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Rutgers Pediatricians Sound Alarm on Decreased Flu Vaccinations, Immunizations

Newswise — A recent health survey reveals that only two-thirds of parents say they'll vaccinate their children against the flu this year, raising concerns among pediatricians as the flu season begins, some schools re-open for in-person learning and COVID-19 cases spike. Two Rutgers New Jersey Medical School pediatricians, Joseph Schwab, an... Read more →

Undergraduate research experience helps launch recent Rutgers University‒Camden grad’s career

TO THE POINT: For Immediate Release CAMDEN — As an intern in a Rutgers University‒Camden mathematics lab, Sydney Truong became passionate about research while working on a federally funded study on ways autonomous vehicles can help improve traffic flow and reduce travel time, fuel consumption, and carbon emissions. Since graduating in... Read more →

Rutgers Expert Explains History of the October Surprise

James Comey/Shutterstock What is an October Surprise and where does the term come from? The term was popularized in 1980. As president, Jimmy Carter could not get the Iranian hostages released, and his failure was one of the main reasons he was losing in the polls to Ronald Reagan. The October... Read more →

PDE, Rutgers Create Rain Garden at Salem High School

Salem Rain Garden 1: Kate Hutelmyer, collaborative programs manager for Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, tamps down sand and soil during construction of a rain garden in front of Salem High School in Salem, New Jersey. Salem Rain Garden 2: Left to right, Salem High School Science Teacher Theresa Derham; Sarah... Read more →

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves Revised University Budget

The $4.45 billion budget reflects sharp decline in revenues due to pandemic, despite restored state aid (October 7, 2020)--The Rutgers University Board of Governors today adopted a revised $4.45 billion budget that adjusts for restored proposed cuts in state support, an unprecedented collapse of dining, housing and other revenues related to... Read more →

Pandemic-related modifications safeguard training for Rutgers‒Camden’s future nurse workforce 

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY — When the global COVID-19 pandemic forced Rutgers University‒Camden to switch from in-person classes to remote learning in the spring, the School of Nursing faced a special challenge: at a time when nurses were needed more than ever before, how could the school provide students with... Read more →

Rutgers University–Camden City Student receives scholarship for education in wound care

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY, NJ— Christine Abacan, a Rutgers University–Camden Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP) student, has received a scholarship from the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society Foundation. A resident of Collingswood, she plans to use the $2,000 award to further her education. During the spring 2020... Read more →

Campus survey: 42 percent of students say their college doesn't empower free speech

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Gloucestercitynews.net files (The Center Square) – Conservative students on college campuses across the U.S. are more likely to self-censor than their more liberal classmates out of fear of backlash or retribution, according to a first-of-its-kind student survey commissioned by RealClearEducation and the Foundation for... Read more →

Rutgers' President Outlines Vision in University Senate Address (Video)

President Jonathan Holloway Guiding values focus on creating a culture of community, excellence and clarity In his first address to the University Senate, President Jonathan Holloway pledged to follow three guiding values as he steers decision-making at Rutgers during a challenging time: The ideal of a beloved community, the relentless pursuit... Read more →

EPA to Fund Projects at 2 NJ Universities

EPA Selects over 40 Organizations to Receive $9.3 Million in Pollution Prevention Grants NEW YORK (September 23, 2020) – Today, during Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the selection of 42 organizations across 39 states to receive grant funding totaling $9.3 million, supporting pollution prevention... Read more →

Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones

On view November 2, 2020 – January 9, 2021 GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University Art Gallery presents The Bacchanalian Ones, an exhibition that investigates the contradictions and inaccuracies in historical narratives that have led society to a chaotic era of misinformation, corruption, and hypocrisy. On view by appointment from November 2,... Read more →

Bat Ticks Found for the First Time in New Jersey

Live larval bat ticks (Carios kelleyi) removed in 2019 from big brown bats in Mercer County, New Jersey. Photo: J. Occi, Rutgers Center for Vector Biology. A tick species associated with bats has been reported for the first time in New Jersey and could pose health risks to people, pets and... Read more →

The Two Sides of Playing Sports in College

Most of us have played a sport at some point in our lives. Some of us do it recreationally, say having a kick-about in the park. Others do it competitively. Throughout the entire educational path, learning institutions provide numerous platforms for students to engage physically. It makes sports an incredibly widespread... Read more →

Rutgers University–Camden earns strong marks from U.S. News and World Report, Washington Monthly magazine  

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY – Rutgers University–Camden once again has been recognized nationally as a research university that provides great value and opportunity for its students. Washington Monthly magazine again ranks Rutgers University–Camden as a “Best Bang for the Buck” university, which recognizes those institutions that help non-wealthy students attain... Read more →

Rutgers Alumnus $5 Million Gift will Advance Fight Against Alzheimer and Dementia

Herbert C. Klein, a Rutgers alumnus, longtime donor and former U.S. congressman, and his family have made a $5 million gift to the university to support Rutgers’ leadership in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and other devastating neurodegenerative conditions. This generous donation has Herbert C. Klein. Photo: Marian Goldman transformative implications... Read more →

Rutgers Welcomes the Class of 2024

Full of Hope in Uncertain Times By James Foley Rutgers Today Members of the class of 2024 are starting the school year during an unprecedented time, but are bringing a belief in better days, a dedication to learning and a determination to get the most out of their time at Rutgers,... Read more →

CNBNews Sports: Pioneer in Women's Golf at Rutgers Celebrates Perfect 100

By Kevin Lorincz Rutgers Today More than 40 years after scoring a memorable hole -in- one, Agnes Olsson – one of the original charter members, and the lone surviving matriarch of the Rutgers Women’s Golf Association (RWGA) – returned to the Rutgers University Golf Course to celebrate another major milestone: her... Read more →

TO THE POINT:  High School/College Students engage in summer research through remote U.S. Army program

Led by Rutgers University‒Camden scientists CAMDEN CITY— Makeda Smalls is spending the summer immersed in cutting-edge research in Jinglin Fu’s Rutgers University‒Camden chemistry lab that could lead to methods that can rapidly diagnose illnesses, including coronavirus. “I have already learned so much new information in just this short amount of time,... Read more →

5 Common Rowing Machine Mistakes People Make

(August 22, 2020)--Rowing is an effective workout to tone your muscles. You can step onto a rowing machine regardless of your fitness levels. Some people find it to be a meditative exercise too. If you’re a beginner, take a look at this selection of rowing machines from Home Rower, a site... Read more →

Rutgers‒Camden Offers Virtual Research to Undergraduate & Camden HS Students

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY (August 11, 2020)-- – Brittany Ruiz, a rising senior at Rutgers University‒Camden, is getting an early start on a career in a science field by transforming her home into a research lab. Ruiz is among eight students ranging from middle school to Rutgers‒Camden undergraduates who are... Read more →

Rutgers' Graduate School of Education/Abbot Leadership Provide Summer Training for Educators/Parents

By Lisa Intrabartola After navigating remote learning on the fly this spring, educators will be tackling the challenges of teaching during the pandemic again this fall. Rutgers has been rolling out services to help teachers and families prepare for an anticipated hybrid approach to in person and remote learning in public... Read more →

CAWP REPORT: New Record for Women U.S. House Nominees

; Tennessee Primary Sets Up Likely Republican Woman Pick-Up in U.S. House As of today, 243 women have secured nominations for U.S. House seats in the 2020 election, a new record high, according to the Center for American Women and Politics, a division of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: State Pays Private Contractor Millions for COVID-19 Work Rutgers is Doing

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. LILO H. STAINTON Vendor hired to do contact tracing but not clear how — or if — two will work together... Read more →


Annual program incentivizes Rutgers faculty to use free or low-cost learning materials that save students money More faculty than ever before are participating in a program through the Rutgers University Libraries to provide open and affordable textbooks for the fall. The program is estimated to be able to save students more... Read more →

Preparing for the Vice Presidential Announcement with CAWP

At the March 15th Democratic presidential debate, former Vice President Joe Biden pledged to select a woman as his running mate, should he win his party's presidential nomination. With his selection imminent, prepare for the announcement with experts and resources from the Center for American Women and Politics, a unit of... Read more →

Public Colleges Whose Graduates EARN the Most; TCNJ in the Top 15

Lattice Publishing Jul 16, 2020 THE CENTER SQUARE The William M. Hausdoeffer Sundial at The College of New Jersey Higher education is a significant investment, and the cost of pursuing an undergraduate degree has grown exponentially over the past few decades. According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics,... Read more →

Rutgers Announces 15% Campus Fee Reduction for Students

Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway today announced a 15% reduction in the “Campus Fee,” in addition to a tuition and fee freeze announced in June. Below is Holloway’s message to Rutgers students. July 16, 2020 Dear Rutgers Students, Over the past week I have heard from many people in our community... Read more →

The First Family Of NBA Champions Were From Philly

Matt Guokas and Wilt Chamberlain were teammates on the 1966-67 NBA champion Philadelphia 76ers. (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 13, 2020)--Like father, like son. Matt Guokas and his son Matt Jr. were the same in name and in-game.. And also in titles. Matt Guokas won the NBA Finals with the 1946-47 Philadelphia Warriors during his... Read more →

Candidates Listed for Rowan U/Glassboro State College Hall of Fame

GLASSBORO, NJ - The date for the induction ceremony for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame has been changed to Sunday, April 18, 2021. The event was originally scheduled for October 25, 2020, but is being rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns. The Class of 2021... Read more →

Rutgers Outlines Plans for Fall Semester

July 6, 2020 – The fall semester at Rutgers University will combine a majority of remotely delivered courses with a limited number of in-person classes, President Jonathan Holloway said today. President Jonathan Holloway shared plans for the fall 2020 semester The decision was not made easily or hastily, Holloway said, but... Read more →

Jonathan Holloway Begins Tenure as Rutgers University's 21st President

New president announces personal salary cut, donations “in the spirit of shared sacrifice” On his first day as the 21st president of Rutgers University, Jonathan Holloway said he will take a 10 Jonathan Holloway, 21st president of Rutgers University. Photo: Nick Romanenko//Rutgers University percent pay cut “in the spirit of shared... Read more →

Rutgers Law School graduate Carmen Day Achieved Her Goal After Turning Her Life Around

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY NJ (June 26, 2020)--– Through grit and perseverance, Carmen Day overcame hurdles to become an attorney. As a teenager, Day pleaded with a Camden judge to reduce her probation sentence for a mistake she made, vowing to the judge that she would make a better life... Read more →

$4 Million Donated to Rutgers University to Create Endowed Athletic Scholarships

Gift 30 years in the making will enhance university’s ability to recruit more outstanding student-athletes in Olympic sports David Bender (second from right on the bench), who graduated from Rutgers College in 1925, was a 1924 All-America lacrosse player, a football letter winner and a coach at Rutgers until World War... Read more →

Rutgers Baseball Recognizes 2020 Senior Class

I would like to thank our eight seniors for their commitment to our program and for their individual and group athletic and academic accomplishments over the past four or five seasons. They have represented Rutgers baseball with class both on and off the field and are well prepared to start the... Read more →

Hoopes Comes Home to NJ and Lands at Rutgers

Jayson Hoopes, St. Augustine Prep graduate now at Rutgers PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 18, 2020)--– Rutgers baseball and head coach Steve Owens welcome right-handed pitcher Jayson Hoopes to the 2021 roster. A native of Northfield, New Jersey, Hoopes was drafted by the Chicago Cubs out of St. Augustine Prep in 2019 and... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

NJ Residents Earn Degree from Arcadia University GLENSIDE, Pa. (Grassroots Newswire) June 18, 2020 - The following local residents have earned a degree from Arcadia University on Friday, May 15 in an online Grad-away-tion Commencement celebration. * Mary Murray, of Bellmawr (08031), earned a Bachelor of Arts in Global Media. *... Read more →

171 Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big10 Accolades

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – A school-record 171 Rutgers student-athletes were recognized by the Big Ten as Spring 2020 Academic All-Conference on Wednesday to elevate the Scarlet Knights' 2019-20 total to a record-setting 319 honorees, after 48 and 100 were selected in the winter and fall, respectively. Among the spring honorees is a... Read more →

Rutgers University‒Camden professor assists small businesses locally and globally 

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN – Justin Deng is helping communities in Camden and Haiti to combat poverty by offering assistance to small business owners. Working with the Latin American Economic Development Association (LAEDA) in Camden, the Rutgers University–Camden scholar is exploring the feasibility of creating a commissary kitchen, a shared rental... Read more →

Rutgers Board of Governors Elects Mark Angelson as Chair

William E. Best to serve as vice chair Mark Angelson. Photo: Getty Images. The Rutgers Board of Governors today named Mark A. Angelson, an international leader in higher education, business and law, to a second term as chair of the governing body. The board vice chair will be William E. Best,... Read more →

Rutgers University–Camden Makes Standardized Tests Optional for 2021

By Mike Sepanic Standardized tests – such as the SAT and ACT – will be optional for students applying for admission to Rutgers University–Camden undergraduate programs during the spring or fall semesters in 2021. “Rutgers–Camden is a place of access, particularly for first-generation students and families,” says Craig Westman, vice chancellor... Read more →

 Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts Returns, Register Today

Registration open NOW for Rutgers Community Arts Virtual Summer Programs New Brunswick, N.J. – Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts returns with 15 reimagined programs in Art & Design, Dance, Music, and Theater, including Kids Create! arts immersion camp for children entering grades K-8. Programs span 1–2 weeks and... Read more →

News Anchor Lester Holt Guest Commencement Speaker for Rutgers 254 Anniversary Commencement

NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt delivered prerecorded remarks during the virtual Rutgers University 254th Anniversary Commencement. see commencement video : https://go.rutgers.edu/mts9znxd NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt confided in the Rutgers Class of 2020 that this was not the moment anyone had envisioned for them in a recorded message that... Read more →

Master Gardner Classes, Must Register by 6-3-20

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – Have you and your family always wanted to garden? Do you just need a few tips to get started this growing season? Then join Camden County Master Gardener Coordinator Rebecca Szkotak and Camden County 4-H Agent Sharon Kinsey for the Get Ready to Grow! Family Gardening Series... Read more →


THE UNIVERSITY’S 254TH ANNIVERSARY COMMENCEMENT WATCH ON SUNDAY, MAY 31, AT 2 P.M. >> An estimated 18,967 graduates will receive degrees from Rutgers this year (13,057 degrees and one artistic diploma from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, 4,090 from Rutgers University-Newark, and 1,819 from Rutgers University-Camden). They... Read more →

Rutgers–Camden Nursing Student Served in the Army National Guard to care for COVID-19 Patients  

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY– Taylor Lorchak’s final semester at Rutgers University‒Camden turned out to be more exciting than she could have dreamed: the Rutgers–Camden nursing student was activated by the Army National Guard to care for military veterans and family members recovering from COVID-19. In April, when coronavirus cases began... Read more →

Nursing graduate leaves a legacy of service to the Rutgers‒Camden and Camden communities

CAMDEN CITY NJ--– Hecmarie Berrios could be considered the mayor of the Rutgers School of Nursing‒Camden. Sometimes working two jobs to support herself, Berrios made time to participate in a variety of activities on campus, hold leadership positions, and do community service work, all while excelling in her courses. “I love... Read more →

Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil... Read more →

Camden-Rutgers Student Creates Website to Help Struggling NJ Small Businesses

CAMDEN – Truth be told, says Eddy Yeung, he once dreamed of being a surgeon. “As cliché as it may sound, I really enjoy helping people and thought there was no better way to do so than saving one’s life as a surgeon,” says the graduating computer science major at Rutgers... Read more →

7 Reasons to Choose a DBA Over a Ph.D. in Business Management

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 21, 2020)--There has always been a certain kudos around studying for a Ph.D. The ability to earn the title of “Doctor” is an appealing one for many. However, you need to consider whether this is the right choice for you and your career aspirations or whether it is merely a... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden 2020 Graduate Works on the COVID-19 Pandemic as a Paramedic

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN – As a paramedic, Joseph Lutz plays a vital role in treating the sick and injured in emergencies, but during the coronavirus pandemic, his job has evolved into handling patient care in a hospital and performing an administrative role in setting up a field hospital in Secaucus.... Read more →