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Rutgers University–Newark Wins $3.5 Million Federal Grant to Boost Minority Representation in STEM Fields

Rutgers University–Newark has received a $3.5 million grant to continue its efforts in leading a statewide program to increase minority representation in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics


Hear Jane Read: Psychologist’s Research Gives New Meaning to Semantics, Value of Reading Aloud

For years a key way of diagnosing dyslexia has been how well a person reads aloud.  Similarly, the reading skills of adult readers also have been assessed by having them read words aloud.  “The idea is that the more you


Working to Loosen the Grip of Severe Mental Illness

A neuroscientist at Rutgers University-Newark says the human brain operates much the same whether active or at rest – a finding that could provide a better understanding of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other serio


Child Welfare Arguments Against Marriage Equality Not Supported by History, Social Science or Legal Considerations, Says Law Professor

Newark, NJ, June 5, 2014 – In his new book, Same-Sex Marriage and Children: A Tale of History, Social Science, and Law, Professor Carlos A.


The Newest Americans Project

Fall 2014 will mark the beginning of The Newest Americans, a three-year longitudinal study at Rutgers University–Newark that will document the lives and communities of students at the university.