In collaboration with universities throughout the country, Rutgers is developing a plan to protect coastal areas increasingly threatened by extreme weather caused by climate change. Climate scientist and institute core faculty member Robert Kopp is the principal investigator.
Emanuel Garcia, who owns a Mexican store in the city’s Esperanza neighborhood, has seen his business take a huge hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. A Rutgers Global Health Institute program helped him stay open and continue serving the community’s needs safely.
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care hired an additional 30 mental health clinicians this summer, specifically to work with school districts to promote the social and emotional health of the state’s students, teachers, and staff as the pandemic continues.
The curriculum uses health and wellness themes to teach language and literacy acquisition skills to pre-kindergarteners in New Brunswick who are dual-language learners from low-income Latino backgrounds.
Three soon-to-be Rutgers graduates talk about their academic experiences in food science, computational and integrative biology, and nursing, and how global health has played a role.
It’s been a year since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members discuss the health crisis in relation to their own areas of expertise and professional practice.
Rutgers Global Health Institute Launches Program to Help Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
The three-part program provides guidance on safe operations and related support services for small businesses and nonprofits in New Jersey’s low-income and minority communities.
Social and Structural Factors, Not Biology, are Strong Influencers of Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Mortality
Racial disparities in COVID-19 mortality in the U.S. are associated with social factors like income, education, and internet access, according to a Rutgers study published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.
School of Communication and Information students developed an app intended to detect COVID-19. Institute director Richard Marlink was the student team’s industry mentor in the Rutgers I-Corps program.
It’s been seven months since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers students and faculty discuss the new normal.