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
- Pollsters to Networks: Please Don't Use Polls to Decide Who Appears on the Debate Stage National Journal (Tuesday, July 28, 2015)
- Promising Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy Based on Adult Stem Cells Muscular Dystrophy News (Tuesday, July 28, 2015)
- CDC Lacked Key Lab Incident Reporting Policy Despite Scrutiny, Promises USA Today (Monday, July 27, 2015)