Colleges

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

Ever wanted to chuck an iPhone higher in the air than anyone’s chucked an iPhone before? Well, fortunately — or perhaps unfortunately — there’s an app for that, and it’s named for exactly what it does: Phonesmash. At the Greylock Partners Hackfest in San Francisco …

The University now has a competitive edge when it comes to recruiting students for the business program with yesterday’s opening of the Business School building. The ceremony featured food from the various Livingston campus eateries, as well as prize giveaways to celebrate the building’s opening. …

Robert Trivers, a professor in the Department of Anthropology, received a five-month ban from campus beginning April 2012 for initiating what colleague Lee Cronk called a violent confrontation. Trivers co-published an article in the publication “Nature,” detailing how sexual assault on Jamaicans is the result …

Rutgers Hillel, the Jewish outreach organization on campus, will move into a new building as a part of the College Avenue campus re-development partnership between Rutgers and the New Brunswick Development Corporation. The new site, approximately located at 70 College Ave., will replace a rented …

By participating in the “Gardening the Garden State” internship this summer, students from the Department of Landscape Architecture refined their skills while giving back to the New Brunswick community.   Interns worked at Shiloh Community Garden on Tabernacle Way and Esperanza Community Garden on Jones …

Among the students of Rutgers University are children as young as nine-years-old attending the classes and facing the same pressures as their older peers. The Higher Education, Resources and Opportunities for Exceptional Scholars Academy for the Gifted will be opening its doors this fall on …

Although Rutgers expelled Kappa Sigma’s Gamma Upsilon chapter from campus in 2003, the fraternity rose above their past by winning 11 awards at this summer’s 69th Biennial Grand Conclave in Las Vegas. C.J. Castiglia, a Rutgers Business School junior, is the grand master of ceremonies …

The annual New Jersey Fall Film Festival, which opens tonight, will screen the work of filmmakers from around the world, including films from a handful of Rutgers students. The Rutgers Film Co-Op/New Jersey Media Center is hosting their 32nd annual film festival, which received international …

This semester, the Rutgers Business School introduced Business Analytics and Information Technology as its newest major. Forty seniors and 32 juniors enrolled in the program before the start of the semester, said Jonathan Eckstein, a professor in the Department of Management Science and Information Systems. …

This summer, Rutgers hosted undergraduate students in a 10-week program that allowed them to work with graduate students and research professionals. Students were selected by the Rutgers Research in Science and Engineering program, which took 48 students from 38 schools throughout the United States and …

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