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Students who are avid coffee drinkers may be susceptible to a decrease in their GPA based on their daily consumption. Those who drank one cup of coffee daily had a GPA of 3.41, two cups a day had a 3.39 and those who drank five or more cups of coffee had an average GPA of 3.28.

President Donald Trump's newly proposed tax plan may see students paying more. Professor and Director of the Master of Accountancy in Taxation Program Jay Soled said changes to the policy could send the United States into $1.5 trillion in debt over the next decade.

New Brunswick is now in the running to become the location of Amazon's second headquarters due to an official proposal submitted by the New Brunswick Development Corporation (Devco).

As Rutgers University policy states that there are no official holidays for any religion, the decision to attend class comes down to the discretion of the student. Professors are instructed to allow students to miss class on religious holidays without penalty, and they must also provide students with the chance to make up missed assignments.

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.

"Johnson & Johnson Our Story at the Powerhouse" is a museum opened by the company displaying how it got started in New Brunswick. The display opens May 1 and is only open to Johnson & Johnson employees, partners and hosted members of the New Brunswick community. 

The Rutgers American Association of University Professors and American Federation of Teachers (AAUP-AFT) recently announced their endorsement of the March for Science in Washington D.C. on April 22. To back up their public support, they plan to help Rutgers students participate in the rally.

Tim Sorrentino, a graduate student at Rutgers University — Newark launched the first branch of the Mosquito Joe corporation. Sorrentino is enrolled in the master's program for Supply Chain Management.

The Eagleton Institute of Politics is working to increase voter turnout at Rutgers through its Youth Political Participation Program (YPPP), which runs initiatives like RU Voting. The organization helps to register voters, spread information and encourage students to get to the polls.

School of Arts and Sciences Senate Leader Christopher Markosian is working toward making Rutgers the first Big Ten school to recognize Election Day as a University holiday.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was co-authored by a Rutgers professor. The study predicted the Northeastern region of the United States would be placed at a particularly high risk by rising sea levels in the next century.

Artificially Intelligent Home assistants have become more prevalent recently with Amazon echo sales increasing by over 400 percent last year. The devices are voice activated with 'wake words' and they are capable of synchronizing with other appliances.

The Rutgers EcoComplex helps to innovate and fund clean-energy startups as a unit of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. The organization received a grant of nearly half-a-million dollars from the United States Department of Commence.

The LLEGO club discusses politics and identity, while forming safe space for Rutgers students. The club is inclusive of all members but focuses on the struggles that exist in LGBT communities and in the lives of people of color.

TedxRutgers is currently working to expand its annual conference. The organization’s mission is to bring the community together through shared ideas and events.

The electrical company, PSE&G, partnered with the Tyler Clementi Center at Rutgers to create a youth empowerment event for high school students. 

A suspected norovirus may have sickened more than 30 students since Dec. 7, sending at least one to a hospital.

A $48,000 deal approved by the Board of Governors would allow a pharmaceutical company to construct a gas pipeline beneath an area on Cook campus.

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