The crustaceans, one being a makeshift lobster made out of pinecones and tape, named “Boris” and the other named “Yellow Band Bobby,” for the yellow rubber bands wrapped around its claws, memorialize “Tree Lobster,” the tree’s previous inhabitant. 

Students make 'pilgrimages' to tree lobster

Perched between tree branches in front of Scott Hall, two lobsters loom over students who walk by. Dozens make their pilgrimage to the crustaceans, bringing forth offerings and taking photos, as the destination has become the latest obsession among the Rutgers community.

The Rutgers Rocket Propulsion Lab has begun launching rockets into outer space. 

Rutgers' Rocket Propulsion Lab begins its launch

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Rutgers Rocket Propulsion Laboratory (RRPL), recognized as one of the largest projects by the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC), is creating history as the first club to pioneer rocket launching at Rutgers.

University President Robert L. Barchi said that Records Hall on the College Avenue Campus will be replaced as part of a remodeling of the campus. 

Center of College Avenue Campus to be renovated, Barchi says

University President Robert L. Barchi, in an email to the University community, highlighted Rutgers’ accomplishments over the past seven years in his University Senate report, including raising the amount of research achieved, the establishment of honors colleges and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) and the University's transition to the Big Ten. 

The first day at Lincoln Annex School in 2016. 

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey may build on school site

The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ), which is part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is looking to potentially build the new Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey on the land currently occupied by the Lincoln Annex School, a facility of approximately 750 students in the New Brunswick Public School District.

Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (D-Va.) said his bill will lower college costs for students and families. 

US House committee proposes new college affordability act

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor introduced the College Affordability Act, a comprehensive bill that aims to lower the cost of college for students and families, particularly for those attending public institutions and in minority communities, according to a committee press release. 

Scheduled to begin in the Fall 2020 semester, Course Atlas requires faculty to provide their input for scheduling from now until Nov. 15. 

Many of Rutgers' faculty will not sign up for Course Atlas until negotiations finished

Many Rutgers University—New Brunswick faculty are not signing up for the University’s new scheduling system, Course Atlas, because the software they claim to be designed to help students graduate on time and reduce transportation time does not take into account commitments for research, grant writing, conference speaking, book writing, mentoring, labs and parental or relative care. 

There are many immediate applications of Bai's research, providing an example of observing a flood via satellite imagery.

Rutgers professor wins award from NASA

Xiaoli Bai, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University, was recently named as the recipient of the NASA Early Career Faculty Award.

Rutgers University—Newark professor Audrey Truschke is the subject of a second petition over her comments on Hindutva, a Hindu political ideology in India.

Rutgers professor faces new petition that wants to arrest her

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.

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