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UAA Speaker Series: Follow the Drinking Gourd

Arts & Entertainment Education Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 02/26/2019 7:00pm 02/26/2019 9:00pm America/New_York UAA Speaker Series: Follow the Drinking Gourd




Undergraduate Academic Affairs is sponsoring Follow the Drinking Gourd, a musical group that takes its name from the song used to guide enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The trio presents original programs on the African American experience in music, along with commentary and a visual presentation of historic images to enhance the experience. The group will ...

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2 Firefighters Promoted to New Leadership Roles

March 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two firefighters with the New Brunswick Fire Department were promoted to new leadership roles this week.

Lieutenant Michael Dillon, who has served with the fire department since the year 2000, was promoted to the rank of Captain. And, firefighter Alexander Eristavi, a 23-year veteran of the fire department, was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

Eristavi has ...

In Newark, state political powerhouses back diversity efforts in film and TV

March 22, 2019

NEWARK - The influence of the American film industry is global, but its roots are local, right here in New Jersey. The modern motion picture industry began on the cliffs of Fort Lee in the early 20th century, its work produced on celluloid film invented only a few years before in Newark.

But for those supporting a state-backed effort to make sure that future film and television made in New ...

Karabinchak Bill to Permit E-Poll Books for Elections Advances

TRENTON, NJ - Aiming to encourage the use of new technologies to make voting in elections more efficient, Assembly Democrats Verlina Reynolds-Jackson, Anthony Verrelli and Robert Karabinchak released the following statements on their bill (A-5159) to permit the use of electronic poll books, which are technology used by election officials to review voter registration information. The bill was ...

WeMake 4-H Celebrated NJ Makers Day at Metuchen Library

March 24, 2019

WeMake 4-H, a local STEM nonprofit, celebrated NJ Makers Day at the Metuchen library on Saturday. Attendees enjoyed various hands-on activities such as making wooden block robots, catapults, light-up LED flowers, and Robotics. "This is a great way to promote Maker and innovative culture in our communities", said Rishabh Rout, founder of WeMake.

Every March, hundreds of ...