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Aresty RA Deep Kotadia presents
On Thursday, December 3, Aresty held its first ever Research Slam! at the new Honors College as a way to showcase the breadth of research happening at Rutgers. A Research Slam is an alternative academic presentation that offers participants an interactive way to present their current work and engage with audience members, while effectively communicating their research to a non-expert audience. Many students turned out to see current Aresty research assistants and faculty present on a myriad of topics. Presenters included: Chris Markosian, working with Dr. Ken Irvine at the Waksman Institute Neha Narayanan, working with Dr. Mimi Phan in the Psychology... Continued
2015 Summer Science Poster Session
The Aresty Summer Science Program, which just three years ago had 28 students, has grown dramatically, and this year it included 65 students participating in research across campuses at Rutgers. The poster session, held Friday, August 7th in the Busch Student Center MPR, was the culmination of 11 weeks of full-time research for these students. The Summer Science Program is an intensive, full-time, on-campus research experience for Rutgers-New Brunswick rising sophomores only. Students are matched with faculty mentors from a diverse array of scientific disciplines. Participants learn about the process of research by working with their mentors in the laboratory and by participating in... Continued
Aresty Summer Science
The Aresty Summer Science Program fosters a truly interdisciplinary community of researchers that would be hard to cultivate elsewhere. These students live together, discuss their research together, and share challenges together. Over the course of the summer, they build a network across schools and disciplines that would be almost impossible to construct outside this program. Our 65 first-year students this summer are working across the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Their abstracts are available... Continued
sheet music
As part of Professor Jonathan Sauceda’s research project, “Rockin' Roots, Global Reach: Telling the Story of Jersey's Popular Music,” Mason Gross senior Trey Shore looked through countless sheets of music to study songs from the 19th and 20th centuries composed by New Jerseyans or written about New Jersey. He also helped to digitize the sheet music in hopes of one day creating an online, searchable database. Trey presented his findings at the Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium this past April. New Jersey Public Television has now covered their work. Check out the story here.
2015-2016 Aresty Master Peer Instructors
We are pleased to welcome five new Master Peer Instructors for the 2015-2016 academic year. In addition to coaching and supervising our Peer Instructors next academic year, these outstanding undergraduates also serve as mentors to our research assistants and represent the Aresty Research Center at various events. Master Peer Instructors are selected for their demonstrated leadership, strong research knowledge, and dedication to scholarly community at Rutgers. Alina Afinogenova is a senior in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, double majoring in Genetics and Economics and minoring in Cognitive Science. She is currently working under the direction of Dr.... Continued

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