Rutgers researchers retraced the evolution of enzymes over billions of years Rutgers researchers have discovered the origins of the protein structures responsible for metabolism: simple molecules that powered early life on Earth and serve as chemical signals that NASA could use to search for life on other planets. Their study, which predicts what the earliest […]
An exciting inter-disciplinary documentary, funded in part by the National Science Foundation, following a world-class team of scientists, including Oscar Schofield chairman of SEBS Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, as they race across the world’s fastest winter-warming place to study a changing ocean. Imagine yourself here doing hands-on research at SEBS!
By Craig Winston Pamela McElwee is an associate professor in the Department of Human Ecology in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and on the faculty of the Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. Her research focuses on biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Last month, she was a witness before the U.S. […]
Three New Jersey 4-H members attended the National Photography Youth Summit held February 26-March 1 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center located in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Nearly 50 youth from across the nation had an opportunity to learn and develop skills as they interacted with experts in the field of photography. During the summit, […]
Jennifer Walker, post doctoral student, narrates this film of professor Ben Horton, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, and his post-docs doing sea level rise research and exploring the mysteries ‘Beneath the Marsh.’ Imagine yourself here doing hands-on research at SEBS!
The Center for Urban Environmental Sustainability (CUES) led by Richard Alomar, associate director of the Office of Urban Extension and Engagement and associate professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture, and Frank Gallagher, Environmental Planning Program Director and Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Landscape Architecture, received a 2020 Professional Honor Award […]
Laura Haynes cruises the world searching for core samples By Craig Winston It’s hard to pinpoint where you might find Laura Haynes, an EOAS post-doctoral fellow, for an interview. During a telephone chat she sounded far away. She explained why in a subsequent email. “I was actually in Fiji, eating breakfast before we headed out to board […]
In December, food science doctoral student Regina O’Brien presented an educational micro-session at the New York Produce Show and Conference regarding her ongoing research on baby leafy greens. Her reseacrh advisor is Beverly Tepper, professor in the Department of Food Science. The New York Produce Show, co-sponsored by the Eastern Produce Council, is the second […]
By Jeff Wolfe, State of New Jersey, Dept. of Agriculture Long-time farmers Jane Brodhecker, of Sussex County, and James Etsch, of Middlesex County, were honored February 5 with Distinguished Service to Agriculture Citations by the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture during the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention in Atlantic City. “Jane Brodhecker and James […]
Kiera Malone (SEBS’20), a senior in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, was awarded the 2019 Cookingham Scholarship, an annual $1000 scholarship made possible by an endowment from Russell A. Cookingham, former Director of the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife. It is intended to assist qualified students in the wildlife/fisheries field […]