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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  Fortunately, Vietnam-era attitudes toward veterans have been replaced by new acceptance, new respect, and new


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.


Faces of Rutgers-Newark: Ronald K. Chen

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


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.


President Obama Selects Professor Altan-Bonnet for Prestigious Award

Altan-Bonnet is the second Rutgers-Newark professor to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in two years