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Wednesday May 6, 2015

Rutgers Today

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  • #ReachHigher Rutgers Class of 2019

    In coordination with First Lady Michelle Obama, Rutgers joined other universities across the country on May 1 to welcome students who decided to #ReachHigher and enroll at Rutgers. Congratulations to the Class of 2019. Check out their tweets and pics that already show off their Rutgers pride. 

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What's Happening at Rutgers

  • Healing through art
    Healing Through Art

    The Paul Robeson Galleries of Rutgers University-Newark and the Healing Arts Program of Atlantic Health System present a juried exhibition that depicts the restorative effects of art. 

  • Scientific Research
    Scientific Teaching Seminar

    April Hill, a molecular biologist and advocate for undergraduate research, is the featured speaker at the INSPIRE Scientific Teaching Seminar and Lunch Reception May 15 at 11 a.m. in Piscataway. Registration required for lunch by May 5. 

  • Zimmerli
    Medicine in French Prints

    The Zimmerli Art Museum explores the different ways that European artists documented and interpreted health issues and medical practices in the exhibition “The Doctor is In” through July 31.

  • Healing through art
    Healing Through Art

    The Paul Robeson Galleries of Rutgers University-Newark and the Healing Arts Program of Atlantic Health System present a juried exhibition that depicts the restorative effects of art. 

  • George Segal
    George Segal in Black and White

    The Zimmerli Art Museum exhibits images by Donald Lokuta, who photographed sculptor George Segal over the course of 16 years. 

Fast Facts
About Rutgers

A Rutgers alumna played a significant role in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that declared school segregation unconstitutional. Julia Baxter Bates, the first African-American woman admitted to the university, was head of research for the NAACP when the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. She participated in the preparation of the NAACP’s successful legal brief.

 

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