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Rutgers professor named Pulitzer Prize finalist

April 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For Evie Shockley, poetry – and her professorship at Rutgers University–New Brunswick – are central to her engagement with a world that needs change and central to the ways she prepares students to do their own engagement.

This week, Shockley was selected as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category. The Pulitzer ...

Rutgers Professor Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

NEW BRUNSWICK - Helen M. Berman, Board of Governors distinguished professor emerita of chemistry and chemical Biology at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Berman is among 213 people elected to the academy this year, including author Ta-Nehisi Coates, actor Tom Hanks, President Barack Obama, Supreme ...

Questions now swirl around reported Rutgers theft

NEW BRUNSWICK - A crime alert issued by Rutgers police about an armed robbery on Tuesday April 10 has turned out to be false. 

Upon further investigation, police said the alleged incident in front of the Campbell Hall dorm on George Street did not happen as was initially reported. Police had said initially that the suspect showed a handgun, ordered the ...

Gun-wielding suspect drives robbery victim to bank with two young children in tow

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers police are investigating a lunchtime robbery on Tuesday in front of Campbell Hall, 617 George St., on the College Avenue campus, which involved two young children and a trip to a Somerset Street bank.

The victim, who is affiliated with Rutgers University, reported that he was walking near Campbell Hall dorm at 12:30 p.m. when a vehicle, ...

Students, faculty and staff rally at Rutgers Board of Governors meeting

NEW BRUNSWICK - Calling for fair union contracts, a freeze on tuition and a $15-per-hour minimum wage on campus, hundreds of Rutgers faculty, staff and students rallied outside the Board of Governors meeting on Tuesday, while others petitioned the governing body directly during its regularly scheduled meeting at Winants Hall.

Student groups and members of 23 unions representing ...

PayPal President & CEO named Rutgers commencement speaker

NEW BRUNSWICK – The Rutgers Board of Governors announced Tuesday that Dan Schulman, president & CEO of PayPal, has been chosen as the 252nd anniversary commencement speaker for Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.

 

University officials said no honorarium is being provided to Schulman, a Princeton native.

 

Originally, ...

Rutgers protesters planned at Tuesday's Board of Governors meeting

NEW BRUNSWICK - If you believe what you read on Facebook these days, it would appear that more than 100 protesters will be storming the Rutgers University Board of Governors meeting at noon on Tuesday, April 10.

The reason? 

Contracts are set to expire in June for  20,000 faculty and staff members at the university.

But that is not the only issue at hand. There are a laundry ...

Scientific Diving Class Opens Doors for Rutgers Undergraduates

NEW BRUNSWICK - Breathing through their Scuba gear, Ailey Sheehan and her classmates dropped a new and improved lionfish trap – a hinged net that will help scientists study that invasive fish in the Caribbean – into the dive pool at Rutgers.

Sheehan, a junior marine science major, discovered the opportunity to help design, build and conduct underwater testing of the ...

Rutgers Professor Creates Harry Potter-Style Invisibility Cloak that Hides Objects from Sound

NEW BRUNSWICK - Using his own version of Harry Potter’s cloak of invisibility, Rutgers professor Andrew Norris can help make underwater objects appear invisible.

Norris, a distinguished professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is developing honeycomb-like metallic structures that reroute sound ...

Rutgers to close for Wednesday storm

NEW BRUNSWICK - With the likelihood of more than a foot of snow set to dump on New Jersey, Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has declared a weather emergency closure for all three campuses: New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden.

School will be closed for students and all non-essential employees from 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 21 to 5 a.m. Thursday, March 22.

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