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February 9, 2021
RU-N Celebrates Black History
Rutgers Newark Tinnetta Bell

RU-N alumna Tinnetta Bell and Rutgers staffer Carrie Stetler
chronicle nine successful women entrepreneurs in Newark's South and West Wards in the Self Made project.

The Rock Steady arts and culture podcast at Express Newark hosted by Dr. Fran Bartkowski is back for its second season!
Rutgers Newark Charles Payne

RU-N Distinguished Professor and Director Charles Payne has been named to the 2021 list of influential professors in the U.S. who did the most to shape educational practice and policy. 
Rutgers Newark Camellia Valdes

RU-N alumna Camelia Valdes
is featured in this story about law groups that are pushing for her to become the first woman of color to serve as U.S. Attorney General for NJ.
Rutgers Newark Yla Eason James Jones Elsie Boddie

RU-N Professors Yla Eason, James Jones, and Elsie Boddie share their past, present, and future thoughts in this piece reflecting on Black History.
Rutgers Newark Professor Lyneir Richardson

RU-N Professor and CUEED Executive Director Lyneir Richardson is quoted in this
New York Times piece about redevelopment in Newark.
Rutgers Newark Sahar Aziz

RU-N Professor Sahar Aziz pens an op-ed on about why former President Trump would not pardon himself.
Rutgers Newark Skyline Photo
RU-N is mentioned on the Innovation That Matters podcast featuring
Aimeé Eubanks Davis, founder of the nonprofit Braven, about preparing first-generation college students to land “strong jobs” when they graduate.
Rutgers Newark Audrey Truschke

RU-N Professor Audrey Truschke
is quoted in this article about why Twitter came under huge criticism in India.

RU-N Professor Salamishah Tillet writes a New York Times piece about how movies and TV grapples with issues of rage, revenge, and restorative justice after the #MeToo movement.
Rutgers Newark Alex Hinton

RU-N Distinguished Professor
Alex Hinton is quoted in this Frontline story on serious concerns for how Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar following the military coup. Differences in law, culture explain Twitter's 'bias', experts say.

RU-N Professor Emerita
Judith Weis's research is referenced in this story about whether plastics and microplastics are on the increase in oceans.
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COVID-19 Info Center
This link contains important information specific to Rutgers-Newark
The purpose of Caring Community Week is to highlight the ways in which we as a RU-N campus collaborate to create and foster a caring campus community.  It is a showcase of the care and concern student affairs areas show for students and how we come together in the spirit of “We R the Ones.” 

It is with great pleasure that RU-N invites you to join us for the 41st Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series, One Begins Again: Organizing & the Historical Imagination, moderated by Barbara Ransby. The conference is presented by Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience and will be held online on Saturday, February 20.
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Join us as we celebrate Black History Month 2021 at RU-N and in the City of Newark with a wide range of cultural and educational activities throughout the university, including the 2021 AfAm Week and Caring Community Week.
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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.
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A message from Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor and
Provost Ashwani Monga regarding Fall 2021. Click here to read the message.
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.
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“‘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. 
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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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