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

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

NJTV News Segment on Helping Struggling Veterans Spotlights Rutgers VETS Program

In the August 28 segment of NJTV News on “Helping Struggling Veterans,” the recently launched Rutgers VETS program was featured (appears at 1:35 in video). This unique program, led by Jan Zientek, senior program coordinator for Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) of Essex County, and Amy Rowe, environmental and resource management agent, RCE Essex and Passaic counties, offers job training skills in horticulture while focusing on entrepreneurship.
Video: NJTV News: Helping Struggling Veterans

4-H Volunteers: Share and Connect Video

Summer is the season for 4-H County Fairs. Find your County Fair and check out this video to see what being a 4-H volunteer is all about:

Video: 4-H Volunteers: Connect & Share

USDA Sec. Tom Vilsack Congratulates Cooperative Extension on 100th Anniversary

Video: USDA Sec’y Vilsack Congratulates Cooperative Extension on 100th Anniversary