Editor’s Note: One of the most prestigious honors conferred on alumni of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is induction into the Hall of Distinguished Alumni (HDA). The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences is proud of its 16 HDA honorees. This is one of a series of stories about them. A first-generation American, […]
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On November 10, 2016, an all-alumni cast of Rutgers 250 Fellows—thinkers and innovators—will reveal the discoveries, ideas, and practices that are transforming our world. Scientists, artists, activists, writers, doctors, and inventors abound. Invited and hosted by Rutgers schools and departments, the presentations offer new frontiers of knowledge. The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences will […]
Educating students in the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) has become a focus of schools across the country. This is mainly due to the need for a well-prepared future workforce, as the growth of STEM-related jobs from 2000 – 2010 rose at a rate three times faster than non-STEM-related employment. Many educators conduct […]
New Jersey Department of Agriculture officials reported the emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive beetle that attacks and kills ash trees, is active in 14 towns in six counties. A trapping program in 82 towns over the summer and reporting from homeowners has resulted in the discovery to date of the beetle in Hillsdale, Bergen […]