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2010-11-05 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6: FIRST COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAME Profile America -- Saturday, November 6th. The first intercollegiate football game was played on this date in 1869 between Rutgers and Princeton in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The...

2010-10-15 09:30:00

WARREN, N.J., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Four students of Rutgers University School of Social Work have been named 2010 Verizon Wireless HopeLine® Scholars, including Jennifer Alles, Tamara Davis, Alberto Olarte and Janina Tauro. Funded by a $100,000 Verizon Wireless grant, the Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholarship Fund was created in conjunction with the Center on Violence Against Women & Children, to recognize outstanding graduate students enrolled in the school's MSW...

2010-09-20 10:00:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- "B HERE" campaign comes to Rutgers campus - featuring art WHAT: exhibit, live performances Up-and-coming Asian American dance, music and comedy stars join forces with Rutgers students for B HERE, a national campaign to raise awareness of hepatitis B. The B HERE campaign features two campus events: - Multi-media art exhibit showcasing perspectives...

2010-09-15 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Daily Beast did the math on the largest colleges and universities in the U.S. to calculate the 50 most dangerous and 50 safest schools. Additionally, the Web site has broken out the most dangerous colleges by league: the Ivy League, Big Ten, SEC, etc. specifically profiling college crime ranks for murder and serious assault. According to The Daily Beast's methodology* the most dangerous colleges are: 1) Tufts University...

2010-08-19 15:07:52

When kitchens become infiltrated with fruit flies, especially during the dog days of summer, homeowners might wish that the flying pests would just turn to ice. The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster does boast a powerful genetic system making it an ideal organism to test a cool new discovery: how an enzyme regulates body energy levels. Shutting off this molecular thermostat could result in a newfound cold tolerance that has multiple applications, including extending the 24-hour window donated...

2010-08-02 15:40:08

Teenage years have long been linked with a heightened concern with appearance. Some reality TV shows take full markey labadvantage and tout happiness as just a nip/tuck away. A Rutgers"“Camden psychologist has found that teens fond of these kinds of programs are more likely to join the millions who go under the knife each year. For bodies - and minds - still in development, these drastic decisions could have implications way after prom. Charlotte Markey, an associate professor of...

2010-05-28 17:53:38

RNA viruses hijack cellular enzyme to create viral replication factories on cell membranes Nihal Altan-Bonnet, assistant professor of cell biology, Rutgers University in Newark, and her research team have made a significant new discovery about RNA (Ribonucleic acid) viruses and how they replicate themselves. Certain RNA viruses "“ Poliovirus, Hepatitis C virus and Coxsackievirus "“ and possibly many other families of viruses copy themselves by seizing an enzyme from their host...

2010-05-06 15:01:00

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, provider of the nation's largest and most reliable 3G network, today announced it is presenting a $5,000 financial grant through its HopeLine® program to the Rutgers University Department of Sexual Assault Services & Crime Victim Assistance. HopeLine was founded with the goal of assisting community agencies and organizations that support survivors of domestic violence. (Photo:...

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2010-04-21 07:51:08

New research provides insight into healthier consumption of sushi New research showing that that mercury levels are higher in some species of tuna could help consumers minimize their consumption of the silvery metal in their sushi and provide a powerful new tool for regulatory organizations. The new research"”combining DNA barcoding at that American Museum of Natural History with analysis of mercury content at Rutgers University"”is published in Biology Letters early online...

2010-04-19 10:41:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Aitken, Founder & Chairman of Alister & Paine, was recently nominated to the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100419/NY88457 ) "I'm honored for the nomination but my accomplishments don't hold a candle to those of other Rutgers Alumni like Milton Friedman and Mary Baglivo. I'd like to thank my peers for nominating me and, hopefully, they'll hold off on nominating me again...


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