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.
Cheryl Williams (CC’83) is the chief information officer of the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the U.S., operating under the banners of ShopRite and PriceRite in New England and the Mid-Atlantic. Williams previously served as Wakefern’s vice president of digital commerce and innovation, leading a team that developed ShopRite’s first mobile app and the ShopRite from […]
On November 3, Joseph Goffreda (CC’83), associate professor of plant biology and pathology and director of the Rutgers Fruit and Ornamental Research Extension Center, and Anna Voordeckers, who retired in 2015 as a lab technician with over 50 years working in the Rutgers tree fruit breeding program, were presented with the R&D Council of New […]
From November 10, 2015 through the end of 2016, the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) has been celebrating Rutgers 250th anniversary by showcasing an all-star variety from its plant and shellfish breeding programs each month. The select varieties are developed by Rutgers agriculture and aquaculture researchers from across New Jersey. Through the NJAES, […]
Daniel Rossi, former executive director of the Northeastern Regional Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (NERA), has been inducted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Hall of Fame, which was established in 2011 “to recognize individuals whose exceptional contributions to NIFA’s mission at the local, regional, national, […]
Jack Rabin, associate director for farm programs, NJAES, has been awarded the New Jersey Farm Bureau Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award for 2016, presented at the Farm Bureau Annual Meeting on November 14 at the Westin Princeton Hotel in Princeton, NJ. The award is presented annually by Farm Bureau, the state’s largest membership organization representing […]
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in The Press of Atlantic City. Associate professors Daniel J. Van Abs (CC’77) and Karen M. O’Neill, Department of Human Ecology, are co-editors of a book on the aftermath of Sandy called “Taking Chances: The Coast After Hurricane Sandy” and were part of a panel at Rutgers University’s […]
[Editor’s Note: These updates appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of Explorations, the magazine for alumni, donors, and friends.] Herbert L. Ramo AG’50, Chatham, NJ, stays active with Rutgers as a member of the Oral History Archives. He will be celebrating his 60th anniversary with his wife Diana, according to Class of 1950 correspondent Allen […]