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Monday October 5, 2015

Rutgers Today

Multimedia Feature

  • Century for the Cure

    A charity bike ride started by a cancer survivor who was grateful for the chance to get back on his bicycle has raised more than $1.4 million to support cancer research. Watch our video to learn about the inspiring story of Scott Glickman and Century for the Cure.

Top Stories


  • Tashni-Ann Dubroy

    Tashni-Ann Dubroy, both research scientist and entreprenuer, rose from chemistry professor to president of one of the oldest historically black universities in the southern United States.

  • The Stacy Goldstein Breast Cancer Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is unique. But so are some of its patients. Meet Kriss Fierro, whose extraordinary spirit is an inspiration to her family, friends and physicians.

  • More than three million people have fled the civil war in Syria. We asked Rutgers students to share their thoughts on the crisis and whether the United States should provide relief to Syrian refugees. Hear what they had to say.

What's Happening at Rutgers

  • Bildner lecture
    Between Morocco and Israel: Jewish Memory and Heritage

    The Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life hosts a discussion on Moroccan Jews and their relations to Morocco and Israel October 11 at 3 p.m. RSVP requested.

  • Kings Park
    Film Screening and Q&A

    The School of Health Related Professions co-sponsors a free screening of “Kings Park: Stories from an American Mental Institution” and a Q&A with the filmmaker October 9 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Stratford. Registration required by October 6. 

  • books
    Writers at Newark Reading Series

    The “Writers at Newark Reading Series” hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Vijay Seshadri and author Kiran Desai October 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Campus Center. 

  • homecoming
    Rutgers University-Camden Homecoming

    Join Rutgers University-Camden Homecoming events October 10. 

  • DeWitt
    Simeon De Witt: Mapping the Revolution

    On the occasion of Rutgers’ 250th anniversary, the Zimmerli Art Museum presents an exhibition on the career of Simeon De Witt, Class of 1776 graduate. De Witt was George Washington’s chief cartographer during the Revolutionary War.

Fast Facts
About Rutgers

Rutgers has the world’s largest repository of DNA and cell lines based at a university. These are crucial assets for biomedical research to cure diseases like schizophrenia, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s.


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