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Students and faculty will no longer be required to work with professor in the Department of Food Science Michael Chikindas after University administrators released a list of disciplinary actions taken in response to anti-Semitic posts made to his Facebook earlier this year. 

Many Rutgers professors, including Ben Burgis, a part-time lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, teach their classes remotely, sometimes from other states. While teaching at Miami Dade College in Florida, Burgis simultaneously teaches introductory courses to Rutgers students through Sakai.

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, which was created in 1983 when less than 2 million individuals suffered from the neurodegenerative disease.

With its first meeting slated after Thanksgiving break, the inaugural Rutgers student chapter of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, a national nonprofit organization that advocates for gun control legislation and reform, is underway and currently recruiting new members. Lauren Kaminskas currently serves as the organization's president. 

In honor of Trans Awareness and Empowerment Week, several organizations on campus met to host a string of events. Group forums discussed topics like transgender history and the current status of the transgender community.

Every year Rutgers selects a group of 200 first-generation students with outstanding academic determination to take part in a program that ultimately helps them become the first in their family to attend college. So far it has helped 1,800 graduate.

With thousands of undergraduate students electing to live in houses and apartments, Rutgers Off-Campus Living & Community Partnerships invited students to take part in a housing fair to learn about the options available to them.

For 96th consecutive year, the Genealogical Society of New Jersey met at Alexander Library to discuss the ever-expanding practice of tracing ancestry through genetics. The society was formed in 1921 and has since adopted a more interactive model.

Darren Drake, a member of the Rutgers Class of 2007, died Tuesday during a terror attack in Lower Manhattan. Rutgers—New Brunswick Chancellor Debasish Dutta issued a statement and said Drake was known for his "big heart" and "commitment to the community."

Paul Rando, a Rutgers graduate decided to coordinate with the non-profit Trade-ing Up to create a school in Yeji, Ghana where students can learn important vocational skills. Rando is working to raise awareness of the project while encouraging donations for the Sponsor-a-Student program.

The Rutgers Design and Arts Club focuses on student engagement outside of Mason Gross. The organization accepts all members of the Rutgers community with fun activities to bring out the artists in anyone.

Earlier this week, Rutgers hosted a forum at the Rutgers Labor Studies building, where candidates in the Lieutenant Governor’s race discussed the future of healthcare.

The New Jersey elections are set to take place on Nov. 7 and the ballot will include the highly anticipated gubernatorial race along with 120 state legislature seats.

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