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News, media mentions, and upcoming events around Rutgers University-Newark
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March 19, 2019
Watch the music video for the Dreamers anthem "For My Immigrants," written and performed by Rutgers-Newark senior Alexis Torres Machado and powered by the Newest Americans project.
Watch the education portion of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s 2019 State of the City address in which he presents some of Rutgers-Newark's collaborations toward making Newark a college-going city. Click here to watch the Mayor's full address. 


 
Find out how a technology collaboration between Rutgers-Newark and NJIT is bringing history to life at a long-abandoned 100-year-old mansion in Newark. 

 
In light of dozens of indictments in connection with a college admissions bribery scheme, Rutgers Law School professors Penny Venetis and Stuart Green weigh in on the scandal.  

The research of four SPAA faculty and two SPAA Ph.D. alumni are included on the current list of highly cited articles in Public Administration Review. This designation is reserved for recent pieces that have begun to accumulate citations rapidly after their publication.

 
Meet Vivian Peralta, an immigrant who went from being a bullied student who spoke no English to discovering RU-N through the Abbott Leadership Institute to becoming an HLLC biology major and activist. 
Salamishah Tillet, associate director of RU-N's Price Institute, hopes to promote positive transformation in Newark through her latest project as faculty director of the New Arts Justice Initiative at Express Newark. Find out how her history of combining art and activism permeates all of her roles at RU-N.

The annual business plan competition at Rutgers Business School ended in an unprecedented first place tie between a pair of app developers and a team with plans to open a restaurant. 

Congratulations to Rutgers Law School student Tamara Anaie, who won a prestigious Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship, and to alumnus Nakul Shah, who was named New York City Legal Department Rookie of the Year. 
  
SAS-N Professor John Keene is receiving the Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The prize is given to "a writer whose work merits recognition for the quality of its prose style."
Is there an inspirational person or life-changing program at Rutgers-Newark that we should feature in a video profile? Share your idea with us

Rutgers University-Newark is celebrating Women's History Month with events all month long and a special project honoring "Newark's busiest woman" and unsung SHEro Beatrice Winser.
What does black and white mean to you? Explore the answers at the 10th anniversary of the Women in Media - Newark Film Festival. This free festival spans two weeks of film screenings, discussions, awards, and a popular jazz concert. 

Don't miss the Newark 2020 Career Fair at the Robeson Center on Friday, March 22. You can meet and interview with employers, attend free workshops from industry experts, and listen in on panels discussing career development.



RSVP now for the dedication of Rutgers-Newark's Frederick Douglass Athletic Field and the commemoration of Newark's historic abolitionist community in words and music. Descendants of Douglass and another prominent 19th century African Americans will be present.

In April, Rutgers University-Newark will host “Flowing: Human Migrations and Human Values,” a festival of art and ideas in celebration of the 
Tanner Lecture on Human Values.

Newark Culture Con returns on Rutgers Day with celebrity guest 
JW Cortes, who stars as Detective Alvarez on the Fox TV hit series "Gotham." This groundbreaking comic con focuses on diversity and inclusion. All Rutgers Day events are free and open to the public.
Rutgers-Newark has many events and programs throughout the academic year that you do not want to miss. Stay in the know, and submit your event, by visiting the Rutgers-Newark events calendar!
Hear reflections from the Conklin Hall liberators themselves at the 50th anniversary panel celebrating their brave actions at Rutgers-Newark which changed the course of history. 
Be inspired by RU-N's 2019 SHEroes and a powerful discussion on artivism at Rutgers-Newark's annual Women's History Month Celebration. There's still time to donate pocketbooks and unused toiletries to the Shani Baraka Women's Resource Center. 


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