What's Happening at Rutgers
A Rutgers star was a trailblazer in the racial integration of college football.Rutgers football great and 1919 class valedictorian Paul Robeson, who later achieved worldwide fame as an actor and civil rights activist, was one of the first African Americans to be named a college football All-American.Robeson first won the award in 1917— three decades before Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball.
Rutgers in the News
- There’s Growing Evidence that Global Warming is Driving Crazy winters The Washington Post (Thursday, November 20, 2014)
- New Jersey Sheds 4,500 Jobs in October The Record (Thursday, November 20, 2014)
- Renovated Rutgers Dental Clinic Treats Patients with Disabilities ADA News (Monday, November 17, 2014)