Colleges

Latest news and updates from all New Jersey universities and colleges.

Rutgers students from New Brunswick, Newark and Camden meet with Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11th), chair of the House Appropriations Committee, about the need for continued funding of federal aid programs. As Congress weighs budget proposals that would significantly cut student aid and other discretionary spending, …

Photo: Nick Romanenko, Rutgers University Students and attendees discuss the research presented at the Aresty Undergraduate Research Symposium. During the summer of 2006, Jennifer Van Saders, a rising Rutgers sophomore from Asbury, New Jersey, took part in the Aresty Research Center’s summer program. She worked …

Diego Atehortua is fluent in two languages, but he studies art history because he knows there are ideas and emotions that can’t be adequately conveyed in a spoken or written tongue. Photo: Courtesy of Diego Atehortua Diego Atehortua’s Beinecke scholarship provides $34,000 for graduate study. …

Take it from a neuroscientist, government research has powered U.S. jobs, health and global clout. Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, behind her, tour The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in March 2017.(Photo: Win McNamee, Getty Images) Scientists and other concerned citizens will gather …

Who knew that co-workers who are neither friends nor enemies – especially those who float unpredictably between being both – can affect us more on the job than other colleagues? A “frenemy” can be someone who helps you complete an important project on Monday, then gossips …

When Alyea Pierce graduates in May, it will be with the confidence that she left her mark at Rutgers University. An accomplished spoken word poet with a passion for leadership, the 24-year-old lent her public speaking talents to foster the university’s Mark Leadership Conference for …

New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney came to Rutgers University Friday to learn about plans for the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS), a unique mix of vocational and residential programs for adults to work and live within a university community. Sweeney got …

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