A Rutgers Professor Brings Humanities to the Movement for Environmental Justice

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Professor Jorge Marcone introduces his students to the little-known figures on the front lines of global environmental conflict: Rainforest dwellers in Peru fighting to protect their land from industry.

This Couple Met at Rutgers, with a Little (Unintended) Help from Their Favorite Professor

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Scott Weber was out celebrating the completion of his honors thesis when he ran into some fellow Rutgers students.

Rutgers Professor Shows Students the Broader World Just Beyond the University's Borders

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Professor Marcy Schwartz takes Rutgers students beyond the borders of the New Brunswick campus and outside their usual range of college experiences.

Mindful of the "Hype," a Team of Rutgers Scholars Takes Deep Dive into AI to Understand its Impact on the World

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The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere, with relentless media coverage proclaiming the start of a momentous shift in the way we learn and work.

Rutgers Scholars Launch Book Series Highlighting Boldly Alternative Writers of Italy

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Scholars in the Italian department at Rutgers University have joined forces with Rutgers University Press to translate and publish “Other Voices of Italy,” ...

Elizabeth Detention Center, Marred by Allegations of Abuse and Neglect, is the Focus of Symposium at Rutgers

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Over the course of three decades, the Elizabeth Detention Center has become, for many, a symbol of immigrant injustice in New Jersey.

Beyond the Opioid Epidemic: Scientist Seeks to Develop non-Addictive Treatment for Pain

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The opioid epidemic emerged in the 1990s with a surge in prescriptions for medications like oxycodone and hydrocodone. In 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared the epidemic a public health crisis.