Archive: Summer 2015

Mountain mystery solved

Your bewilderment over why the relatively straight Appalachian mountain chain takes an odd turn at Pennsylvania and New York can come to a blessed end. Associate Professor of Physics Maggie Benoit and colleagues cracked the secret—with a little assistance from the National Science Foundation. Using data from the NSF’s EarthScope USArray seismic network, the researcher […]

It’s a Wrap

What’s a judge to do when the product prototype in a business plan competition is redolent of coriander and cardamom?

Sustaining Service

Students still find purpose—and hope—in New Orleans

Gift Me This

TCNJ’s academic reputation keeps climbing. What will it take to move the needle further? JOHN QUIMBY MAY WELL HAVE BEEN CONFLICTED BY the proceedings of April 25, but the crowd that gathered upon the prairie that bears his name to celebrate the launch of The Campaign for TCNJ was decidedly not. “The mood on campus […]

Nursing alumna is playing a key role in fixing the Veterans Health Administration

Three days before Donna Hart Gage ’81 was set to start her new job as the Veterans Health Administration’s chief nursing officer, she learned from the evening news that the man who hired her—former Under Secretary for Health Robert A. Petzel, MD—had been fired and that her new employer faced a mounting scandal. It was […]

His first career: Hotelier in Macedonia. Beach included.

Less than a year after graduating from TCNJ with a degree in international business, Alexander Necovski ’11, a native New Jerseyan, found himself running a hotel in Macedonia.

Cool reads for dog days

Chill out with these recommendations from the English department.

Quintessential Cuba

Students and faculty capture images of the island nation as it stands on the cusp of change.

Major Fun in the Minor Leagues

From funeral giveaways to dealing with bat dogs, running a minor league team is anything but mundane for these two grads.