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  • Rutgers senior Lauren Rodgers,  dreamed of becoming a fiction writer until she read about the ocean’s critical role in absorbing carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas linked to global warming. Find out what drives Rodgers's research as she completes her degree in chemical oceanography and check back with Rutgers Today in the coming weeks to read about more outstanding members of the Class of 2019.

  • Did you catch Rutgers-Newark alumna Coco Kim this week on Chopped? Read this Q&A to find out how she made the leap into the culinary world and was recruited for the show, and how her time in the Arts, Culture & Media department as an undergraduate continues to influence her career as a chef.

  • Read the story on about the Rutgers scientists who changed modern medicine with a discovery in the dirt that held the long-sought cure for tuberculosis. The revolutionary discovery may soon be honored through a bill to designate a state microbe that is currently awaiting the governor’s signature.

  • Rutgers Day, the university’s annual welcome and show-and-tell for all ages, will take place Saturday, April 27, rain or shine. The event – which includes programming in Camden, New Brunswick and Newark – offers more than 600 free demonstrations, interactive activities, and student performances, cultural dances, live music and much more. Plan your day.

  • The plaza unveiled Friday honors Rutgers' most acclaimed alumnus, a distinguished scholar, athlete, actor and singer who left a legacy of global activism for civil rights and social justice. Read more about the dedication, part of a yearlong celebration honoring the 100th anniversary of Robeson's graduation. 

  • Super Bowl champions and Rutgers alumni Jason McCourty and Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots will deliver the 253rd commencement address to Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences graduates on May 19. They will also receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees in recognition of their commitment to community service and philanthropy. 

Rutgers In the News

Rutgers In the News

Joe Biden’s Early Polling Lead Is Powered by Women
U.S. News & World ReportMonday, April 15, 2019
Rutgers Faculty Union Reaches Contract Agreement
Inside Higher EdThursday, April 18, 2019
How Scientists Are Recapturing the Magic of a Beloved, Long-Lost Tomato
Smithsonian MagazineThursday, April 18, 2019