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Friday March 6, 2015

Rutgers Today

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  • Going Beyond the Boundaries

    Members of the belly dancing troupe at Rutgers say they find sisterhood and a sense of empowerment from practicing and performing as a group. Meet the dancers and see their moves in action.

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What's Happening at Rutgers

  • Yiddish Princess
    Yiddish Princess Rock Concert

    The Department of Jewish Studies and the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at Rutgers presents a free rock concert and discussion by Yiddish Princess March 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater. 

  • 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. 

  • Books
    Writers at Newark

    The “Writers at Newark Reading Series” hosts authors Robert Olen Butler and Hilma Wolitzer March 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Campus Center.

  • Comics
    Camden Comic Con

    Meet comic book writers and artists and purchase the latest titles at Camden Comic Con March 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rutgers Camden Athletics and Fitness Center.  

  • Moment or Movement
    Activism and Social Justice in the Digital Age

    The Tyler Clementi Center presents "Moment or Movement: Activism and Social Justice in the Digital Age," a wide-ranging and timely conversation about race, gender, digital media and social justice March 9 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Livingston Student Center.

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.