Rutgers News

November 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In yet another expansion of its facilities, Rutgers University this week dedicated a new four-story, 106,000-square foot Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, named in honor of a 1950 university graduate who has made major donations to his school. The building on the Busch ...

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NEWARK, NJ - It’s a tale of three cities in the eyes of a labor union at Rutgers University. The Rutgers AAUP-AFT says certain full-time tenure-track faculty who teach at the Camden and Newark campuses are paid less than their counterparts in New Brunswick. The union held a rally today on the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer recorded her 1,000th victory as the Scarlet Knights team Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  Stringer, who is already enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the latest progress in equine research at its “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8. Dr. Burt Staniar from Pennsylvania State University was the keynote speaker and talked about how the type of feed given to horses ...

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PISCATAWAY-- It’s unlikely that too many wrestling fans forgot what Anthony Ashnault brings to the mat, but if any did, they were swiftly reminded of it this weekend. Ashnault made his long-awaited return to the Rutgers Athletic Center in Rutgers Wrestling’s season-opening home quad on Saturday, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Nine Rutgers University students have begun a pre-medical school program that ensures entrance to medical school and allows them to pursue studies and degree outside of science. Initiated this fall, the 4 + 4 program offered to students in the Honors College will guarantee ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has extended its association with a private agency assisting undocumented students covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and will accept those students on the New Brunswick campus In an announcement today, the 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 was awarded a $4.2 million federal grant to training mental health physicians, the university announced today. With the money from the U.S. Department Health and Human Services, the Rutgers’ Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling is ...

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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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NEWARK, NJ - John Keene was on his way to the post office when the call came. The Rutgers University-Newark professor and author was in disbelief. “I said about three or four times, ‘Is this real?’” Keene remembered. It was. The caller informed Keene he had just received a $625,000 MacArthur ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - It is a narrow lot, barely 25 feet wide, created through a subdivision more than 150 years ago, and now it will be the long-sought home to a Rutgers University fraternity. City zoning board members Tuesday approved plans for Phi Sigma Kappa to build its new three-story house ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Many past South Brunswick athletic alumni were in the sports limelight this weekend. Mo Sanu, former South Brunswick Vikings and Rutgers University standout, scored the first touchdown for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons with a 43 yard pass reception from quarterback Matt Ryan.

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CAMDEN, NJ— A new business school building is in the works at Rutgers-University Camden. “It is quite feasible for us to have a business school building in the next several years," University Chancellor Phoebe Haddon said at the Rutgers Board of Governors meeting on Thursday.  “Most ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs. Based in New Brunswick, the New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - The accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a professor when they were teenagers should be investigated by the FBI, Gloria Steinem said during a discussion celebrating Rutgers University's creation of an academic chair in honor of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In 1915, Paul Leon Robeson enrolled at Rutgers University, the third African-American to enter the school. Four years later he graduated valedictorian and a celebrated college athlete and singer. He went on to become an world renown performer and commentator on social ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers football (1-0) cruised to a 35-7, season-opening win over Texas State (0-1) on Saturday afternoon at HighPoint.com Stadium. The Scarlet Knights claimed the lead five minutes into the contest and never relinquished the lead or momentum. Freshman quarterback Artur ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - With the new school year about the start, Rutgers University is kicking off traditional events, starting with the Scarlet Day of Service, when students and alumni volunteer to assist several community organizations on Saturday, Sept. 15. One of the largest annual service events ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Just a few years ago, there were grease trucks. Now, it is all about gourmet this and gluten-free that. Just in time for the start of academic year, the latest restaurant offering "gourmet" burgers and take-out food has opened on Easton Avenue, smack in the middle of all the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University will open new buildings and roll out a new digital information center for students returning to classes for the academic year. Instead of offering students a "one-stop" place to get all their information, this year Rutgers is a "one-click" site for students to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - At this moment in history, the humanities are at a point of crisis. At the local, state, and federal level, funding for humanities are programs are ritualistically slashed for the yearly budgetary sacrifice. Just this summer, a bill entered Congress proposing a 15 percent budget ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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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 - There are at least at least 15 popular destinations for Rutgers University students who use on-demand transportation apps popular among millennials, according to one of the transportation companies which is starting the upcoming academic year by offering students a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Jets were on the banks Saturday night, using High Point Solutions Stadium as host of their Green and White scrimmage.  It was a great time for Jets fans to see the team's young quarterback Sam Darnold throw some passes during a loose game that had plenty of offense and no ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - A high level administrator at Rutgers University has resigned just one year after taking his position. Debasish "Deba" Dutta, chancellor of the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus, submitted his resignation Tuesday, according to the university. Dutta put out a university wide ...

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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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