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The Higher Education Committee of the New Jersey General Assembly unanimously passed a resolution in support of including a student vote on Rutgers' Board of Governors. Of the state's 11 public colleges and universities, eight have a student vote on their respective governing boards. Rutgers is not yet one of those eight.

An Airman administers a tuberculosis test in the immunizations clinic on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 18. After receiving the injection, the patient must return after a scheduled period of time to have the injection site examined for a reaction. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chad Warren)(RELEASED)

A team of students from Rutgers University — Newark were awarded first place at this year's Trading Challenge, which included participants from an estimated 600 teams.

Snooki’s two-day appearance at Rutgers in 2011 inspired a bill that would cap the maximum payment for commencement speakers at $10 thousand.

A team comprised of Rutgers faculty and researchers from other universities produced a report that looked at the long-term damage done by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Nicole Fahrenfeld, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental found that an oil spill in West Virginia had unexpected effects on microbes.

The Rutgers University Student Assembly has divided into two tickets — Rutgers Rise and Knights for Change — for its annual elections, which will take place March 22 to March 24.

Access week lasted from Feb. 13 through Feb. 18 and consisted of a series of lectures, film screenings, events and volunteer opportunities. It was organized by the Department of Student Access and Educational Equity (SAEE).

Rutgers Facility Operations sent an email to students announcing plans to hire a company called Geese Rangers on the Busch campus. The company uses Border Collies to chase away overpopulated geese.

The New Jersey state Senate presented Rutgers with an honorary resolution, commending the University’s global reputation and diverse opportunities. 

Individuals attributed high rates of migration out of New Jersey to cold weather, high taxes and high rent. A recent study also showed the Garden State is one of the hardest states for retirees to settle down in. 

The “Bridging the Gap” program, in its first year at Rutgers—Camden, increased diversity and enrollment by making tuition more affordable for students. 

The Monmouth film festival is scheduled to run from Dec. 16 to Dec, 18 at the Two River Theater in Red Bank. It will feature work from independent creators and is intended give amateur filmmakers a place to exhibit their work.

A new study by two Rutgers-Camden professors found cities in North and Central Jersey receive greater amounts of state aid than cities in the southern part of the state.

Rutgers professors and its facilities are helping improve and expand the aquaculture industry in New Jersey by improving how the state can farm different types of fish up and down the coast.

Lee Clarke, a professor in the Department of Sociology, has invited Rutgers University Police Department officers to discuss their procedures during school shootings.

The University of Chicago announced that it would not formally allow for trigger warnings, political correctness or safe spaces on campus in a letter sent to incoming first-year students. This controversial decision has been lauded by some and opposed by others.

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