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Turkey Drop: When Thanksgiving Break Turns Into a Break Up

Rutgers experts offer tips to prepare parents and students for the emotional fall out that can follow this first semester rite of passage some experience.
21-Nov-2019 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Jed Foundation and Tyler Clementi Center Join to Support Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health of LGBTQ+ College Students

Working in tandem, the Tyler Clementi Center and JED will develop a “toolkit” – the first of its kind in the country – to better guide the higher education community and improve the college experience and mental health outcomes for queer-...
27-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers University Commencement Speaker Roundup

Rutgers names commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients for all locations, including Super Bowl LIII champions Jason McCourty and Devin McCourty, Merck CEO Kenneth C. Frazier and scholar Dorothy Roberts.
10-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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We Are Not Hardwired to Go to War

Anthropology professor R. Brian Ferguson's new research counters what many scientists and scholars have long believed: that brutal, bloodthirsty behavior is part of our DNA. Ferguson argues, however, that there is no scientific proof that we have...
7-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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"They have been seared into my memory." Research by Rutgers psychologist Tracey Shors addresses Christine Blasey Ford's testimony detailing alleged sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee today that she "will never forget" the key details of her alleged assault by Brett Kavanaugh, because "they have been seared into my memory."
27-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sexual Violence Haunts Women With Vivid Memories Years Later

Women who suffered from sexual violence, even those who were not diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), had more intense memories – even years after the violence occurred – that are difficult, if not impossible to forget.,...
6-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bad Policing, Bad Law, not ‘Bad Apples,’ Behind Disproportionate Killing of Black Men by Police

Killings of unarmed black men by white police officers across the nation have garnered massive media attention in recent years, raising the question: Do white law enforcement officers target minority suspects?
9-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Meditation and Aerobic Exercise Help Women Recover After Sexual Assault

The #MeToo movement has shed light on our culture's history of sexual violence and harassment. But what is being done to help women heal? New research from Rutgers' Tracey Shors found that women who are sexually assaulted and suffer from...
2-May-2018 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Experts Available to Speak on Santa Clarita, CA, School Shooting

15-Nov-2019 2:20 AM EST

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Rutgers Native American Experts Weigh in on Columbus Day vs. Indigenous Peoples Day Debate

Camilla Townsend, a history professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick whose research focuses on the relationship between indigenous people and Europeans throughout the Americas, says there is room for both...
11-Oct-2019 10:20 AM EDT

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Amber Guyger’s Controversial Hug

7-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Rutgers expert school violence prevention weighs in on whether beefed up security measures keep kids safe.

Do bulletproof backpacks, lobbies, metal detectors, cameras, guards and other beefed up security measures in response to previous school shootings protect our students from school violence? We spoke with Matthew Mayer, associate professor with the...
3-Sep-2019 11:20 AM EDT

What Changes in the Tax Code Mean for New Jersey

21-Mar-2019 1:30 PM EDT

Rutgers Law Professor Available to Comment on New Zealand Mosque Shootings

15-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Rutgers Researcher Develops Star Trek Technology To Detect Infections In HIV/AIDS Patients

29-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Experts from Rutgers Center for Transgender Health available to speak on Transgender Remembrance Day

16-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

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