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USA today reported that Rutgers University had one of the highest in-state tuitions in the country. This is partially due to decreased state funding for education in New Jersey.

A Rutgers professor said the high temperatures this fall resulted from unusual wind activity in the Northern Hemisphere.

Nearly half of millennials in New Jersey live with their parents, more than the third of all millennials who live with their parents in the United States.

Third party candidate Jill Stein raised funds for a vote recount following the outcome of the presidential race. Students expressed doubt about whether this is worthwhile.

Rutgers School of Dental Health researcher Daniel Kadouri is studying predatory bacteria and how they interact with drug-resistant bacteria, like those that cause MRSA. Predatory bacteria may be able to eat their disease-causing counterparts, helping cure infected persons.

Researchers discovered further evidence supporting the endosymbiotic theory, which states that cells consumed cyanobacteria in the distant past, which led to some of the organelles modern cells use to function.

Between 0.025 and 0.05 percent of infants are born with necrotizing enterocolitis, but about 40 perfcent of these children die.

The Rutgers University Board of Governors approved medical amnesty for the Code of Student Conduct at their last meeting, which allows students to call for energency services if someone overdoses on drugs or alcohol.

Nearly 60 percent of millennials are not absolutely certain to vote in the 2016 elections, possibly because people aged 18-29 are not as engaged in the political process as they were in previous years. 

The minimum wage will increase by six cents in 2017, which marks the first increase since a 13-cent jump in 2015. Students who work part-time will receive the new benefits, which total up to $2.40 extra for every 40 hours worked.

Meal plans are priced based on how many meals students eat on average per plan. Students who buy a 285-meal plan only eat 204 meals per semester.

Nearly 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury every year, with 52,000 victims dying from it. About 1.365 million are treated and released immediately, with the remaining 275,000 staying in a hospital.

More millennials live with their parents than with any other person for the first time in at least 130 years, according to a Pew Research Center study.

The Open and Affordable Textbook Program aims to lower the $1,500 Rutgers students spend on average every year on textbooks.

Rutgers has $770 million in unrestricted reserves, up from $708 million last year. The school already has a $3.9 billion budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, up from $3.78 billion in the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

The majority of first-generation college students fail to graduate within six years. RU-1st is a Rutgers initiative hoping to change that.

This year marks the 18th birthday of overlaid graphics on sports broadcasts, which have been used to help viewers see where players and sporting equipment are at any point in time during a game, like using lines to indicate first downs in football.

Six schools tested positive for elevated levels of lead in drinking water. Rutgers does not plan to test any facilties on campus for lead.

Two-factor authentication requires a user to first sign into a computer. After that, they receive a passcode on their phone they can use to sign in.

Graphic Illustration | With the exception of the class of 2018, every successive group of incoming first-year students has been larger than the previous year.

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