Rutgers University

November 2, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The pastor of a former Rutgers football player charged with threatening to kill two people described the young athlete as a hard worker and a leader in the church community. "He is respectful and a role model," Dr. Derrick Dumas said of Izaia Bullock, the former university ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers football player was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder for plotting to kill two members of the family of his friend, authorities said today. Izaia Bullock, 22, of Piscataway, a junior linebacker, is being held at the Middlesex ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University will receive a $2 million grant to open a Gun Violence Research Center, school administrators and state officials announced Wednesday in a presentation that included shooting survivor former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers football has decided to go with a freshman over a red-shirt senior for the quarterback job.  Artur Sitkowski will start as quarterback for the 2018 season opener against Texas State on Saturday, Sept. 1, before heading out to Ohio State to compete against one of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Suburban growth may be making a comeback.  A new Rutgers Regional Report, “The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?” finds that the demographic shifts of the early part of the decade, 2010-2016, where urban areas had a strong resurgence, may be shifting back ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today entered an agreement with RWJBarnabas Health in which the hospital group will provide the university with $1 billion over the next 20 years for medical research and support for the medical school. Under the public-private partnership, RWJBarnabas will ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - On a thin tripod of supports, the black charcoal grill sat on top of love seat that was half on the street, half on the curb, outside a Delafield Street apartment. As the college year ends, and this generation of Rutgers students empty out of apartments, their well-used but now ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Newark man was sentenced Friday to 22 years in prison for the 2016 kidnapping and sexual assault of a Rutgers University student on the school campus in New Brunswick. Michael Knight, 40, of Newark must serve at least 85 percent of his sentence before he is eligible for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Autism rates in New Jersey continue to rise and lead the nation, according to findings from a Rutgers University study.   In a report that examined reports of eight-year-old children, a university study found one in 34 had autism, an increase of 19 from two years ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University officials have often been wary of the governor's annual budget message, wondering what type of budget cuts the university may sustain and how it would potentially impact tuition and the overall quality of education. This budget message, delivered March 13, ...

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PISCATAWAY - One of the largest Girl Scout councils in New Jersey, Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ), today announced the appointment of longtime advocate of girl empowerment and Girl Scouting, Natasha Hemmings, to Chief Executive Officer. Hemmings will take the GSHNJ helm on April ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A few years ago, Rutgers researcher Jennifer Blake-Mahmud was working on a botany project in Virginia when colleagues pointed out a striped maple, a common tree in the understory of mountain forests from Nova Scotia to Georgia.    “They told me, ‘We think it switches sex ...

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New Brunswick, NJ - On Friday, February 23, student groups, a coalition of Rutgers unions, and representatives from campuses across the nation will hold a rally and march on College Avenue to demand a $15 minimum wage. The action, initiated by the Rutgers chapter of United Students Against ...

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