Senators Steven Sweeney and Bob Smith toured new facilities at Rutgers and met with Honors College students. The experience left both impressed with the direction of higher education in the state… Sweeney and Smith joined Rutgers University President Robert Barchi on an exclusive tour Thursday of some of the new, state-of-the-art facilities at Rutgers, including the school’s soon-to-be-opened New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health and the Rutgers Honors College… The senators first visited Rutgers’ new New Jersey Institute for Food Nutrition and Health on Cook Campus. The $55 million dollar project was financed by a $35 million dollar grant from the Building Our Future Bond Act and a $10 million dollar grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It will officially open Oct. 27.
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