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Rutgers University

December 8, 2023

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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers-New Brunswick has garnered a top-15 ranking among national public universities in a leading industry poll that measures 19 key academic metrics, including schools’ success at enrolling, retaining and graduating students from different backgrounds with manageable debt and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Joe Mastromonica, a junior studying business at Rutgers, had just placed his lunch order Friday when he stopped to rave about his favorite food at The Atrium: the sweet and spicy deep-fried General Tso’s chicken. “It definitely tasted good,” he said. “It tasted like something ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers football (1-0, 1-0) delivered a Big Ten Conference win to open the 2023 season, defeating Northwestern (0-1, 0-1), 24-7, on Sunday afternoon in front of 53,026 fans at SHI Stadium. The Scarlet Knights scored on their first two drives and held the Wildcats scoreless the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating after burglaries were reported at College Hall and the Biological Science Building. The burglaries were reported to have occurred between 6 p.m. on Wednesday and 8:03 a.m. on Thursday, according to a safety alert from ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – This was a joyous moment for Cecelia Bowles, a proud mom who was helping her daughter, Taylar Spann, move into her new digs at Rutgers’ Honors College on Tuesday. After all, her daughter, with her stacks of clothes, bedding and bottled water, was about to embark on an exciting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway on Tuesday defended the school’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate even as some vocal New Jersey Republican politicians have condemned the policy and called for his ouster.  Holloway, who was helping to welcome students and their parents ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A smattering of students were leisurely sipping Frappacinos at The Yard on College Avenue as Yang Lin and Weiyas Jiaiag, two students enrolled in Rutgers’ School of Arts and Sciences, scouted the food options.  By the time classes begin for the fall semester on Sept. 5, this ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will host its annual E.A.R.T.H. Center Garden, Arts, and Music Festival on Saturday, August 26 from 11 am to 3 pm at the E.A.R.T.H. Center, located in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park at 42 Riva Avenue in South Brunswick. This ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers University Police Department is planning a night of fun and food for its first celebration of National Night Out, a nationally observed annual event aimed at building ties between communities and those who keep them safe. There will be live music, games, food and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Diana Vitkovska’s eight-year journey to begin her training in medicine was driven by a desire to extend her family’s legacy and turn their support – and sacrifice – into an impactful career of service to others.  Vitkovska began the study of medicine at 17 while at a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Steam rose from piping-hot trays of chili, rice and vegetables as Aabir Banerjee helped prepare individually packed meals in Elijah’s Promise’s kitchen on Livingston Avenue. With each scoop of food on Tuesday morning, he was helping feed a community and making a connection ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The number of Americans above the age of 65 is expected to almost double from 46 million to 90 million by 2050. Experts also expect the demand for often hard-to-fill openings in the health care field caring for seniors to skyrocket. To help meet that need, Parker Health ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Board of Governors has approved a $5.4 billion operating budget for the fiscal year that began July 1. The budget is supported in part by a 6% increase in tuition and fees for the 2023-2024 academic year, a nearly 7% increase for meal plan costs and a 5% increase in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The merger of Rutgers’ medical schools in New Brunswick and Newark will create a program under a single accreditation with an enhanced reputation and a top-50 position in the opinions of those who compose such national rankings, school officials said. The Rutgers School of ...

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