Two Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of Top National Science Association


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Marie-Pierre Aubry, marine geologist, and Tamar Barkay, microbiologist, have been elevated to the rank of fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Read the full story here.

Making New Jersey a Great Wine State


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Helping the state reach its full wine production potential – that’s where Rutgers comes in. New Rutgers center provides science and expertise to help winemakers succeed.

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Rutgers Student Led a Team that Built a Prosthesis for Little Girl’s Hand


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Hailey with hand moldKatherine Lau was looking for a hands-on summer research project. Yong Dawson was looking for a normal life for her daughter. Together, they gave 4-year-old Hailey Dawson a gift that doctors could not provide – an affordable, functioning prosthetic hand that can be rebuilt as Hailey grows up.

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Collaborates with Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium on Clinical Trial for Metastatic Kidney Cancer


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Eric A. Singer, MD, MA, FACS, urologic oncologist at Rutgers Cancer Institute and assistant professor of surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is the lead researcher on the study at the Cancer Institute. “For patients with advanced stages of kidney cancer, effective treatment options are limited.  By exploring therapies that harness one’s own immune system, there is an opportunity to address an unmet need in this patient population,” he said.

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Einstein’s Alley Institute: The Future of Work- Part 2


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Looking through the lens of technology, economics, and society.

Keynote Speaker: Shawn DuBravac, author of Digital Destiny, chief economist/senior director of research, and frequent speaker from the Consumer Electronics Association.

When: December 8, 2015

Where: Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, New Brunswick, NJ

Read more and register here.

Rutgers Law School Alumnus Commits $2M Bequest for Public Interest Program in Camden


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Herb Hinkle, CLAW ’74, and his wife Patricia Hinkle, a 1978 Douglass College alumna, have bequeathed $2 million to Rutgers Law School to create an endowment that will provide scholarships for law students and provide stipends for those engaged in public interest work.

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Rutgers Creates First Drone Suited for Air and Water


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Rutgers Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Diez and his students have developed an air-water aircraft. Watch it fly, swim and fly again seamlessly, again. It’s equally adept at flying like a bird and swimming like a fish, and going from one to the other seamlessly, almost defying nature.

Read more and watch the video.

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