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Rutgers University

April 11, 2023

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It didn’t take the faculty member who teaches the Mathematics of Life Contingent Risk Models I course to figure out Day 2 of the Rutgers faculty strike was also Day 285 of working on an expired contract for thousands of faculty members. The picket lines’ ranks swelled, the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – About 67,000 students – slogan-chanting, fist-in-the-air faculty union supporters, to unwitting pawns in a protracted bargaining squabble – are getting a crash course in labor discourse. Welcome to Labor Disputes 101: Three unions representing about 9,000 educators at Rutgers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers will delay taking legal action against the unions representing about 9,000 of its faculty members who went on strike as of Monday, April 10. A message from University President Jonathan Holloway said he is hopeful that there will be a quick resolution to the first ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The first day of the first strike in the 257-year history of Rutgers University reached a booming crescendo when about 1,500 protestors converged on Voorhees Mall. That’s where they were riled up by Todd Wolfson, general vice president of Rutgers AAUP-AFT, who directed them ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Leslieann Hobayan has had to cancel her streaming services, cut back on grocery shopping and carefully map out fuel-saving routes from the bank to the post office to other stops around town. Things are tight for the single mother of three teens who is trying to make ends meet ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — About 9,000 Rutgers faculty members took to picket lines at the three main campuses in New Brunswick, Camden and Newark on Monday after failing to come to terms with the university on a new contract after nearly a year of bargaining. It was reported that Gov. Phil Murphy has ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Meagan McClelland, the former Rutgers soccer star who ranks second in NCAA history among goalkeepers with 9,482 minutes played, has signed a contract with the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women's Soccer League.  McClelland will begin her professional career after ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The chief of the Rutgers University Police Department said the school has likely been the target of a purposeful, non-credible threat known as swatting. Chief Kenneth Cop’s said someone made a false bomb threat Thursday at about 2:15 a.m. knowing the school's police would ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dr. Christopher Manente, the Rutgers University Center for Adult Autism Services' executive director and an associate professor of clinical practice, wants people to understand that National Autism Awareness Month is celebrated each April in hopes of helping society recognize ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Construction will begin this spring on the first of three buildings in the New Jersey Health + Life Science Exchange (HELIX), a public-private development planned in downtown New Brunswick, following Wednesday's approval by the Rutgers University Board of Trustees. Rutgers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The bubble burst on the Rutgers men's basketball team Sunday night. The Scarlet Knights’ dreams of a third straight trip to the NCAA Tournament were dashed Sunday night when the selection committee failed to extend an invitation to the team.  And, when you consider the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - J.D. Bowers, dean of the Honors College at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, likes to connect with his students outside of the academic realm.   So, once a week for an hour or two, he puts all his cards on the table.  The dean and a growing number of Honors College ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Members of the two unions representing thousands of Rutgers faculty members, graduate workers and others whose contracts expired at the end of June have voted to authorize a strike. About 94% of Rutgers AAUP-AFT and Rutgers Adjunct Faculty Union members voted “yes” in a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Paul Mulcahy’s slickest pass of the year came earlier this week, when the Rutgers men's basketball point guard dished out gift cards to the dedicated personnel who often work behind the scenes at Jersey Mike’s Arena. Thanks to a partnership with New Brunswick City Market, he ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Coquese Washington, who guided the Rutgers women’s basketball team to the 1,000th victory in program history and the 100th Big Ten victory in her coaching career, has been recognized with the Carol Eckman Integrity in Coaching Award. The Eckman Award is presented by the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Board of Governors has approved a tentative funding plan for the school’s portion of the New Jersey Health + Life Science Exchange (HELIX), a sprawling public-private development planned for downtown New Brunswick.  The HELIX, which will be developed by the New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Rows of Campbell’s soup cans gleam on shelves that have been decorated with silver tinsel and hanging snowflakes.  There’s also enough pasta, beans and other non-perishable food to feed a lecture hall full of hungry computer science majors.  Everything here is organized ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers men’s basketball coach Steve Pikiell has received an additional one-year contract extension on top of the one he signed a year ago. This will keep Pikiell at Rutgers through the 2030-31 season, when he will be paid $4.25 million. Thursday’s announcement brings the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Martin Luther King Jr. once said that the time is always right to do what is right. Apparently, that also includes early on the last day before the spring semester starts. “We discussed how we could do something impactful and meaningful on Martin Luther King Day and I suppose ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Junior guard Cam Spencer finished with a team-high 21 points and junior forward Mawot Mag hit the game-winning three-pointer as the Rutgers men’s basketball team downed Ohio State in overtime, 68-64, on Sunday, Jan. 15. Mag, who finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, hit a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – So much for a post-Purdue letdown. The Scarlet Knights looked sharp in their first game since taking down the No. 1-ranked Boilermakers, getting a team-high 15 points from Paul Mulcahy in a 64-50 victory over Maryland on Thursday, Jan. 6. Rutgers, now 11-4 overall including ...

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Rutgers has solidified its reputation as a giant-killer, after the men’s basketball team stunned No. 1 Purdue on Monday night. The Scarlet Knights survived the Boilermakers’ furious final-second attempts to hold on for a 65-64 victory, marking the second straight season ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The Rutgers women's basketball team will honor and celebrate the legacy of its first coach, Theresa Grentz on Saturday, Jan. 7 against Nebraska at 2 p.m. The Scarlet Knights will honor the impact Grentz made on the program as the only coach to win a national championship in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Adam Korsak has won the Ray Guy Award as the best punter in the nation, becoming the first Rutgers football player to capture an on-field national award. Korsak, the NCAA all-time leader in punting attempts (349) and yardage (15,318), was selected for the award Thursday on ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Rutgers men's basketball team used a 19-0 run in the second half on Saturday sparked by freshman guard Derek Simpson to take down Indiana, ranked 10th in the Associated Press poll, 63-48. Rutgers (6-2, 1-0 Big Ten) rode the energy of the Jersey Mike's Arena crowd in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Only one game remains in the 2022 season for the Rutgers football team - one last chance to get that second win of the year in the Big Ten, and fifth win overall, and with it a chance to go into the off-season on a high note. A season that started out with so much promise ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers is heading to MSG this February. The Big Ten has announced that the Scarlet Knight’s will face off with Big Ten rival Michigan State in the Big Ten Super Saturday game at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, Feb. 4 at noon. Rutgers will serve as the home team. This ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The young woman sitting in Honeygrow with a steaming bowl of red coconut curry stir fry began to unfurl a huge noodle with the twist of the fork. Then another. After several more, the noodle was now dangling high above the table. “I can’t believe it,” she said, laughing.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers knows that a victory Saturday, Nov. 19 against Big Ten rival Penn State would be a great way to say “thank you” to its fans for their support on Senior Day. When Rutgers steps onto the field at SHI Stadium for the 3:30 p.m. kickoff, they will be suiting up some 24 ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Rutgers men's soccer team not only captured its first Big Ten Tournament Championship on Sunday, Nov. 12, the Scarlet Knights won the first Big Ten title by a Rutgers men’s team in any sport.  Ola Maeland’s highlight-reel goal in the 54th minute broke a tie and Rutgers ...

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