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Brookdale Hosts Spring 2018 Math Lab Day
Eight academic tutors in matching shirts stand in front of a red banner reading "Math Lab Day" in the Brookdale Math Lab.

Dozens of students came together in the MAS building on March 28 for a day of free food, prize raffles, group activities and academic contests offered as part of Spring 2018 Math Lab Day. The all-day event, hosted in the Brookdale Math Lab on the second floor of MAS, was designed to introduce students to the wide […]

Engineering Students Launch ‘DALE-Pi’ Probe
Three men launch a large weather balloon in an open field.

Current and former members of Brookdale’s Physics and Astronomy Club took their education to new heights this semester by launching a homemade, camera-equipped probe into the stratosphere. Automotive engineering major and club co-president Anthony Mauro joined former club president and current Rutgers University mechanical engineering major Roland Riim to build and deploy the probe, dubbed […]

Four Students Earn NASA STEM Fellowships
Brookdale's four new NASA STEM Fellows stand on the Lincroft campus.

Four Brookdale students will complete intensive undergraduate research projects and earn $1,500 toward their education this year after being selected as the college’s newest NASA STEM Fellows. The students, who will also serve as peer tutors in Brookdale’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Institute this year, are: Jordan Grillo, of Aberdeen; Brianna Valdes, of […]

Cybersecurity Student Receives Full NSF Scholarship
A Brookdale students stands on the Campus Walkway Path near the Student Life Center in Lincroft

Brookdale student Jason Fomuke has joined an elite group of college students from across the country this fall after being accepted into the National Science Foundation‘s (NSF) Scholarship for Service (SFS) program. Fomuke, of Monroe, will receive a full-ride scholarship for his final year at Brookdale along with a $22,500 stipend and an allowance of up to $9,000 for […]

Math Camp Adds Fun to Learning Equation
Students build a structure out of Kinex pieces in the MAC building.

For many middle-schoolers, the school year is long enough. When summer vacation rolls around, the idea of heading back to a classroom for a week-long math lesson is nearly unthinkable. But for the ten students enrolled in Brookdale’s Mathematics Puzzles Plus! summer camp, the past week has been one of the highlights of the summer. “It’s […]

Brookdale to Roll Out ‘Textbook-Free’ Math Course
A class of students studies math in the MAS building.

Beginning this fall, students who take the MATH 021 Introductory Algebra course at Brookdale will no longer have to buy a traditional textbook. Instead, thanks to a new college-wide Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, students will be able to download and print a free copy of the college’s new MATH 021 coursebook, or buy a […]

Brookdale Hosts Second Annual Cybersecurity Camp
Students wearing blue 'GenCyber' shirts work together on a laptop computer in the ATec building.

Dozens of local high school students got a crash course in one of the nation’s fastest growing career fields this summer during the second annual GenCyber Jersey Blues camp. The free program, hosted on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus and funded by grants from the National Security Administration (NSA) and National Science Foundation, offered two groups of 20 students the opportunity to work with expert […]

Students Face Off in 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl
Students in white t-shirts stand at a table and laugh during the 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl in the Student Life Center.

From pseudocode to gravitational force to the contributions of 18th century French mathematician Sophie Germain, Brookdale students faced a wide range of tough questions during the 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl, held on April 13 in the Student Life Center. Twelve teams of six students competed in the annual academic trivia competition, with the top three teams earning […]

NASA STEM Fellows Present Year-Long Research Projects
Eight Brookdale students in matching blue polo shirts stand with Gitanjali Kundu in the Student Life Center.

Following countless hours of clinical study, working in labs, building circuitboards, peering into microscopes, studying invasive species, reconditioning batteries, analyzing medical data and other intensive research, Brookdale’s eight NASA STEM Fellows officially presented the results of their year-long research projects to the college community on April 11. Addressing a capacity crowd of classmates, advisors and faculty […]

Brookdale’s NASA STEM Fellows Near Finish Line
A female student in a white lab coat examines a petri dish in a biology lab.

Eight of Brookdale’s highest achieving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students have spent the year working with local experts on a variety of year-long research initiatives as part of an ongoing grant program funded by NASA and the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC). The NASA STEM Fellows, who also serve as peer tutors in the Brookdale’s […]

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