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July 8, 2015

U. prohibits smoking within 25 feet of public areas

The University has updated the “Smoking” section of “Rights, Rules, Responsibilities” in the past week to prohibit smoking within 25 feet of all workplaces and buildings of public access. Section 1.5.3 had previously only prohibited smoking within workplaces and buildings of public access. The prohibition … Read More

June 30, 2015

Christie announces presidential candidacy

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced his presidential candidacy Tuesday morning at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. Christie, who has been struggling in New Jersey polls recently, is also an ex officio trustee of the University. He is the 14th Republican to have declared a presidential run. Read More

May 5, 2015

Asbestos removal work begins in Dillon Gymnasium

In anticipation of renovations on the A-level of Dillon Gymnasium, work is being done now to remove asbestos in the area, Director of Environmental Health and Safety Robin Izzo said. Asbestos is a mineral that can cause cancer and lung disease. According … Read More

May 2, 2015

Alternative Lawnparties event to be held at Campus Club

An alternative Lawnparties event aimed at students who do not support Big Sean’s attendance and students with different musical interests will be held at Campus Club on the day of Lawnparties. The event will feature barbecue and a live cover band with roots in New Jersey, … Read More

April 23, 2015

McDermott discusses the changing nature of depictions of the Hindu goddess Durga

The changes in the face of the goddess Durga during the Bengali festival Durga Puja are reflective of changes in the broader face of Indian society, Rachel McDermott, professor of Asian and Middle Eastern cultures at Columbia, said at a lecture on Thursday. The Durga Puja is … Read More

April 22, 2015

Neuroscience has 17 concentrators in inaugural year, other sciences largely unaffected

Seventeen sophomores signed in to the new neuroscience concentration this year, according to Asif Ghazanfar, co-director of the Program in Neuroscience. It was hard to have any expectations for enrollment because sophomores did not have the chance to plan how they were going to fulfill … Read More

April 21, 2015

News & Notes: Animal rights advocates urge legal action against Harvard’s New England Primate Center

The advocacy group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter to the Worcester County District Attorney’s office last week, urging it to pursue criminal charges against the Harvard researchers responsible for the care of primates that were allegedly mistreated, the Harvard Crimson … Read More

April 20, 2015

Former U. President Bowen GS ’58 discusses details of divestment

Divestment is a complicated issue, but universities should resist efforts to have outside agendas forced upon them through divestment, former University president Bill Bowen GS ’58 said at a dinner discussion on Monday. The action of divestment is too blunt to account for nuances and lets … Read More