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Rutgers University

February 23, 2024

NEW BRUNSWICK – Rutgers will continue to utilize a space in the Albany Street Plaza to prepare for the next generation of social workers through 2028. The university on Monday approved a five-year lease extension for the space at 120 Albany St. for the Rutgers University-New Brunswick School of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – They’re not exactly pawns in a game, but the students from city schools who will gather with their counterparts from Rutgers on Friday will likely not realize the far-reaching effects of their spirited rounds of chess, Jenga and other board games. Bridging the gap between those ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Gary Taffet, who served as chief of staff for former Gov. Jim McGreevey in the early 2000s and has served on the Middlesex College Board of Trustees since 2017, has joined the Rutgers Board of Governors. Taffet, who did not respond to multiple messages left by TAPinto New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some of Rutgers’ oldest (the 122-year-old Voorhees Hall on College Avenue) and largest (660,000 gross-square-foot Medical Science Building in Newark) are earmarked for upgrades that will make them more energy efficient. One hundred and seven buildings across all campuses will ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Rutgers Dining Services employs an army to keep university staff, students and faculty well fed. For a small number of those employees, their work preparing and serving meals isn’t just a job, it’s an opportunity to gain life skills – one that’s not always easy to come by for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Ras J. Baraka, the mayor of Newark, has a clear vision. He wants Black people to speak for themselves, represent themselves, and not have others try to give them handouts. Those and other demands are right there in his rapid-fire lyrics on his spoken-word EP, “What We ...

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY - The Rutgers Geology Museum's 56th Annual Open House on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024,was a journey through time as Dr. Lauren Adamo, a Rutgers Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Director of the Geology Museum, invited science enthusiasts and curious ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A team of Rutgers researchers will recruit up to 500 women from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Saint Peter’s University Hospital to participate in a study of the impact of environmental influences on pregnancy and children’s health. The Rutgers Health researchers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has tapped a longtime power broker in New Jersey politics to serve on the Rutgers Board of Governors. Gary Taffet, who has served in many roles in his career in politics, including chief of staff for former Gov. Jim McGreevey, was nominated by ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Miriam Brickman is positive there was a cup of squash soup around here somewhere. “Where did you put the soup?” she asks her brother, Buzzy. Before he can answer, the soup has reappeared right where she left it on the countertop. “Oh, I took it,” she said, with a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Dr. Lauren Adamo, a Rutgers Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Director of the university's Geology Museum, wants you to listen to the stories that rocks tell.  She wants you to hang out for a while with some mosasaurs.  She wants you to let your ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University continues to face sharp criticism after it announced this week that it has lifted the suspension of the Students for Justice in Palestine chapter on its New Brunswick campus. “For weeks, the Rutgers Students for Justice in Palestine New Brunswick chapter ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Throwing caution to the wind, scientifically speaking, Rutgers is ready to embark on an ambitious project that could position the university and New Jersey as the global leaders in offshore wind energy.   The university on Friday unveiled a new project that will be launched ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – As part of his work toward his doctorate in the mid-1990s and a career in social work, Michael Kaufman served as the on-call representative at the Rutgers Counseling Center. It was the type of job that often required him to assist students in crisis – even in the dead of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A newly adopted, streamlined admissions process has been linked to a surge in undergraduate applications at Rutgers University – a school where the term RU Screw has been muttered in disgust by generations of students who’ve found themselves ensnared in bureaucratic red ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Rutgers Police are investigating a series of burglaries that took place on the Livingston Campus in Piscataway and are searching for a suspect they said committed each crime. The break-ins happened overnight on Wednesday, the first reported at 12:46 a.m. at the Rutgers Athletic ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers officials have declined to block two controversial speakers from participating in an upcoming campus talk on Palestine, despite demands from a North Jersey congressman that the “well-known antisemites” be pulled from the program. According to a letter sent to Rutgers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Marching Scarlet Knights are accustomed to performing in front of tens of thousands of football fans at SHI Stadium, where they can rally enthusiastic Rutgers fans as The Pride of New Jersey. But on Thursday, the Rutgers band will perform in front of a much larger ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – If heaping helpings of cranberry sauce are the only thing that can salvage your aunt’s turkey and save your family’s Thanksgiving Day feast from a dry, tasteless ruin, you can thank Rutgers. Seven varieties of cranberries developed at Rutgers and grown in bogs from New Jersey ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Art lovers everywhere may soon be able to open their laptops to venture into the Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers and explore its galleries via an online virtual tour.  Since late August, Jie Gong, an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Not far from the glow of Broadway’s marquee signs, some of Rutgers’ 1,800 military-affiliated students will take center stage on Saturday. Several scarlet-clad veteran-students, along with about 20,000 other soldiers and sailors, will march in the annual New York City ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 23-year-old New Brunswick man has been charged in connection with a string of incidents during which police say he inappropriately touched or attempted to touch several women on the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus. Jose Paulino II, who is not affiliated with the school, has ...

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TAIPEI, TAIWAN — Rutgers and National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech) will soon be collaborating on interdisciplinary research in life sciences, engineering and other fields. Gov. Phil Murphy’s office announced Friday the creation of a new academic partnership between the schools.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A woman wearing baggy cargo pants and a sweatshirt with "Free Palestine" emblazoned in glittery, silver script writing screeched into a megaphone. "We're here for justice," she said, drawing cheers from others on the steps of Rutgers' Brower Commons on Thursday. About 300 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Am Yisrael chai – Hebrew words that roughly translate to “the nation of Israel lives” – echoed across College Avenue.  Several times during Monday night’s candlelight vigil, the 500 or so Rutgers students spoke those words as if in defiance against those who carried out ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Protesters brandishing signs and using bullhorns voiced their objections Thursday, Oct. 5, as the Rutgers University Board of Governors affirmed its confidence in the leadership of embattled University President Jonathan Holloway. While the Governors met in closed session, union-led ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In a state where 1 in 35 children are identified with autism spectrum disorder, and thousands more have ADHD, Rutgers is expanding its services to its neurodivergent students. Rutgers will be able to bolster assessment and treatment services for its students with autism and ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Rutgers is making a $600 million “transformational renovation” to its medical school, designed to attract more world-class physician and biomedical research scientists to New Jersey’s largest city. Rutgers Biomedical & Health Science’s enormous investment promises to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – A team of researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick has been selected to receive a $1 million Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC) award for a community-university partnership that combats climate change and improves access to essential resources and services. CIVIC is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The members of the Rutgers University Senate cited bitter feelings lingering from the spring faculty strike and the decision to replace the chancellor of the Newark campus among the reasons they voted to support a no-confidence resolution against President Jonathan ...

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