Rutgers University will be shutting down all three on-campus student pharmacies sometime later this fall, said Melodee Lasky, assistant vice chancellor for Health & Wellness, in an interview with The Daily Targum.
To kick off this upcoming academic school year, Rutgers has greeted the largest and most diverse incoming class in its history, with most of the approximate 7,100 students arriving on campus this past week for Welcome Week events, said Salvador Mena, vice chancellor of Student Affairs, in an interview with The Daily Targum.
A New Jersey bill signed into law this summer will force colleges and universities within the Garden State to include information such as graduation rates, default rates and average monthly loan repayments paid over a 10-year period in award letters sent to admitted students.
Rutgers scientists have developed a small research model that will help improve the understanding and treatment of lung-related illnesses like asthma. The technology, called a "bronchi-on-a-chip," mimics lung cells and can be used to test potential medications more efficiently than traditional animal or petri dish models.
Rutgers researchers recently studied the adverse effects of drug experiences of electronic dance music (EDM) party and music festival attendees.
At the Rutgers Board of Governors meeting this week at Winants Hall on the College Avenue campus, a 2.9% increase in undergraduate tuition and fees was approved for the upcoming academic year. The increase is slightly higher than the University's five-year average annual tuition increase of 2.1%.
University President Robert L. Barchi will be stepping down from his position at Rutgers after the upcoming academic year to return as a university professor, he said to the Board of Governors during their meeting today, according to a press release.
Rutgers announced on Friday that it reached a deal with SHI International Corp., a global IT provider, to give it the official naming rights of its 52,454-seat football and women’s lacrosse venue, according to a press release.
The Daily Targum failed to pass referendum across the Rutgers–New Brunswick campus for the first time since receiving its independence from the University in 1980, the student-run newspaper announced in a statement on social media last night.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick held its 253rd commencement exercises at HighPoint.com Stadium on Sunday, celebrating the 18,825 graduates from the Class of 2019, the largest ever in the University’s history.
Two graduating seniors have spent their last year at Rutgers working at the Eagleton Institute’s Center for Youth Political Participation (CYPP), a program that promotes youth engagement in politics. They will both miss Rutgers, but are looking forward to their plans to go to law school.
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.
Fae Cushing, a former college dropout who has been sober for 30 years, will deliver this year’s convocation address for the Rutgers School of Health Professions.
For Anthony Brown, a Rutgers Business School senior soon to graduate from Rutgers–Newark, his biggest inspiration is his father.
Within the Rutgers Business School (RBS), Blockchain Hub is a new student-run initiative that revolves around educating and training students on blockchain technology, which is a record of data that is not owned by a single entity.
Rutgers Esports recently won the NY Excelsior Spring Rally championship for Overwatch, a popular multiplayer shooter game.