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  • Want to learn about a culture? Try the food: sampling cuisine is an immersive cultural experience. That is why Ana Laguna, associate professor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Rutgers-Camden, brought students to Philadelphia's award-winning Zahav restaurant. The outing was part of a class that will culminate with a trip to Spain during spring break through the Rutgers-Camden Learning Abroad program.

  • February 24 marks the 50th anniversary of the takeover of Conklin Hall at Rutgers-Newark by members of the Black Organization of Students, a pivotal moment in Rutgers' history that ushered in an era of much greater diversity. Rutgers-Newark will mark the anniversary tonight with a panel discussion featuring alumni who participated in the historic event and a gala on Friday. Watch this video to learn more about the protest that changed Rutgers. 

  • Rutgers Today, Rutgers news - New Faculty Voices, Michael Sturman, Rutgers SMLR

    Michael Sturman knows that dealing with people can be messy. For the past two decades, the professor of human resources management at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers-New Brunswick has been focused on researching what it takes to keep employees productive and committed. Learn more about Sturman in the latest installment of our new faculty series.

     

  • As we continue to honor Black History Month, listen to our interview with Robert Johnson, dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and interim dean of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Learn about his early childhood in the segregated South, his desire to become a doctor that was sparked at the age of nine and his thoughts on the need to improve how the lessons of black history are taught. 

  • Did you catch the February cover story in Diverse: Issues In Higher Education about how Rutgers is honoring the centennial of Paul Robeson’s graduation? Read about the yearlong celebration that is lifting up Robeson’s legacy to inspire students and to advance the causes of diversity, inclusion, equity and excellence.

  • Students, faculty and staff will celebrate with a wide range of cultural and educational activities throughout the university including screenings, performances and lectures in honor of Black History Month. Events this year will also mark the 50th anniversary of the takeover of Conklin Hall at Rutgers-Newark by members of the Black Organization of Students, a pivotal moment in Rutgers history that ushered in an era of much greater diversity. Check out our universitywide listing.

Rutgers In the News

Rutgers In the News

Tobacco Companies Target Black Teens with Candy-Flavored Cigars
BloombergThursday, February 21, 2019
Jersey Jazz Icon Count Basie Gets His Own Archive at Rutgers-Newark
The Star-LedgerThursday, February 21, 2019
Zombie Stars Shine on After Mystery Detonations
Scientific AmericanThursday, February 21, 2019
NJ Weather: Why These Winter Storms Have Been So Hard to Predict
Asbury Park PressWednesday, February 20, 2019
Not Your Average Germ: New Jersey Designates a State Microbe
New Jersey MonthlyThursday, February 21, 2019