Rutgers News

January 17, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A doctoral student in ecology and evolution is turning microorganisms into art, and her hobby into a powerful tool for genomics studies at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Julia Van Etten’s Couch Microscopy Instagram page has attracted close to 18,000 followers in a year and ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The No. 24 Rutgers wrestling team went to battle with No. 3 Oklahoma State and the historic visiting Cowboys defeated the Scarlet Knights, 26-5, at the Rutgers Athletic Center. The loss moves Rutgers’ dual meet record to 7-3 overall while Oklahoma State improved to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - These days there is one item people keep with them constantly: a smartphone. Now a Rutgers University professor has received a $400,000 grant to see if those smartphones can gather data on the effects of conditions that literally cause people to shake, such as Parkinson's ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Scholars and artists will be brought together at Rutgers University - Newark next month to explore sexuality in the African American community. The 39th annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series will be the premier event for Rutgers - Newark’s Black History Month conference. The ...

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MINNESOTA - High level Big Ten wrestling was on display today in Minneapolis, as No. 12 University of Minnesota hosted No. 11 Rutgers University for a conference dual. Key wins from its standouts and a pair of late comeback wins kept the Scarlet Knights in striking distance up until the end of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - A Rutgers University student accused of plotting to kill his ex-girlfriend's parents has been arrested again and charged with trying to contact the woman. Izaia Bullock, 22, of South River, a former university football player, was arrested Thursday and charged with contempt ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeffrey Carson has built a career becoming an expert on blood. As a physician, Carson has challenged the efficiency of common practices for blood transfusions, established national standards for when to give transfusions, and led an international research team in a study of ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers (6-5) battled back from a 15-point first half deficit to defeat Columbia (3-8) 68-65 in overtime Saturday afternoon at the RAC. The Scarlet Knights relied on both familiar and fresh faces to limit the Lions high-scoring offense and to improve to 23-4 in non-conference home ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Laura Allen always knew her father had only one kidney, a condition present from birth. As a child, she promised he could have one of hers, if he ever needed it. “I said it as kind of a joke,” Laura said. A few months ago, that joke turned into reality.  Her father, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - There are few things better in college wrestling than a good old-fashioned rivalry dual, and there aren’t too many states better at having them than New Jersey. The crowd at Rutgers Athletic Center certainly made it seem that way, as the Rutgers wrestling team, ranked No. 25 in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University. Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures. Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - S. Mitra Kalita, vice president of programming for CNN’s digital division, honed her who-what-when-where-and-whys at The Daily Targum, Rutgers University’s student newspaper, reporting on race relations, labor, immigration and globalization, among other issues. Melissa Hayes, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers student athletes this week gained recognition from the Big Ten Conference, with 86 Scarlet Knight players named to the Fall 2018 Academic All-Big Ten List. The total number of recognized fall sport athletes is a record for the university, topping the 84 students who ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - More than 100 Rutgers faculty members and students protested outside the university Board of Governors meeting Thursday and spoke out during the meeting demanding equal pay for instructors on the three campuses in Newark, Camden and New Brunswick. Currently, faculty at the Newark ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - TAPIntoNewBrunswick recently met Interim Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy at his office in the Old Queens administration building for a free-ranging interview. Molloy talked about the need for Rutgers University to sell its story to prospective students, to bring more capital ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – On July 25, Christopher J. Molloy was named interim chancellor of Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In making the announcement, Rutgers President Robert Barchi said Molloy was the obvious choice, as he “knows what it is to be a student, a faculty member and a dean at Rutgers-New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than two dozen Rutgers faculty members signed an open letter to President Robert Barchi blasting university police for turning over a suspect to ICE agents. "This action by the Rutgers University Police is a direct violation of your repeated assurances that Rutgers was ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— A gift from a local law firm will help students in the Minority Student Program at Rutgers Law School in Camden learn inside and outside of the classroom, helping to continue to promote diversity in the legal field. The Haddonfield-based firm Archer Law has pledged $100,000 over five ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In yet another expansion of its facilities, Rutgers University this week dedicated a new four-story, 106,000-square foot Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, named in honor of a 1950 university graduate who has made major donations to his school. The building on the Busch ...

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NEWARK, NJ - It’s a tale of three cities in the eyes of a labor union at Rutgers University. The Rutgers AAUP-AFT says certain full-time tenure-track faculty who teach at the Camden and Newark campuses are paid less than their counterparts in New Brunswick. The union held a rally today on the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer recorded her 1,000th victory as the Scarlet Knights team Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  Stringer, who is already enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the latest progress in equine research at its “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8. Dr. Burt Staniar from Pennsylvania State University was the keynote speaker and talked about how the type of feed given to horses ...

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PISCATAWAY-- It’s unlikely that too many wrestling fans forgot what Anthony Ashnault brings to the mat, but if any did, they were swiftly reminded of it this weekend. Ashnault made his long-awaited return to the Rutgers Athletic Center in Rutgers Wrestling’s season-opening home quad on Saturday, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Nine Rutgers University students have begun a pre-medical school program that ensures entrance to medical school and allows them to pursue studies and degree outside of science. Initiated this fall, the 4 + 4 program offered to students in the Honors College will guarantee ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has extended its association with a private agency assisting undocumented students covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and will accept those students on the New Brunswick campus In an announcement today, the university ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers football player was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder for plotting to kill two members of the family of his friend, authorities said today. Izaia Bullock, 22, of Piscataway, a junior linebacker, is being held at the Middlesex ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University was awarded a $4.2 million federal grant to training mental health physicians, the university announced today. With the money from the U.S. Department Health and Human Services, the Rutgers’ Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University will receive a $2 million grant to open a Gun Violence Research Center, school administrators and state officials announced Wednesday in a presentation that included shooting survivor former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark ...

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NEWARK, NJ - John Keene was on his way to the post office when the call came. The Rutgers University-Newark professor and author was in disbelief. “I said about three or four times, ‘Is this real?’” Keene remembered. It was. The caller informed Keene he had just received a $625,000 MacArthur ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - It is a narrow lot, barely 25 feet wide, created through a subdivision more than 150 years ago, and now it will be the long-sought home to a Rutgers University fraternity. City zoning board members Tuesday approved plans for Phi Sigma Kappa to build its new three-story house ...

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