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  • New Leadership Coming to the Clement A. Price Institute

    John Kuo Wei (Jack) Tchen, who specializes in American and Asian American History at NYU, has been named the inaugural Clement A. Price chair in public history and the humanities and will take over as director of the Rutgers-Newark institute. Salamishah Tillet, who teaches English and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania and is a leading thinker on the relationship between art and social justice, will become associate director.

  • Brown-belted Bumble Bee

    The larger the area, the more kinds of bees you need to pollinate the crops in that area. The research, published in the journal Science  and led by Rutgers-New Brunswick ecologist Rachael Winfree, confirms the importance of biodiversity in keeping the planet habitable for human beings, 

  • The best pizza around New York City is found in New Jersey at Razza Pizza Artigianale in Jersey City, according to The New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells. Read the story in Rutgers Magazine for more on the owner and chef, alumnus Dan Richer.

  • Frank Lautenberg left an outsized imprint on state politics and national policy by the time he died while in office in 2013. His papers, now curated and maintained by the Rutgers University Libraries, include 2,250 boxes of hats, buttons, campaign stickers and other artifacts that, laid end to end, would stretch the length of seven football fields. The Alexander Library at Rutgers-New Brunswick will launch a public exhibit of the papers Feb. 21.

  • Chancellor Nancy Cantor and the Consul General of Mexico have signed an agreement that opens up opportunities for academic exchanges and cooperative research with Mexican universities and strengthens the university’s relationship with New Jersey’s Mexican and Mexican-American community. The agreement also formalizes a scholarship program – funded by the Mexican government – which assists students of Mexican origin who wish to pursue their education in the United States.

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