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The Daily Targum 21h
Since spring of last year, the Swedish National Police has been involved in organizing meetings with Rutgers to discuss challenges Sweden faces in its law enforcement and possible solutions.
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The Daily Targum 21h
Last semester, more than 2,000 students competed in the Free Tuition challenge, which requires participation in career-related events. The winner for the Fall 2018 semester was Christina Gonzalve, a School of Arts and Sciences junior.
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The Daily Targum 23h
Known as The Afranaph Project, the database works by first finding native speakers in Africa, then providing training and incorporating the linguistic data they contribute. It currently has data on 33 African languages.
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The Daily Targum Feb 21
In Fall 2016, there were 651 students who attended weekly tutoring in the Plangere Writing Center on the College Avenue campus. In Fall 2018, that number dropped to 476 while the number of tutors remained consistent.
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The Daily Targum Feb 20
Stephen Bronner, a Rutgers faculty member in the Department of Political Science, was not allowed to teach his assigned courses for this semester because of an ongoing investigation of allegations of sexual harassment.
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The Daily Targum Feb 20
A main part of the collaboration is the creation of a "knowledge hub" in Botswana, which would incorporate the same digital technology Rutgers uses for some of its classrooms.
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The Daily Targum Feb 20
The bill that Rutgers University Student Assembly is lobbying for would require public universities to submit a plan to the Secretary of Higher Education explaining how they would work on implementing more freely accessible textbooks in popular courses.
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The Daily Targum Feb 19
Rutgers researchers have discovered a new treatment for cocaine withdrawal. Testing antagonists, or drugs that block nerves from signaling, has shown to be able to prevent certain chemical reactions associated with the drug.
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The Daily Targum Feb 19
At the fifth annual HackHERS, participants had 24 hours to team up and code to either complete company challenges or pursue personal programming projects for prizes.
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The Daily Targum Feb 18
RUSA voted to start a new initiative that will try to remove the use of plastic bags at dining hall takeouts, it is similar to their reusable water bottle program.
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The Daily Targum Feb 18
Access Week includes a range of events and programs for first-generation or low-income students, such as panels, workshops and volunteer opportunities to give back to the community.
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The Daily Targum Feb 16
Barchi addressed the concerns brought by a student at this week’s board meeting. He said some of her demands are being considered and the Committee on Sexual Harassment Prevention will announce all of their recommendations soon.
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The Daily Targum Feb 15
To genetically alter fish eggs in the lab, the research team inserts mouse genes into the fish's DNA. As they grow up, the team tracks whether their structure is different from regular fish.
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The Daily Targum Feb 15
The number of Black students enrolled at Rutgers-New Brunswick is a “cause for concern,” the Vice Chancellor of Student Enrollment Courtney McAnuff said.
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The Daily Targum Feb 15
The recipient of the Ripple Effect award was Francine Newsome Pfeiffer, Rutgers' vice president for federal relations, for her public service communications to the American Association of Universities.
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The Daily Targum Feb 15
The online masters degree program for Human Resources Management differs from the in-person program because it does not require a GRE or GMAT and requires less credits to complete.
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The Daily Targum Feb 14
The study found that many people who have latent tuberculosis may not be aware because their family does not have any active cases of the disease.
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The Daily Targum Feb 14
A Medicare for All event was held at the Rutgers Labor Education Center last night. The goal of the event was to convince Congressman Frank Pallone (N.J.-6) to support the universal healthcare proposal.
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The Daily Targum Feb 14
Normal thermostats waste energy because they heat up everything in the room. The Rutgers team's heating patches would alleviate this waste by only heating up the individual.
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The Daily Targum Feb 14
Erik and Beth Kent first met at Rutgers, and later ended up getting married at Rutgers' Kirkpatrick Chapel. They contacted vendors from their wedding to first start their online business, then created further networks from there.
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