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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.

Aaron Bernstein

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.

 

 

Lily Young delivering a lecture

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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Academic Affairs by the Numbers

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Schools and colleges
300
Research centers and institutes statewide
71,000+
Undergraduate and graduate students

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.

Shawnika Hull poses with President Holloway