NCAS Student Tom Stratton Makes the Transition From Rock-'n'-Roller to Biomedical Scientist

It was the stuff of rock-‘n-roll dreams. Tom Stratton and his buddies from Cranford, N.J., had played in an indie-rock band since he was 13. When Tom was a Rowan University sophomore in 2004, the band – called Socratic – did a show in Los Angeles, and a record company offered them a contract that night.

Life Sciences II Set to Become Reality With the Help of State Funding

Lawrence Lerner

During the last two years, momentous change has swept through Rutgers, from the appointment of a new university president to the integration with UMDNJ to a host of major shifts underway on the Newark campus.

2012 Chancellor's Award Winners Announced

The 2012 Chancellor’s Excellence Award winners were announced recently.

Dr. Frank Jordan, Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry, won the Exellence in Research Award.


NCAS Chemistry Professor Awarded the Donald H. Jacobs Chair in Applied Physics

Rutgers-Newark Office of Communications

By Robin Warshaw

Imagine the speed an instrument would need to see a process happen within one second. Then imagine the speed needed for equipment to capture such a process in one-tenth of a trillionth of a second.

That time resolution, using synchronized laser pulses, is achieved by an ultrafast microscope created through the research of Dr. Piotr Piotrowiak, a physical chemist and professor in the Department of Chemistry at Rutgers-Newark.

Fed Challenge Team Captures 2nd Place at Nationals

Carla Capizzi

A five-student team fielded by the Economics Department at Rutgers University in Newark came in second in the nation at the national finals of the College Fed Challenge, bested only by the team from Harvard University.  This is the fourth time in six years that the R-N team has reached the national finals, and the third time it has placed in the top three national teams.