Colleges

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

September was a busy month for gadget fans. Apple introduced a brand new software update, iOS 7, alongside two new iPhones. Amazon unveiled a new tablet with a first-of-its-kind technical support video line called Mayday. BlackBerry Messenger, BlackBerry’s famed instant message client, which was set …

Four Rutgers University School of Engineering students put their skills to the test at an annual packaging trade show held from Sept. 23 to Sept. 25 in Las Vegas, Nev. The team of packaging engineers — Miles Borgeson, Diane Jones, Diana Mayorga and Marie Misterio …

Founders of the Friend Movement embarked on a 921-mile walk from Chicago to the George Washington Bridge to commemorate Tyler Clementi’s life, as well as other victims of bullying. Three years ago, on Sept. 22, the death of 18-year-old Tyler Clementi moved the nation. Clementi, …

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection chose six New Jersey schools to address flooding in the state. Rutgers University, Montclair State University, Monmouth University, The New Jersey Institute of Technology, Stevens Institute of Technology and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will use …

Railroad operating layouts, scratch-built dioramas and a wide variety of transit-related items were on sale Saturday during the 13th Annual Mass Transit convention in the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue campus. Presented by The New York City Model Transit Association and 
The Shore …

Two young girls clad in brightly patterned helmets held hands yesterday morning as they whizzed down the middle of George Street on rollerblades, unconcerned with traffic. For the first time, New Brunswick, known for its flow of scurrying pedestrians and clouds of exhaust, closed off …

Beginning tonight, Livingston Dining Commons will be open until 9 p.m. The other three dining halls will follow suit Oct. 14 onwards, and will remain open for an extra hour. Joseph Charette, executive director of Dining Services, said the decision to reopen the halls until …

The Douglass-Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science Computing Corps, a group of female undergraduates in computer science related fields, received a grant from AT&T to continue its outreach program to local middle schools. The program aims to bridge the gender gap in computer …

Rutgers Hillel celebrated their move to a temporary location with a ceremony including singing, dancing and prayer. The Jewish religious and cultural center moved from its home at 93 College Ave. to a temporary location at 8 Bishop Place, where they plan to wait for …

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