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Rutgers professor discusses intellectual diversity in scientific research

Rutgers professor discusses intellectual diversity in scientific research

Sam Rosenblatt and Jess Kaplan

October 10, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 3, Rutgers University Professor Lee Jussim visited campus to discuss the importance of intellectual diversity in science and social science research. The talk was held in the Arches Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center and was a part of the Campus Politics and Civil Liberties 2019-2020...

Professor Zhiqun Zhu publishes new book on Chinese foreign policy

Ellie Lowe, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

Professor of Political Science and International Relations Zhiqun Zhu has recently published a new book, “A Critical Decade: China’s Foreign Policy (2008-2018).” “A Critical Decade: China’s Foreign Policy (2008-2018),” which can be found in Bertrand Library, explains how China has transformed...

New Samek Museum exhibitions

Sarah Haber, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The Samek Art Museum is currently showcasing two exhibitions: “10: Artist as Catalyst” is shown at the Downtown Gallery through Dec. 1, while “Damaged Goods: The Punk Aesthetic” is located at the Campus Gallery through Dec. 8. The exhibition “10: Artist as Catalyst” is a collection of...

Students research the dangers of e-cigarettes

Caroline Buck, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

While the dangerous health concerns posed by e-cigarettes have only recently gained nationwide attention, student researchers on campus have been observing the dangers of the devices for years. Jewel Cook ’20 and Ana Islas ’20 have been working on their research with guidance from Assistant Professor...

Econ-versation: Labor Department report displays Sept. employment data

Econ-versation: Labor Department report displays Sept. employment data

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

Following manufacturing slowdowns in the United States and the World Trade Organization’s recent projection of global trade decreases, the Labor Department’s report provides optimistic news in the area of employment. The report, released on Oct. 4, summarizes employment data in the United States f...

Breaking the Bubble

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

October 10, 2019

Domestic: The U.S. women’s gymnastics team won their fifth consecutive world championship in Germany on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Simone Biles earned her 21st medal and 15th career gold, making her the most decorated female gymnast. Biles is now only three medals away from surpassing the all-time world medals...

University honors late Professor Carmen Gillespie

University honors late Professor Carmen Gillespie

Sebi Herrera and Jess Kaplan

October 4, 2019

The University community celebrated the life of Carmen Gillespie, professor of English and Director of the Griot Institute, on Sept. 28. The six hour memorial was organized by Michelle Lauver, Griot Programs Manager, Kelsey Hicks, the director of Women’s resources, and Meenakshi Ponnuswami Professo...

BizPitch Competition kicks off with Inspiration session 

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

October 4, 2019

The University’s annual BizPitch competition kicked off with BizPitch Inspiration, an interactive prep session led by Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Erin Jablonski on Oct. 1. BizPitch gives students the opportunity to launch their own companies, create and market a product or service...

Paint Bucknell Pink run held during Family Weekend 

Juliana Collins, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) hosted its annual 5K run and walk to promote breast cancer awareness in the midst of parents weekend on Sept. 29 in the Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. Proceeds of this race were given to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer research and Relay For Life. CAC i...

New Library & IT services available to students

New Library & IT services available to students

Sarah Haber, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

The University’s Library and Information Technology (L&IT) has two new services available to both students and faculty this fall semester: the new First-Year Librarian program and the software visualization program, which will familiarize students with the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library.  L...

The Econ-versation: World Trade Organization forecasts slower global trade

The Econ-versation: World Trade Organization forecasts slower global trade

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

The World Trade Organization (WTO) curtailed their original trade growth projections for 2019 and 2020. World trade in merchandise is now expected to grow 1.2 percent in 2019, which is a drop from the April prediction of 2.6 percent growth. The 2020 prediction was originally 3.0 percent growth but has...

Breaking the Bubble

Jess Kaplan, News Editor

October 4, 2019

Domestic:  Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was hospitalized and treated for an artery blockage on Tuesday evening, forcing him to cancel upcoming campaign events and generating public uncertainty of his ability to hold presidential office. Sanders’ hospitalization will likely intensify the fo...

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