Baby Steps was first piloted in the spring of 2017, and involves cuddling newborns in order to decrease the time they spend in the hospital and improve their long-term health outcomes. The program is currently open to any medical student who chooses to volunteer their time.
Jacquelyn Litt, the dean of Douglass Residential College, said the Public Leadership Education Network was founded 40 years ago. The purpose of the lectures, which are part of the program, are to give students the opportunity to learn about careers in politics and public policy.
Gary Rendsburg, a professor in the Department of Jewish Studies, said the translation was especially impressive because it was done entirely by one person. For other translations, there would generally be a committee working to translate each part of the text.
Although Amy Towers has experience running a multi-billion financial institution and managing philanthropic programs, members from the Rutgers faculty union believe she is not fit for the position because she lacks experience in higher education.