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Rutgers Jewish Film Festival Goes Virtual, November 8–22

The 21st annual Rutgers Jewish Film Festival features a curated slate of award-winning dramatic and documentary films from Israel, the United States, and Germany that explore and illuminate Jewish history, culture, and identity. This year's festival...
22-Oct-2020 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stigma Impacts Psychological, Physical Health of Multiracial People

Policy changes can help to fight stigmas of multiracial Americans, one of the fasting growing minority groups in the United States according to a Rutgers University-led study.
21-Oct-2020 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Do White Americans Support Both Strict Immigration Policies and DREAM Act?

White Americans support strict immigration policies while at the same time favor the DREAM Act that would grant legal status to some immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, a contradiction linked to racial resentment and the...
21-Oct-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Pediatricians Sound Alarm on Decreased Flu Vaccinations, Immunizations for Children

Two Rutgers New Jersey Medical School pediatricians discuss the importance of keeping children and adults up to date with immunizations during the coronavirus crisis.
21-Oct-2020 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Jersey, Nation Surpass Halfway Employment Recovery Mark

New Jersey gained back half of the jobs lost due to the coronavirus pandemic but a wide disparity remains between higher-income professionals working at home and lower-wage support workers still bearing the brunt of the economic downturn that has...
20-Oct-2020 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Coronavirus Test Results Are Faster but Still Too Slow For Contract Tracing, National Survey Says

The average test times for coronavirus results have fallen from four days in April to 2.7 days in September, but results are still too slow for effective contact tracing, according to a new nationwide survey led by researchers from Rutgers...
19-Oct-2020 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Finds New Way to Personalize Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Rutgers researchers have discovered human gene markers that work together to cause metastatic prostate cancer – cancer that spreads beyond the prostate.
19-Oct-2020 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Voting Rights, Election 2020, Colleges, Universities, and Us

Join the presidents of Rutgers University, Williams College, Berkshire Community College, and Howard University for Voting Rights, Election 2020, Colleges, Universities, and Us, a virtual conversation on Oct. 20 about voting rights, the upcoming...
19-Oct-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Vietnam’s Vulnerability to Floods

23-Oct-2020 12:35 PM EDT

Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss New Jersey’s Referendum to Legalize Marijuana

22-Oct-2020 2:35 PM EDT

Rutgers experts are available to comment on Iran’s interference in the U.S. election

22-Oct-2020 12:40 PM EDT

Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Purdue Pharma Guilty Plea

22-Oct-2020 9:40 AM EDT

Older Americans, Republicans More Likely to Share Fake News, But Young Voters More Gullible, Study Finds

22-Oct-2020 8:20 AM EDT

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Ethics of Human Challenge Trials

21-Oct-2020 7:05 AM EDT

Addressing Teen Mental Health During the Pandemic

It has been more than seven months since the pandemic initially shut schools, raising concerns about the mental health of adolescents, says Ann Murphy, an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions...
20-Oct-2020 10:05 PM EDT

Safety Considerations for Visiting Primary Care Doctors

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people with chronic health conditions relying on telemedicine rather than seeing their doctor in person when necessary or putting off important visits entirely because they fear being infected. Ann M. Nguyen,...
20-Oct-2020 4:10 PM EDT

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