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Helen Picard

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Out of all 50 states, New Jersey has one of the highest number of immigrants with work visas, as well as the largest share of foreign-born workers in STEM fields. The study that presented these results took into account data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Academy of Sciences, among other sources. 

The 21st Century Cures Act designates a total of $6.3 billion for a variety of healthcare reform initiatives. The funding that this bill allocates will benefit the Rutgers Cancer Institute, among other institutions.

The Military Times ranked Rutgers as the second-best four-year college in the U.S. for veterans. More than 1,100 students at the University are affiliated with the military.

The American Press Institute found that while most adults watch news broadcasts, millennials are more likely to go online to learn about current events.

About 3,000 students declined to receive the Meningitis B vaccine, which Rutgers recommended for all undergraduate students at the beginning of this semester. More than 21,000 students received the vaccine from a Rutgers facility.

More than 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States, with the majority of them having spent at least 10 years in the nation. Less than 15 percent have lived in American for less than five years.

The largest chunk of independent voters are between the ages of 18 and 25, and independent voters generally make up 40 percent of the voting population. They outnumber the number of voters who identify as Republican or Democratic.

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