News, media mentions, and upcoming events around Rutgers University-Newark
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April 6, 2021
Rutgers Newark Keary Rosen and Rev Al Sharpton

RU-N Express Newark Form Design Studio Director, Professor
Keary Rosen, is developing a 3D modeling and printing program that the National Action Network (NAN) will use as the template at their locations around the country.
Rutgers Newark Domingo Morel

RU-N Assistant Professor
Domingo Morel writes for
The Washington Post discussing how Georgia’s new voting law shows when Black people gain local power, states strip that power away.
Rutgers Newark Cathy Park Hong

RU-N Professor Cathy Park Hong joins The New York Times’ “Sway” podcast to talk about the model minority myth, the Atlanta-area shootings and why the response from Asian Americans is different this time.


Rutgers Newark Kent Harber
The Record runs a story about a Chinese American reporter’s experiences growing up with anti-Asian racism and why the Asian community is reacting differently to the current violence against Asian Americans, quoting RU-N Associate Professor Kent Harber.
Rutgers Newark Diane Wong

RU-N Assistant Professor
Diane Wong writes a Star-Ledger
op-ed that the solution to anti-Asian violence is not more policing, instead more should be done to reimagine community wellness.
Rutgers Newark Sarah Lageson

RU-N Assistant Professor
Sarah Lageson co-authors this piece on about how the criminal justice system deploys surveillance on innocent people.

The Star-Ledger lists little known facts about New Jersey, noting that in 1952, jazz scholar
Marshall Stearns founded the Institute of Jazz Studies in his Greenwich Village apartment, and before his death in 1966, he designated RU-N as the permanent home of his collection.
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RU-N Distinguished Clinical Professor Randi Mandelbaum pens this piece for
The Conversation about the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border being a crisis that's not new. Click here to read the full story.
Rutgers-Newark COVID-19 Info Center Click here for more info
COVID-19 Info Center
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In this one-of-a-kind free program co-founded by NJPAC and Rutgers-Newark, discover the extraordinary connection between poetry and jazz. These two art forms have intertwined throughout history, and now it’s your turn to create the magic that happens when they play together! Join a workshop to write poems set to jazz, or improvise music inspired by jazz. Read your work aloud at one of our community poetry shares. And enjoy performances showcasing poets and jazz artists from Newark and beyond. Creativity ignites when you explore, experiment, and express yourself at any of our free City Verses events.
Click here to register.
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.
Rutgers Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor

Changing Higher Ed From the Outside In: A Conversation with Rutgers-Newark Nancy Cantor is a podcast hosted by David Scobey for the Bringing Practice to Theory organization (
Click here to listen to the podcast.
Rutgers Newark Men's Volleyball 2021 NJAC Championship Team
The championship RU-N Men's volleyball team won the first ever New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) men's volleyball title with a clean 3-0 sweep of the Cougars of Kean University.
A message from Rutgers University President Holloway and Chancellors: Affirming Our Asian Community. 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.
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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