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News, media mentions, and upcoming events around Rutgers University-Newark
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November 24, 2020
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Message from RU-N Chancellor Nancy Cantor on heightened alert measures in Newark. Click here for more information.
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 has launched a new virtual career center to expand the reach and impact of career services for students, alumni, and their community.

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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.
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RU-N Students and members of the Rutgers University-Newark UNICEF Club are recognized in this Forbes.com article highlighting 5 young change-makers shaping a better world.
Rutgers Newark Professor Rigoberto González


RU-N Distinguished Professor Rigoberto González received a 2020 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry.


RU-N Professor Hilal Atasoy will serve as the academic partner in a broadband solutions project that has attracted a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Rutgers Newark Dean & Professor Taja-Nia Henderson
RU-N Dean of the Graduate School-Newark Professor and ACUE course completer Taja-Nia Henderson discusses how faculty across disciplines learn "how to better introduce concepts, how to better engage students with material, and how to better engage students with ethical challenges." Click here to watch the video.
Rutgers Newark Dean SASN Jacqueline Mattis


RU-N Dean of SASN Jacqueline Mattis, who researches positive emotions, speaks to WHYY about the importance of making time to feel gratitude this year.
Click here to listen.
Rutgers Newark Professor Lynnette Mawhinney

Lynnette Mawhinney, Chair and Professor of Urban Education, is interviewed about her book
Lulu the One and Only, which deals with racial relations in a format for children, including activities to help with discussions on the subject.. Click here to watch the NBC Philly Live video.
 
Rutgers Newark Professor Oren M. Levin-Waldman


RU-N Professor Oren M. Levin-Waldman writes about how bad polling can be a form of voter suppression.
Rutgers Newark Professor Noura Erakat

RU-N Professor Noura Erakat pens a Washington Post op-ed that speaks about how President Elect Joe Biden may offer some key opportunities for Palestinians and their allies.
Rutgers Newark IJS Archivist Elizabeth Surles


Institute of Jazz Studies at RU-N Archivist Elizabeth Surles is quoted in this article that explores the often forgotten Indiana based record label Gennett Records.
Rutgers Newark Professor Cathy Park Hong



RU-N Professor Cathy Park Hong interviews novelist Ayad Akhtar about his new book for Lithub.com. Click here to listen to the podcast.



RU-N Paul Robeson Galleries' "In the Studio" exhibition pays tribute to the late Newark Artist Jerry Gant.
Rutgers Newark Professor Whitney Strub


RU-N Professor Whitney Strub
co-authors an op-ed for
The Star-Ledger
discussing how Hudson County should not renew the contract for allowing use of the Hudson County Detention Center for ICE detainees.
Rutgers Newark Ricky Riccardi


NorthJersey.com talks with RU-N Alumnus Ricky Riccardi, author of the new study Heart Full of Rhythm: The Big Band Years of Louis Armstrong.
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 Lisa Charles
RU-N Professor Mark Gluck, Postdoctoral Fellow Bernadette A. Fausto, and Research Coordinator Lisa Charles co-author this piece on why older adults should exercise regularly at home in effort to survive a COVID-19 infection. 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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Rutgers Newark Newest Americans Event Flyer
The Newest Americans presents a conversation with journalist & 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. 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 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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