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  • The Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers-Newark has acquired the full collection of the late jazz icon, William J. “Count” Basie Jr. The institute is now home to the collection of nearly 1,000 artifacts, which includes pianos, a Hammond organ, business records, housewares, clothing and scrapbooks, among other iitems. Basie, who earned nine Grammy Awards, made history in 1958 by becoming the first African American to receive a Grammy.

  • Ever wonder how an engaging magazine cover shot comes together? Hear members of the Rutgers Magazine production team talk about how they composed the special tri-fold cover for the Spring 2018 issue, which features the story of 11 female scholars and their contributions to the women’s movement. Watch our video for a glimpse behind the cover shoot and read the story to learn about the scholars.

  • The final piece of structural steel for the center – slated for completion in summer 2019 – was hoisted into place atop the 307,000-square-foot, four-story sports facility and parking deck adjacent to the RAC. Rutgers and RWJ Barnabas officials joined donors, legislators, head coaches, staff and student-athletes to sign the beam at a topping off ceremony. Read our release and check out news coverage and photos on NJ.com and on APP.com.

     

  • If you tuned into the ARCA General Tire 150 recently you couldn’t miss Rutgers School of Business-Camden represented on the track. Behind the wheel of the No. 78 Chevrolet – decked out in scarlet red and black – was Max Tullman, son of Stephen Tullman, a 1989 graduate and a successful entrepreneur in the biopharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Read the story and watch the video.

  • Exhausting. Inspiring. Confidence building. These are some of the ways Mason Gross School of the Arts dance students describe their experience participating in an intensive seven-hour-a-day dance workshop over two weeks with world-renowned guest artist Maxine Doyle. Get ready to be stunned by the students’ vibrant dance moves in our video.

  •  Honors Living-Learning Community at Rutgers-Newark

    The Honors Living-Learning Community at Rutgers-Newark is pushing boundaries by emphasizing grit in overcoming life’s difficulties, according to a column in The New York Times. “These students are brilliant in their own way, but they did not have the tools or the support to build the best version of themselves. It’s a humbling experience when a group of people believe in you and your potential when you can’t see it,” said Mohamed Abdelghany, who was forever getting suspended from high school and is now headed to Harvard Law School.

Rutgers In the News

Rutgers In the News

The American Flag: Symbol of Beauty or Intimidation?
WNYCThursday, June 14, 2018
Top 5 NJ Colleges for Early Career Salaries
The RecordSaturday, June 16, 2018
The Ocean Is Getting More Acidic—What That Actually Means
National GeographicFriday, June 15, 2018
Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor’s Office
The New York TimesSunday, June 17, 2018