Lucinda Borque, a fifth-year Criminal Justice and Philosophy double major and Women and Gender Studies minor, is currently the RA of the third floor of Lynton Tower North. Although she oversees and guides first-year residents, Lucinda never personally experienced Rutgers as an incoming first-year. Beginning her college career at Kean University, Lucinda spent her first year there…Details
Megan Watts is a School of Arts and Sciences junior majoring in Psychology. After her undergraduate studies, Megan wants to attend the Graduate School of Education and work towards her dream of being a high school math teacher. Megan says that she struggled a lot with math when she was younger and feels that oftentimes, teachers…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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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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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
What began as two friends playing sweet serenades in Jameson Hall three years ago has since grown into a five-piece alternative/folk band that has come onto the NJ music scene remarkably fast. The Jameson “duo down the hall” consisted of Evangelia Psarakis, who is now a Rutgers alumna, and Ally Wepner, currently a senior. Ally…Details
I Am Rutgers will be counting down the days until the Class of 2015 graduation with our weekly series called Senior Reflections. Tune in every Thursday to learn more about your fellow peers as they tell us about their past few years at Rutgers. This week we are featuring senior Francine Glaser who reflects upon the…Details
Eshani Dixit is a junior in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, majoring in Political Science with a double minor in Women and Gender Studies and Economics. After she completes her undergraduate education, Eshani is planning to pursue a Masters in Public Health so that she can continue her advocacy work in a…Details