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  • Exhausting. Inspiring. Confidence building. These are some of the ways Mason Gross School of the Arts dance students describe their experience participating in an intensive seven-hour-a-day dance workshop over two weeks with world-renowned guest artist Maxine Doyle. Get ready to be stunned by the students’ vibrant dance moves in our video.

  •  Honors Living-Learning Community at Rutgers-Newark

    The Honors Living-Learning Community at Rutgers-Newark is pushing boundaries by emphasizing grit in overcoming life’s difficulties, according to a column in The New York Times. “These students are brilliant in their own way, but they did not have the tools or the support to build the best version of themselves. It’s a humbling experience when a group of people believe in you and your potential when you can’t see it,” said Mohamed Abdelghany, who was forever getting suspended from high school and is now headed to Harvard Law School.

  • "I'm always asked by people what should I call you? Queen? Latifah? Dana? After today, you can just call me doctor," Newark native Queen Latifah told graduates at Rutgers-Newark Monday morning, after receiving an honorary doctorate degree in fine arts. Read the story and watch highlights of the speech

  • Dan Schulman, president and CEO of PayPal, called on the Class of 2018 to take a stand for social justice as they graduate during a time of unprecedented technological and social change. “Discrimination of any kind hurts all of us – and is a threat to our very democracy,’’ Schulman said during a rainy commencement ceremony for students graduating from Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.

  • Megan Campbell dealt with abuse her entire life. But through it all, she knew that an education would lead her to a better life, far from the decade she spent in foster care. As a soon-to-be graduate from Rutgers University-Newark Honors Living-Learning Community with a degree in social work, the 24-year-old surivor wants to make sure what happened to her, doesn't happen to others. 



  • Gov. Murphy at Rutgers-Newark

    New Jersey’s undocumented college students will be eligible to receive in-state financial aid as soon as this fall to help cover the cost of tuition, according to a bill the governor signed Wednesday. "This is the world's melting pot where people in every part of the globe can come here in the hope of a new life," Murphy said, celebrating the diversity at Rutgers-Newark where he signed the bill.

Rutgers In the News

Rutgers In the News

Opinion: Remembering Our Heroes
NJ SpotlightFriday, May 25, 2018
NFL Kneeling Ban Sends Union Into Huddle
Bloomberg Thursday, May 24, 2018