University Academic Affairs
Advancing Academic Excellence at Rutgers
Aaron Bernstein Receives a Sloan Research Fellowship
Congratulations to Aaron Bernstein, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science within the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, for being awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship. Professor Bernstein specializes in studying and enhancing algorithm design.
Lily Y. Young Receives the Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award
Dr. Lily Y. Young, Board of Governors Professor, has been named the 2023–24 recipient of the university's Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award. A special award ceremony and lecture, "Microbes Are the Best Chemists in the World: The Intersection of Microbiology, Chemistry, and Engineering," was held on Thursday, February 15.
Rutgers Makes Record-Breaking Gains in U.S. News Rankings
Rutgers University advanced significantly in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings, with Rutgers-New Brunswick ranked as the #15 top public university in the nation this year and all three of the university’s locations in Newark, Camden, and New Brunswick among the top 100 national universities for the first time in the ranking’s 40-year history.
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Faculty Year-End Excellence Awards
Nominations for the 2023–2024 Universitywide Year-End Excellence Awards are now being accepted. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 6.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2022–2023 Faculty Year-End Excellence Awards! Winners were selected by their colleagues in recognition of exceptional contributions to teaching, research, or public service.