What's Happening at 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.
Rutgers in the News
- The More Pot Couples Smoke, the Less Likely they Are to Have Domestic-Violence Incidents New York Magazine (Wednesday, August 27, 2014)
- Americans Fear Economy is Permanently Scarred CBS News (Thursday, August 28, 2014)
- Bach, Bricks, and Bubble Tea: An Arts Complex Grows At Rutgers Princeton Magazine (Sunday, September 1, 2002)