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Wednesday July 30, 2014

Rutgers Today

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  • 'It Goes By So Fast'

    Students at Rutgers say summer courses are often more intense than traditional classes, but many say they like how the campus feels more relaxed in the summer months. Who wants to go to the beach anyway?

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What's Happening at Rutgers

  • Canning
    Maximize Your Harvest

    Tour Rutgers Gardens then learn how to preserve the bounty of your summer garden through drying, freezing, pickling and canning August 2 at 2 p.m. 

  • Business Plan
    Create a Business Plan

    Rutgers Business School offers a business plan workshop August 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration required. 

  • Mason Gross Summer Series
    Free Summer Performances

    Enjoy a variety of music concerts and dance performances during the Mason Gross Summer Series, July 16, 23, 24, 30 and August 6.

  • Scuba
    Dive In

    Get an introduction to diving with Rutgers Recreation’s “Discover Scuba Diving” course. Offered by individual arrangement through August 8.

  • 4-H Fair
    Attend a 4-H Fair

    The New Jersey 4-H Youth Development Program, part of Rutgers Cooperative Extension and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, hosts 4-H county fairs throughout the state through September.

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.

 

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