Rutgers Alum Wins Award for Restoring Quail Habitat

September 13, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University's reach extends beyond the lab or boardroom and into some of the state's wildest areas.

That much was made clear this week with the announcement that Bill Haines Jr., who graduated from the school in 1975, won New Jersey's first-ever National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative's National Fire Bird Conservation Award.

The honor ...

A View of the Solar Eclipse in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Residents with the proper eye protection got a glimpse of a solar eclipse Monday afternoon when the moon blocked out about 80 percent of the sun.

From about 1 p.m. to just after 3 p.m., residents could see the partial eclipse with the aid of eye protection, or when clouds passed by.

For the first time in about 100 years, the eclipse crawled across the United States, ...

Bulk Collection in Student Neighborhoods Hits Record Numbers

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Think about how much stuff—couches, coffee tables and more—come through the city in a given year.

While immeasurable, the number is no doubt high, in large part due to the presence of Rutgers University students. Each school year, they settle in off-campus neighborhoods, near the College Avenue and Cook campuses and beyond, and fill their apartments with, ...

What You Need to Know About the Eclipse and Its History in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY — The United States will experience a solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, which New Jerseyans can partially view—if the weather cooperates.

If you lived in one of the 14 states the eclipse is crossing with its 70-mile wide path, you’d be all set.

But if you use safety glasses to view the event, between 1:23 p.m. and 4 p.m., and most especially ...

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