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Considering a Byrne Seminar?

As you begin your Rutgers journey, Byrne Seminars wants to be part of it and to help you create your own individualized experience.

Teach Your Passion

Join over 200 Rutgers faculty members by being an exciting part of students’ first-year experience.

Learn About Byrne

  • Thursday, July 20 – New Student Orientation (Livingston)
  • Monday, July 31 - New Student Orientation (Livingston)
  • Thursday, August 3 - New Student Orientation (Livingston)
  • Monday, August 7 - New Student Orientation (Livingston)

Social Networks and Society

Freshmen students enrolled in Social Networks and Society, a Byrne Freshman Seminar taught by communication department professors Matthew Weber and Marya Doerfel, are learning about how forms of communication affect opportunities to achieve goals and to manage relationships.  One aspect... Continued

Between Species: Focus on The Seeing Eye® Dog

The dog is considered man’s best friend, but when that dog performs a service, his role changes from pure companionship into his owner’s lifeline. The Byrne Seminar, Between Species: Focus on The Seeing Eye® Dog, studies the working dogs of the Seeing Eye® and their connection with blind... Continued

Are Plants Relevant as Medicines in 2016?

Are Plants Relevant as Medicines in 2016?
This was the question that sparked the teaching collaboration between pharmacist Mary Bridgeman from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, and botanist Lena Struwe from the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers.  They originally met in Fall 2012 in the Objective... Continued