Skip Navigation


stand selling joung plants

Department of Plant Biology alumni advance the legacy of a Rutgers education through their occupations, their service to their communities, their loyalty to their families and others, and their enjoyment of life.

Alumni Resources

Update Your Contact Information

Update your contact information at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and the Rutgers University Alumni Association. You will receive the School's biannual magazine and e-newsletters, in addition to the University's alumni magazine.

Rutgers University Alumni Association

The Rutgers University Alumni Association (RUAA) serves all alumni of Rutgers University. Membership in the RUAA is free and automatically granted to all graduates of Rutgers University, or any of its predecessor schools, upon graduation.

Contact Us

SEBS Office of Alumni and Community Engagement

Alumni Stories

We measure our success by the success of our alumni and students. Read about some alumni who describe where they started, how they are finding success and where they are going.

Photo: Brittany Graf

Brittany Graf GSNB '14
Brittany L. Graf, a graduate researcher in Plant Biology, was recently granted a U.S. Student Fulbright Institute of International Education (IIE) Award, which carries a 10-month stipend and travel support. Graf traveled to Ecuador from Sept. 2014 to July 2015 to conduct field and laboratory-based research on the medicinal properties of food crops...
Read more »

Photo: Ari Novi

Ari Novi GSNB '12
The Architect of the Capitol, the unit that administers the United States Botanic Garden, announced last week the appointment of Ari Novy, Ph.D., as executive director of the Garden...
Read more »

Photo: Thomas Molnar

Tom Molnar GSNB '2006
For years Tom Molnar and his team have been meticulously cross-breeding dogwoods with the goal of producing a hardy, fast-growing plant with blossoms of deep pink - a shade of pink that wouldn't exist in nature without man's help.
Read more »

Photo: Stacy Bonos

Stacy Bonos GSNB'97
Stacy Bonos was elected a 2016 Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) Fellow, the highest recognition bestowed by the CSSA to its members based on their professional achievements and meritorious service. Bonos' research is focused on developing improved, pest resistant and stress tolerant turfgrasses. Read more »

Photo: Arthur Brown

Arthur Brown GSNB-Horticulture '77
Paging through the many personal photo albums that Art Brown?s staff and friends have compiled for him over the years, one is struck by his cheerful exuberance in the images. Clearly, Art Brown is a person who enjoyed his career as New Jersey?s longtime Secretary of Agriculture. And New Jersey enjoyed his valuable contributions during his decades-long tenure...
Read more »

Read more news from the Department of Plant Biology in the SEBS and NJAES Newsroom.

Visiting Campus?

If you are an alumnus or are hosting alumni on campus, let the Office of Alumni and Community Engagement know so we can say hello!

Support the Department

Make an impact by supporting current and future students, faculty and research that addresses the biological spectrum from molecules to ecosystems.