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128 Scholars Kick-Off 2022-2023 Class with STEM in Government Conference

On Saturday, October 29th, the Governor’s STEM Scholars launched its ninth class with 128 Scholars, the largest class in programmatic history. A program of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, The Governor’s STEM Scholars provides high-achieving high school and college students with a 360° view of New Jersey’s STEM economy.

Dr. Barone, Dean of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, welcomes Scholars to the STEM in Government conference.

Gathering at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy (EMSP) at Rutgers University in Piscataway, the Scholars learned about STEM career opportunities in New Jersey government. The day kicked off with an introduction from EMSP Dean Joseph A. Barone, PharmD, FCCP, who shared information about careers as pharmacists as well as information about Rutgers’ six-year PharmD program.

Scholars learn