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After failing out of school to take care of her daughter, Anjanette Vaidyain reenrolled in 2015 to start Rutgers Students with Kids. The group focuses on debunking social stigmas about young mothers on campus by increasing visibility on how parents can access higher education.
Housed primarily in the basement of Alexander Library, the Rutgers Library Special Collections holds a vast assortment of books and other materials that reflect print culture from its beginnings in Europe all the way to present-day New Jersey.The library's Rare Books Librarian, Michael Joseph, normally collects books of practically universal interest: the Rare Books collection includes contemporary editions of Shakespeare's works, books from the personal collections of Walt Whitman and Mark Twain, and early English-language bibles.Currently Joseph is preparing for the New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, which is to be held at Alexander Library on Friday.
The 2030 plan at Rutgers includes updates to University transit hubs, housing, student centers and athletic facilities, according to the master plan. With an overhaul of University systems set to take place, the new plan presents a unique opportunity for Rutgers to create a campus on the basis of environmental conservation.Frank Wong, assistant vice president of University Facilities and Capital Planning and University planner, said that the Rutgers 2030 plan is built on a strong environmental foundation, from the perspective of protecting an open space.Wong said the University hopes to reactivate and improve access to underutilized open space along the Raritan River and focus on building in areas already developed and increase the density.He said they promote alternative transportation solutions, such as biking, walking and reducing energy usage by eliminating obsolete buildings and constructing more energy efficient buildings using green technologies.“As far as construction, we adhere to the U.S.
Last Thursday’s meeting of the Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) included a "Free Speech Town Hall," hosted by the Student Affairs Committee, which featured several prominent members of the University community and engaged students and administrators in a dialogue about the current climate and issues concerning student demonstrations.The discussion was moderated by Sabeen Rokerya, the Student Affairs Committee chairwoman and School of Environmental and Biological Sciences junior.The idea for this event has been a long time coming, Rokerya told The Daily Targum in an email.“It has been a topic of discussion by RUSA and the student body for a while, and that has been amplified over the past few months,” she said, stressing the topic’s relevance to some of the recent campus-wide and nationwide incidents regarding free speech and hate speech.The town hall featured four distinguished panelists: Dr. Felicia McGinty, vice chancellor for Student Affairs, Dr. Salvador Mena, associate vice chancellor of Student Affairs, Dr. Barbara Lee, the senior vice president for Academic Affairs and Dean Ronald Chen, co-dean and distinguished professor of law at the Rutgers Law School—Newark.Following a brief introduction of each panelist, Rokerya invited them to explain the role of student demonstrations and protests from a university perspective, as well as from a legal perspective.“Historically, over the course of American history, college students have played a key role in creating change,” McGinty said, adding that she accepts the exercise of free speech rights through demonstrations as part of the process.Citing the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as the recent attack in New York City in which a vehicle was used as a weapon, McGinty noted that her largest concern regarding student demonstrations is safety.“This is my 29th year working as a professional in student affairs,” she said.
In addition to ancient handmade books, the collection in the basement of Alexander Library includes literature from the personal collections of Walt Whitman and Mark Twain.
By maintaining open spaces, using energy efficient systems and encouraging alternative transportation, the University plans to reduce its carbon footprint by 2030.
Featuring appearances from faculty members and administrators, Thursday’s ‘Free Speech Town Hall’ focused on the intersection of Free Speech and Hate Speech at Rutgers. The event took place one week after police investigated a swastika, spray painted on Stonier Hall.
It is officially November. Fall is in full swing, and for those who stay informed regarding state and local politics, that can only mean one thing — New Jersey is on track to hold its gubernatorial election next week.On Nov.
Deciding whether or not to attend graduate school isn’t always easy. But the payoff for a graduate degree might depend on the state that you’re in.
Every Sunday morning, members of the Rutgers community can relax with Sunday morning yoga at the Yard @ College Avenue.
On Saturday, Generation Rx held their bi-annual event "Prescription Drug Take-Back Day," a national initiative run by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) with the goal of getting rid of prescription drugs in a safe way.The Rutgers chapter of this initiative is relatively new, said Emilia Debek, an Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy junior and the committee chair of the club said.“Our pharmacy school specifically, we started two years ago.
With voting less than one week away, Rutgers students opened up about the issues that are shaping New Jersey’s gubernatorial election. Among students’ top concerns are education, marijuana legalization and environmentalism.
Despite an increase in University crime alerts this semester, authorities assure students that crime in New Brunswick is declining. The New Brunswick Police Department reported a shooting on Hamilton Street this past weekend under the Clery Act, which protects students by providing transparency regarding crime around campus.
Every Sunday, The Yard @ College Avenue welcomes students to get down(ward dog) with free outdoor yoga. Through breath control, meditation and simple poses, the classes offer a unique way for students to de-stress on campus.
Once in the Fall and once during Rutgers Day, Generation Rx, an organization comprised of pharmacy students, hosts "Prescription Drug Take-Back Day." The event, run by the Drug Enforcement Administration, emphasizes safe ways to dispose of prescription drugs on campus.
New Jersey ranked 6th in a list of states with the highest post graduate degree payoff. Students who decide to continue their studies in state can estimate a 14.51 percent increase in pay raise compared to the national average.
Coming off of a strong season of protests in the spring, Rutgers University seems unusually quiet this year with fewer students participating in rallies and demonstrations this semester.In April, an update was made to a University policy on rallies and demonstrations held on Rutgers property to differentiate between the terms “free expression” and “disruption.” Now, student advocacy leaders are questioning whether the policy is to blame for fewer students expressing their voice in the fall.“I get that student safety is important but the current policy now, besides common sense items like ‘do not obstruct vehicle, bike and pedestrian lanes,’ there are some things in reading the text itself that make you say, ‘Woah, this is against our First Amendment rights,’” said Adeel Ahmed, a Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) senator-at-large and a School of Arts and Sciences junior.Ahmed is also RU Progressive’s co-president and said that, to him, in specific areas of the policy the language is vague, and he questions whether a student’s right to protest a guest speaker on campus is still protected under the new policy change.