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Rutgers among top target universities for Goldman Sachs

(10/04/19 4:44am)

Notable banks such as Goldman Sachs used to hire from a target list of universities, but nowadays, according to the HireVue digital interviewing platform, these companies use artificial intelligence to assess a broader range of candidates. Analysts are hired from a wider variety of institutions, one of which includes Rutgers, according to eFinancialCareers.


Rutgers receives $11.7 to conduct research comparing opioids to non-narcotics after dental surgery

(10/01/19 3:14am)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced that Rutgers had been awarded $11.7 million to head a collaborative project with four other universities to compare non-narcotic pain medicines with opioids after dental surgery, according to WHYY-FM.



President of Ghana visits Rutgers, discusses poverty, prosperity of Africa

(09/25/19 4:17am)

On Saturday, Sept. 21, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana came to Rutgers to discuss the systemic social issues in Africa and the positive stories of Africans who have overcome adversity at the Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum, which was hosted by the Center for African Studies, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers Global and the Christie and Chinua Achebe Foundation.


Rutgers offers new course on issues regarding US-Mexican border, immigration

(09/24/19 4:10am)

In a new fall course titled "Wars, Wayfarers and the Wall: A History of the US-Mexican Border," distinguished professor in the Department of History Camilla Townsend will be discussing the shifts in the past three decades on perceptions in the US-Mexican border, current policies and whether barring illegal immigration decreases crime and unemployment, according to Rutgers Today.




New Jersey AIDS/HIV/STD hotline reminds of unintended consequences of college life

(09/12/19 4:00am)

In a release yesterday afternoon, the NJ AIDS/HIV/STD Hotline sent out a reminder that, although college is a time for students to be independent and explore academic, as well as social, interests, there can be unintended consequences such as drug misuse, drug overdoses, unplanned pregnancies, getting a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or sexual assault. 




Rutgers drops from No. 56 to No. 62 in US News Best Colleges ranking

(09/10/19 4:00am)

Last year, The Daily Targum reported that Rutgers placed 56 out of 312 nationally ranked universities by U.S. News & World Report, 13 spots higher than the previous year. The University also outranked Pennsylvania State University last year by three spots, the first time it has done so since the rankings started in 1988, and beat out the University of Connecticut and the University of Maryland.



Rutgers—Newark receives $1M grant to support minority STEM students

(09/06/19 3:18am)

Rutgers University—Newark has recently been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that is the first ever to support underrepresented minority students in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) Ph.D. programs as part of its Bridges to the Doctorate program, according to Rutgers News. 


Actress Dominique Jackson electrifies Rutgers LGBTQ+ Fall Welcome Reception

(09/05/19 5:12am)

Last night, the Rutgers Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities (SJE) hosted its kickoff event for Welcome Week, the LGBTQIA Welcome Reception featuring Dominique Jackson, a transgender author, model and actress most known for her role of Elektra Abundance on the TV series "POSE." 






Cap and Gown: Out of college, into real world

(05/21/19 4:01am)

After graduation, the Class of 2019 will no longer be centered at Rutgers, but instead scattered around the globe. Some students will be directly entering the workforce, starting new jobs, internships or fellowships. Others will be continuing their education by going to graduate school. Others still may focus on family, relationships or buying a house.