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  • Is it ok to use keywords that you know people are searching for, but not ok for “bots’’ to direct traffic to your site? Rutgers researchers analyze how Google, Facebook and Instagram repeatedly change boundaries between smart visibility strategies and "cheating the system."

  • “She was a fierce black woman - and certainly one of the bravest women that ever lived ... She reminds us of the importance of the strength of leadership in the darkest of times," says Rutgers-New Brunswick scholar Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author of She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman. Read the story and review on for more on Dunbar's new book.

  • Award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates is coming to Rutgers-New Brunswick this spring as a Visiting Distinguished Professor in the English department, where she will teach an advanced fiction workshop.

  • Students and faculty reviewed, annotated, and transcribed scans from the personal papers of noted suffragists including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Mary Church Terrell, and Carrie Chapman Catt during an event at the Alexander Library in honor of the 204th birthday of Stanton, credited as the movement's founder. 

  • Using sophisticated geophysical mapping equipment, a team of researchers from Rutgers-Newark led by professor Lee Slater are searching for the remains of Chinese immigrants who worked on the Trans-Continental Railroad and settled in  Belleville, home to the first Chinatown on the East Coast. Watch the segment on ABC 7.


  • Rutgers-Camden researchers are leading an effort to find out what may be causing young people to become sick or die from mysterious vaping-related respiratory illnesses. Read the story and watch the video to learn about their work.

Rutgers In the News

Rutgers In the News

The Other Wealth Tax
ForbesThursday, November 21, 2019
Required Diversity Statements as Ideological Loyalty Oaths
Psychology TodayThursday, November 21, 2019
Why Americans are Loving Trade Unions Again
BBCFriday, November 22, 2019