Colleges

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

Few food items are as synonymous with Americana as the hamburger. The simple sandwich of ground beef nestled between two buns has effectively aligned itself with American culture, ultimately evolving into an edible icon cherished by the hungry masses. Since it first gained popularity, the …

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. …

In a small, crowded room in the Busch Campus Center, Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America endorsed Newark Mayor Cory Booker for the United States Senate. “One in five women in this country have come to Planned Parenthood for health care …

Rarely are the missions of Rutgers students caught on film. But in 2009, three engineering students had their story archived by the Rutgers Film Bureau, immersing viewers in their experience abroad. Now the film documenting their mission has been nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy.   …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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