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2008-09-07 03:00:21

By Greenberg, Michael R Gotsch, Audrey; Rhoads, George; Schneider, Dona Drawing from New Jersey's successful efforts and from other less successful efforts, we offer lessons learned for those who will consider a multiuniversity and multicampus program or school of public health.

2008-08-27 15:00:00

By PATRICIA ALEX, STAFF WRITER A Clifton native and two high school students from Bergen County are among those who helped make this a record-breaking year for private fund raising at Rutgers University.

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2008-08-25 11:45:00

Researchers at Rutgers University and The University of Texas at Austin have reported a discovery that could help scientists develop drugs to fight the much-feared bird flu and other virulent strains of influenza.

2008-08-25 03:00:37

By Venturella, Krysta As baby-boomers approach retirement age, there is a growing trend toward maintaining health and preventing illnesses, rather than treating diseases.

2008-07-22 12:00:47

WHAT: On Friday, July 25, at 11:00am a press conference will launch the Third Annual "Lincoln Park Music Festival: A Celebration of Spirit and Dance". The City of Newark and the City Council will honor James Moody with a proclamation and resolution designating July 25, 2008, "James Moody Day".

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2008-07-08 14:51:18

Pond scum can undo pollution, fight global warming and alleviate world hunger.

2008-07-07 06:00:26

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (OTCBB:BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies and therapeutics, has completed a preclinical study in collaboration with the W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

2008-07-02 09:00:48

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Highland Park resident Audrey Allred has been named a 2008 Verizon Wireless HopeLine(R) Scholar at Rutgers University School of Social Work where she will begin graduate studies this fall.

2008-07-01 18:00:29

In their only scheduled joint appearance of the presidential campaign, the senior healthcare advisers to Sens.

2008-06-25 15:02:55

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Rutgers University's School of Social Work and its Center on Violence Against Women & Children received a $200,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation Wednesday (June 25) to begin a first-of-its kind certification program for social workers and other professionals assisting domestic violence survivors.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.