Building's Name to Honor Alumnus

 

The Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering that will be built in Piscataway will enhance education, promote research and strengthen ties between technology-based businesses. The building's name honors 1950 alumnus Richard N. Weeks, chairman of one of the leading marine construction, dredging and tunneling firms in the U.S and Canada. More here...

The Rutgers Master Plan is Ambitious, and Laudable  

   

"...The template is ambitious, practical, and intelligent: It creates a campus cohesion by moving academic buildings and student residences closer together in a spoke-and-wheel design, with access to everything from food to transportation to meeting spaces ... [and] designed to keep students off buses as much as possible." More here... 

 

 "As the singular women's residential college at a major public university, I can now say that Douglass is recognized across the nation as a leader in women's education," said Jacquelyn Litt who was reappointed as dean of Douglass Residential College. More here... 


Wanted: Jazz Connoisseur Who Just Can't Keep A Secret

On a hill above the Passaic River, where it has been housed at Rutgers University-Newark for nearly 50 years, the Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) is revered among scholars all over the world and other members of the jazz cognoscenti yet the IJS remains one of the best kept secrets in jazz. More here... 


Health Education and Outreach Programs

 

Access to primary health care remains an important issue for many low-income and uninsured families living in Camden. A new initiative by a Rutgers University-Camden nursing professor seeks to bring the needs of those families to light and to provide them with health education and outreach programs.  More here...