Summer REU with the Data Labs Project and RIOS

During this unprecedented time in our history when students are required to “stay at home” due to government imposed rules, we developed a virtual learning and research opportunity to work with previously accepted and displaced REU students to build their capacity to work with large online and openly accessible data...

Marine Science Family Night at McKinley Community School

In New Brunswick, Rutgers scientists teamed up with the local school district to develop a series of Science Family Nights. Funded by Rutgers’ 4-H Department of Youth Development and Cooperative Extension, and AT&T, this series sets out to inspire and engage the next generation of science-informed students. Students and their families had...

Rutgers University Marine Field Station Outreach 2019

Rutgers Marine Field Station (RUMF) have significantly expanded our outreach activities in recent years. Along with our annual Open House events, which have attracted 1,450 visitors to the Station over the last three years, we have also expanded our programs for visiting college classes to include hands-on activities (bridgenet sampling,...

DMCS graduate students representing in D.C.

Three oceanography grad students (Heidi Yeh, Austin Grubb, and Brittany Schieler) spent two days in DC on a trip sponsored by the science policy and advocacy at Rutgers (SPAR) group. They took part in science policy and communication workshops at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They...

Janice McDonnell Featured on NJTV News: Science & Technology

Janice McDonnell and the ENIGMA (Evolution of Nanomachines in Geospheres and Microbial Ancestors) project led by Rutgers scientists, launched another interactive K-8 Family Science Night entitled “Exploring Life on Other Planets”, at the McKinley School in downtown New Brunswick, NJ. The Family Science Night event centered on a relatable curriculum...

Shore Bowl 2019

The Shore Bowl is one of the 25 regional competitions of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl.  Local high school teams (grades 9-12) compete head-to-head on rapid memory recall and critical thought questions.   Questions focus on the ocean sciences (biology, physics, geology and geography), as well as other ocean-related subjects...