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As seniors begin preparing for graduation and wondering what legacy they will leave behind, the Rutgers Class of 2018 Scarlet Senior Campaign urges them to give back to the areas of Rutgers that impacted them most.
Located in the retail plaza on Livingston campus, Rutgers Cinema offers students the lowest ticket prices in the state of New Jersey.
Tangos Buneos Aires, the spirit of Argentina, graced the New Jersey State Theatre stage last Friday Oct.
Saturday Night Live legend and 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan returned to the New Jersey for an uncensored, unyielding and, as always, amusing set at the State Theater stage on Sept.
Three Rutgers students beat out hundreds of teams to win first place at the Hearthstone National Championship this past Sunday, with each player receiving $10,000 in scholarship as their prize. Rutgers students Matthew Koutsoutis, a School of Engineering sophomore, Julio Clemente, a School of Arts and Sciences junior and Michael Causing, a School of Arts and Sciences junior, created their own team of three to enter the tournament, known as the Scarlet Crusaders. The students won the finals event in Santa Ana, California that took place on April 22 to 23, taking on an engineering school from Quebec, Canada in the final round. As part of the Tespa Competitive Series, this competition spanned a seven-week regular season.
On the evening of April 21, the State Theatre New Jersey presented one of New Zealand’s leading contemporary dancing companies Black Grace. Choreographed by Neil Iremia, the show consisted of a collection of short and full length works to celebrate the storytelling traditions of the South Pacific.
The first collegiate chapter of the Big Hearts to Little Hearts Foundation at Rutgers has been tirelessly working to raise awareness and funds for congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease is the number one birth defect-related killer, and each year more children die from congenital heart defects than all forms of pediatric cancer combined, according to the Big Hearts to Little Hearts Website. The main goal of the organization is to spread awareness for the disease as well as accumulate donations for hospitals conducting research.
Following the success of last year’s program, the Rutgers Business School Executive Education (RBSEE) will once again offer its mini-MBA in Strategic Healthcare Management for Practices. Beginning May 10, this program is designed to provide health care providers and administrators with the knowledge needed to effectively practice management in the workplace.
A new Rutgers study found evidence confirming that extended wait times for pediatric evaluations could be severely detrimental to the diagnosis and early intervention strategies needed for treatment. Published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the study found that the average wait time nationally for development pediatric evaluations falls between five to six months. When comparing appointments made in Spanish, about one-third of the programs contacted did not provide language accommodations, said Manuel Jimenez, an assistant professor of pediatrics, family medicine and community health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The study specifically focused on diagnostic evaluation delays for pediatricians who specialize in autism, attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder and cerebral palsy. There are only 1,000 pediatricians nationally who are specially trained to treat these disorders, which is likely one of the reasons why there are such lengthy wait times, according to the study’s press release in Rutgers Today. “Relative to the number of children who would benefit from seeing a developmental pediatrician, the number of specialized physicians in the field is relatively few.
Rutgers University, along with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) and the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), are implementing their own public regional bike share program.
A viral video created by two Rutgers undergraduate students entitled “Making Strangers Smile” is now attracting worldwide attention after accumulating over 15 million views online. Mustafa Hussain and Ahmad Atieh, both School of Engineering juniors, created the video which features various Rutgers students' reactions after receiving a chocolate bar with a simple note attached saying, “Smile.
A team of three Rutgers Business School students and one alumni have made history when they became the first winning regional champions from Rutgers University in the Hult Prize competition. The Hult Prize Foundation is a not-for-profit organization encouraging college students to create and present their own unique and innovative business ideas to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.
It’s difficult enough to try to match your wardrobe to the ever-changing forecast — sunny and 72 degrees one day, snow and 30 below the next — and on top of that, fluctuating weather patterns can take quite the toll on your immune system. In drastic temperature changes and such fickle weather, it’s important to make sure you are doing everything in your power to fuel and protect your body.
The Rutgers University football and wrestling programs are solidifying their spots in the Big Ten Conference by kicking off the 2017 season competing at Yankee Stadium. This doubleheader of a wrestling match, followed by a football game against the University of Maryland that will take place on Saturday, Nov.
After touring four continents and headlining their own show at Radio City Music Hall, the music group Postmodern Jukebox performed at the State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick Wednesday night for their debut Hub City performance. Started by Scott Bradlee, a New Jersey native, Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) provides audience members with a musical journey back in time by reworking popular modern music into different vintage genres. The set list ranged from renditions of Fountains of Wayne’s “Stacy’s Mom” to Miley Cyrus’s “We Can’t Stop,” with each song delivering an unbelievable performance.
Millennials account for more than 50 percent of people who use mobile payment transactions, according to Payments Journal, with a large number of these transactions now occurring through the app Venmo. Venmo is a mobile app that provides a social way for people to pay or request money from their friends when cash is not an option, according to the Venmo website. The moment a person makes the transaction through the app, money is withdrawn from their bank account and sent to the recipient’s Venmo balance, according to the website.
A Rutgers University graduate student was recently named in the science category of the Forbes "30 Under 30” list after creating his own biotech company, which aids in the diagnosis of diseases. Michael Johnson, a student at the Graduate School—New Brunswick, said he created his company, Visikol Inc., to allow scientists to view tissues in three dimensions rather than the traditional two-dimensional slide approach, along with co-founders and peers Tom Villani and Nick Crider. “So, for instance, breast cancer or prostate cancer, types of cancer today that are quite highly misdiagnosed, our tool would allow researchers and clinicians to get more data from those same tissues and improve the process of characterization.