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School of Environmental
and Biological Sciences

All offices and units are open and in service. We continue to provide advising in-person or via email, live chat, or WebEx (M-F, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET).

Four photos of studnets through the years.

Our Lasting Legacy of Academic Excellence

A look back at Cook College (1973-2007)

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In fall 1973, Cook College admitted its first class of students.

Fifty years later, we celebrate this milestone by taking a look at the people and places of Cook College, the precursor to the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.

A Cook College Timeline

A new sign under construction in front of an older sign that reads 'Rutgers College of Agriculture and Environmental Science'.

A New Idea

"By having a residential college with our own student life programs, we had the opportunity to treat the student as a total person, and we developed a totally integrated program and higher quality education for them."

– Charles Hess, First Dean of Cook College