What's Happening at 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.
Rutgers in the News
- Forget about That Snowball — Here’s What Climate Change Could Actually Do to Our Winters Washington Post (Tuesday, March 3, 2015)
- Unanswered Questions from Tulane Primate Center Investigation Cause for Concern, USA Today Reports Times-Picayune (Tuesday, March 3, 2015)
- U.S. Companies Are Stashing $2.1 Trillion Overseas to Avoid Taxes Bloomberg (Wednesday, February 4, 2015)