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  • When Jose Sagal needed an outlet to deal with the challenges of transitioning from life in the military to college at Rutgers, he found it on the golf course. His love for the sport inspired him to start a golf program for other student veterans to help them the networking skills they need after. Read more about Sagal, who completed his master's degree in Global Sports Business this spring and was named a PGA WORKS Fellow.

  • Dante Apaestegui, the son of parents who came to the the United States as undocumented immigrants more than 30 years ago, hopes to pursue a law degree to help the poor and disenfranchised after graduating from Rutgers-Newark. Read what sparked the passion and commitmment of this 20-year-old Paterson native, the latest in our series on the Class of 2019.

  • Jason McCourty and Devin McCourty Speak at Rutgers University Commencement

    Super Bowl champions Jason McCourty and Devin McCourty told the Class of 2019 they will face roadblocks, but urged them to not let moments of self-doubt interfere with their drive to be great. “I know chasing goals can be scary,” said Devin McCourty during the ceremony for graduates of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, which also highlighted the legacy of Paul Robeson.

  • Many students have a story about a professor who touched their lives and helped shape their future while in college. But how many get to say thank you? We gave some Rutgers students a chance to surprise their professors and show their appreciation. Watch what happens.

  • Matt Golombek

    Alumnus Matt Golombek, a planetary geologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has had a long career overseeing the smooth landings of the spacecraft that have been exploring Mars. Read about his latest mission.

  • Even before he took his first set of notes in “Foundations of Body Systems,” the traditional first class at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Marc Berenson was helping redesign the school’s LGBTQA+ curriculum. Read the latest in our series profiling memberes of the Class of 2019 for more on how Berenson helped build awareness and create a welcoming space for LGBTQA+ students during his time in med school.