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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.
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Assembly Ed. Committee Members Grill DOE Staffer Over PARCC Privacy Concerns

3-19-15
Members of the Assembly Education Committee heard from the NJ Department of Education about how Pearson, which is administering the PARCC test, has been monitoring students' social media accounts.