Faculty Profiles

Richard VanNess Simmons

Richard VanNess Simmons
Professor of Chinese
Chair of the Department of Asian Languages and Culture

From his undergraduate career as a Chinese major to his current role as chair of the Department of Asian Languages and Culture, Richard VanNess Simmons has been committed to sharing Chinese language and culture with his students.

Wise Young, Ph.D., M.D.

Wise picIn 1997, a young Chinese gymnast named Sang Lan broke her vertebrae during a warm up vault at the Goodwill Games. After she came to the lab of Rutgers professor Wise Young, Founding Director of the W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience, he promised he would do everything he could to bring clinical trials of therapies for spinal cord injury to China.




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