News, media mentions, and upcoming events around Rutgers University-Newark
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December 1, 2020
Rutgers Newark Campus Skyline Photo
Message from RU-N Chancellor Nancy Cantor on heightened alert measures in Newark. Click here for more information.
Rutgers Newark Professor Ben Sopranzetti

RU-N Professor Ben Sopranzetti
is a 2020 Poets & Quants Best Undergraduate Business School Professor.
Rutgers Newark Student Scholars

RU-N Scholars Workshop Program held its seventh and first-ever virtual workshop for student scholarship recipients.
Rutgers Newark Professor Sahar Aziz

RU-N Professor Sahar Aziz
wins a seat on the Westfield, NJ School Board and is featured in this article on
Rutgers Newark Professor Hui Xiong

RU-N Professor Hui Xiong
was recently named a fellow of the American Association fro the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honer awarded by the association peers.
Rutgers Newark Professor Samantha Heintzelman

RU-N Professor Samantha Heintzelman is quoted in this
New York Times article about pandemic-proofing your habits. She is also quoted about the this topic in an article on
Rutgers Newark Professor Gaiutra Bahadur

RU-N Professor Gaiutra Bahadur pens an essay about author Isabel Wilkerson's book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents that is featured on
Rutgers Newark Oday Abushalbaq

RU-N doctoral student Oday Abushalbaq outlines his experience leading a team of neuroscience researchers from 5592 miles away, while completing his PhD training on
Rutgers Newark Professor Cathy Park Hong

RU-N Professor Cathy Park Hong is an award-winning poet and author of the 2020 book Minor Feelings.
Click her to listen to the NPR
It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders podcast.
Rutgers Newark Distinguished Professor Juan Cartagena

The President and General Counsel of Latino Justice PRLDEF in New York City and well known civil rights attorney Juan Cartagena, will join Rutgers Law School in Newark this spring as the Peter Rodino Distinguished Visiting Professor.
The RU-N SPAA Research Brief "Pandemic Planning in the U.S.: An Examination of COVID-19 Data" addresses two questions surrounding COVID-19 deaths in the U.S.: First, are COVID-19 deaths spread equally across different states and regions of the United States? Second, are African Americans more likely to die from COVID-19 than other racial groups? This research was authored by RU-N SPAA Dean Charles E. Menifield.
Click her to read the full research brief.
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-Newark COVID-19 Info Center Click here for more info
COVID-19 Info Center
This link contains important information specific to Rutgers-Newark
The Anchor Institutions Task Force (AITF) has been capturing and highlighting the engagement of anchor institutions in the current context, serving as a forum for ongoing learning exchange among representatives of anchor institutions, and developing a policy strategy to increase support for the vital role that anchor institutions play in transforming communities. AITF developed a strategic plan inspired by potential contributions anchor institutions can bring going forward: Anchor Institutions Task Force Strategic Plan Summer 2020 through Spring 2023.
Click here to register for the December 3, 2020 webinar.
Presented by The Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at RU-N as part of our Dance Symposium Series. December 3, 2020. Click here to register.
The RU-N-NJIT Theatre Program proudly presents
"THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2020". This year the student directors from this semester's Directing class will be showcasing their work as digital production "zoom" plays online. The plays will be available online for viewing at starting at 7 pm on Wednesday, December 2 until the end of Sunday, December 6. The plays are free to stream during that period.
Click here for more information.
Rutgers Newark Newest Americans Event Flyer
The Newest Americans presents a conversation with journalist and author Roberto Lovato about his new book, Unforgetting A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas. Lovato will be in conversation Gaiutra D. Bahadur, journalism professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at RU-N. on Friday, December 4, at 5pm on Facebook Live. Click here for more information
Are you ready to do your part to protect the RU-N community? Add your phone to the COVID fight by downloading the COVID Alert NJ app. It's New Jersey's new app to help stop COVID-19 in our state.
Click here for more information.

RU-N has launched a new virtual career center to expand the reach and impact of career services for students, alumni, and their community.

Rutgers Newark Justice Studies Photo

The School of Criminal Justice at RU-N announced it will offer a bachelor of arts degree in justice studies to all students in the fall of 2021. Click here to watch the video.
The Social Mobility Index
places RU-N among the best institutions in the nation-and tops in New Jersey-for educating economically disadvantaged students at lower tuition and graduating them into good paying jobs.

RU-N Chancellor Nancy Cantor has released the RU-N 2021 Spring Plans. Click the link for more information.
As members of the RU-N community, we all have a shared responsibility in helping to stop the spread of COVID-19 and keeping our Raider community safe. We invite all members of the university community to take the "Responsible Raider" Pledge. Join us in keeping and promoting the Raider Responsibilities to maintain the health, wellness, and safety of our vibrant community.
2020 Rutgers Newark Racial Equity header
“‘We need a deeper, richer, broader discussion about the meaning of the diversity of our university in relation to the university’s mission. How does it affect our classrooms, our research, our campus life, our relationships to our communities, our societal impact?’”—Sentiments of Rutgers-Newark faculty, staff, students, and alumni shared by Chancellor Nancy Cantor in her cover letter of Rutgers-Newark’s Strategic Plan.  Read how the members of the Rutgers-Newark community are elevating the discourse on diversity and racial equity in the United States. 
Rutgers Newark MYRUN Website Screenshot 2020
There are many great online workshops, talks, and events to attend virtually from Rutgers-Newark and the City of Newark this fall. Stay in the know, and submit your event, by visiting the Rutgers-Newark events calendar!

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