Five Rutgers students traveled to Brazil to present research at the International Symposium of Undergraduate Research during the week of October 21. The students were awarded the opportunity to travel through the different campuses of the University of Sao Paulo (USP) in an effort to bridge cultural and linguistic barriers through scientific exchange. This trip is facilitated through a longstanding exchange between Rutgers University and The University of Sao Paulo. [Read more...]
By Taylor McConnell ‘14, Natalia Santos ‘14, and Mallory Harbold ‘14
Executive Board Members, Rutgers University Veterinary Science Club
The Rutgers University Veterinary Science Club hosts an annual Halloween Mixer for preveterinary students and Animal Sciences faculty in Bartlett Hall that traditionally includes food, music, and department trivia. However, this year our club expanded the event by inviting members of the new Animal Science Alumni Steering Committee organized by the Department of Animal Sciences. With well-established veterinary practices, these Rutgers graduates were more than happy to share their knowledge with current animal science students during a Halloween-themed night. [Read more...]
Matthew Smith (SEBS ’14) is an army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and, upon returning home, found his calling and his health by obtaining access to fresh wholesome local foods. Now an Agricultural Sciences major at Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Edible Jersey magazine visited with Smith during his internship at New Brunswick Community Farmers Market. Read more from the Holiday 2013 issue of Edible Jersey.
The new Rutgers graduate program in landscape architecture held its open house on November 2 at Blake Hall, the campus home of the Department of Landscape Architecture. The Master’s in Landscape Architecture (MLA) was developed at Rutgers in response to the growing awareness of the need to plan and design for future environments and for “more responsive, sensitive and appropriate site design and land planning.” [Read more...]
Literally off the beaten path in the woods on the Douglass Residential Campus, Eliot Nagele (SEBS ’15) stumbled across a hidden trail while doing clean-up around a nearby creek. Intrigued, Nagele set about investigating this forgotten trail that wound its way behind the historic Carpender House, known to most of us now as the University Inn and Conference Center. What Nagele discovered led him on a quest to restore the trail as an educational and recreational destination for the Rutgers community. [Read more...]