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

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

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  • July 27, Monday - Summer Orientation Resource Fair
  • July 29, Wednesday - Summer Orientation Resource Fair for Transfer Students
  • July 30, Thursday - Summer Orientation Resource Fair
  • August 3, Monday - Summer Orientation Resource Fair

Celebrating Byrne Faculty

This has been a record-breaking year for the Byrne Seminars with over 200 Rutgers professors participating in the program. Our success would not be possible without our faculty, who provide first-year students the opportunity to experience the excitement of original research and cutting-... Continued

The Arrow of Time: Studies in Entropy, Decay, and Timekeeping

Amitabh Lath, Professor in the department of Physics and Astronomy, wanted his Honors Byrne seminar students to come to grips with the concept of time.  For a final project they constructed devices to measure one hour as accurately as possible. Various ideas were showcased, from an old-... Continued

Byrne Students Experience Presidential Politics at Christie, Clinton HQs

Student's in Ruth Mandel's Byrne Seminar, "You and the 2016 Election: What to Watch, How to Watch and How to Participate" got an inside look at how presidential campaigns work by visiting two national campaign offices on Thursday, October 22. In the morning, the students toured Chris... Continued