Spotlight Archive

[Biodiversity of Weeds in Rutgers Parking Lots]

Biodiversity of Weeds in Rutgers Parking Lots

This student research project looked at the larger issue of evolutionary adaption to harsh environments.

[Prof. named Academic Delegate to International Marine Organization]

Prof. named Academic Delegate to International Marine Organization

Enrique Curchitser is the first Rutgers professor named to the post by U.S. Department of State.

[High Costs to Upgrade NJ’s Aging Water Infrastructure]

High Costs to Upgrade NJ’s Aging Water Infrastructure

SEBS Prof. Dan Van Abs tells conference that rate increases will dramatically affect poor urban communities.

[Rutgers Energy Institute Hosts Symposium]

Rutgers Energy Institute Hosts Symposium

Annual forum stresses cross-disciplinary energy policy and announces REI Energy Contest winners.

[Achoo! Allergist puts NJ's pollen counts into app.]

Achoo! Allergist puts NJ's pollen counts into app.

Rutgers' Leonard Bielory has developed an app to tell how much and what kind of pollens will affect you.

[Congratulations, Class of 2014!]

Congratulations, Class of 2014!

The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences honors our newest graduates and welcomes them to our proud alumni family.

[Think Outside the Bun]

Think Outside the Bun

Food Science Alum Steve Gomez cracks the code for developing the ultimate Doritos Locos Taco. "Live Mas!"

[Ag Field Day at Rutgers Day]

Ag Field Day at Rutgers Day

Join us for our annual celebration of the school on Saturday, April 26.

[Food Science Major Dives into Honor]

Food Science Major Dives into Honor

Diver Nicole Scott (SEBS ’14) Named American Athletic Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

[Alumnus Ralph Brinster (AG ’53)]

Alumnus Ralph Brinster (AG ’53)

An undisputed "good egg," this National Medal of Science winner blazes a trail connecting animal and human health.

[Rutgers Faculty Investigate NJ Flood Mitigation Strategies]

Rutgers Faculty Investigate NJ Flood Mitigation Strategies

SEBS marine science professors are involved in widespread effort to help flood-prone shore communities.

[His Environmental Health Career Started Here]

His Environmental Health Career Started Here

As a student, alumnus and former faculty member Jorge Berkowitz got off to a rocky start then he found his stride.

[Are You Ready for Some Football?]

Are You Ready for Some Football?

NJ State Climatologist Prof. David Robinson created the ultimate web dashboard BigGameWeather.com for the first outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl.

[WeatherWatcher Rocks <i>Today</i>]

WeatherWatcher Rocks Today

Dylan Dreyer (’03) could only have dreamed of being on NBC’s Weekend Today show when she was an undergraduate.

[Choose Your Own Adventure]

Choose Your Own Adventure

Scott Sincoff, a senior at SEBS, has created a niche for himself by pursuing and connecting with the large and diverse networks of Rutgers.

[Ocean Drones Plumb New Depths]

Ocean Drones Plumb New Depths

Rutgers glider deploys alongside a fleet of 14 other gliders on mission to capture the underwater mysteries of the Atlantic.

[Pollen's Done But Not Allergies]

Pollen's Done But Not Allergies

Mold spores and indoor allergens are on the rise, warns Leonard Bielory, specialist in allergy and immunology.

[Fresh Veggies on Campus]

Fresh Veggies on Campus

TODAY is the last New Brunswick Community Farmers' Market on Cook campus this season. Stop by today behind Waller Hall from 11-3.

[SEBS Graduate Student Wins U.S. Borlaug Fellowship]

SEBS Graduate Student Wins U.S. Borlaug Fellowship

David Byrnes will travel to Tanzania in USAID-funded fellowship focused on global food security.

[Incoming Students Participate in First SEBS Induction Ceremony]

Incoming Students Participate in First SEBS Induction Ceremony

The rain didn't dampen any spirits during this new SEBS tradition.

[Community Day 2013: Sept. 17]

Community Day 2013: Sept. 17

Kick off the school year at Passion Puddle from 4-7 pm with a free barbecue, live entertainment, giveaways, and a raffle for a Kindle Fire HD tablet!

[From Organisms to Ecosystems]

From Organisms to Ecosystems

Welcome to the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences!

[Compassion, Volunteering, Mentoring]

Compassion, Volunteering, Mentoring

Words to live by for Barry Adler, class of 1972.

[Search and Research]

Search and Research

Kara Dods (SEBS '13) made some pretty impressive discoveries at Rutgers...about herself.

[Congratulations, Class of 2013!]

Congratulations, Class of 2013!

The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences honors our newest graduates and welcomes them to our proud alumni family.

[Video: Future Scientists Present]

Video: Future Scientists Present

The 2013 George H. Cook Scholars present their theses, speak about their experience, and share what they learned about themselves.

[Greening the Campus]

Greening the Campus

Students and staff planted trees donated by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota on the George H. Cook Campus.

[Ag Field Day at Rutgers Day]

Ag Field Day at Rutgers Day

Join us for our annual celebration of the school on Saturday, April 27.

[New Endowed Chair in Water Resources and Watershed Ecology]

New Endowed Chair in Water Resources and Watershed Ecology

The Johnson Family Chair will be located in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources at SEBS.

[Senior Wins Gates Scholarship for Graduate Study at Cambridge]

Senior Wins Gates Scholarship for Graduate Study at Cambridge

Devinn Lambert is one of two Rutgers scholars this year.

[International Summer Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching]

International Summer Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

Apply by March 4 for your chance to study abroad this summer.

[Japan Prize Recognizes Rutgers Marine Scientist]

Japan Prize Recognizes Rutgers Marine Scientist

Fred Grassle honored for his decades of work improving knowledge of ocean life.

[Breath Is Life]

Breath Is Life

SEBS Junior Katie Morey transforms environmental health research into tools for urban faith communities.

[Rutgers Team Heads to Antarctica]

Rutgers Team Heads to Antarctica

Documentary planned on efforts of Oscar Schofield's 12th trip.

[Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year]

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year

From Executive Dean Bob Goodman and Everyone at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.

[Stay Connected with SEBS]

Stay Connected with SEBS

Visit the SEBS & NJAES Newsroom for the latest stories, news, and information about our work in New Jersey and the world.

[Hurricane Sandy]

Hurricane Sandy

Find out how we've helped and how we're being shaped by this extreme weather event.

[Analyzing Ocean Data from Sandy]

Analyzing Ocean Data from Sandy

Oceanography professor Josh Kohut and Rutgers students deploy underwater glider to collect ocean data before, during, and after Hurricane Sandy.

[Landscape Architecture Students Win National Award]

Landscape Architecture Students Win National Award

SEBS students earn top honors in competition to re-imagine America's national parks.

[It's Not Your Dad's (or Mom's) Dining Hall Any More]

It's Not Your Dad's (or Mom's) Dining Hall Any More

Rutgers Dining Services emphasizes variety, quality, and healthy eating.

[Community Day 2012: Sept. 13]

Community Day 2012: Sept. 13

Kick off the school year at Passion Puddle from 4-7 pm with a free barbecue, live entertainment, giveaways, and a raffle for an iPod Touch!

[SEBS Students Offer Designs for Voorhees Environmental Park]

SEBS Students Offer Designs for Voorhees Environmental Park

Reclaimed South Jersey landfill is the focus of collaborative community park.

[Leaves of Three? Let Them Be!]

Leaves of Three? Let Them Be!

This summer the growth of poison ivy and related plants appears to be exceedingly potent. Dr. Leonard Bielory offers advice.

[150th Anniversary of the Land-Grant College Act]

150th Anniversary of the Land-Grant College Act

In 1862, the Morrill Act laid the groundwork for the democratization of public higher education.

[Sea Worthy]

Sea Worthy

J. Frederick Grassle, the founding director of the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, is one of the nation's most celebrated oceanographers.

[Love Letters to the Rutgers Gardens]

Love Letters to the Rutgers Gardens

Kids at College Program Ignites Interest in Learning and "Love" for Rutgers.

[Organic Farming and Sustainability in Belize]

Organic Farming and Sustainability in Belize

SEBS Senior Jordan Mason tells the story of her own global reach.

[Congratulations, Class of 2012!]

Congratulations, Class of 2012!

The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences honors our newest graduates and welcomes them to our proud alumni family.

[For Rutgers Grad, A Second of Courage; Then, the Leap]

For Rutgers Grad, A Second of Courage; Then, the Leap

Learn about SEBS Senior Timothy Dinh's adventures in the classroom and around the world!

["Bare-bones" Equine Research]

"Bare-bones" Equine Research

Articulated horse skeleton enhances animal sciences program

["Bare-bones" Equine Research]

"Bare-bones" Equine Research

Check out Prof. Carey Williams and Animal Sciences' new articulated horse skeleton on Ag Field Day at Rutgers Day, Apr. 28

[Ag Field Day at Rutgers Day]

Ag Field Day at Rutgers Day

Join us for our annual celebration of the school on Saturday, April 28.

[March 27: Reinventing the University for the 21st Century]

March 27: Reinventing the University for the 21st Century

Executive Dean's Distinguished Lecture featuring David Ehrenfeld

[NY Times: New Species of Frog Croaking in Plain Sight]

NY Times: New Species of Frog Croaking in Plain Sight

Rutgers ecologist Jeremy Feinberg makes discovery in New York.

[The Origin of Photosynthesis Revealed]

The Origin of Photosynthesis Revealed

Prof. Debashish Bhattacharya has shed light on the early events leading to photosynthesis.

[International Summer Scholarship Application Period Now Open]

International Summer Scholarship Application Period Now Open

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 22
Apply now for your chance to study abroad this summer.

[Creating Living "Eco" Walls]

Creating Living "Eco" Walls

Michael Corragio (CC '06) and Ryan Burrows Grow a Green Business.

[Wishing You a Happy New Year]

Wishing You a Happy New Year

From Executive Dean Bob Goodman and Everyone at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.

[Wishing You a Happy Holiday]

Wishing You a Happy Holiday

From Executive Dean Bob Goodman and Everyone at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.

[Hidden Potential]

Hidden Potential

In hazelnuts, C. Reed Funk and Thomas Molnar have cultivated a largely untapped source of food and fuel - and a powerful philanthropic cause.

[To Infinity and Beyond!]

To Infinity and Beyond!

Debashish Bhattacharya explores the infinite possibilities of single cell research.

[Duckweed: Environmental Star]

Duckweed: Environmental Star

Plant biologist Eric Lam, an expert on the small but plentiful pond denizen, and his Rutgers team investigates this potential new biofuel crop.

[The Explorers]

The Explorers

Professor Ilya Raskin and his students are helping people worldwide harness the health benefits of plants.

[Community Day 2011: Sept. 14]

Community Day 2011: Sept. 14

Kick off the school year at Passion Puddle from 4-7 pm with a free barbecue, live entertainment, giveaways, and a raffle for an iPod Touch!

[Hands-on, Personal, and Enriching]

Hands-on, Personal, and Enriching

The Biotechnology Undergraduate Scholars Program is supported by a National Science Foundation grant.

[New Jersey Waterways Under Stress]

New Jersey Waterways Under Stress

Marine sciences professor Michael Kennish studies the Barnegat Bay.

[Celebrate Our School Year!]

Celebrate Our School Year!

Check out the 2010-2011 Academic Year in Review.

[Clear Skies Ahead]

Clear Skies Ahead

WeatherWatcher Teresa Sikorski does more than study weather--she eats, sleeps, and lives it.

[Saving Our Rare Bird Species]

Saving Our Rare Bird Species

Prof. Julie Lockwood and her team are creating management plans for bird conservation.

[Congratulations, Class of 2011!]

Congratulations, Class of 2011!

The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences honors our newest graduates and welcomes them to our proud alumni family.

[Celebrate Commencement]

Celebrate Commencement

Join us on May 15 as we honor our newest graduates.

[Helping the State Combat Top Disease Killers]

Helping the State Combat Top Disease Killers

Nutritional scientist Nurgul Fitzgerald co-chairs New Jersey Chronic Disease Advisory Council.

[Ag Field Day at Rutgers Day]

Ag Field Day at Rutgers Day

Join us for our annual celebration of the school on Saturday, April 30.

[Helping the State Combat Top Disease Killers]

Helping the State Combat Top Disease Killers

Nutritional scientist Nurgul Fitzgerald co-chairs New Jersey Chronic Disease Advisory Council.

[Do Soft Skills Drive Economic Success?]

Do Soft Skills Drive Economic Success?

Researchers will try to determine the infuence of social capital.

[Top Teacher]

Top Teacher

Oceanography Professor Scott Glenn is the 2010 New Jersey Teacher of the Year.

[Adventures Beyond the Classroom]

Adventures Beyond the Classroom

Apply now for an International Summer Scholarship!

[Celebrate Scarlet's Great Adventure]

Celebrate Scarlet's Great Adventure

Rutgers Glider Added to Smithsonian National Collection

[Passion Puddle]

Passion Puddle

Photo by Dean Penny Carlson.

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