Join Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory Director Dave Bushek on a virtual tour of the facilities and the important research conducted there for WHYY’s Friday Arts. Bushek demonstrates the process of raising disease-resistant oysters and explains how it not only benefits consumers and the oyster industry, but fish and birds as well.
Transitions for Youth, a program funded in part by the Rutgers School of Social Work and private donors, supports students like Amanda as they shift from foster care to college. Amanda is a SEBS student with a double major in Ecology, Evolution & Natural Resources and Biochemistry. Watch the video below to learn more about this support program.
By Dorothy “Dory” Knipple ’17 (Animal Science)
Editor’s Note: Dory is first-year student majoring in Animal Science. She works as an office assistant in the Department of Animal Sciences through the Federal Work Study Program.
The Rutgers Marching Scarlet Knights were chosen to represent New Jersey as a part of the New York– New Jersey theme for this year’s Super Bowl. We will be performing alongside Syracuse University’s marching band (which was chosen to represent New York) during the pregame show. Both bands will be performing as one for the show, which also has a New York–New Jersey theme. The Rutgers band, also known as “The Pride of New Jersey,” is made up of approximately 200 students from many academic disciplines. There are a number of SEBS students within the band, including six Animal Science majors: Sam Davis ’17, Carly Seldow ’17, Caitlin Kober ‘16, An Le ’16, Rachel Uhrig ’16, and me. [Read more...]
The Smith-Lever Act was signed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1914 and was the official beginning of the Cooperative Extension Service. Come join the celebration by watching 4-H’er-turned-celebrity Reba McEntire wish Cooperative Extension a Happy Birthday on YouTube, and visit the Rutgers Cooperative Extension 100th Smith-Lever Anniversary site.
New Jersey State Climatologist Dave Robinson was interviewed on Super Bowl weather prospects for the February 2 game that will be held at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. This will be the first ever outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl. The interview aired on The Other Pre-Game Show on CBS Sports Network on December 22, 2013. Watch Robinson’s interview below and visit the Climatologist Office’s special site BigGameWeather.com.