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Rutgers Board Approves 2.6 Percent Tuition and Fees Increase

June 22, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Board of Governors on Tuesday approved a $4.8 billion budget that includes a 2.6 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year, following a freeze in tuition and a fees' reduction for the past year in recognition of pandemic-related hardships.

“We know that tuition increases are difficult for our students, ...

Rutgers Football Team to Start 2021 Season in Primetime

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers football team will begin the 2021 season in primetime.

The Scarlet Knights’ season opener against the Temple Owls at SHI Stadium will be moved to Thursday, Sept. 2, the team announced Monday.

The game was originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 4

Rutgers will also hold its annual homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 9 when it hosts Michigan ...

Rutgers Celebrates Class of 2021 Graduating During a Time of National Challenges

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey addressed graduates during a virtual ceremony shaped by the pandemic

Two-time Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey told the Rutgers Class of 2021 graduating during a global pandemic and racial unrest that has gripped the nation over the past year that they can use the convergence of these two difficult moments in our history to build a more ...


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June 23 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 15 New Cases Overnight

June 24, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 15 new cases of the COVID-19 virus overnight for a total of 23,839 cases in Somerset County since the first cases were reported in March 2020. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 892,027 total ...

CentraState Physician Practices Join Atlantic Health System Physician Network as Systems Continue Process Toward Co-Ownership

June 22, 2021

FREEHOLD, NJ - Nearly 50 physicians and providers affiliated with CentraState Healthcare System have joined Atlantic Health System’s multi-specialty physician network, Atlantic Medical Group, as part of the two health systems’ ongoing efforts to create a co-owned framework for CentraState Healthcare System.

The synergy created by the addition of these practices expands patient ...