University President Robert L.
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University President Robert L.
Over 500 brightly colored, uniquely-designed shirts streamed across Voorhees Mall on the College Avenue campus for the Rutgers University Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance's (VPVA) annual Clothesline Project.The event took place Thursday from 9 a.m.
The Clothesline Project took place at Voorhees Mall last Thursday and included shirts decorated by students up to 20 years ago with messages by and for survivors of domestic violence. Nearly 1,000 students viewed the exhibit throughout the day.
At Rutgers, She's the First (STF) advocates for the education of young women in impoverished countries. The organization's activism focuses primarily on high school, where many women are discouraged from staying in school due to factors like transportation, cost and domestic pressure.
President Robert L. Barchi announced that Rutgers will be participating in a Big Ten competition intended to encourage students to get to the polls. The University with the highest turnout for this year's midterm elections will win a trophy, as will the most improved school.
At this week's meeting, the Rutgers University Student Assembly approved their 2017 election guidelines, coordinated a presentation from the Office of Disability Services and allocated funds towards the upcoming Into the Light 5K for mental health awareness.
The up and coming indie rock band Bad Suns performed in the College Avenue Gymnasium for the Rutgers University Programming Association (RUPA).
Cold season is upon Rutgers University, meaning one thing: sick students. While students might be eager to utilize the Rutgers Health Services to try to relieve their fall illnesses, they might be disappointed to find out that their time spent in the waiting room skipping class will not be excused. According to a policy on medical excuse notes released by Rutgers Student Affairs, Rutgers Health Services will only provide notes for students with significantly prolonged illnesses.It is up to your instructors to determine the necessity of an excused absence from classes, labs or exams.“Reporting your absence does not ‘excuse’ you.
The University’s Transportation Master Plan (TMP) work on College Avenue has been completed, but planning and construction of future transportation improvements will continue.Work right now is ongoing by the Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering building, which includes the construction of a new segment of campus roadway that is part of the proposed Busch Loop Road, said Assistant Director of Rutgers Public and Media Relations Neal Buccino.
The demand for mental health services on college campuses has increased in recent years, according to a USA Today College article.According to the 2014-2015 report from the Center for Collegiate Mental Health, as cited in the article, between 2009 and 2015 college enrollment rose by 5.6%, the number of students seeking mental health services rose by 29.6% and the number actually attending appointments went up by 38.4%.Every year the Center for Counseling, Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at Rutgers is also tasked with an ever increasing influx of students requesting mental health services, said Keisha Dabrowski, special assistant to the vice chancellor at Rutgers.“In the 2016-2017 academic year, CAPS offered nearly 30,000 visits serving over 4,000 students.
As many students are informed on move-in day, certain dormitory and department buildings at Rutgers University contain asbestos — a material that, if disturbed, can cause lung cancer and numerous other health problems. These buildings include the Quads on Livingston campus, part of the Gibbons complex, Demarest Hall, Katzenbach Hall, Lippincott Hall, Nicholas Hall and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs.Neal Buccino, the assistant director of public relations for the University, said many of the buildings on campus that contain asbestos were constructed prior to 1980.“The mere presence of asbestos is not hazardous, so long as the material is intact and undisturbed.
The policy upheld by Rutgers Health Services regarding doctor's notes is meant to keep students from visiting centers for the sole purpose of getting out of class, but some professors still require written verification for excused absences.
The number of students utilizing the resources offered by CAPS has increased dramatically over the course of the last year, with more than 4,000 students making appointments. Attendance for group sessions has also increased by 16 percent.
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, Republican New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno addresses a gathering of supporters as she announces her candidacy for governor in Keansburg, N.J. New Jersey voters go to the polls Nov. 7 to elect the Republican incumbent’s successor, and neither of the top-party nominees, Democrat Phil Murphy and Guadagno, carries the kind of national profile that Gov. Chris Christie had since he first won statewide office in 2009. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Many fully-inhabited dormitories and department buildings at Rutgers, including the Livingston Quads, Demarest Hall and Katzenbach Hall contain asbestos in their ceilings. Asbestos, now known to be a leading cause of lung cancer, was popularly used for insulation after World War II.
Rutgers University's Transportation Master Plan, which will be implemented over the course of the next decade, includes plans for 9 new parking decks, various maintenance projects and streets with improved circulation.
Victims of the American economic depression and other similar cross-cultural tragedies have their struggles reimagined through documentary photography at the new Zimmerli Art Museum exhibit."Subjective Objective: A Century of Social Photography" showcases the subjective nature of documentary photography in an era dominated by the social aspects of photography, said Theresa Watson, the communications coordinator at the Zimmerli Art Museum.On Sept.
As the conversation about climate change reaches a fever pitch in the United States, the Rutgers Climate Institute is turning words into action. In July, the U.S.
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.