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Giving Thanks …to R-N’s heroes of Sandy

Hurricane Sandy led to the cancellation of classes at Rutgers-Newark for the week of Oct. 29 through Nov. 2, and the closing of campus offices through Oct. 31.


Student Veterans: A New Energy on Campus

A generation or so ago, college students and military veterans often mixed as well as oil and water.  Fortunately, Vietnam-era attitudes toward veterans have been replaced by new acceptance, new respect, and new


Faces of Rutgers-Newark: Ronald K. Chen

Most people know Ronald K. Chen as vice dean, clinical professor of law, and Judge Leonard I.


R-N and UMDNJ: Working Together

Rutgers-Newark and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) have a long history of joint partnerships, which likely will increase when UMDNJ becomes a part of Rutgers University in 2013.


Social Media on Your Mind: the Neuroscience behind the Hype

A lot is being written about the effects of social media on the brain, how it may be changing the neural circuitry, shortening attention spans and reducing deep thinking and creativity.