Letters To My First-Year Self: Saira Shakir

This piece is part of the Letters to My First-Year Self series in which students (current or past) look back on their first year here at Rutgers and give advice to their former selves. We are looking for contributions to this series; so if you’d like to participate, please send your reflection to I Am…

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RA Insights: Luis Fernandez

For Luis Fernandez, RA of Quad II, House 20, college has been a series of firsts.  As a third-year Information Technology and Informatics major, Luis is about to become the first in his family to graduate college when he completes his degree next Spring.  He is also a Guinness World Record Holder; while attending a…

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Rutgers University Aresty Research: Monika Masanam

This piece is part of the Rutgers University Aresty Research series, in which we highlight the various experiences of Peer Instructors and former Aresty undergraduate Research Assistants.  Monika Masanam is a Peer Instructor and former summer science researcher with the Aresty Research program. Here, she discusses the work she does and explains the different opportunities Aresty…

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Rutgers University Aresty Research: Jackie Bradli

This piece is part of the Rutgers University Aresty Research series, in which we highlight the various experiences of Peer Instructors and former Aresty undergraduate Research Assistants.  Jackie Bradli is a Peer Instructor and Research Assistant for the Aresty Research Center. Here, she talks about her research pertaining to gravitational lensing and the benefits of being…

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Rutgers University Aresty Research: What Have You Learned?

This piece is part of the Rutgers University Aresty Research series, in which we highlight the various experiences of Peer Instructors and former Aresty undergraduate research assistants. 

Some Aresty research assistants and peer instructors share the valuable lessons they learned while participating in undergraduate research.

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Rutgers Class of 2015: Post-Grad Plans

With graduation less than a month away, we wanted to see what Rutgers seniors had planned post-graduation. Would our fellow Scarlet Knights be traveling the world, starting a new job, or  continuing on to a masters degree? With such a diverse student body, we expected answers to be all across the spectrum of interest, and we were…

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From Jersey to Jerusalem: A Journey of Self-Discovery

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” ~Alan Alda Vera Hinsey graduated last May with a Major in Women’s and Gender Studies, a concentration in Anthropology, and a Minor in Spanish.  However, what she gained…

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Rutgers University Aresty Research: Dennis Sholler

This piece is part of the Rutgers University Aresty Research series, in which we highlight the various experiences of Peer Instructors and former Aresty undergraduate Research Assistants.  Dennis Sholler is an undergraduate Research Assistant and Peer Instructor with the Aresty Research program. We sat down with Dennis as he explained his research on the effects of…

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ONE

There are many ways to affect change in the world, from collecting donations to campaigning to spread awareness. ONE is a “grassroots community to campaign and advocate for the eradication of problems such as world poverty and preventable diseases,” says Mai Tran, secretary of ONE. Rutgers’ chapter, only three semesters old, has already made waves.…

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Rutgers University Aresty Research: An Overview

This piece is part of the Rutgers University Aresty Research series, in which we highlight the various experiences of Peer Instructors and former Aresty undergraduate Research Assistants.  The Aresty research program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to help professors with a variety of research projects and gain valuable hands-on experience. Some current Research Assistants and…

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