One quarter of all New Jersey residents are facing a health problem so severe, it’s been deemed an epidemic — obesity. It seems it’s not just the population that’s growing in the Garden State, but our waist size too. A new report, called The State of Obesity issued by the Trust for America’s Health and […]
NJTV made a visit to the George H. Cook campus to get an overview of Ag Field Day. Executive Dean Bob Goodman is featured.
Rutgers has the answers to life’s big questions! Rutgers NJAES Extension Specialist in Forestry Mark Vodak explains how the shorter days and cooler nights affect the production of chlorophyll.
Produced by the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance, this video provides a comprehensive overview about impacts of a changing climate to people, places and valuable assets throughout the Garden State. Rutgers Professor of Environmental Sciences Tony Broccoli, Distinguished Professor at Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Michael Greenberg, Executive Director of Voorhees Transportation Center […]
Radon professionals know radon is a silent, invisible killer, but many homeowners don’t think it could be a serious problem in their homes. The Eastern Regional Radon Training Center (ERRTC), a part of Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education, provides training for professionals to become certified as radon measurement or mitigation service providers. ERRTC […]
Urban ecologist Mariellé Anzelone (CC ’93, GSNB ’00) leads “Plants are Cool, Too!” video series host Chris Martine through Inwood Hill Park, NYC’s primeval urban forest on the northern end of Manhattan. Martine is the David Burpee Chair in Plant Genetics and Research at Bucknell University, and the video series highlights intriguing plant research. This […]
Every August, over 60 food industry professionals from all over the U.S. and abroad converge on the Cook campus with a common goal: to attend the Introduction to Food Science short course offered by the Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) where they learn both the fundamentals and emerging technologies of food science. In a […]
Our Rutgers, Our Future, the university’s seven-and-a-half-year campaign came to a formal close on December 31, 2014, raising a record-setting $1,037,056,700. In announcing the availability of the campaign’s final report, Rutgers President Robert Barchi said, “These funds will enable Rutgers to act on the vision developed by faculty, students, staff, alumni, and friends and expressed […]
Unique partnership among a university, a church and companies makes a difference for unemployed veterans in Newark It was a proud moment at the Willing Heart Community Care Center in Newark, NJ, on March 3, where 12 local veterans graduated as the inaugural class of the Rutgers Veterans Environmental Technology and Solutions (VETS) program. […]
March is National Nutrition Month® and is a particularly good time to pause before making your daily food choices. In this featured video, Peggy Policastro, an instructor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, discusses a Byrne Seminar she co-teaches called “The Hunger Frames,” which explores how redesigning the dining environment can promote healthier eating. Policastro […]