May 2012

May 22, 2012
Made with 3 co-illusionists, the "exorcist illusion" was a top-ten finalist in the 2012 Best Illusion of the Year (BIOTY) contest, among more than 60 entries from around the world. It was voted #4 at the annual BIOTY show.   You can see this amazing illusion Here.  
May 11, 2012
You can find this story and more at Rutgers Today.
May 3, 2012
Story by Carl Blesch   Rutgers Today will be highlighting our outstanding graduates through Commencement.   Daniel Naftalovich is a competitive mental athlete – a six-time competitor in the USA Memory championship. Shown a shuffled deck of playing cards, he attempts to memorize all 52 of them, in order, in five minutes. Four years ago, he achieved second place in this national competition that elevates short- and long-term memory feats to the level of competitive sport.  
May 3, 2012
The primary goal of the 3rd Annual Garden State-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (GS-LSAMP) Conference is to showcase the research experiences of Garden State-Louis Stokes Alliance Minority Participation (GS-LSAMP) Scholars from 2010-2012. The second goal of this symposium is to describe ways to better support and mentor the academic success of GS-LSAMP Scholars and to encourage them to pursue STEM Careers. LSAMP scholars across the alliance presented their research and were judged. The top 3 poster presentations were selected.  
May 2, 2012
A number of articles and blog pages are now available, which offer some highlights and recaps of this past Rutgers Day.   A recap of Rutgers Day (Blog) 2012     The following links highlight some Engineering-related attractions that were shown during Rutgers Day 2012:  
May 2, 2012
1. Outstanding Collaborative Program - Presented to School of Engineering Open House Steering Committee for "School of Engineering Open House" This program should exemplify a successful collaborative effort between two or more student organizations.   2. Outstanding Student Leader of the Year 2011-2012 -

April 2012

April 25, 2012
    Congratulations to Philip Femano on being chosen by the Deans, Staff, and the President of the Engineering Governing Council as Engineer of the Month for March 2012!   A little about Philip:  
April 19, 2012
By Carl Blesch Rutgers students gather on the Capitol steps at sunset, after visiting with members of New Jersey's congressional delegation. When Sarah Shaw’s father passed away from lung cancer in the summer of 2009, she faced financial difficulties that threatened to derail her future years of study at Rutgers. “I was terrified,” she said. “I didn’t think I was going to be able to come back.
April 19, 2012
Traumatic brain injury has been getting a lot of attention in athletic circles. Players who are “knocked out” get immediately sidelined and then examined frequently until physicians and trainers find no further evidence of injury and damage.   Credit: Nick Romanenko Vincent Luo
April 18, 2012
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for the Engineering in Sports video contest can viewed below. Thanks to all of the submitters!