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Chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Brian L. Strom helped set up the opioid study's process. 
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RBHS chancellor Strom aids study development for VA

Chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Brian L. Strom chaired the committee which developed a study protocol for the United States Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) investigation into the impacts of opioids and sedatives, according to a press release. 

Former Rutgers head football coach Greg Schiano, who led the Scarlet Knights to six bowl games in seven seasons with a 56-33 record overall, is scheduled to meet with Rutgers Athletics on Wednesday of this week, according to an article on NJ Advance Media. 
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Rutgers sets sights on Schiano return

Former Rutgers head football coach Greg Schiano, who led the Scarlet Knights to six bowl games in seven seasons with a 56-33 record overall, is scheduled to meet with Rutgers Athletics on Wednesday of this week, according to an article on NJ Advance Media. 

A new report has found that New Jersey’s risk to tidal flooding has doubled since 1980, with risks due to rising sea-levels, which will continue to increase in the future, according to a press release for a study conducted by the Rhodium Group. It was co-written by Robert Kopp, a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and director of the Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS). 
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New Jersey at increased risk for hurricane damage, study finds

A new report has found that New Jersey’s risk to tidal flooding has doubled since 1980, with risks due to rising sea-levels, which will continue to increase in the future, according to a press release for a study conducted by the Rhodium Group. It was co-written by Robert Kopp, a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and director of the Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS). 

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. 

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. 

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According to a Rutgers spokesman, the University tracks the number of passenger trips on a daily basis, which helps to determine the number of buses that are dispatched on each route.
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  According to a Rutgers spokesman, the University tracks the number of passenger trips on a daily basis, which helps to determine the number of buses that are dispatched on each route.

 Jeffrey Dowd, a professor in the Department of Sociology, said one of the problems that he addresses in his class is student debt. One of the questions commonly asked by students is why the University continues to raise tuition prices. 
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 Jeffrey Dowd, a professor in the Department of Sociology, said one of the problems that he addresses in his class is student debt. One of the questions commonly asked by students is why the University continues to raise tuition prices. 

In front of the Board of Governors meeting yesterday afternoon, the faculty union picketed in order to get health insurance, raises, more diversity hiring from underrepresented groups and pay equity across all three campuses of Rutgers.
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In front of the Board of Governors meeting yesterday afternoon, the faculty union picketed in order to get health insurance, raises, more diversity hiring from underrepresented groups and pay equity across all three campuses of Rutgers.

During the Rutgers University Student Assembly meeting last week, members voted to push back the deadline for the Internal Affairs Committee to release allocations. 
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During the Rutgers University Student Assembly meeting last week, members voted to push back the deadline for the Internal Affairs Committee to release allocations. 

One of the topics covered at the Board off Governors meeting at Winants Hall on the College Avenue campus on Tuesday was the future construction of a new cancer center in New Brunswick. T
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One of the topics covered at the Board off Governors meeting at Winants Hall on the College Avenue campus on Tuesday was the future construction of a new cancer center in New Brunswick. T

Rutgers has experienced multiple water issues due to the polar vortex last week. The Huntington Street water repairs caused yellow water in Alexander Library. 
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Rutgers has experienced multiple water issues due to the polar vortex last week. The Huntington Street water repairs caused yellow water in Alexander Library. 

The Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) voted unanimously to co-sponsor Women Organizing Against Harassment’s “Write Your Reps” event. Students will learn tips on how to contact their representatives.
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The Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) voted unanimously to co-sponsor Women Organizing Against Harassment’s “Write Your Reps” event. Students will learn tips on how to contact their representatives.

New Jersey has the second lowest death rate from gun violence in the country, according to a report from the Giffords Law Center. Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly spoke about those statistics and more at Rutgers yesterday. 
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New Jersey has the second lowest death rate from gun violence in the country, according to a report from the Giffords Law Center. Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly spoke about those statistics and more at Rutgers yesterday. 

The Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) will vote to allocate $146,000 to 10 student organizations at its meeting next week. The money will go to “special events” that these clubs will be hosting in the spring semester. 
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The Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) will vote to allocate $146,000 to 10 student organizations at its meeting next week. The money will go to “special events” that these clubs will be hosting in the spring semester. 

Members from the Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) passed multiple bills yesterday: ranging from denouncing the "Speaker Series" event to calling on the University to be more transparent with its task forces.
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Members from the Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) passed multiple bills yesterday: ranging from denouncing the "Speaker Series" event to calling on the University to be more transparent with its task forces.

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