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Thursday February 11, 2016

Rutgers Today

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What's Happening at Rutgers

  • Books
    Author Talk: Kathleen Cushman

    Author Kathleen Cushman speaks about research on key factors that influence first-generation college student success as part of Rutgers’ Third Annual Access Week Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. in the College Avenue Student Center. RSVP requested.

  • TFAP

    In celebration of The Feminist Art Project’s 10th anniversary, this exhibition features works by six artists in the TFAP Regional New Jersey Chapter through April 8. 

  • Great Migration
    Exhibition: Newark Portraits from the Great Migration

    The 2016 Black History celebration exhibit, “We Found Our Way: Newark Portraits from the Great Migration,” highlights content from the Krueger-Scott African-American Oral History Collection through April 9 in Newark. 

  • black history
    Rutgers Observes Black History Month

    Rutgers celebrates Black History Month 2016 with a wide range of cultural and educational activities

  • Black Gold
    Film Screening

    The Africana Studies program hosts a screening and panel discussion of the documentary “Black Gold” Feb. 16 in Camden. 

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.


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