‘Rutgers Day’ festival draws record-setting crowd

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers officials say a record-setting crowd has turned out to get an up-close look at the university and its many offerings. An estimated 84,000 people came out Saturday for the annual "Rutgers Day" festival, an annual ...

Trauma warnings move from Internet to Ivory Tower

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A UC Santa Barbara student's proposal to get professors to provide a written or oral heads-up before they cover graphic material has become part of a national debate over the use of "trigger warnings" in higher education. ...

Family of 4-Year-Old Raises Money for Pediatric Cancer Research

The family and friends of Natalie Gorsegner, who has been battling cancer, are raising money for pediatric cancer research through The Truth 365.

Celebrating 40 Years of the Rubik’s Cube

Liberty Science Center in Jersey City partnered with Google to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube with an interactive exhibit that highlights the toy and demonstrates how it works.

Paying for College Continues to Be Increasingly Difficult for NJ Students

A new study has found that more college students are graduating with student loan debt and that debt is taking more out of family's pocketbooks than ever before.

Princeton University giving town $24M

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has agreed to contribute more than $24 million over the next seven years to the town of Princeton. The deal was announced Thursday and is set for consideration by the town government's approval on Monday. ...

Puerto Rico university students launch protest

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Students at Puerto Rico's largest public university have launched a 24-hour protest following talks about a tuition increase. The protest was called even though officials at the University of Puerto Rico have extended ...

Rutgers names new chancellor for Camden campus

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The dean of the University of Maryland's law school has been named the new chancellor for Rutgers University's Camden campus. Phoebe Haddon will start in New Jersey on July 1. Her appointment was announced Wednesday by ...

Parents Claim School District Discourages Blacks from Taking AP Classes

Parents of students in the South Orange/Maplewood school district say black students are discouraged from taking harder Advanced Placement courses.

NJIT Launches New Jersey Innovation Institute

The New Jersey Innovation Institute, a non-profit spinoff of NJIT, will allow those involved to work more freely with private corporations.