Rutgers Launches Collaborative to Harness University Expertise to Support Offshore Wind Energy Development

Rutgers has launched the Offshore Wind Collaborative to coordinate and build expertise in offshore wind research across the university community and to support workforce development pathways to employment in this industry. Leading the establishment of the collaborative is Margaret Brennan-Tonetta, director of the Office of Resource and Economic Development at Rutgers...

Renew, restore, rewild: Three innovative projects boosting ocean health

A deep dive into new initiatives supporting biodiversity – from the coastline to the seafloor In a well-functioning marine ecosystem, everything is connected – from microscopic matter to massive aquatic mammals. If any one element becomes unbalanced, the ripple effects can be devastating. This interconnectedness is one of the reasons...

In the Eye of the Storm – A Decade After Hurricane Sandy

The wooden causeway to the Rutgers University Marine Field Station in Little Egg Harbor Township, where Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey. To the left, the casino hotels of Atlantic City can be seen off in the distance. Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com By Ted Sherman |...

A Trip on the R/V Rutgers

In March of 2022, Rutgers junior and Leadership Scholar at the Institute for Women's Leadership Kirstin Slattery inquired about the possibility of a trip aboard the R/V Rutgers along the Raritan River. She had been tasked with developing a social action plan centered around a personal passion, and as an...