Rutgers University—New Brunswick will implement a new scheduling system that the University claims will help students travel from class to class and graduate on time, despite many of the faculty’s objections due to the system’s failure to account for their other obligations beyond the classroom.
Rutgers University’s first Native American professor in the Department of American Studies, Jameson “Jimmy” Sweet, hopes to bring a different perspective when studying the history of the United States, according to an article on Rutgers Today.
A Rutgers University—Camden law school student has been banned from the South Jersey campus after making some “disturbing” posts on Facebook this past Thursday, according to an article on the Courier-Post.
Prominent organizations and intellectuals have come out in support of Rutgers University—Newark professor Audrey Truschke, who has faced intense scrutiny and a barrage of online backlash for comments over Hindutva, a form of Hindu nationalism that seeks to make India exclusively Hindu.
Brower Commons, lined with dozens of bagged purple candles Thursday night, was a part of the setting of a candlelight vigil hosted by the Rutgers Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA) to commemorate victims of domestic violence.
Trinitas Regional Medical Center, a hospital in Elizabeth, New Jersey, has signed a letter of intent to become a part of RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH), which in partnership with Rutgers University, makes up the state’s largest academic health system, according to a Trinitas press release.
As Rutgers begins to phase out older learning management systems like Sakai, Blackboard and Moodle, students and professors are learning to adjust to the newly implemented platform known as Canvas.
A nonpartisan infrastructure advocacy group, Jersey Water Works, unveiled an approximately $2.3 billion plan to get rid of the state’s approximately 350,000 lead water service pipes over the next 10 years at an event attended by Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.), according to an article on NJ Advance Media.
The Rutgers Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA) held a coffeehouse event on Wednesday night to raise awareness for violence and domestic abuse against men.
A $1,356,872 grant has been awarded to Onur Bilgen, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop new technologies for offshore wind turbines, according to a School of Engineering press release.
The federal government has opened an investigation into the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, which is run by RWJBarnabas Health, for allegedly keeping a patient on life support to boost its survival rate, according to an article on ProPublica.
A recent Rutgers study has found that iridium, a periodic table element, may actually “lose its identity” when it reacts with nickel, another periodic table element. This could have larger implications for quantum materials and electronics.
The Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support (CARES) Act was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump this past Monday. The bill was co-sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), said director of the New Jersey Center for Autism Excellence (NJACE) Dr. Elizabeth Torres, and sets aside $1.8 billion to cope with the challenges and critical needs of the autistic population.
Supporting Homeless Innovatively Loving Others (SHILO), an organization that brings together interfaith groups, Rutgers students and the surrounding community to help provide resources to New Brunswick’s homeless, has been told it can no longer set up its booths Sunday mornings at the New Brunswick Train Station unless it receives a permit.