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Friday July 31, 2015

Rutgers Today

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  • Rutgers Students Head to Class at the Jersey Shore

    Rutgers is bringing classes to where students want to be most during summer - the Jersey Shore! "RU at the Shore" is a new summer program featuring full 3-credit courses held at locations along the shore. Watch our video to see what it's like to have class on the beach.

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What's Happening at Rutgers

  • Friday Farmers Market

    The Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market features locally grown produce, cheese, baked goods and prepared food every Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens. 

  • Preserving
    How to Preserve Your Harvest

    Join experts at Rutgers Gardens for an “eat-your-way-through-it” course on preserving your harvest August 6 from 7 to 9 p.m.

  • run walk
    BOLD Actions 5K Fun Run/Walk

    The BioCONECT Oncology Leadership Development Initiative at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey hosts a 5K Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. August 16 in New Brunswick. Registration required.

  • Operetta
    Yiddish Operetta

    Mason Gross School of the Arts presents the Yiddish operetta Di Goldene Kale (The Golden Bride) August 5 at 7 p.m. at Nicholas Music Center.

  • Performing Arts
    Mason Gross Summer Performing Arts Series

    The Mason Gross Summer Series, a five-event music and dance program featuring jazz, brass, contemporary dance and an operetta, takes place at the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center July 15 through August 5. 

Fast Facts
About 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.