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Tuesday September 2, 2014

Rutgers Today

Multimedia Feature

  • Rutgers is Revolutionary

    Rutgers is now in the Big Ten, and we’re already heading to another milestone—the university’s 250th anniversary. This 30-second TV spot marks these milestones and celebrates the university’s past, present and future. More

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What's Happening at Rutgers

  • Golf
    Golf Outing

    The public is invited to the School of Health Related Professions Alumni Association’s Golf Outing October 7 at Hawk Point Golf Club in Washington. Registration required. 

  • Dancer
    New Works Dance Concert

    Mason Gross School of the Arts presents new works by three adjunct dance faculty September 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Loree Dance Theater.

  • balloons
    Plaza at Livingston Campus Anniversary Celebration

    Enjoy a festival atmosphere with a back-to-school block party, a DJ Glow Party and Rutgers Cinema discounts September 3 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

  • Success
    Intro to Entrepreneurship

    Rutgers Business School presents roundtable sessions for those interested in starting a business September 10 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Newark. Pre-registration required. 

  • Autism symposium
    Autism Symposium

    The Child Health Institute of New Jersey at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School hosts a symposium on research and treatment of autism September 13 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in New Brunswick. Registration required. 

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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