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Rutgers Imposes Greek Party Ban

4-7-15
After a number of alcohol-related incidents, Rutgers has banned fraternity and sorority parties for the remainder of the spring semester.
The cherry trees in Branch Brook Park will be in full bloom for three weeks in April. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Newark’s Cherry Blossoms Thrive with Rutgers’ Help

4-1-15
Rutgers master gardeners and alumni play a key role maintaining the largest cherry tree collection in the U.S.
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Science, Math the Focus of Symposium at LSC

3-30-15
Students from NJ colleges and universities exhibit projects at the second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the Liberty Science Center.
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Picatinny Arsenal Introduces Girls to Engineering

3-30-15
The Army's Picatinny Arsenal holds an annual event called "Introduce a Girl to Engineering," which shows girls the types of work they can do with engineering degrees.
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STOPit App Lets Kids Anonymously Report Bullying

3-27-15
The STOPit app allows for anonymous reporting of bullying incidents. Founders hope it resonates with young people who use technology to communicate.
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Camden Superintendent’s Plan Lets Non-Profits Operate Five Schools

3-26-15
Camden Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard is trying to get community buy-in for his plan to turn over operation of five city schools to private non-profits.
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Bill Aims to Reduce College Tuition Costs

3-25-15
A proposed bill would require all New Jersey colleges and universities to develop a $10,000 four-year BA degree program that includes tuition and fees.
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WPU President: $10,000 Degree Program May Not Work for All

3-25-15
William Paterson President Dr. Kathleen Waldron says a bill proposing a $10,000 baccalaureate degree program might not be feasible for all schools or all degree programs.
Stockton University purchased the Showboat in December. - (AARON HOUSTON)

‘Stabbed in the heart’: Stockton’s Showboat campus in jeopardy, university president says

3-25-15
Stockton University President Herman Saatkamp says the school's efforts to create a residential branch campus in Atlantic City have reached a stalemate.
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Fighting Drug Addiction in Youth

3-23-15
Children are being exposed to drugs at a younger and younger age. One Rutgers professor hopes to educate children about drug use and abuse.