University of Portland
The University of Portland is a private Roman Catholic university located in Portland, United States. It is affiliated with the Congregation of Holy Cross, which founded UP's sister school the University of Notre Dame. Founded in 1901, UP has a student body of about 4,000 students. UP is ranked 6th in the west for regional universities in 2018 by U. S. News & World Report; the campus is located in the University Park neighborhood near St. Johns, on a bluff overlooking the Willamette River. With a college of arts and sciences, it is the largest corporation in North Portland and has an annual economic impact on Portland of some $170 million. More than 13,000 alumni live in the Portland metropolitan area; the first institution located on Waud's Bluff was Portland University, established by the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1891. Amid financial setbacks following the Panic of 1893, Portland University vacated the Bluff Campus to hold classes from 1896 to 1897 in East Portland, where it was joined temporarily by the insolvent College of Puget Sound.
According to University of Portland tradition, Archbishop Alexander Christie, the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, saw a large building on the bluff from aboard a ship on the nearby Willamette River. He learned that it was called West Hall and had been unoccupied for several years since the closure of Portland University; the Archdiocese purchased West Hall and the surrounding campus with financial assistance from the Congregation of Holy Cross, named the new institution Columbia University after the nearby Columbia River. The university opened its doors to 52 young men on September 5, 1901, with eight Roman Catholic priests from the local archdiocese serving as professors. At the request of the archbishop, the Congregation of the Holy Cross assumed ownership of the university in 1902. After two decades, Columbia University achieved junior college status. In 1925, the university's College of Arts and Sciences was founded, in 1929, a class of seven men were awarded the university's first bachelor's degrees.
In 1935, the school took on its present name. The 1930s saw the St. Vincent Hospital school incorporated to the University as the School of Nursing, the creation of the School of Business. In 1948 the school of Engineering was founded, followed by the Graduate School in 1950 and the School of Education in 1962. University of Portland admitted women to all courses of study in 1951. Prior to this transition, Marylhurst University had been the only Catholic institution of higher learning to serve the educational needs of Oregon women; the building housing the library was completed in 1957. In 1967 ownership of the school was transferred from the Congregation of Holy Cross to a board of Regents. Multnomah College became part of the University of Portland in 1969; the University of Portland was ranked the 23rd top college in the United States by Payscale and CollegeNet's Social Mobility Index college rankings. It is ranked as the 6th best "Regional University" and 12th "Best Value School" in the West by U.
S. News & World Report; the university is the top producer of Fulbright scholars in the entire nation among "master’s universities". Admission to UP is rated as "more selective" by U. S. News & World Report. For the fall of 2014, UP received 11,099 freshman applications; the average GPA of the enrolled freshmen was 3.63, while the middle 50% range of SAT scores were 540-660 for critical reading and 540-650 for math. Of the 48% of enrolled freshmen submitting class rank, 35% were in the top tenth of their high school graduating class and 73% were in the top quarter. UP has six divisions of study: the College of Arts & Sciences, the Pamplin School of Business Administration, the School of Education, the Shiley School of Engineering, the School of Nursing, the Graduate School; the most popular majors for undergraduates are Nursing, Marketing & Management, Elementary Education, Organizational Communication and Spanish. This is the liberal arts core of the university; the College of Arts and & Sciences has seventeen departments: Biology, Communication Studies, Environmental Science, International Languages & Cultures, Mathematics, Performing & Fine Arts, Physics, Political Science, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Social Work and Theology.
Several of the departments offer graduate programs in addition to their undergraduate majors, these programs dual report to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and the Dean of the Graduate School. The Communication Studies department offers a M. A. in Communication and a M. S. in Management Communication. The Performing & Fine Arts department offers the M. F. A. in Directing. This program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre; the Theology department offers a three-year Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry. The M. A. P. M. Program was started in 2000 in collaboration with Gonzaga University, but in 2010 the partnership ended and the University of Portland continues to offer the program independently; the Pamplin School of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Its undergraduate program ranked as among the "Best Undergraduate Business Programs" by U. S. News and its Part-Time MBA is placed in U.
S. News' Best Grad School rankings; the undergraduate program offers a BA in Economics and a BBA in five different areas: Accounting, Economics, Marketi
Meadowlands Arena is an indoor venue located in the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States. The arena is located on New Jersey Route 120 and is across the highway from MetLife Stadium and the Meadowlands Racetrack. A covered footbridge connects one of MetLife Stadium's parking lots with the Meadowlands Arena's lot; the arena was built to accommodate a move of the New York Nets basketball team to New Jersey and opened in 1981. In 1982, the Colorado Rockies hockey team joined the Nets in the new building and became known as the New Jersey Devils; the Nets and Devils were joined by the Seton Hall Pirates men's collegiate basketball program in 1985. In 2007, the Prudential Center opened in nearby Newark and the New Jersey Devils, for whom the Prudential Center was built, moved out. Seton Hall, whose campus in South Orange is closer to Newark than East Rutherford and moved their basketball games there; the Nets remained for three more seasons before moving to Newark, where they played two seasons before departing New Jersey for the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The men's basketball team from Fordham University played most of their 2010–11 home schedule at the arena. Following the departure of all three of its major tenants, the arena continued to host occasional non-sporting events, such as touring shows and concerts, other local events; the state-owned facility reported losses for 2013, was projected to have $8.5 million in losses for 2015. On January 15, 2015, the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority voted to shut down Izod Center, have Prudential Center acquire hosting rights to events scheduled for the arena over the next two years in a $2 million deal; the arena is used as a rehearsal venue for large-scale touring concert productions as well as video productions. The former box offices are used as a station for the NJSEA EMS and the former Winner's Club restaurant is used as quarters for the New Jersey State Police. Construction on a new arena across Route 20 from Giants Stadium and the Meadowlands Racetrack began in 1977, with the arena's initial purpose being to serve as the primary home for the Nets who had moved from Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York to New Jersey.
While the venue was being built, the Nets played their home games in Piscataway at the Rutgers Athletic Center. The arena was designed by Grad Partnership and Dilullo, Ostroki & Partners and was constructed at a cost of $85 million; the structural engineers for this project was Leslie E. Robertson Associates. Named after the sitting governor of New Jersey, Brendan Byrne, the arena opened July 2, 1981 with the first of six concerts by New Jersey rock musician Bruce Springsteen; this was followed by an ice show that month, The Rolling Stones followed with three shows in early November 1981. While the official name of the arena was "Brendan Byrne Arena", on television it was referred to as "The Meadowlands."The Nets moved into their new home on October 30, 1981, lost to their cross-river rivals, the New York Knicks in their inaugural home game by a score of 103–99. The Nets' first win at the arena was on November 8, 1981, against the Indiana Pacers, where the Nets defeated them 89–86. Byrne Arena hosted the NBA All-Star Game that season on January 31, 1982.
During that season, the Nets played their first two playoff games at the arena, only to be swept 2-0 by the Washington Bullets. The Nets' first playoff game win at the arena came on May 5, 1984, in game four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals; the Nets defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 106–99. It wasn't until May 2002, when the Nets won their first playoff series at the arena, they defeated the Indiana Pacers 120–109 and won the first round 3-2. Another reason for the building of the arena in the Meadowlands was to lure a National Hockey League team to New Jersey. Governor Byrne was a member of an ownership group, looking to do so, in 1978 businessman Arthur Imperatore purchased the Colorado Rockies of the NHL and announced that he would be moving the team out of McNichols Sports Arena in Denver and relocating them to New Jersey; the NHL rejected the move as the arena was yet to be completed and, unlike the situation when the Nets moved, there was no arena in New Jersey at that time that would fit NHL standards as a temporary home.
Imperatore sold the team to Houston Astros owner Dr. John McMullen in 1982; when the arena was completed McMullen, a native New Jerseyan like Imperatore, announced that he had big plans for the team, including the long-planned move, in the off-season the Rockies moved operations to New Jersey, where they became known as the Devils. The first NHL game played at Byrne Arena pitted the Devils against the Pittsburgh Penguins on October 5, 1982, the game ended in a 3–3 tie. Don Lever scored the first Devils' goal in the arena; the Devils' first win at the arena was on October 8, 1982, against their cross-river rivals, the New York Rangers, where the Devils defeated them 3–2. The next season, the NHL All-Star Game was hosted by the Devils at the arena, it was not until April 9, 1988, when the arena hosted its first Stanley Cup playoff game against the New York Islanders. The Devils defeated the Islanders 3–0, a game, the Devils' first playoff game victory at the arena. Five days the Devils won their first playoff series at the Meadowlands Arena by defeating the Islanders 6–5 in game six of the Patrick Division semifinals.
On January 4, 1996, the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority announced a naming rights deal with Continental Airlines under which the airline, with a hub at nearby Newark Liberty International
Piscataway, New Jersey
Piscataway is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 56,044, reflecting an increase of 5,562 from the 50,482 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 3,393 from the 47,089 counted in 1990; the name Piscataway may be derived from the area's original Native American residents, transplants from near the Piscataqua River defining the coastal border between New Hampshire and Maine, whose name derives from peske and tegwe, or alternatively from pisgeu and awa or from a Lenape language word meaning "great deer" or from words meaning "place of dark night". The area was first settled in 1666 by Quakers and Baptists who had left the Puritan colony in New Hampshire. Piscataway Township was formed on December 18, 1666, incorporated by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798, as part of the state's initial group of 104 townships; the community, the fifth-oldest municipality in New Jersey, has grown from Native American territory, through a colonial period and is one of the links in the earliest settlement of the Atlantic Ocean seacoast that led to the formation of the United States.
Over the years, portions of Piscataway were taken to form Raritan Township, Dunellen and South Plainfield. Piscataway has advanced educational and research facilities due to the presence of Rutgers University, whose main campus spills into the township. High Point Solutions Stadium, home field for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team, is in Piscataway. Part of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is located in Piscataway as well. In 2008, Money magazine ranked Piscataway 23rd out of the top 100 places to live in America. In 2014, the magazine ranked. In 1666, the first appointed Governor of New Jersey, Philip Carteret, granted 12 new settlers from Massachusetts a 100 square mile lot of land, founded as the townships of Woodbridge and Piscataway. After this original purchase, additional settlers from the Piscataqua River area of New Hampshire moved to the area, bringing the name. Coming from a lumbering and fishing background, these settlers, consisting of Baptists and Quakers, were comfortable with their new surroundings, looking forward to starting a new life away from political and religious persecution in the north.
They were enterprising and pioneering families who were experienced in wilderness settlement. Before the original settlers, there were pioneer scouts who surveyed these new waterways; the town name of Piscataway came from these early pioneers who came from the town of Piscataqua. During the original land purchase, the pioneers had signed 12 Articles of Agreement with Governor Carteret, which served as the legal basis for the government of Piscataway and Woodbridge and which shaped the democratic development of self-government. In short, these articles were designed to provide liberty and land ownership for new families and to allow them to establish their own government representatives and religious freedoms. After a few line and boundary changes and its out plantations were reported to total 40,000 acres, with 66 square miles of land in 1685; the Lenni Lenape Indians were natives to the entire Piscataway area, but were displaced to smaller areas as settler numbers increased. The Indians had established defined trails that the settlers used to travel through the wilderness area and branch out to new lands.
Over time, many of these primitive trails became the main routes of travel from town to town and still exist today. The trails along the Raritan River were named after a local Indian tribe called the Raritangs. Piscataway Township is the fifth oldest town in New Jersey and among the fifty oldest towns in the United States. On February 8, 1777, the Battle of Quibbletown, a running battle took place between 2,000 British and Hessian troops under the command of British General Charles Lord Cornwallis and the local patriot militia led by Colonel Charles Scott and a separate militia commanded by Brigadier General Nathaniel Warner. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 19.029 square miles, including 18.835 square miles of land and 0.194 square miles of water. The township lies on the south side of the Raritan Valley, a line of cities in Central Jersey, along with New Brunswick, Highland Park and South Plainfield. Piscataway is 45 minutes southwest of New York City and 53 minutes northeast of Philadelphia.
Piscataway is bordered by nine municipalities: Dunellen, Highland Park, New Brunswick and South Plainfield in Middlesex County and Franklin Township and South Bound Brook in Somerset County and Plainfield in Union County. Society Hill is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located within Piscataway Township. Piscataway is segmented by local residents into unincorporated communities and place names which include Arbor, Bound Brook Heights, Fellowship Farm, Johnson Park, Lake Nelson, New Brunswick Highlands, New Market, North Stelton, Randolphville, Raritan Landing and Riverview Manor; the original village settlement of Piscatawaytown is located in present-day Edison Township. Significant portions of Piscataway make up part of historic Camp Kilmer and the Livingston and Busch Campuses of Rutgers University; the Arbor and New Brunswick Highl
The five basketball positions employed by organized basketball teams are the point guard, the shooting guard, the small forward, the power forward, the center. The point guard is the leader of the team on the court; this position requires substantial ball handling skills and the ability to facilitate the team during a play. The shooting guard, as the name implies, is the best shooter; as well as being capable of shooting from longer distances, this position tends to be the best defender on the team. The small forward has an aggressive approach to the basket when handling the ball; the small forward is known to make cuts to the basket in efforts to get open for shots. The power forward and the center are called the "frontcourt" acting as their team's primary rebounders or shot blockers, or receiving passes to take inside shots; the center is the larger of the two. Only three positions were recognized based on where they played on the court: Guards played outside and away from the hoop and forwards played outside and near the baseline, with the center positioned in the key.
During the 1980s, as team strategy evolved. More specialized roles developed. Team strategy and available personnel, still dictate the positions used by a particular team. For example, the dribble-drive motion offense and the Princeton offense use four interchangeable guards and one center; this set is known as a "four-in and one-out" play scheme. Other combinations are prevalent. Besides the five basic positions, some teams use non-standard or hybrid positions, such as the point forward, a hybrid small forward/point guard; the point guard known as the one, is the team's best ball handler and passer. Therefore, they lead their team in assists and are able to create shots for themselves and their teammates, they are quick and are able to hit shots either outside the three-point line or "in the paint" depending on the player's skill level. Point guards are looked upon as the "floor general" or the "coach on the floor", they should study the game and game film to be able to recognize the weaknesses of the defense, the strengths of their own offense.
They are responsible for directing plays, making the position equivalent to that of quarterback in American football, playmaker in association football, center in ice hockey, or setter in volleyball. Good point guards increase team efficiency and have a high number of assists, they are referred to as dribblers or play-makers. In the NBA, point guards are the shortest players on the team and are 6 feet 4 inches or shorter; the shooting guard is known as the two or the off guard. Along with the small forward, a shooting guard is referred to as a wing because of its use in common positioning tactics; as the name suggests, most shooting guards are prolific from the three-point range. Besides being able to shoot the ball, shooting guards tend to be the best defender on the team, as well as being able to move without the ball to create open looks for themselves; some shooting guards have good ball handling skills creating their own shots off the dribble. A versatile shooting guard will have good passing skills, allowing them to assume point guard responsibilities known as combo guards.
Bigger shooting guards tend to play as small forwards. In the NBA, shooting guards range from 6 feet 4 inches to 6 feet 8 inches; the small forward known as the three, is considered to be the most versatile of the main five basketball positions. Versatility is key for small forwards because of the nature of their role, which resembles that of a shooting guard more than that of a power forward; this is why the small forward and shooting guard positions are interchangeable and referred to as wings. Small forwards have a variety such as quickness and strength inside. One common thread among all kinds of small forwards is an ability to "get to the line" and draw fouls by aggressively attempting plays, lay-ups, or slam dunks; as such, accurate foul shooting is a common skill for small forwards, many of whom record a large portion of their points from the foul line. Besides being able to drive to the basket, they are good shooters from long range; some small forwards have good passing skills, allowing them to assume point guard responsibilities as point forwards.
Small forwards should be able to do a little bit of everything on the court playing roles such as swingmen and defensive specialists. In the NBA, small forwards range from 6 feet 6 inches to 6 feet 9 inches; the power forward known as the four plays a role similar to that of the center, down in the "post" or "low blocks". The power forward is the team's most versatile scorer, being able to score close to the basket while being able to shoot mid-range jump shots from 12 to 18 feet from the basket; some power forwards have become known as stretch fours, since extending their shooting range to three-pointers. On defense, they are required to have the strength to guard bigger players close to the basket and to have the athleticism to guard quick players away from the basket. Most power forwards tend to be more versatile than centers since they can be part of plays and are not always in the low block. In the
Vanderbilt University is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 1873, it was named in honor of New York shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1-million endowment despite having never been to the South. Vanderbilt hoped that his gift and the greater work of the university would help to heal the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War. Vanderbilt enrolls 12,800 students from all 50 U. S. states and over 100 foreign countries in four undergraduate and six graduate and professional schools. The university is in the process of converting its residence halls into an academic residential college system. Several research centers and institutes are affiliated with the university, including the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center, Dyer Observatory. Vanderbilt University Medical Center part of the university, became a separate institution in 2016. With the exception of the off-campus observatory, all of the university's facilities are situated on its 330-acre campus in the heart of Nashville, 1.5 miles from downtown.
Despite its urban surroundings, the campus itself is a national arboretum and features over 300 different species of trees and shrubs. The Fugitives and Southern Agrarians were based at the university in the first half of the 20th century and helped revive Southern literature among others; the Jean and Alexander Heard Library, the campus library system, contains over 8 million items across ten libraries and stands as one of the nation's top research libraries. Vanderbilt Television News Archive holds the most extensive collection of television news coverage in the world, with over 40,000 hours of content. BioVU, Vanderbilt's DNA databank, is one of the largest of its kind in the world, running over 200 ongoing projects and holding over 225,000 samples. Additionally, Vanderbilt's Institute for Space and Defense Electronics, the largest of its type in the world, provides integral support to several companies and governmental units, including Boeing, NASA, the United States Department of Defense.
Vanderbilt has many distinguished alumni and affiliates, including 45 current and former members of the United States Congress, 17 U. S. Ambassadors, 13 governors, ten billionaires, seven Nobel Prize laureates, two Vice Presidents of the United States, two U. S. Supreme Court Justices. Other notable alumni include Rhodes Scholars, Pulitzer Prize winners, Academy Award winners, Grammy Award winners, MacArthur Fellows, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, heads of state and other leaders in foreign government, musicians, professional athletes, Olympians. Vanderbilt has more than 139,000 alumni, with 40 alumni clubs established worldwide. Vanderbilt is a founding member of the Southeastern Conference and has been the conference's only private school for a half-century. In the years prior to the American Civil War of 1861–1865, the Methodist Episcopal Church South had been considering the creation of a regional university for the training of ministers in a location central to its congregations. Following lobbying by Nashville bishop Holland Nimmons McTyeire, church leaders voted to found "The Central University of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South" in Nashville in 1872.
However, lack of funds and the ravaged state of the Reconstruction Era South delayed the opening of the college. The following year, McTyeire stayed at the New York City residence of Cornelius Vanderbilt, whose second wife was Frank Armstrong Crawford Vanderbilt, a cousin of McTyeire's wife, Amelia Townsend McTyeire. Cornelius Vanderbilt, the wealthiest man in the United States at the time, was considering philanthropy as he was at an advanced age, he had been planning to establish a university on New York, in honor of his mother. However, McTyeire convinced him to donate $500,000 to endow Central University in order to "contribute to strengthening the ties which should exist between all sections of our common country."The endowment was increased to $1 million and would be only one of two philanthropic causes financially supported by Vanderbilt. Though he never expressed any desire that the university be named after himself, McTyeire and his fellow trustees rechristened the school in his honor.
Vanderbilt died in 1877 without seeing the school named after him. They acquired land owned by Texas Senator John Boyd inherited by his granddaughter and her husband, Confederate Congressman Henry S. Foote, who had built Old Central, a house still standing on campus; the first building, Main Building known as Kirkland Hall, was designed by William Crawford Smith, a Confederate veteran who designed the Parthenon. In the fall of 1875, about 200 students enrolled at Vanderbilt, in October the university was dedicated. Bishop McTyeire was named Chairman of the Board of Trust for life by Vanderbilt as a stipulation of his endowment. McTyeire named Landon Garland, his mentor from Randolph-Macon College in Virginia and then-Chancellor of the University of Mississippi, as chancellor; as chancellor, he shaped the school's structure and hired the school's faculty, many of whom were renowned scholars in their respective fields. However, most of this faculty left after disputes including over pay rates; when the first fraternity chapter, Phi Delta Theta, was established on campus in 1876, it was shut down by the faculty, only to be reestablished as a secret society in 1877.
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Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Rutgers University – New Brunswick in New Jersey is the oldest campus of Rutgers University, the others being in Camden and Newark. It is located in New Brunswick and Piscataway; the campus is composed of several smaller campuses: College Avenue, Livingston and Douglass, the latter two sometimes referred to as "Cook/Douglass," as they are adjacent to each other. Rutgers – New Brunswick includes several buildings in downtown New Brunswick; the New Brunswick campuses include 19 undergraduate and professional schools, including the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, School of Communication and Library Studies, the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, School of Engineering, the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, the Graduate School, the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, the Graduate School of Education, School of Management and Labor Relations, the Mason Gross School of the Arts, the College of Nursing, the Rutgers Business School and the School of Social Work.
While several student centers, commercial venues, dining halls are found on the various campuses, each campus has a unique environment created by the academic departments and facilities it hosts. Busch: Busch Campus is located within Piscataway Township, New Jersey; the campus is named after Charles L. Busch, a wealthy benefactor, who unexpectedly donated $10 million to the University for biological research at his death in 1971; the campus was known as "University Heights Campus" and the land was donated to the University by the state in the 1930s. The land was a country club and the original golf course still exists on the campus; the campus is home to the High Point Solutions Stadium, provides a high-tech and suburban atmosphere focusing on academic areas related to the natural sciences. The Rutgers Medical School was built on this campus in 1970 but a year was separated by the State to create the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; the two universities continue to share the land and facilities on the campus in a irregular arrangement.
The medical school was returned to Rutgers in 2014. College Avenue: This campus includes the historic seat of the university, a block known as Old Queens campus, it is within walking distance of shops and theaters in downtown New Brunswick, as well as the NJ Transit train station which provides easy access to New York and Philadelphia. Many classes are taught in the Voorhees mall area. Cook: Farms and research centers are found on the George H. Cook Campus, including the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers Gardens, the Center for Advanced Food Technology, it is home to community improvement programs, such as Rutgers Against Hunger, the New Brunswick Community Farmer's Market and statewide programs under the Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Douglass: Adjacent to New Brunswick's second ward, it shares many of its open fields with Cook, as they share a campus; the school has many stately buildings with traditional architecture. Douglass Campus is home to the Douglass Residential College for women and has four women's-only housing options.
Livingston: Livingston Campus is home to many of the social science departments and the Rutgers Business School. The Louis Brown Athletic Center, the student-founded Livingston Theater, the Rutgers Ecological Preserve are found here; the campus is situated in Piscataway Township although it extends into parts of Edison Township and Highland Park. Livingston Campus was expanded and renovated. Transportation: The campus bus and shuttle system is a service provided as a means to travel between campuses. Multiple bus lines between campuses exist distances involved. Computing centers: Student accessible computers are concentrated within computer labs. Rutgers has many computing centers to serve the university community. Meals: The dining services claim to be the third largest student dining operation in the USA, serving 4.5 million meals annually. There are four student dining facilities which provide catering for over 5000 University events yearly; the dining halls on Busch, College Avenue, Livingston campuses have faculty dining rooms.
Dining halls provide various "event nights" including a midnight breakfast during exams week and King Neptune Night. All student centers provide food services "fast food" style. Health centers: Rutgers has 3 health centers/pharmacies which provide primary care to Rutgers students; the RUHS nurse line is available at no charge to Rutgers University students when the Health Centers are closed. Hurtado Health Center is located on the College Avenue campus, the Busch-Livingston Health Center shares a parking lot with the RAC on the Livingston Campus. Museums: The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum is located in Voorhees Mall of the College Avenue campus, it was founded in 1966 and named after Jane Voorhees Zimmerli, the mother of philanthropist Alan Voorhees. The Geology Museum is located on college Avenue Campus; the Mason Gross Galleries are located downtown at Civic Square. Residence halls provide many facilities for students. With over 15,000 resident students, 5 different campuses each with its own identity, 58 residence halls, 4 dining halls and 30-plus food courts/cafés, students can find everything they need right on campus.
Despite some over-crowding, students wishing to live on-campus are accommodated, with a lottery system
Leonard J. "Len" Elmore is an American sportscaster and former National Basketball Association player. Elmore has served as a college basketball analyst for ESPN and Fox Sports and has served in the same capacity for CBS Sports' coverage of the NCAA Tournament and NBA, he attended Power Memorial Academy in New York City, leading its basketball team to the City championship and the "Number 1 Team in the Nation" in 1970. He graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in 1974 where he was a three-time All-ACC player and an All-American in 1974, he is still Maryland's all-time leading rebounder, in rebounding average. In 2002, Elmore was selected to the ACC 50th Anniversary men's basketball team, honoring him as one of the 50 greatest players in ACC history. Elmore is a ten-year veteran of the NBA having played for the Indiana Pacers, Kansas City Kings, Milwaukee Bucks, New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks, he played two seasons with the Pacers when they were in the ABA. In 1990, Elmore served as the color commentator for CBS' number-two NBA broadcasting team, calling much of the Western Conference Playoff action alongside play-by-play man Verne Lundquist.
In 1992, Elmore alongside Lundquist, called the legendary East Regional Final between Duke and Kentucky, which ended with Duke's Christian Laettner's game winning shot. Elmore posted on his Twitter account that he was one of over 100 employees at ESPN that were laid off in April 2017. Elmore received a J. D. from Harvard Law School in 1987 and began his law career as a prosecutor, serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, New York. Aside from his announcing duties, Elmore previously served as Senior Counsel with LeBoeuf, Greene & MacRae in New York City, where he resides, is the president of the National Basketball Retired Players Association, he is a member of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics. Elmore teaches Seminar in Sports Media and Athlete Activism and Social Justice in Columbia University's Master of Science Program in Sports Management. NBA: Len Elmore player stats Basketball Reference Len Elmore on IMDb Len Elmore ESPN Bio Len Elmore Columbia University Faculty Bio