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Dr. David Livingston, professor and chief of the division of trauma and surgical critical care in the department of surgery at the New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), has been announced as the next president of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), a national scholarly organization dedicated to the science and practice of the field of trauma and critical care, according to a press release. 
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Rutgers surgical doctor to be president of national organization

Dr. David Livingston, professor and chief of the division of trauma and surgical critical care in the department of surgery at the New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), has been announced as the next president of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), a national scholarly organization dedicated to the science and practice of the field of trauma and critical care, according to a press release. 

As people put forward offerings to Lord Snipp at the tree’s trunk, including bananas, mozzarella sticks and a whole onion to name a few, others read spiritual remarks for their sanctified crustacean.
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Tree Lobster makes return to tree on Rutgers' campus

The Tree Lobster, better known as Lord Snipp by the Rutgers community, was placed back onto its perch Thursday night in a quasi-religious ceremony outside of Scott Hall on the College Avenue campus, garnering a crowd of students anticipating the return of Lord Snipp.

The Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) chief of University Police, Kenneth Cop, acknowledged the Livingston campus break-in at a Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) Town Hall on Thursday night, saying that students should practice "good basic measures" to help prevent future incidents. 
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Rutgers chief of police responds to Livingston incident last week

The Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) chief of University Police, Kenneth Cop, acknowledged the Livingston campus break-in at a Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) Town Hall on Thursday night, saying that students should practice "good basic measures" to help prevent future incidents. 

Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD), Chief of University Police Kenneth Cop.
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RUSA will have seat on RUPD officers evaluation board

A proposal is in the works to involve the Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) to have an active part in selecting police officers for the Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD), Chief of University Police Kenneth Cop said at a RUSA Town Hall on Thursday evening.

The results of simulations are not currently available, but the union said that the University has lied about its results. 
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Rutgers, AAUP-AFT continue to dispute impacts of Course Atlas

Negotiations between the Rutgers American Association of University Professors and American Federation of Teachers (AAUP-AFT) and the University regarding Course Atlas, the new scheduling system set to launch for the Fall 2020 semester, have ended with the union now determined to stop the “unilateral imposition of this software.” 

University President Robert L. Barchi said that deans and chancellors and his leadership team are committed to the bargained for equity payment program. 
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Barchi commits to equity payments for full-time faculty

 University President Robert L. Barchi announced Rutgers’ commitment to the equity payment program it agreed to in the bargaining agreement made with the Rutgers American Association of University Professors and American Federation of Teachers (AAUP-AFT), according to an email provided to The Daily Targum.  

Nancy Fielder, a professor at the Rutgers School of Public Health and deputy director of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, said pesticides may be harmful to children. 
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Rutgers professor warns of harmful pesticides

  Nancy Fielder, a professor at the Rutgers School of Public Health and deputy director of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI), said studies have shown that pesticides that use chlorpyrifos may harm children’s physical and mental health, according to a University press release. 

The New York Times columnist and women’s historian Gail Collins spoke at Trayes Hall on Tuesday night.
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Rutgers hosts women's reporter, historian Gail Collins

The New York Times columnist and women’s historian Gail Collins spoke at Trayes Hall on Tuesday night, chronicling the saga of women’s equality in America, from Martha Washington, the former first lady of the United States, to her own personal anecdotes in the newsroom of The New York Times.


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