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December 2015

RU–N Announces Major Financial Aid Initiative to Tap Newark's and New Jersey's Talent

November 2015

Professor A. Van Jordan Wins the 2015 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry

Office of University-Community Partnerships Helps to Empower Newark’s Youths

President Obama Calls for Justice System Changes During Visit to Rutgers

Professor John Keene Earns Wide Acclaim for His Latest Work, "Counternarratives"

President Obama Visits RU-N and Talks Criminal Justice Reform

October 2015

Jazzin' It Up

Latina/o Studies Working Group Sparks New Initiative at Rutgers University–Newark

Endowed Chair Announced to Honor Late Distinguished Historian Clement A. Price

RU-N Mourns the Passing of Retired Professor Emerita of History Norma Basch

September 2015

Mourning an Alumnus, Scholar, Activist, Educator and Advocate for the Poor

RU-N Debate Team Wins UMKC Tournament

White House Recognizes RU-N-Led GSLSAMP Initiative As ‘Bright Spot’ For Attracting, Supporting Latino/a Students In STEM Studies

RU-N Helps Prepare Young Newark Residents for First Year of College and Beyond

August 2015

Clinical Law Faculty Advocate for Immigrant Children before NJ Supreme Court

RU-N Welcomes Its First Cohort of NJ-STEP Students

July 2015

RU-N Students and Alumna Recognized for Community Activism

Alfred W. Blumrosen, Eminent Rutgers Expert on Discrimination Law, Dies at 86

Beyond the Dollar Signs: The Personal Impact of the Equal Opportunity Fund

Office of University-Community Partnerships Offers Busy Summer for Youth

Former English Professor John A. Williams Dies at Age 89

June 2015

Jerome Williams Appointed Provost Effective September 1

RU-N Scientists Take Home NSF Early CAREER Award

Chemistry Professors Awarded for Their Research and Mentoring

Newest Americans — An Unprecedented Digital Publication Focused on Global Storytelling with New Jersey Roots — Launches on Wednesday, July 1

Role Model

Rutgers Business School's Professor Lyons Awarded New Jersey Governor's Jefferson Award

Newark City of Learning Collaborative Receives $1.5 Million Grant from Foundation for Newark’s Future

Summer Internship Program Cultivates Newark’s Future Workforce Leaders

May 2015

Art Professor, Students Will Spearhead Glass Books Exhibition Based on African-American Oral History Collection

Nine RU-N Faculty among Those Honored by University for Teaching, Research and Diversity Leadership

RU-N and KIPP Foundation NJ Announce Plan to Expand Programs for College-Aspiring KIPP Charter School Students

RU–N Among NJ Colleges Offering Veterans and Nontraditional Students Accelerated Pathway to Their Degrees

April 2015

Another Banner Year for the Debate Team

Rutgers University-Newark’s Influence on Local Arts Scene Is Reflected in Gateway Project Gallery and Its Opening Exhibition, “Color Polemics”

Business School professor shares award for article on social justice in the global marketplace

Two Rutgers University–Newark Faculty Take Home 2015 Guggenheim Grants

Norma Riccucci is Named Rutgers Board of Governors Professor of Public Administration

March 2015

Professor Looks at How Immigrants Weathered the Housing Bust Better Than Others

Vincent Pelote Receives Jazz Advocate's Award

Following Her Parents’ Path While Making Her Own

February 2015

Rutgers Mourns Loss of Dr. Said Samatar, Longtime History Professor, Scholar, Authority on Somalia

Announcing the Clement Alexander Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience

Law School Clinic and Partners Develop Model State Statute That Promotes Rights of Immigrant Youth

Team of Rutgers students are regional finalists in Hult Prize Competition

Newest Americans Project Kicks off Documentary Film Series

Board of Governors Appoints April A. Benasich First Holder of the Elizabeth H. Solomon Endowed Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

January 2015

Law 2014 Alumna Awarded Nation’s Top Post-Graduate Criminal Law Fellowship

MFA Alumnus Saeed Jones Named a Finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award

Newark City of Learning Collaborative Unveils Proposals To Increase College Attainment Rates from 17% to 25% by 2025