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The Rutgers Business School continues to face some backlash after an incident where business students were turned away from the career fair for failing to meet their dress code policy.On Feb.
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.
Students looking to transfer into the Mason Gross School of the Arts may experience more difficulty graduating on time than students applying to other schools at Rutgers. Mason Gross serves as the hub for the visual, theater and music departments at Rutgers with roughly 785 undergraduate students participating in different programs of study, ranging from jazz to painting, according to Petersons.With an acceptance rate of 21 percent, Mason Gross is consistently one of the most selective schools at Rutgers.
Members of the Rutgers student organization RU FeelGood are working to end world hunger through the cultivation of social consciousness and skills in entrepreneurship.FeelGood is a national organization that began in 2005 at the University of Texas at Austin and now functions through 25 active chapters on college campuses, according to their website. In the past 12 years, the organization has raised $1.82 million as part of their mission to end world hunger by 2030.“Each chapter is responsible for fundraising money with 100 percent of the proceeds going to FeelGood's sponsor organizations such as Water for People, The Hunger Project, Pachamama Alliance and Choice Humanitarian.
Rutgers libraries have become primary places for students to hang out with friends and indulge in group studies, whereas their original function — as places to check out and read books — has moved to online databases. Erin Fitzgerald, a Rutgers Business School junior and a lab consultant at Kilmer Library, said some people still use library books because they ask for help with research on circulation desks or scanning pages of books for projects.Graduate students and those who study certain subjects like law absolutely require books, so they often use library resources.
The Rutgers Business School faced backlash after refusing to allow an estimated 40 students into their annual career fair. They have since apologized, promised to amend their dress code and offered to make up the lost networking opportunity for students.
Rare Disease Day took place at Rutgers on Feb. 28, led by Allysa Kemraj, a School of Arts and Sciences Junior who was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome four years ago.
As one of the most selective schools at Rutgers, the Mason Gross School of the Arts has unique stipulations for students transferring both internally and externally.
The last deli hosted by RUFeelGood raised between $500 and $600 towards the national organization, which used the money to provide food, shelter and water to people in need around the world.
While graduate students in certain areas of studies still use libraries to check out physical books, undergraduates increasingly use the spaces to study and socialize, while turning to online databases for reading materials.
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A Rutgers professor is conducting research on the influenza virus and has recently been experimenting with alternative ways to track viruses and prevent their spread.Laura Fabris, an associate professor and researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is leading a team of undergraduate and postdoctoral students to study how viruses mutate.
On Tuesday, Dylan Marek, the vice president of the Rutgers Conservative Union, posted a picture of a flyer into several Rutgers University graduating class Facebook pages.
On Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, members of the Rutgers Table Tennis Club meet at the College Avenue Gymnasium to learn new skills and hone their existing ones.Andy Chen, an Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy sixth-year, is the president of the Table Tennis Club.“The Table Tennis Club is for anyone who's passionate, who loves to play table tennis,” he said.
On Feb. 27, Iwan Morgan, the author of “Reagan: American Icon,” came to Rutgers to give a presentation on former President Ronald Reagan and his relationship with racial issues.Morgan’s book came out shortly before Christmas of 2016 and he was invited by David Greenberg, a professor in the Department of Political Science, to give a presentation at Rutgers. While the book is a full biography of Reagan, the presentation focused on Reagan’s relationship to race relations, through analysis of his positions on the civil rights issues before, during and after his presidency.
Entitled “Stigma by Prejudice Transfer: Racism Threatens White Women and Sexism Threatens Men of Color,” new research conducted by Rutgers professors provides evidence that confirms a connection between perceived sexism and racism among minority groups.Diana Sanchez, a professor in the Department of Psychology, in partnership with colleagues Kimberly Chaney and Sara Manuel, hypothesized that minority groups experience identity threats when confronted with prejudice toward another minority group. Through the organization and completion of five separate studies, the trio set out to prove their assertions.At the end of the research, the team of professors coined the term stigma-by-prejudice-transfer affect to describe their findings.
The Scarlet Knight sat on top of its horse at the entrance of the tunnel at the edge of the field at High Point Solutions Stadium, staring at the thousands of fans filing into their seats for a primetime matchup between the Rutgers football team and visiting Penn State.It was "Senior Night," a tradition held in the final home game of the season to honor the players before their last battle on their home turf.
The Rutgers Jewish community celebrated "Hillel Housewarming" Sunday with warm food and music as students enjoyed themselves and explored the facility.Oven-baked chocolate chip cookies and a congregation of students from the community filled the newly-constructed Hillel Center on the College Avenue campus.Students from all denominations of Judaism and other religions were welcomed to the facility that was equipped with a cafe, student study areas, prayer rooms and many more amenities.Samantha Brandspiegel, School of Arts and Sciences senior and president of the Hillel Student Board, said that they have had a building on College Avenue for some time but a few years back they realized they needed a larger space.They then got the ball rolling on the development of the new building, she said.Rutgers Hillel is a diverse Jewish community dedicated to exploring Judaism and everything it means to be Jewish.
The Rutgers chapter of the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group (NJPIRG) latest success has been their campaign to push the personal care company, Unilever, to disclose potentially harmful ingredients used in their products.Unilever is the parent corporation of brands such as Dove, Axe and Vaseline.April Nicklaus, a School of Environmental and Biological Sciences sophomore, is the chair of the Rutgers New Brunswick chapter of NJPIRG, and the secretary of NJPRIG's statewide executive board.
New Brunswick reached a record-high temperature for February on Friday after the city soared to 77 degrees Fahrenheit, marking the warmest day in the month in 124 years.The last week has also been among the warmest for New Jersey in February in recorded history, said David Robinson, a Rutgers professor in the Department of Geography.“With observations at New Brunswick dating back to 1893, the 77-degree (Fahrenheit) maximum temperature last Friday was the warmest on record for the month,” the New Jersey State Climatologist said in an email.