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 Gary Rendsburg, a professor in the Department of Jewish Studies, said the translation was especially impressive because it was done entirely by one person. For other translations, there would generally be a committee working to translate each part of the text. 

 Although Amy Towers has experience running a multi-billion financial institution and managing philanthropic programs, members from the Rutgers faculty union believe she is not fit for the position because she lacks experience in higher education. 

 Francesca Giannetti, the librarian of Digital Humanities, said libraries at Rutgers have started teaching courses at departments and schools on how to conduct research due to increasing demand. 

Scott Thomas, distinguished professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, was elected as a fellow by the AAAS for his contributions to particle physics, specifically supersymmetry and searching for physics beyond the Standard Model at the Large Hadron Collider.

John Leubsdorf, a professor at the Rutgers Law School in Newark, cosigned the letter alongside 2,400 law professors who opposed the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He said he is concerned with Kavanaugh’s temperament. 

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