There is little doubt that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting every aspect of our lives—from virtual classrooms to telecommuting to early restaurant closing times to outright quarantines. Observing public health measures and reducing exposure to the virus are required to slow the spread of this disease. No one knows how long these virus safety […]
Common whelk live in one of the fastest-warming marine areas, Rutgers-led study says Climate change could threaten the survival and development of common whelk – a type of sea snail – in the mid-Atlantic region, according to a study led by scientists at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The common, or waved, whelk (Buccinum undatum) is an […]
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. […]
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!
William Meyer, professor in the Department of Plant Biology and the inaugural C. Reed Funk Endowed Faculty Scholar in Plant Biology and Genetics at Rutgers, is the 2020 United States Golf Association Green Section Award recipient for his work in sustainability through agronomic advancements. Presented annually since 1961, the USGA Green Section Award recognizes an individual’s […]
On February 21, a Public Policy Workshop for nutrition advocacy was held at the New Jersey Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health at the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), on the New Brunswick campus. This event was organized by Pinkin Panchal MS, RDN, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences […]
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 […]
Bruce Clarke, extension specialist in turfgrass pathology in the Department of Plant Biology, was awarded the Nebraska Turfgrass Association Presidential Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the turfgrass industry in Nebraska and the nation. The director of the Center for Turfgrass Science at Rutgers since 1994, Clarke’s research and extension programs focus on […]