Each year, hundreds of thousands of students from universities across the country take the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), but in recent years some schools, including Harvard, have opted to use different testing methods. Rutgers has stated that they will not act until the Bar Association comes to a consensus.
Rutgers—Camden's new Nursing and Science building has labs that will provide students with realistic hospital, outpatient and home care settings. The cost was covered in part by a $750 million loan and grant program approved by New Jersey voters in a 2012 ballot referendum.
After the number of horseshoe crabs in the Delaware Bay declined from 2 million to 500,000 a group of Rutgers professors, students and interns came together to introduce a batch of new crabs into the ecosystem.
Next year, a high-quality replica of a 13-million-year-old ape skull that was discovered by a Rutgers professor will be displayed at the Rutgers Geology Museum.
Mark Lee, a graduate student in the Rutgers School of Public Health, teaches improvisational acting to help individuals step out of their comfort zones and cope with mental illnesses.
A team of four current and former Rutgers student were awarded the Hult Prize for a project called Roshni Rides, which would provide accessible and inexpensive transportation for refugees in South Asia.
Thomas Farris is the dean of the School of Engineering.
Retired Rutgers professor James T. Johnson gave his lecture on Tuesday at a conference entitled "To Kill or Not to Kill: Just War or Nonviolence?" The event, which took place in New York, explored the concepts of peace and war.
On Sunday, the Rutgers School of Social Work held its 35th annual conference on adoption. The event helped guide pre and post-adoption processes through a series of 30 workshops on a range of issues.
A new Rutgers study found that wait times for pediatric evaluations could be harmful to children’s ability to receive treatment for pressing medical problems. The report also showed a lack of accommodations for non-English speaking patients.
In hiring Kaiser Aslam as a full-time Muslim chaplain for the community, Rutgers became the first public University to offer this type of spiritual guidance to Muslim students. Aslam’s services are open to all students.
Three University students and one alumna entered their idea for refugee transportation into the prestigious Hult Prize Competition and became the first Rutgers team to win the regional competition.
In January, a coolant leak forced the new Rutgers supercomputer into partial operation. Facilities workers have not yet managed to fix the main problem, but some of the functions have been relocated to another facility to keep services available.
Diana T. Sanchez, a professor in the Department of Psychology found evidence that minority groups are more perceptive to instances of prejudice against other groups. She coined this phenomenon, "stigma-by-prejudice-transfer"
Laura Fabris, a researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is conducting research that could lead to new methods of combatting viruses. Her team is primarily studying the mechanisms that viruses use to mutate.
Professor Edward Arnold, along with his research team, is working toward creating a drug to prevent HIV progression within the body.