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Seismic study could predict sea level rise

A survey of deep ocean floor sediments off New Jersey this summer could help scientists document the speed of ancient sea level changes -- and better understand how a warming ocean may affect cities and towns along the coast in the coming decades, says the project's chief scientist.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Star Tribune

Boomer presence growing in classrooms

The education world is finding profits from the wallets of baby boomers who are lapping up later-in-life classroom opportunities.

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Related Topix: Macalester College

Courier-Post

Engagement: Charlene Horay & John Hennessy

Charlene is a graduate from Audubon High School and Rutgers University. She graduated with a double bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology.

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Related Topix: Bensalem, PA, Williamsport, PA

On the Banks

Rutgers Football: Julie Hermann Needs to Help Athletics Not Fans' Sentiments

Julie's latest gaffe is turning people for her and against her. But is she turning the right people her way? It's a nice sentiment and the right one.

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

Courier News

A holistic approach to aging

Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part series exploring what home means to people as they age and the quality-of-life issues that arise as our society prepares for an unprecedented population shift.

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Related Topix: Hunterdon County, NJ

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Men's Golf: Rutgers Second at Rutherford Intercollegiate

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. Rutgers men's golf is in second place with a 573 total after day one of the 14-team Rutherford Intercollegiate, played Saturday on the Penn State Blue Course.

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Related Topix: State College, PA

Asbury Park Press

Lessons to fix Asbury Park schools

At Robert Treat Academy Charter School in Newark, poverty, single parent homes and neighborhood crime are no excuse for poor academic performance.

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Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ, Newark, NJ, 9, Standardized Testing, Education

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Rutgers-Newark philosophy chairwoman fights criminal sexual assault charges

Anna Stubblefield, the chairwoman of the philosophy department at Rutgers-Newark, has been placed on administrative leave while she fights criminal sexual assault charges filed by Essex County prosecutors.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Essex County, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Rashid Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

EDISON, N.J. The prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship was recently awarded to Rutgers junior Alina Rashid a 2011 graduate from J. P. Stevens High School.

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ, Genetics, Medicine

Courier News

Kyle Flood defends Rutgers football alumni after audio emerges of...

Full audio of the already infamous classroom lecture given in February by Julie Hermann became public Saturday, and it turns out that Rutgers athletics director was critical of more than just a New Jersey newspaper, including some prominent alumni and the university president's subsidy plan.

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The Jersey Journal

Rowan students push for higher education reform at 'Tent State University'

Rowan University students, Erin O'Malley and Brent Adkins camp out in tents near the Recreation Center Gymnasium in protest of a number of higher education issues on campus, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Jersey Journal

Police: Victims attacked with glass bottles at party inside Rutgers dorm

Rutgers police are investigating an aggravated assault that occurred when four victims were attacked with glass bottles inside and outside of Rutger's Livingston B Dormitory early Saturday morning.

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Examiner.com

1862 Morrill Act and the history of agricultural education

"Knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged."

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Related Topix: Cornell University

NJ.com

NJ Politics Roundup: Christie hires ombudsman; Codey calls on Rutgers to fire Hermann

Meanwhile, dederal prosecutors want to talk to Port Authority commissioners about the controversial lane closures at the bridge, a source told The Star-Ledger.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Courier News

Rutgers adds three commitments to 2015 recruiting class during busy we...

Running back Charles Snorweah out of Pennsbury High School committed Friday to Rutgers, becoming the fifth member of the 2015 class.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

The Baltimore Sun

Flavored cigars appeal to youth: study

Young people are smoking fewer cigarettes these days, but their cigar use is rising, which may partly be due to the popularity of flavored cigars, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

CNN

Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Police file raises questions about bullying

Rebecca Sedwick , 12, jumped to her death in September. The Florida girl had complained of bullying by classmates months before her death.

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Related Topix: Canada, Lakeland, FL

Business Journal

Earn a Rutgers business degree at Burlington County College

Students at Burlington County College's Mount Laurel campus can soon earn a Rutgers School of Business-Camden undergraduate degree without ever leaving the community college classroom, the Courier-Post reports .

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Related Topix: Burlington County, NJ, Mount Laurel, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Editorial: Rutgers joins colleges taking stand against sweatshops

Several companies have signed on to the standards spelled out in the Accord on Fire and Building Safety, a legally binding deal between manufacturers and Bangladeshi trade unions that requires firms to help fund workplace safety initiatives and mandates that the factories be open to independent inspections.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Fresno Bee

Sneeze, wheeze, allergies: Valley's drought making it worse

The dry, warm spring has kicked allergy season into overdrive. Pollen counts began spiking early, in February instead of their typical arrival this month, and except for a storm or two in March there hasn't been rain to wash the pollen away.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Fresno, CA, Sanger, CA

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