the benefit of the merchants, business owners and residents of Highland Park.