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

According to Antonio Calcado, vice president of University Facilities and Capital Planning, Rutgers belongs to the students, not the administrators. “We want to look very closely at the student experience at Rutgers,” Calcado said. “We want to find ways to improve that experience for all …

Stephanie Patterson, a Richard Stockton College of New Jersey senior, had the opportunity to experience an onsen, a public bath around hot springs in Japan. She owes her experience to studying in an international school in Japan for 11 months. Like Patterson, many students are …

Rutgers has used the growing smartphone market to produce a suicide prevention app that can immediately connect students to help. Students can now download an app called Just in Case. The app targets patterns of behavior associated with people at risk and provides access to …

The Rutgers Board of Governors’ executive committee awarded University President Robert L. Barchi a $90,000 bonus that he plans to donate back to the school, according to nj.com. After a closed-door performance review last week, the committee reviewed goals set for the president as well …

Last year’s flu season produced higher rates of hospitalization and more influenza-related deaths than recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The discovery of a new molecule by a team of Rutgers and University of Rochester researchers, though, may help lower …

Dr. Joseph Fins, chief of the Division of Medical Ethics at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College, argued that brain dead individuals are not beyond recovery in his speech about brain injuries and stigmas yesterday at The Institute for Health, Health Care …

Common perceptions about the root of child poverty may soon shift since a recent study has shed new light on the issue. The study, “How Much Does Change in the Proportion of Children Living in Immigrant Families Contribute to Change in the Poverty Rate among …

Students have filed complaints with Rutgers’ Bias Prevention Education Committee against Students for Justice in Palestine’s mock eviction notices that were posted Sunday in residence halls across the New Brunswick campus. The eviction notices stated students’ suites were scheduled for demolition in the next three …

Rutgers projects to pull in $200 million over 12 years from the Big Ten Conference according to University officials at last week’s Board of Governors meeting. “What we’re saying is Rutgers is better off by about $200 million versus the status quo,” said Greg Brown, …

Films are only a part of what is offered at the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival. The event, now in its 14th year, features speakers, audience participation and a community environment from Oct. 24 to Nov. 3, said Karen Small, the festival director. The festival began …

Mirroring the trend of diversity at the University, there seems to be a student-run publication at Rutgers for every taste. The Medium caters to readers looking for a laugh, and The Imaginate, The Anthologist and Objet d’Art feed students’ appetites for art, literature and creative …

Republican candidate Steve Lonegan and Democratic candidate Cory Booker faced off last night at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. — the second debate in the race to represent New Jersey in the United States Senate. Lonegan and Booker will run against each other in the …

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