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Fae Cushing is graduating with a bachelor’s in psychological rehabilitation from Rutgers and will attend New York University in the fall to pursue a master’s degree in mental health and wellness counseling, Cushing said in an interview with The Daily Targum. 

 Tom Orton, an extension specialist in the Department of Plant Biology, said the cultivar of the Rutgers tomato was most popular world-wide in the 1940's and 1950's. Recently, Rutgers has decided to recreate the Rutgers tomato based on its descendants. 

 Larissa Keller, associate director for Recruiting Programs, said University Career Services tries to work with employers that coincide with the career interests of students. There are nearly 20,000 employer contacts within Handshake, their app. 

 Dr. Enobong Branch previously served as associate director for Equity and Inclusion, chief diversity officer and professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

 Sophia Mazzini (right) said when her father (left) died by suicide in 2016, she wanted to do something to combat depression, suicide and mental health. With the success of the first 5K she organized, Into the Light has expanded to more events to raise awareness of mental health. 

 Brian Berry, the director of the Office of Financial Aid, said appeals for financial aid are reviewed on a case-by-case basis depending on the student's financial circumstances, so there is no standard template to approve or deny an appeal. 

 Steven Libutti, director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and senior vice president of oncology services at RWJBarnabas Health, said the institute was committed to providing integrated cancer care to those in the state. 

 Aasha Shaik, a School of Arts and Sciences junior, said her experience growing up in a household that practiced both Hinduism and Islam was part of the reason why she decided to work in public service. 

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 Ghislaine Darden, assistant vice president of Strategic Services, took up sewing historical costumes after taking a course on pattern making while she was in college. She also sewed costumes for historically-themed parties, from the Elizabethan era to the Baroque era. 

 Rutgers Business School offers an online graduate program in supply chain management. With the University's recent partnership, those who graduated from the MBA now have an accelerated way to work in supply chain in Canada. 

 At a town hall earlier this semester, Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy made remarks on how if part-time lecturers did not want to work, there would be others to replace them. In a letter to The Daily Targum yesterday, he apologized and said they were essential to classes at the University. 

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