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  • The Fourth National Climate Assessment reaffirms what the scientific community has long known: climate change is real, caused by humans and here now, according to Robert Kopp, professor at Rutgers-New Brunswick and director of the Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. In his op-ed for The Star-Ledger, he outlines the top six ways climate change threatens New Jersey's residents, economy and environment.

  • Rutgers student newspaper has been a launching pad for journalists at some of the nation’s most prestigious publications. Find out which reporters are on a long list of distinguished alumni who got their start at one of the oldest college newspapers in the country and check out photos throughout The Daily Targum's history.

  • This semester, a group of students explored the life and legacy of Paul Robeson, Rutgers’ third African-American graduate and most famous alumnus, in a Byrne Seminar cotaught by the human rights activist’s granddaughter, Susan Robeson. The seminar marks the beginning of Rutgers University-New Brunswick’s #Robeson100, a commemoration of Robeson’s 1919 graduation from Rutgers College – and his achievements as a scholar, athlete, artist, activist and global citizen.

  • Rutgers Today, Rutgers news - New Faculty Voices, Daniel Semenza, Rutgers-Camden

    Daniel Semenza, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Rutgers-Camden, says the questions John Steinbeck raises on the struggle between good and evil in his classic novel, East of Eden, are important for the study of violence today. In the latest installment in our series highlighting new faculty, find out how Semenza is looking to uncover the causes of violence.

  • A new study by Wenhua Lu, an assistant professor of childhood studies at Rutgers-Camden, finds that an increasing number of adolescents are not being treated for depression, highlighting the need for enhanced educational and policy efforts as well as expanded mental health services.

  • There is no scientific proof that humans are hardwired to go to war, despite the age-old belief that war is just part of human nature. Read about the research Rutgers-Newark professor of anthropology R. Brian Ferguson published in Scientific American and find out why he believes that the eventual eradication of war is at least a theoretical possibility.

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