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Rutgers University

August 5, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers football looks forward to hosting Fan Fest on Sunday, Aug. 7 on the field at SHI Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. with free parking available in the Scarlet Lot. Fans will have the opportunity to meet the team and head coach Greg ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers Police are investigating the burglaries of several dormitory rooms in a residence hall on the on the university’s Livingston Campus. Police said the burglaries happened at the residence hall above Rutgers Cinemas at 105 Joyce Kilmer Ave. on Tuesday between 9 a.m. and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers is preparing to play a pivotal role in New Jersey’s rollout of the new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number later this month. The 988 hotline will work similar to how the 911 hotline currently works and will serve as an alternative to calling the three-digital ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers forward Ron Harper Jr. has signed a two-way contract with the Toronto Raptors on the night of the 2022 NBA Draft. "The Rutgers basketball family is so proud of Ron Harper Jr. for this opportunity with the Toronto Raptors," head coach Steve Pikiell said. "This couldn't ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Board of Governors Tuesday approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year that includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition and fees, nearly two-thirds below the current rate of inflation. “We remain committed to providing excellence in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers-New Brunswick is set to wave its Pride flag this summer throughout the area in the most visible way possible. The Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities (SJE) is commemorating its 30th anniversary, as well as the 50+ years of LGBT organizations on ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University campuses will be tobacco free, President Jonathan Holloway said Wednesday as he announced the university’s new “Tobacco-Free by 2023” initiative. The tobacco-free policy, which will be effective as of Jan. 1, 2023, covers all campuses – indoors and outdoors ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – After 15 years of work, a couple of Rutgers researchers are enjoying the fruits of their labor: a new strawberry. Bred for its flavorful fruit, Rutgers D’Light has a unique shape – a Christmas light - that makes it the ideal strawberry for dipping in chocolate, according to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – In many ways, Kamil Skup’s journey to graduation day at Rutgers can be traced to 1979, when his father and avowed supporter of dissident Lech Walesa’s Solidarity trade union was barred by communist authorities from returning to his native Poland. “He had come here to visit and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Caps and gowns. Pomp and Circumstance. Scarlet and White. The images of thousands of graduates from Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences filing into SHI Stadium on Sunday, May 15, will represent the end of a journey that was filled with many tests ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Third Floor - a band so named because the four members assembled their guitars and drums on the third floor of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center to rehearse - were rocking the crowd on the College Avenue lawn. Students swayed, a woman waved and two kids who taken a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – C. Vivian Stringer, a Rutgers icon, a trailblazer in women’s basketball and the first Black coach (man or woman) to reach 1,000 wins in Division I competition, has announced her retirement. Stringer, who also coached at Cheyney State and Iowa during her Hall of Fame career, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers Day is back as an in-person event April 30 after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the largest events in the state, this celebration of everything Rutgers is set for the last Saturday in April from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Busch ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House Chief Medical Advisor who rose to national prominence during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, will take part in the Rutgers commencement ceremony at SHI Stadium next month, a source has told TAPinto New Brunswick. Fauci’s presence ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement between Rutgers athletics and Jacksonville, Fla.-based Brandr Group unveiled Thursday could result in a windfall for the athletes who play on the 24 teams at Rutgers. Brandr is a brand management, marketing and licensing agency that uses group licensing rights to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kickoff for the annual Scarlet-White Game at Rutgers has been moved back one day, to Friday, April 22.  The football game will be at 7 p.m. at SHI Stadium and admission is free.  The school's athletic department did not indicate why the game has been rescheduled in a press ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year has declared for the 2022 NBA draft. But Caleb McConnell has also left the door for returning to Rutgers for one more season. The senior guard announced on his social media platforms on Monday night that he will explore the 2022 NBA ...

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DAYTON, OH – Playing in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season, Rutgers men's basketball saw its season end in the NCAA Tournament with an 89-87 double-overtime loss against No. 11 seed Notre Dame on Wednesday night at UD Arena.  It was an unbelievable effort for RU, led by 23 points ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - They piled into buses, and then minutes later, piled onto a plane that took them to Dayton, Ohio, but members of the Rutgers men’s basketball team are hoping it’s just one of many stops between now and New Orleans. It’s that time of the year again. The time of the year to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have made it to the NCAA Tournament as one of eight teams that will participate in the First Four which takes place prior to the official start of the tournament. Rutgers will square off with Notre Dame on Wednesday night in Dayton, Ohio at 9 p.m., ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers’ Steve Pikiell will earn $16 million in base salary under a four-year contract extension that will keep him courtside through the 2029-30 season. Pikiell, who was getting ready to lead the Rutgers men’s basketball team to a Big Ten showdown with Iowa even as the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers announced Thursday that face coverings in offices, conference rooms, research labs, housing and public spaces in buildings will be optional. Use of masks will still be required in all teaching spaces including classrooms, lecture halls and seminar rooms. The masks ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As masks officially come off Monday for teachers and children in New Jersey schools, a majority of New Jerseyans agree with lifting the childcare and school settings mask mandate, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Forty-six percent “strongly agree” with Gov. Phil ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – It was a Senior Day for the ages in Piscataway on Sunday afternoon. Seniors Geo Baker, Ron Harper Jr., Caleb McConnell, Ralph Gonzales-Agee and Luke Nathan were sent off the court with a one-point victory to close out the season at (18-12) overall and a best-ever (12-8) in the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Rutgers men's basketball team is playing its final home game of the 2021-22 season at noon on Sunday, March 6. RU will host Penn State at Jersey Mike's Arena in Piscataway, The team will hold a pregame ceremony to honor five senior student-athletes and three student ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway indicated the university’s 2023 budget will not include a tuition increase – even as the university copes with shortfalls in revenue and other financial factors. Holloway, speaking at Wednesday’s Board of Governors meeting, said it will ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University–New Brunswick has announced a sweeping new financial aid program that builds upon existing state aid programs to enable New Jersey students with family incomes below $65,000 to attend the university tuition-free.  The program also provides a sliding scale ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – In front of a raucous 3,580 fans, No. 14 Rutgers wrestling (15-5) defeated No. 20 Princeton (6-5), 24-13, on Friday night at Jersey Mike's Arena. The Scarlet Knights worked a seven-three match split with their in-state rival, as No. 3 Sebastian Rivera (141) added his ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Another ranked opponent, another victory for the Scarlet Knights. Rutgers and head coach Steve Pikiell defeated No. 12 Illinois 70-59 in a game where they never trailed at Jersey Mike's Arena on Wednesday night. Rutgers opened the game scoring on 7 of the first 9 possessions, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Scarlet Knights were trailing by eight points with 3:48 left on the clock in a rocking Jersey Mike's Arena. A 10-0 run fueled by a stretch of perfect play on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball gave the men's basketball team their first back-to-back victories ...

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