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  • Rutgers Today, Rutgers news- Angus Gillespie and the New Jersey Folk Festival

    Since 1975, the New Jersey Folk Festival has attracted thousands of attendees to experience folk music, arts and food and learn about the Garden State’s cultural and ethnic groups. On April 27, this festival marks its 45th year – and the last year for the festival’s creator and director, Rutgers-New Brunswick American studies professor Angus Gillespie.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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