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News and Announcements

Category: In The Media

dinosaur artwork by Hermann Bermudez

Impact that killed the dinosaurs triggered “mega-earthquake” that lasted weeks to months

PhD candidate Hermann Bermudez discusses the topic of his upcoming presentation at the Geological Society of America’s Annual Conference

Dr. Bologna and students eelgrass project in Barnegat Bay

College Students Work to Restore Protective Eelgrass Off NJ Shore

Dr. Bologna and his students went into the waters of Barnegat Bay Thursday for an eelgrass restoration project.

mauve jellyfish spotted at NJ Beaches story on Fox Weather

Dangerous Jellyfish spotted on New Jersey beaches

Dr. Paul Bologna discusses the Rare Mauve jellyfish that’s been spotted at NJ beaches whose stings could cause very painful reactions.

map of heat islands in New Jersey; Jersey City, Newark and Elizabeth

Urban heat islands fire up temperatures, day and night

Dr. Greg Pope, Earth and Environmental Studies, speaks with NJ Spotlight News regarding these heat islands

NBC4NY Studying the Dangers of Clinging Jellyfish

Studying the Dangers of Clinging Jellyfish in NJ Waters

Jen Maxfield from NBC4 NY visited Dr. Paul Bologna’s lab to learn more about these invasive creatures

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

Noyce Scholars

Lessons Learned from Running a Scholarship Program for Undergraduate Pre-Service STEM Teachers

Drs. Douglas Larkin and Sandra Adams discuss their experiences with the Noyce Science Teacher Scholarship program

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

mounds of plastic bottles within plastic bags at Gaeta Recycling Co. Inc in Paterson

Will the plastic bag ban in N.J. help the environment? Here’s what experts say.

Dr. Pankaj Lal, Professor, Earth and Environmental Studies, speaks with Jackie Roman about the 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