Colleges

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

Donna Richardson’s patients have a hard time coping with stress without smoking a cigarette. For the patients that are students, exams are almost impossible to get through without a smoke break and the cost of buying cigarettes leave their funds low and anxiety levels high. …

At the end of September, a team of Rutgers educators and the 4-H Youth Development Program will host an interactive series of workshops centered on Cape May County’s shore. Julie Karavan, county agent for the Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Program, said the workshops, …

Scarlet Pulse debuted last week as an option for students looking to connect through events around campus, ranging from knitting to watching football. Rutgers students Bjørn Svendsen and Chalmers Brown helped create the website, scarletpulse.com, which allows students to sign up for certain interests and …

It turns out that computer scientists aren’t a superstitious bunch. Despite the unlucky date, on Friday the 13th, more than 125 programmers, developers and students interested in the bustling Rutgers tech scene attended the fall semester’s first Rutgers University Tech Meetup in The Cove in …

Questions like “can I afford to go to college?” or “which college should I attend?” are typically not overwhelming the minds of seventh graders. Six years ago, Rutgers reached out to middle schools in its home cities to increase graduation rates and solidify their student’s …

A team of Rutgers geneticists has created a new model for understanding chronic stress. The study, published in the August issue of “Current Biology,” found the impact of chronic stress on the structure of six neurons in Caenorhabditis elegans roundworms, said Maureen Barr, a professor …

During the second Rutgers football game of the year, three members of the organization Rutgers One roamed the parking lots outside of High Point Solutions Stadium armed with notepads, pens and brochures — their weapons against academic inequality. With collaboration from the American Association of …

Three Rutgers researchers have found an alternative for bedbug detection — a trap made from household items that is cheaper and more effective than current methods. Narinderpal Singh, Changlu Wang and Richard Cooper worked together with the intention of looking for more affordable methods of …

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