What To Do Over Winter Break

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Classes are over, finals are coming to an end and the start of another semester is weeks away. Wondering what to do with your free time over winter break? Rutgers Today asked faculty and staff across the university for some recommendations. Here are some suggestions to fill your free time. Explore New Jersey’s Natural History On a balmy winter day, take a …

Rutgers Science and Outreach Onboard the R/V Atlantis

The PUFINS science and educator team and R/V Atlantis coring crew pose on the back of the deck of the ship. Photo: Erin Sharpe.

By Lauren Neitzke Adamo, assistant teaching professor, Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences In June 2022, a team of scientists and educators embarked on a 14-day expedition in the North Atlantic Ocean onboard the R/V Atlantis in search of deep-sea mud. Led by chief scientist and professor, Liz Sikes, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences and primary investigator and University of Washington …