Rutgers News

September 22, 2018

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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Newark, NJ – Long before Rutgers University-Newark created an athletic field on University Avenue, the abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered an address in 1849 at a church that once stood there. Rutgers Board of Governors approved a resolution to rename the field in honor of the time ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Lauren Neitzke Adamo has long enjoyed hiking along trails and through forests and over rock formations largely to see the natural surroundings. “I’ve been a huge science nerd all my life,” said Adamo, who has a doctorate degree and is co-director of the Rutgers University ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There's a lot of promotions planned this fall as part of the Rutgers football season. Single game tickets go on sale Thursday, July 12, with seven home games. There's matchups against Big Ten East opponents Michigan and Penn State, and a first-time cross divisional meeting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK -  Two women and men, including soccer star Carli Lloyd, have been selected for the 2018 class of Rutgers Athletics Hall of Fame. Baseball player Doug Alongi, men's lacrosse player John Howland, wrestler Edward Allan Scharer and women's team swimmer CAtherine Whetstone-Battoni were ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Ever since a young age, Jaclyn Bird has always been outside riding horses. Growing up in West Deptford, N.J., she followed in her older sister’s footsteps and began riding when she was 8 years old. Although it was an activity for fun when she first started, Bird has become ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - In 2008, Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity sold its house on Union Street because the now smaller chapter could not afford the building that accommodated dozens of members. Since then the fraternity, now with 25 members, and its alumni, the Nu Tetarton Alumni Association, have ...

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