What's Happening at Rutgers
The first African-American student admitted to Rutgers’ New Jersey College for Women, now Douglass Residential College, Julia Baxter Bates was the NAACP’s lead researcher for two decades. Her work directly influenced the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown v. Board of Education ruling, which declared school segregation unconstitutional.
Rutgers in the News
- Explainer: Tallying the Social Cost of Climate-Changing Carbon Dioxide Philadelphia Inquirer (Thursday, January 12, 2017)
- Rutgers' W. Steven Barnett and Bruce Baker Named Among Nation's Most Influential Education Scholars Gannett New Jersey (Thursday, January 12, 2017)
- Vo Quy, Father of Environmental Conservation in Vietnam, Dies at 87 The New York Times (Wednesday, January 11, 2017)