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

Photo: Jingjin Xie Paper-based plasma generators can sanitize surfaces with 10 seconds of treatment. Imagine wearing clothes with layers of paper that protect you from dangerous bacteria. A Rutgers-led team has invented an inexpensive, effective way to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces with devices made …

After finishing her first year at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Sydney Hyder spent a few months that summer working at a health care clinic in a small rural eastern Tennessee town where the local country doctor had been called on to deliver a …

The quietly brilliant industrial microbiologist H. Boyd Woodruff, whose work underpinned two Nobel Prizes, died at home in Watchung, NJ, on 19 January. He was 99. We lost a dear friend and mentor, and the world lost one of its last living links to the …

As an undergraduate at George Washington University, James Jones interned with two members of Congress on Capitol Hill, back in 2006 and 2009. While there, he realized there was a stunning lack of diversity among congressional staff, especially those in leadership positions who hire and …

Photo: Nick Romanenko / Rutgers University Future Scholars Marcellus Hill, Athena Torres, Himang Patel and Harvey Mills will graduate this May from Rutgers University. When the Class of 2017 graduates from Rutgers University in May, approximately 55 will walk with special distinction as the first …

Photo: Denis Paiste, Materials Processing Center at MIT Senior physics major Jennifer Coulter won a prestigious Goldwater scholarship last year. Rutgers physics major Jennifer Coulter struck academic gold three times this year, winning some of America’s top science fellowships to study in graduate school. They …

Rutgers students from New Brunswick, Newark and Camden meet with Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11th), chair of the House Appropriations Committee, about the need for continued funding of federal aid programs. As Congress weighs budget proposals that would significantly cut student aid and other discretionary spending, …

Photo: Nick Romanenko, Rutgers University Students and attendees discuss the research presented at the Aresty Undergraduate Research Symposium. During the summer of 2006, Jennifer Van Saders, a rising Rutgers sophomore from Asbury, New Jersey, took part in the Aresty Research Center’s summer program. She worked …

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