Recent News and Features
[Dec 7, 2019]
These EPIB students—who have been studying the Clean Water Act and Superfund sites—went down the Raritan River to learn first-hand about the river’s industrial and recreational history and to observe where regulation has resulted in recovery and where it has yet to achieve results.
[Dec 1, 2019]
Students returning to the George H. Cook Campus this fall were greeted with a new garden installed at the Cook Office Building (COB) across from the popular Skelly Field on Dudley Road.
[Sep 18, 2019]
September 18th, 2019, 12:30 – 2:00, IFNH 101
[Jul 12, 2019]
Karen O’Neill's opinion article in NJ.com
[Jul 1, 2019]
Prof. Pamela McElwee's opinion article in NJ.com
[Mar 12, 2019]
Dr. Cara Cuite was quoted in the New Jersey Monthly about NJ's food deserts.
[Feb 25, 2019]
Dr. William Hallman was quoted in the USA Today regarding the Food and Drug Administration saying they are getting better at predicting which foods from other countries are more vulnerable to problems.
[Feb 15, 2019]
Dr. William Hallman and Dr. Cara Cuite wrote an article on food recalls that was the cover story for Food Safety Magazine.
[Feb 4, 2019]
So, the question is having the right people with the technical expertise making the decisions as to how much salt is needed for any particular storm," said Van Abs.
[Feb 1, 2019]
Too much salt can be deadly for aquatic life and plants. It can be harmful to humans as well, says Rutgers professor Daniel Van Abs.
[Jan 31, 2019]
Now researchers seem increasingly inclined to correct the record... The academies are not trying to police every piece of climate misinformation or respond in a politicized way, said William Hallman, a human ecology professor at Rutgers University and member of the committee.
[Jan 30, 2019]
Daniel Van Abs, a Rutgers professor who has been studying the effects of road salt on environmental and public health for decades, said this problem is nothing new. "There's a long trend line in New Jersey that the amount of salt in our surface waters has been going up over the decades," Van Abs said.
News and Features by Date
- As the sea rises, how do we get out of harm’s way?
- Millions of species could disappear if we don’t change. One way to help is to eat less meat, Rutgers prof says.
- Food safety: FDA unveils new plan to ensure safety of food imported to U.S.
- Rethinking the Future of Food Recalls
- Environmentalists Raise Questions about Salting of NJ Roads
- Environmentalists raise concerns about salting roads during winter months
- Scientists Consider "Quick Response" Plan to Counter Climate Misinformation
- "Will Murphy’s plan to constantly salt the roads wreak environmental havoc? Time will tell."
- Why Stay During A Hurricane? Because It's Not As Simple As 'Get Out'
- Opinion: NJ Shouldn't Wait for Federal Funds Before Reducing Flood Damages
- Expert: NJ towns should start revamping water infrastructure for the future
- More syringes are washing up on Jersey beaches. It's a problem that starts miles away.
- Americans waste nearly half their food. How can we reduce food waste in New Jersey?
- Ira Wagner's 'Houseraising': Uplift, denial, and Hurricane Sandy
- How Privatizing Water Systems Costs Taxpayers -- & Endangers Them (Heavy.com)
- Conservation could curb future N.J. water demands
- Opinion: NJ's Water Needs Could Decrease, Despite 10.4M Residents by 2040
- Prof. Bill Hallman Appointed to National Advisory Committee Addressing Climate Change Communications
- Emily Hunziker (SEBS '17) participated in the University of Sao Paulo's International Science and Technology Symposium last week.
- Victoria looks at improving emergency communications
- How Hurricane Sandy became steroids for Jersey Shore development
- Congratulations to Dr. Ethan Schoolman for winning The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Campus Sustainability Research Award.
- Is the Food in Meal Kit Delivery Services Actually Safe to Eat?
- What to tell people to get them to evacuate before a hurricane hits?
- Opinion: The Time is Now for Drinking Water Utilities to Improve Their Systems
- Opinion: Thinking Smaller for more Effective Flood Protection
- GMOs: finding middle ground on genetically modified organisms
- Racial Discrimination Linked with Worse Mental Health
- Opinion: Is Water Supply a Commodity, a Service, or a Right? by Dr. Daniel Van Abs
- Dr. Tom Rudel Honored for Teaching, Research, Service and Diversity Initiatives
- Lecture and Book Signing by George Marshall, "Are Our Brains Wired to Ignore Climate Change?"
- Cymie Payne
- Congratulations Dr. Bonnie McCay for receiving the American Fisheries Society's 2013 Award of Excellence.
- Dr. Peter Guarnaccia was invited by former Rutgers anthropology graduate student Nia Parson to deliver the George and Mary Foster Distinguished Lecture in Cultural Anthropology at Southern Methodist University.
- Check out our latest edition of the EPIB Trail.
- Dr. Cymie Payne was interviewed by the New York Times regarding the campaign against whale hunting.
- Naa Oyo Kwate Wins Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader Award
- Just published Dr. Pamela McElwee and Dr. Maria Luz Cruz-Torres' new book, "Gender and Sustainability: Lessons from Asia and Latin America."
- See our EcoPodcasts
- Professors in the News: Dr. Shwom is recognized for her recent research and publications
- Just Published: The EPIB Trail, Volume 4 Issue 7
- President Obama's Deputy Assistant for Energy and Climate Change- A Former EPIB Student
- Professors in the News: Naa Oyo A. Kwate profiled in Rutgers Today