Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared Explorations, Spring 2016. Roger ‘Doc’ Locandro retired in 1999 after 38 years on the faculty of the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources. But there are still alumni who recall his effective teaching style and lasting influence. “When I think of being a Rutgers University student, Roger ‘Doc’ […]
It’s not every Friday night students gather in the Davison Hall Food Lab on the Douglass Campus to learn how to cook delicious and nutritious meals on a budget, but on January 27 that is exactly what took place. Taylor Palm (SEBS ‘16), an IFNH Student Ambassador alumna, who is currently a dietetic intern at […]
Gary Dorsi Gary Dorsi loves working at the ground level of a young start-up company. “There are lots of opportunities to learn and gain great work experience here,” he explained. But without a few key decisions, Gary’s career could have easily headed in a very different direction. Narrowing His Focus: From Biology to Food Science […]
H. Boyd Woodruff (CC’43) Distinguished research scholar H. Boyd Woodruff passed away on January 19, 2017 at the age of 99. Woodruff studied under Selman Waksman as a graduate student in the Department of Microbiology and discovered the first antibiotic in Rutgers history, actinomycin, which has been used in treating Wilms Disease, a childhood cancer. […]
From Rutgers to a remote Panamanian village to a graduate school in London, England: see the twisting and turning path to success taken by one EPH student. Pinch Me, I’m Dreaming Waking up in London each morning for the past year has been a bit of a dream for K.C. Murray. He attends intensive classes […]
Jack Rabin’s retirement celebration took place Friday, December 9, 2016 at the Cook Student Center and capped a nearly 34-year career. Rutgers faculty & staff, New Jersey farmers & politicians, and friends of Jack Rabin’s came from near and far to wish him well. The celebration began with talks and presentations and ended with food […]
Sarah Ralston, professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, has received the inaugural “Educator of the Year” award from the New Jersey Veterinary Foundation. The award is based on Ralston’s years of nurturing pre-veterinary and veterinary students. Ralston is credited with directly mentoring 113 students who have gone on to careers in veterinary medicine since […]
Congratulations to Brittany Musolino (SEBS’14) and Daniel J. Van Abs (CC’77), associate professor in the Department of Human Ecology, for winning the 2016 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony and luncheon were held on December 7 at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton. Established in 2000 by then-Governor Christine Todd Whitman and the […]
The extensive career of Mark Robson, specialist in entomology and professor in the Department of Plant Biology (CC’77, GSNB’79, ’88), is profiled in the Fall 2016 edition of the 1766 Magazine, a publication of Rutgers Alumni Association.
More than 300 ocean gliders from Rutgers are exploring the world beneath the waves to gather critical information about the last frontier on Earth — the oceans. LiveBIG (the Big 10 Network) has produced a video that profiles the gliders’ underwater circumnavigation of the globe.