Colleges

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

University President Robert L. Barchi stated his plans for Rutgers’ future at Friday’s Senate meeting, but many protesters assembled to criticize his efforts. His main initiatives are constructing new buildings, beautifying campuses, improving emergency planning, easing the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey …

According to a recent medical research publication, some of New Jersey’s best physicians work right here on the Rutgers—New Brunswick campus. The Star-Ledger’s Inside New Jersey magazine listed 11 physicians from the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey among the best New Jersey doctors of …

Advocates for change often use protests, public demonstrations and campaigns to combat Islamophobia, but the film “The Muslims are Coming!” uses a different approach — tackling hate with comedy. Rutgers Cinema on Livingston campus premiered the “docu-comedy” on Friday. This film follows a band of …

Thanks to Rutgers, bridge maintenance is taking a large step in damage prevention — through the creation of automated data-gathering robots. The American Society of Civil Engineers awarded Rutgers the 2014 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation for its Robotics Assisted Bridge Inspection Tool. Rutgers Center …

Nancy Kranich, along with other librarians at the university and nationwide, is starting a revolution. Kranich, a part time lecturer in the School of Communication and Information, led a discussion called “Privacy Conversation Forum,” yesterday at Alexander Library on the College Avenue campus. The conversation …

Anne Newman, the director of Student Conduct, spoke at the Rutgers University Student Assembly meeting last night about new code of conduct, the Off-Campus Task Force and future plans to coordinate with students on issues surrounding student conduct. She said the Office of Student Conduct …

With every touchdown by the Scarlet Knights, the Highpoint Solutions Stadium on Busch campus comes alive with cheers from Rutgers students and alumni. The brothers of the Sigma Pi fraternity decided to provide another meaning to touchdowns. Members of the Gamma-Eta chapter of the fraternity …

Victims of domestic violence will soon be able to seek permanent and affordable housing at the First Reformed Church in New Brunswick. The four-story church will be renovated to include 10 apartment units, called Dina’s Dwellings,  for the victims, said Susan Kramer-Mills, executive director of …

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