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2008-12-31 17:16:19

Sam Young's team-high 18 points Wednesday helped rally third-ranked Pittsburgh to a 78-72 win over Rutgers in the Big East opener for both schools. Pitt trailed, 43-39, at the break, and Corey Chandler's three-pointer increased the deficit to seven at the start of the second half. From 55-50 with 10:00 left, Pitt went on a 20-4 run to build a 70-59 advantage with 2:45 remaining. Brad Wanamaker had 15 points, five rebounds and four assists, Levance Fields and Gilbert Brown both scored 11...

2008-12-29 19:26:44

Mike Teel passed for 319 yards and two touchdowns Monday to give Rutgers a 29-23 win over North Carolina State in the Papajohns.com Bowl. Teel completed 22-of-37 passes, including a 42-yarder to Ken Britt in the fourth quarter. Britt had 119 yards on six receptions for Rutgers (8-5), which had won its final six games of the regular season to appear in its fourth consecutive post-season game. North Carolina State's Russell Wilson threw for 186 yards and a touchdown on 11-of-23 passing and...

2008-12-28 21:43:53

Tyler Hansbrough scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Sunday, leading unbeaten, top-ranked North Carolina to a 97-75 rout of Rutgers. Ty Lawson contributed 19 points and Danny Green had 18 for the Tar Heels (12-0), who have had double-digit margins of victory in every game this season. North Carolina led by 14 points at halftime and coasted to the easy victory. Mike Rosario had 26 points for Rutgers (9-4), which had won its previous four games.

2008-09-27 15:00:36

By JAMES M. O'NEILL, STAFF WRITER Rutgers University will plant 7,200 solar panels in a field early next month to create New Jersey's largest solar energy facility. The $10 million project is designed to produce 10 percent of the annual electric needs for the university's Livingston campus and reduce the university's carbon dioxide emissions by more than 1,200 tons a year. That's the equivalent of saving 2,900 barrels of oil, or 660 tons of coal, said Antonio M. Calcado, Rutgers' vice...

2008-08-26 15:01:07

University of Texas and Rutgers researchers have reported a discovery that could help scientists develop drugs to fight bird flu and other influenza strains. The scientists identified the three-dimensional structure of an influenza A virus protein that plays a central role in suppressing a person's natural defenses to infection and paves the way for the virus to spread. This so-called NS1 virus protein is shared by all influenza A viruses including avian influenza, or bird flu, as well as...

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2008-08-25 11:45:00

Rutgers, University of Texas at Austin researchers determine 3-D structure of a key site on a flu protein that suppresses human defenses to infectionResearchers 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.The researchers have determined the three-dimensional structure of a site on an influenza A virus protein that binds to one of its...

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2008-07-08 14:51:18

Pond scum can undo pollution, fight global warming and alleviate world hunger Three plant biologists at Rutgers' Waksman Institute of Microbiology are obsessed with duckweed, a tiny aquatic plant with an unassuming name. Now they have convinced the federal government to focus its attention on duckweed's tremendous potential for cleaning up pollution, combating global warming and feeding the world. This enterprise builds upon Rutgers' burgeoning energy and environmental research and the...

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. The grant will establish the Violence Against Women Continuing Education Program, which will create an interactive, Web-based curriculum to...

2008-06-17 15:00:49

By ALFRED KOEPPE TO SOME, the phrases "higher education" and "ivory tower" invoke images of institutions separated by structural barriers and cultural boundaries. Isolation, however, has its disadvantages for those sheltered and for the larger community. I am proud to say that my alma mater, Rutgers-Newark, has never been an ivory tower. In fact, it may be an example of an "anti-ivory tower," an institution that eschews barriers and boundaries, preferring instead to connect with its...

2008-05-01 18:00:43

NEWARK, N.J., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PSEG has announced a $2-million leadership gift to support Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick's new, state-of-the-art facilities in downtown Newark. The gift was announced on April 23, at an event celebrating the beginning of construction on Rutgers Business School's future home at 1 Washington Park and the launch of the capital campaign to support the school's new Newark headquarters. The contribution from PSEG follows a $5...


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