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Political Science Students Get a Hands-On Lesson in Diplomacy with Model UN Course

An innovative Political Science course is preparing students for the largest intercollegiate Model UN Conference in the world. 


Dr. John Sheridan to Take on New Leadership Role at the College of Arts and Sciences

Associate Professor John Sheridan, of Rutgers University–Newark’s Department of Chemistry, has been named Senior Associate Dean of FASN.


Diane Jammula on a Mission to Make Physics Accessible to All

On a recent afternoon, Diane Jammula stood at the front of a large lecture hall packed with 150 students, wearing a humorous grin.


Biology Professor Unlocks Method to Sequence DNA of Rare and Extinct Species

An RU-N Biology professor recently discovered a way to extract and sequence DNA from rare and extinct animals preserved in historic museum collections.


Acclaimed Education Professor Weighs In on Betsy DeVos Nomination

Last week, the U.S. Senate confirmed mega-GOP donor and school-choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education.