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May 22 2017

Rutgers researchers have invented a device that detects inflammation in lungs.

May 22 2017

Rutgers’ efforts are cited in a joint resolution sponsored by Sen. Joseph F. Vitale.

May 22 2017

Imbolo Mbue’s novel draws on her journey as an immigrant from Cameroon.

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May 22 2017

Teenagers are particularly susceptible to media messages about alcohol, tobacco and drugs. A Rutgers professor helps them fight back.

May 22 2017

You've heard of a pub crawl – but what about a lab crawl? The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is trying a new approach to educate the public about cancer research by giving a behind-the-scenes tour.

May 22 2017

Senior Jennifer Coulter will study computational physics at Harvard University.

May 18 2017

Overall community satisfaction is high, but low-income, black and Hispanic residents are less likely to be happy with local health opportunities, like walkability and healthy food access.

May 15 2017

After excelling as a Rutgers Future Scholar, Terrell Woods wants to pursue a career in criminal justice and serve on the Supreme Court.

May 15 2017

A new group graduates from the university’s Recovery Housing Program as Gov. Christie seeks to replicate model statewide.

May 15 2017

Van Zandt addressed members of Rutgers' largest graduating class ever at the university’s 251st anniversary commencement. An estimated 17,729 graduates will receive degrees from Rutgers this year.

May 14 2017

An estimated 17,729 graduates will receive degrees from Rutgers this year during commencement at its three locations.

May 13 2017

The top 2 percent of graduates were inducted into the Matthew Leydt Society.

May 12 2017

Chioma Igwebuike talks about the B-STAR program and how she wants to help young students prepare for college and careers.

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May 11 2017

A Cleveland public housing site could get a facelift, thanks to Rutgers grad students' proposal.

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May 11 2017

Rutgers researcher debunks the 19th-century myth that animals are better than humans at sniffing out scents.

May 11 2017

Doreen Sparrow, who left Rutgers three times to have children, earns her bachelor's degree from the School of Engineering.

May 11 2017

Meet Rutgers graduates who have left their mark on this institution and are poised to pursue their passions after commencement. These students are exemplars of this diverse and engaging academic community.

May 10 2017

Albert Appouh, an applied mathematics and economics major at Rutgers University-Newark, has overcome great odds to be the first in his family attend college and stand out while doing so.

May 10 2017

Steve Gussman is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in holistic video game development and minors in digital studies and physics, a major he helped design.

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May 8 2017

Rutgers research indicates that lithium may prevent brain cell damage from occuring after a brain injury.

May 8 2017

Honorees were recognized for their significant contributions to the career development of Rutgers students. 

May 8 2017

Mason Gross senior Theron Alexander wants to be a stage manager – the center of action, not attention.

May 7 2017

A Rutgers University-Newark professor came up with a solution to the riddle: How do get men to focus on their health if they won’t attend education events? The answer: lure them with a classic car show. Watch our video. 

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May 4 2017

Dianne Barba, a dedicated preschool teacher, changed her career trajectory after an operation to remove a brain tumor.

May 4 2017

Meet some of the courageous women who balanced jobs, child-rearing and schoolwork to get their degrees.

May 4 2017

A new economic impact report showcases Rutgers University’s contributions to New Jersey as a leading research institution that generates $5.2 billion in economic activity annually.

May 3 2017

Read the story in the Philly Voice to find out how Parth Lalakia was able to find his footing and thrive at Rutgers University-Camden.

May 3 2017

Read what Masur has to say about Donald Trump’s recent comments about the Civil War in an article he wrote for the History News Network

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May 3 2017

Several hundred black and Latino seniors will participate in the annual ceremony that celebrates the academic achievements of Rutgers' students of color.

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May 3 2017

Rutgers scientists are part of an international effort to determine cause of the neuropsychiatric disorder.

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May 1 2017

Sydney Hyder, who graduates from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School this month, has traveled across the country to learn about patient care. 

May 1 2017

A Rutgers-led team has invented an inexpensive, effective way to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces with devices made of paper.

May 1 2017

Rutgers University-Newark professor researches racial inequality in the congressional workplace.

Future Scholars
May 1 2017

The program presents an opportunity for aspiring low-income, middle- and high-school students who would be the first in their families to pursue higher education. 

Apr 29 2017

An estimated 103,000 people came to New Brunswick, Newark and Camden to celebrate all things Rutgers.

Apr 28 2017

New York Magazine profiles Kara Walker, Tepper Chair in Visual Arts at Mason Gross School of the Arts, who, following her 2014 sphinx sculpture is planning her next act.

Apr 28 2017

The industrial microbiologist H. Boyd Woodruff,  who earned his Ph.D. at Rutgers and whose work underpinned two Nobel Prizes, died at home in Watchung, N.J.

Apr 27 2017

Rutgers senior Chris Wakim, who immigrated to the United States six years ago, has embraced research and volunteerism in a big way.

 

Apr 27 2017

Students from New Brunswick, Newark and Camden travel to D.C. to urge lawmakers to avoid cuts to federal funding for education grants.

Apr 26 2017

The class on consumption at Rutgers University-Camden connects the medieval to the modern through what we eat, drink, and buy.

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Apr 26 2017

Forty-six of AAU's 62 member institutions have developed new programs, education or interventions, many based on Rutgers' recommendations.

Apr 26 2017

This perfect pepper for picky palates is the first new variety released from Rutgers' exotic pepper breeding program, which was formed to create a niche for New Jersey growers.

Apr 25 2017

The pumpkin habanero is the first new variety released from Rutgers exotic pepper breeding program, which was formed to create a niche for New Jersey growers.

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Apr 24 2017

Sten Knutsen, 47, is grateful he traded his full-time job to become a full-time student and 'figure things out.'

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Apr 24 2017

Rutgers Center for Exercise and Aging celebrates 15 years of bringing students and seniors together in a quest for better health.

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Apr 24 2017

Diego Atehortua’s dream is to earn his Ph.D. in Latin American art.    

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Apr 24 2017

More than 500 student posters will be on exhibit April 28 at the Livingston Student Center.

Apr 21 2017

Future litigators recently squared off before a three-judge panel that included the U.S. Supreme Court Justice during the first Judge Leonard I. Garth Competition. 

Apr 21 2017

Rutgers Future Scholars is a mentoring program for first generation and economically disadvantaged students that starts in middle school and rewards those who get accepted into Rutgers with free tuition.

Apr 20 2017

President Barchi says government research has powered U.S. jobs, health and global clout in an op-ed published in USA Today.

Apr 20 2017

Rutgers researcher finds overlooked connections can spur both stress and productivity.

Apr 20 2017

Six student employees win awards, Rutgers Bonner Leaders Program recognized as employer of the year.

Apr 20 2017

The study by Robert Wood Johnson Medical School could lead to better coordination among all health care providers.

Apr 19 2017

Rutgers is celebrating science all week long. Follow @RutgersU on Instagram to see our students share their research and scientific achievements at Rutgers.

Apr 19 2017

Read what Rutgers Alan Robock, a professor of atmospheric sciences at Rutgers, has to say in this article in The New York Times Magazine.

Apr 17 2017

Spoken word poet Alyea Pierce combines passion for performance and leadership to elevate university’s Mark Conference.

Apr 17 2017

Vincent Petracco has balanced his duties as reservist in U.S. Coast Guard with a rigorous doctoral program in physical therapy.

Apr 17 2017

Scientific research is at the core of what we do at Rutgers.

Apr 17 2017

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney gets a firsthand look at program that aims to be a national model.

Apr 14 2017

Mussab Ali is the 10th selected from Rutgers University overall and one of just 62 nationally.

Apr 13 2017

Program pariticipants design their crafts at university's Makerspace.

Apr 13 2017

Rutgers’ historian and author Mia Bay says the oft-hidden history of lynching has resonance today. She shares her work in a documentary, An Outrage.

Apr 13 2017

"When I was a sophomore, my father passed away, so it was a really hard time for me.

Apr 10 2017

Started in 1966 and abandoned, Chicory is digitized on the web for a new generation of readers.

Apr 7 2017

Rutgers will invest in a new performing arts center that paves the way for Mason Gross School of the Arts to launch a musical theater program and expand its opera program.

Apr 6 2017

The Rutgers Board of Governors approved a plan today that will allow the Mason Gross School of the Arts to launch a musical theater program 

Apr 6 2017

Dutta brings experience at three Big Ten universities to leadership role at Rutgers.

Apr 6 2017

A Rutgers study examines using a lubricant made with seaweed extracts to protect against HPV infection.

Apr 6 2017

Viktor Krapivin is one of 240 Goldwater scholars in the United States for the 2017-18 academic year.

Apr 6 2017

The charity hockey game raised funds for students to collaborate on cleft lip and palate surgery for villagers overseas.

Apr 6 2017

RWJBarnabas Health Athletic Performance Center will accommodate basketball, wrestling and gymnastics programs

Apr 6 2017

Rutgers University will invest in a new performing arts center that paves the way for Mason Gross School of the Arts to launch a musical theater program and expand its opera program.

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Apr 6 2017

New entity merges Graduate School-New Brunswick and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Apr 5 2017

With victories in two March debate competitions the team continues its national dominance.

Apr 5 2017

Could statistics help detect radioactive “dirty bombs” in big cities, drug-smuggling ships on the high seas and other threats? The odds are excellent, Rutgers professors Min-ge Xie and Rong Chen say.

Apr 3 2017

Rutgers Law School Vice Dean Kimberly Mutcherson shares what she loves about the nation’s founding document.

Apr 3 2017

The largest, student-run philanthropic event in the state drew 1,700 dancers to the 24-hour benefit supporting Embrace Kids Foundation. 

Apr 3 2017

Rutgers experts have created a toolkit to help communities across New Jersey and combat opioid drug abuse, a growing national health crisis.

Mar 31 2017

Rutgers' Michael MacKenzie writes about the costly impact on children’s physical and mental well-being when families are traumatically split up.

Mar 30 2017

Performance, therapy, ritual and meditation infuse Raphael Montañez Ortiz’s pieces.

Mar 30 2017

Rutgers is revamping its dining hall menus after joining a nationwide initiative to encourage healthier food choices that take a smaller toll on the planet.

Mar 29 2017

At least once a year, the Mason Gross School of the Arts dance department brings international artists to Rutgers to work with students.

Mar 29 2017

The Press of Atlantic CIty reports the agreement can help reduce college costs while making it possible for more students to obtain bachelor’s degrees.

Mar 28 2017

A National Academies of Sciences committee led by RBHS Chancellor Brian Strom recommends steps toward making the disease a rare occurrence.

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Mar 27 2017

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto is the first Puerto Rican from Florida elected to the House of Representatives. 

Mar 27 2017

Rutgers’ Master Teacher Institute on Holocaust Education helps middle and high school teachers in New Jersey become experts in Holocaust and genocide studies.

Mar 27 2017

Rutgers scientists lead research that discovers potential advance for the electronics industry.

Mar 24 2017

Researchers are partnering with New Jersey oyster farmers to see if surf clams can be grown in Barnegat Bay.

Mental Health
Mar 23 2017

Rutgers' intensive outpatient programs provide more specialized care than traditional outpatient programs, such as gender-specific treatment.

Mar 23 2017

A Mason Gross theater alumnus sets the stage for VH1’s “Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party.”

Mar 23 2017

Idea to provide electric-powered rickshaws in refugee settlements beat 70 competing teams. 

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Mar 23 2017

Lauren Grodstein’s latest novel, Our Short History, explores cancer, single motherhood and mortality.

Mar 22 2017

Read The New York Times story on The Center for American Women and Politics’ Ready to Run program and others like it harnessing the energy of newly politicized women.

Mar 22 2017

Perry N. Halkitis is currently senior associate dean of New York University's College of Global Public Health,

Mar 22 2017

As we mark Women’s History Month, Rutgers Today asks students if they feel women and men are treated equally and equally represented in their majors. Watch our video to find out what they have to say.

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