Rutgers Pinelands Field Station Provides Unique Ecosystem for Student Research

Ph.D. students from Rutgers University-Camden and Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) in New Brunswick perform a range of scientific experiments to study the unique ecosystems of the Pine Barrens at the Rutgers University Pinelands Field Station. SEBS Ecology and Evolution doctoral students Joni Baumgarten and Natalie Howe discuss how their research on lichens and switchgrass, respectively, is enhanced through access to the field station.

Video: Rutgers University Pinelands Field Station Student Research

LA Internship Provides Opportunity to Restore Historic Maplewood Park

A team of Rutgers students installing new plants at Maplewood’s Memorial Park. Photo: Courtesy of Maplewood Matters

A team of Rutgers students installing new plants at Maplewood’s Memorial Park. Photo: Courtesy of Maplewood Matters

Maplewood’s Memorial Park, designed by Olmsted Brothers firm, was in need of sprucing up. The town’s garden club created an internship where SEBS Landscape Architecture students could assist in its restoration. Read more at Rutgers Today.

Rutgers SEBS First Year Student Induction Ceremony 2014 Video

Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) held its second annual induction ceremony for incoming freshmen and transfer students for the 2014-2015 academic year on Labor Day, Sept. 1, at the Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus. This new annual tradition welcomes SEBS students with a ceremony that introduces them to the rich history and traditions of the school as well as the many resources and activities available to them throughout the school year. Watch as faculty and students share their thoughts on the event and view the photo gallery for the event.

Video: Rutgers SEBS First Year Student Induction Ceremony 2014

SEBS Second Annual Induction Ceremony Welcomes Class of 2018

The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) held its second annual induction ceremony for incoming freshmen and transfer students for the 2014-2015 academic year on Labor Day, Sept. 1, at the Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus. This new annual tradition welcomes SEBS students with a ceremony that introduces them to the rich history and traditions of the school as well as the many resources and activities available to them throughout the school year. Speakers included student representatives from clubs and the SEBS Governing Council, as well as members of the faculty and administration of the school. See below for snapshots of the event, and watch here for video highlights.

2014 SEBS New Student Induction

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New students were greeted at the registration table where they received a SEBS T-shirt, a name tag and an acorn from the oak trees on Red Oak Lane. Upon graduation, students will be given an oak sapling. Photo: Matt Rainey

New Rutgers Students Get Intro to New Brunswick Through Start with Service Program

First-year students at Rutgers got a chance to pitch in on some community service projects in their new city before classes even began this fall. The new Start with Service program aims to build a legacy of service at Rutgers. Nutritional Sciences major Shaun Hui (SEBS 2016) discusses first year students’ introduction to the community of New Brunswick.

 

Video: Start with Service at Rutgers