Rutgers Day 2015 Attracts Record Crowd

 

 

Despite cool morning temperatures, sunny skies brought out a record crowd of 91,000 to the seventh annual Rutgers Day where visitors had the opportunity to learn about the research, service and education taking place at New Jersey's only Big Ten research university. More here... 

 RU-Newark's Roland Anglin Answers: Is Newark the Next Brooklyn?
"Newark [City] has many of the ingredients that revitalized Brooklyn. There are anchors in education, medicine, and corporations that care a great deal about Newark...[but] some key ingredients of the revitalization recipe still need to be addressed."  More here...
RU-Camden Nursing Students Visit the United Nations
Rutgers University-Camden nursing students recently had a chance to offer their own solutions to improve upon global health and other issues by presenting original research posters at United Nations headquarters in New York City, where ambassadors, delegates, and distinguished representatives meet daily to discuss similar efforts.  More here...

Red Hot Chili Pepper Ingredient Used as Pain Reliever     

 

The irony about the calming effects of red hot chili peppers is old news for capsaicin pros like Tibor Rohacs, an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. What's new are Rohacs' research findings as to how capsaicin works to calm painful nerves, muscles and joints.  More here... 

 
Nominate a Volunteer for a Rutgers Excellence in Alumni Leadership Award

Awards for Individual Alumni, Faculty, or Events   

 

Everyone knows at least one Rutgers ambassador - the alumnus or alumna - who is proud to say their blood runs scarlet. Recognize the loyal Rutgers supporters in your life today by nominating them for a Rutgers Excellence in Alumni Leadership Award. It is a way to say "thank you" for the work they do to make Rutgers-and the world-a better place. Learn more and nominate a volunteer today...