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News and Announcements

Category: Biology

Dr. Claudio Fernandez with Mayor Richard Turner receiving his induction plaque

Biology Alum Inducted into Weehawken Academic Hall of Fame

Claudio M. Fernandez D.O., FACOI , M.S. ’04, ’06 was inducted on June 14 into his High School’s Hall of Fame

An abandoned boat is washed ashore on Bay View Avenue near 24th Avenue in Seaside Park

Hoboken cleanup spells the end of abandoned boats

Dr. Paul Bologna, Professor, Biology, speaks with Ted Goldberg from NJ Spotlight News regarding boat debris

plants blooming in field

What we can do to keep the Garden State beautiful?

Dr. Matthew Schuler, Assistant Professor of Biology, wrote this opinion piece for NJ.com in honor of Earth Day

paper bags in a shopping cart

N.J. plastic bag ban: Why are grocery stores banned from using paper bags?

Dr. Matthew Schuler, Assistant Professor, Biology, spoke with Steven Rodas from NJ.com about how to inform people of the State’s upcoming bag ban

Plastic trash is deposited at the high tide line at Monmouth Beach

Plastic remains the most collected litter at New Jersey beaches

The annual Beach Sweeps Report from Clean Ocean Action documented that 82.3% of items collected by volunteers were made of foam or plastic

An abandoned boat is washed ashore on Bay View Avenue near 24th Avenue in Seaside Park

Beached, docked & dumped

NJ.com spoke with Dr. Paul Bologna, Biology, regarding the State’s abandoned boat problem

Lake George

Study Shows Freshwater Lakes Increasingly Polluted by Salt

Montclair professor, an original contributing designer of the global study, explains how government guidelines are failing to protect freshwater lakes

Andreia Resende '22, Alex Diaz ’12 MAT, Professor Douglas Larkin and Biology Professor Sandra Adams

A New Science Teacher Comes Full Circle

Finding support with mentors who believed in her, a graduate of the Noyce Science Teacher Program now inspires her students to believe in themselves

A Discussion with a Cell Biologist

Dr. Elma L. González, a Mexican-born American plant cell biologist, joined us via Zoom to discuss her career and research.

cyanobacteria under microscope

Biology Student Wins Second in Poster Contest

Melissa Mazzaro, who is pursuing a Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences BS/MS, won the award at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society

Samantha Benjamin in the lab

How Student Researchers Can Change the World

Student scientists presented their research at the Fall 2021 Casabona Future Scientists Competition

Dr. Sandra Adams in one of her lab classes

When to get a booster shot if you are fully vaccinated and had COVID

Dr. Sandra Adams spoke with Katherine Rodriguez from NJ.com regarding when to get your Covid-19 booster