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Nabil Adam, vice chancellor for Research & Collaborations at Rutgers University—Newark, has been placed on administrative leave with pay following sexual assault and harassment allegations made by one of his graduate students.

Members of the Rutgers American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers held a panel that discussed ways to spread improvements of the University's faculty diversity onto its senior-level educators.

James Hughes, dean emeritus of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, said the shift away from a "traditional household", with a married couple and two children, has declined from the 20th century where nearly half of all households modeled the popular tv show "Leave it to Beaver."

For those who have experienced sexual violence prior to starting college, Sarah McMahon, associate director of the Center on Violence Against Women and Children at Rutgers University, said the University connects students with available resources at orientation.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has donated $3 million to the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health in order to focus on youth nursing and medicine. RUTGERS.EDU

Lena Struwe, a professor in the Department of Plant Biology, says Spring Personal Bioblitz helps anyone connected to the University build their knowledge of wildlife and biodiversity, while growing an appreciation for nature.  

Maureen Brogan, coordinator of the Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth Program at Rutgers (TLC), provides students a space to voice their concerns and hold conversations over school safety as well as the aftermath of school shootings. 

Deborah Gray White, chair of the committee on enslaved and disenfranchised populations in Rutgers, and Marisa Fuentes, presidential term chair in African American history, co-wrote “Scarlet and Black, Volume 1: Slavery and Dispossession in Rutgers History.”  

In early November, police responded to a swastika found outside of Stonier Hall on the College Avenue campus. It was spray painted in black and encompassed inside a red circle with a diagonal line drawn through the center.

Rutgers engineers have developed a process that prints 4D gel which molds its shape and size based on heat exposure. The Rutgers Today website features a video where chess pieces made of the hydrogel respond to changes in temperatures more than 32 degrees Celsius. 

Arlene Stein, co-writer of “Going Public: A Guide for Social Scientists,” is the director of the Institute for Research on Women, which hosts a new series of workshops that helps academics relay their research findings to public audiences via social media. 

Mike Finkelstein, director of the Global Sports Business M.S. Program, said getting the program into a classroom took more than five years. It began by speaking with undergraduate and graduate students and meeting with University staff. 

Melissa Blake, associate director of Strategic Communication & Marketing of Career Services, advises that students utilize the many resources Career Services has to offer if they cannot make it to an in-person event, as a way to jump-start their careers. 

The Rutgers Farmer’s Market, nested inside the Rutgers Gardens, connects students with locally grown produce and prepared items like fruits, vegetables and jam. RUTGERS.EDU

Nelson Seda, member of the University’s custodial services and author, showcases his personal interpretation of morality and ethics as inspired by his faith. “The Green Prophet” is 1 of 8 books published by Seda distributed to missionaries in countries across the world.

Joseph Markert, a faculty representative for the Rutgers Business School, assists other students, alumni, administrators, faculty and staff in informing University President Robert L. Barchi on pressing matters at Rutgers.

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