Rutgers Giving Day 2021

Hi, Department Chairs and Center Directors. Rutgers Giving Day will be Wednesday, March 24, 2021 and applications to participate are due on December 11. Rutgers Giving Day is an online 24 hour fundraising campaign that is driven by social media and email. A department or center with an existing gift...

Autonomous Minisubmarine Measures Seawater Conditions

Since the Industrial Revolution began in the mid-18th century, Earth’s oceans have absorbed about one third of the carbon dioxide emitted through human activities. The ensuing roughly 30% increase in ocean acidity has reduced the amount of carbonate available for calcifying organisms such as corals and oysters to construct their...

Congratulations to Silke Severmann for receiving the Team Excellence Award

In March 2020, the COVID-19 crisis forced Rutgers University to shift spring 2020 courses, in a mere instant, to remote instruction. During the summer of 2020, Rutgers engaged in an intense effort of planning for a fall semester of remote instruction. Each school was tasked with providing technological and pedagogical...

Congratulations to the Rutgers 4-H STEM Ambassador Team

The Rutgers 4-H STEM Ambassador Program was established in 2009 by a team of faculty and staff from multiple SEBS/NJAES departments and units. Since then, this dedicated team has learned how to utilize the strengths and resources of each member to best serve traditionally underserved urban youth throughout the state...

Congratulations to Yair Rosenthal on his 2020 Research Excellence Award

Yair Rosenthal is a globally recognized leader focused on exploring and studying the composition/structure of Earth's ocean basins. His overarching research has documented past changes in Earth climate change helping us to understand the mechanisms that underlie the observed changes. He has been a leader in understanding the importance of...

Atlantic invertebrates are going the wrong way

Rutgers Faculty Heidi L. Fuchs (Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences), Robert J. Chant (Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences) , and Enrique N. Curchitser (Department of Environmental Sciences) along with researchers Elias Hunter (Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences - Rutgers), Emily Chen (Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences...

Congratulations to Liz Sikes who will be presenting the annual Cesare Emiliani Lecture at this year’s Fall AGU

Congratulations to Elisabeth Sikes who has been recognized by the American Geophysical Union by being awarded the Cesare Emiliani Lecture. The Cesare Emiliani Lecture is presented annually and recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of paleoceanography. The Emiliani Lecture honors the life and work of the renowned paleoceanographer and the...