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Wednesday August 24, 2016

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  • 'There is No Gap Between Us and the Professors'

    How is the classroom environment different in China compared with the United States? Watch our video to see what students from South China University of Technology have to say after studying robotics and engineering at Rutgers this summer.

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What's Happening at Rutgers

  • Light Bulb
    Nobel Laureate in Physics Public Lecture

    The Department of Physics and Astronomy hosts the lecture “From Edison Lightbulb to LED Lighting,” delivered by Shuji Nakamura, 2014 Nobel Laureate in Physics, August 29 at 7 p.m. 

  • Plants
    Propagation Garden and Houseplants

    Get hands-on experience with various types of propagation, including leaf and stem cuttings, root division, layering and seed at Rutgers Gardens September 10. Registration required.  

  • tomato
    Totally Tomatoes

    Learn about the different tomato varieties grown at Rutgers Gardens in this workshop August 27. Registration required. 

  • RU through centuries
    ‘Rutgers Through the Centuries’ Exhibition

    Rutgers University Libraries celebrates the university’s 250th anniversary with the exhibition “Rutgers Through the Centuries: 250 Years of Treasures from the Archives” through November 2016. 

  • Preserving
    Overworked Gardens Guide to Preserving

    Take an “eat-your-way-through-it” course on dehydrating, pickling and other quick methods of preserving your harvest August 27. Registration required. 

Fast Facts
About Rutgers

In 2009, Rutgers marine scientists achieved the world’s first transatlantic crossing of an undersea robotic glider, proving that sensor-laden robots were the future of understanding the planet’s greatest resource, the world ocean. Rutgers gliders monitored the Gulf of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the New Jersey shore during hurricanes Irene and Sandy.

 

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