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Putting a business idea to the test

Susan Todd | Rutgers Business School

The Sulis team is crowdfunding to pay for a pilot of their water purification system in India next month. It’s another step in the team's quest for the $1 million Hult Prize...
As a concept, Sulis got its start in a social innovation class at Rutgers-New Brunswick Honor College, where Modak began collaborating with Osumi and Pomeranz. The idea was selected as a project for the Innovation Lab, an incubator within the Honors College, where the three students, joined by Mendelow, have continued to develop the technology at the heart of Sulis, which uses ultraviolet light to sanitize water – about 12 liters in seven hours.

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SULIS: Redefining Liquid Sunshine wins Hult Prize at Rutgers Competition

Sean Ireland | Rutgers Business School

The newly formed Honors College at Rutgers University was envisioned as “a living-learning community focused on tackling complex problems and global challenges.” Four students and their faculty advisors just put that theory into practice. Honors College students Yuki Osumi ('20/School of Arts and Sciences), Sarah Pomeranz ('20/Rutgers Business School), and Anurag Modak ('20/SAS), with Ari Mendelow (‘18/School of Engineering) won the Hult Prize at Rutgers University Competition on December 8. Johnson & Johnson, one of the sponsors of the competition donated the $1,000 first prize.

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Former NFL quarterback Don McPherson, anti-violence activist, visits Rutgers

Noa Halff | The Daily Targum

McPherson, a College Football Hall of Fame member and anti-violence activist, held a discussion focused on language that set a narrow definition of masculinity and degrade women at the Rutgers Honors College on the College Avenue campus.

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Honors College, Johnson & Johnson create initiative to promote women in STEM fields

Samantha Karas | The Daily Targum

Women make up 47 percent of the total U.S. workforce, yet when it comes to the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, they remain largely underrepresented...A recent collaboration between the Rutgers—New Brunswick Honors College and Johnson & Johnson is aiming to change those statistics.

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Johnson & Johnson Teams with Rutgers to Advance Women's Education in STEM Fields

Rutgers Today

The company has entered into partnerships to build a more diverse workforce and improve the health and well-being of people around the world...

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Cover story: The Best of the Best

Rutgers Magazine

An Honors Education for the 21st Century. 
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Honors News

Public University Honors

Exciting news from Rutgers New Brunswick: a new Honors College, along with its own central living/learning community, is welcoming approximately 500 “of the highest achieving students from New Jersey,”…

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Rutgers Dedicates New Honors College

Michelle Sahn | Patch.com

High-achieving students at Rutgers have a new home; Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno and Rutgers President Robert Barchi hosted the ceremony.

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick Dedicates Residential Honors College

Rutgers Today

New facility expands honors education as the university prepares to celebrate its 250th anniversary...

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick Dedicates Residential Honors College

New Jersey Business

New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno and Rutgers President Robert Barchi hosted the dedication of the Rutgers University-New Brunswick Honors College…The Honors College redefines interdisciplinary learning by inviting first-year students in the sciences, humanities and Rutgers’ various professional schools to live and work together to examine global issues. 

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