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2 hrs ago | Courier News

Penguins and Antarctica and climate change, oh my! Teachers...

Penguins and Antarctica and climate change, oh my! Teachers CONVERGE at Rutgers with research team Workshop is the kick-off of yearlong collaborative, hands-on "real science" research project Check out this story on Twenty-five educators from New York and New Jersey have been selected for a year- long ... (more)


Related Topix: Education Etc., South Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Oceanography, Science, Science / Technology, Robots

6 hrs ago | Courier News

New Brunswick and Rutgers expand joint police teamsNew Brunswick and...

New Brunswick and Rutgers expand joint police teams Patrols to be deployed during weekend events and around Big Ten football events l Check out this story on Teams of New Brunswick and Rutgers police officers on Thursday started patrolling the city's 5th and 6th Wards together on foot and bicycles as part ... (more)


10 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

After threatening discrimination suit, Rutgers police chief retired with $136K settlement

Michael Lattimore, the former police chief at Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers-Newark, retired this year after receiving a settlement equal to one year's salary.


Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Middlesex County, NJ

14 hrs ago | Courier News

After two decades, Visual Arts student returns to classAfter two...

After a nearly 20-year hiatus, Clark's return to school has not been without its expected challenges, including having to learn digital technologies After two decades, Visual Arts student returns to class After a nearly 20-year hiatus, Clark's return to school has not been without its expected challenges, including having to learn digital ... (more)


18 hrs ago |

Researchers prove your car can be tracked using just your starting location and driving speed

Technology has definitely improved society, and in this Information Age in which we live, technology will only continue to make life simpler and much more enjoyable.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Courier News

The Jersey tomato and more - tasting is believingThe Jersey tomato...

The Great Tomato Tasting and Open House at Rutgers Snyder Research Farm on Aug. 27 will feature nearly 60 varieties of tomatoes.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Women's Soccer: Women's Soccer To Celebrate Alumni Night

PISCATAWAY, N.J. The Rutgers women's soccer program invites its former student-athletes to attend Alumni Night on Friday, Aug. 29 at Yurcak Field for the Scarlet Knights' matchup with in-state rival Seton Hall.


Related Topix: Piscataway, NJ

Religion News Service

Robin Williams arriving at The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards in 2007.

Robin Williams' suicide may not have been that surprising: Baby boomer men are 60 percent more likely to take their own life than their fathers' generation, according to a Rutgers University sociologist.


Related Topix: Depression, Health

Memory of Tyler Clementi Honored During Essex County Ceremony

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Advisory Board celebrated LGBTQ Pride Month by honoring the memory of Tyler Clementi.

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Related Topix: Essex County, NJ, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Donald Payne, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Freehold, NJ

Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia's Handicraft Corp Makes Strong Pitch For Handicraft Products At New York Show

By Manik Mehta NEW YORK, Aug 20 -- The Malaysia Handicraft Development Corporation is making a strong pitch at the ongoing New York trade fair for consumer goods and gift articles called NY Now which runs from Aug 17 to 20. The eight exhibitors under the MHDC umbrella are showcasing a wide range of products ranging from batik to gift items.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Item

Robin Williams' death reignites depression and addiction debate

Years of research and mountains of evidence show that addiction and depression are bona fide diseases, and that suicide or the accidental overdose are not choices but biological compulsions beyond the person's control.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington Times

Smith in charge of revamped Arkansas defense

Robb Smith is no stranger to coaching top defenses, having led Rutgers in 2012 when the Scarlet Knights were fourth in the country while allowing only 14.2 points per game.


WFAA-TV Dallas

Family of Rutgers student receives gay pride award

The mother and brother of an 18-year-old Rutgers University student who committed suicide days after his roommate publicized details of his relationship with another man have received a gay pride award.


Related Topix: Suicide

On the Banks

Rutgers Basketball Recruiting: 2014 Help? & a 2015 Stud Visits

Earlier in the week, word came down that Hackensack native and former Southern Miss wing Aaron Brown had been granted his release , and could transfer to play elsewhere as a fifth year transfer.


Related Topix: Boston College, Sports, NCAA Sports, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey NCAA

National Public Radio

What Exactly Is That Birdlike Thing?

For years I was convinced that there exists among us a strange, unidentified species of animal - something between bug and bird - jetting around gardens and flowers and trees.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Apiculture

WKXW-FM Trenton

NJ's top jobs pay above national average

The top jobs in New Jersey all have a few things in common - they pay above the national average and they're in the fastest growing fields.


Editorial: Don't hide college sex assaults

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. , with Anna , a college student who endured a sexual assault at her campus, and her mother , as Gillibrand discusses the "Campus Accountability and Safety Act" at a news conference in Washington, D.C., last month.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Poll: How are Christie's travels as RGA chair affecting his job performance in N.J.?

TRENTON - What effect, if any, are Gov. Chris Christie's travels as chairman of the Republican Governor's Association having his job performance back home in New Jersey? Christie has spent a chunk of the last eight months away from the Garden State since taking over as chairman of the RGA, a group that raises money for Republican candidates for ... (more)


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, New Jersey

The Jersey Journal

Rutgers training camp: Why intrasquad scrimmage results should be kept in perspective

Want to determine if you're a glass half-full or half-empty Rutgers fan? There's a simple to test to find out.


My Verona NJ

Reading Room At Pool Names Most Avid Readers

Earlier this summer, the Outdoor Reading Room at the Pool, sponsored by Verona C.H.I.L.D., opened its doors to dozens of young readers.