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Rutgers Students Making a Difference

Meet students who use what they learned at Rutgers to make a positive difference in their communities.


Instructor Jim Murphy talks to students in the Organic Turf Class

Environmentally Friendly Golf Courses?!? Yes, It's True!

Learn how Golf Course Superintendents are dispelling negative stereotypes and proving that golf courses can be "green" in every way.

   
Instructor Jim Murphy talks to students in the Organic Turf Class

Organic and Reduced Pesticide Input Turfgrass Management

Organic Turfgrass Management is a half day course that helps municipalities and boards of education better understand organic and reduced pesticide inputs.

   
Princeton Township Recycling Coordinator Janet Pellichero

“If it Grows, It Goes”: Innovative Princeton Township Recycling Coordinator Launches First Curbside Organic Waste Recycling Program

Second Story in the Series: How Rutgers Continuing Professional Education is Helping Public Employees Serve New Jersey’s Municipalities

   
Art Pierfy, School Indoor Air Quality Expert

Creating Healthy Environments for Children & Teachers In Schools Across New Jersey

First in the Series: How Rutgers Continuing Professional Education is Helping Public Employees Serve New Jersey’s Municipalities

   
Park Management and Liability Issues Course

Is Your Park or Playground an Accident Waiting to Happen?

Meet professionals who learned how to effectively manage parks and minimize liability risks through training at Rutgers.

   
Photo of Nick DeStefano

Being a Hero Is In His Blood

Meet Rutgers student and real-life hero, Nickolas DeStefano.