Rutgers University - Newark Campus

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Mission:

As the sole comprehensive public research university in the state's system of higher education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has the threefold mission of:

Providing for the instructional needs of New Jersey's citizens through its undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs;
Conducting the cutting-edge research that contributes to the medical, environmental, social and cultural well-being of the state, as well as aiding the economy and the state's businesses and industries; and
Performing public service in support of the needs of the citizens of the state and its local, county, and state governments.


Recent News

Rutgers University-Newark Announces Concerts, Performances, Talks For 2016

NEWARK, NJ---The arts and culture thrive at Rutgers University-Newark, with a diverse palette of special  events, many free, over the next few months.  Here are some to choose from.MUSIC/DANCEVoloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, March 31, 3:30 p.m.,…

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Rutgers University-Newark Mourns Loss of Longtime Professor and Proponent of Portuguese Studies

Newark, NJ -- Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) students and scholars have lost a scholar and mentor with the death of Elpidio Laguna Diaz, Emeritus Professor of Spanish and former chair of the Department of Classical & Modern Languages in the…

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Rutgers University – Newark Announces Major Financial Aid Initiative to Tap Newark’s and New Jersey’s Talent

Rutgers University – Newark Announcement: Talent & Opportunity Pathways Financial Aid Program Emphasizes Newark Residents, NJ County College Transfers, Innovative Honors Mode. (Newark, NJ – Dec. 17, 2015) Rutgers University – Newark (RU-N)…

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Latina/o Studies Working Group Sparks New Initiative at Rutgers University-Newark

Newark, NJ -- Rutgers University–Newark is known for its remarkable diversity, ranked as having the most diverse student body in the U.S. for 18 consecutive years by U.S. News and World Report.Related News:Part of that heterogeneity comes from its…

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Garfield Resident named One of 94 Gates Scholarship Recipients; Studying at Cambridge

She’S One In 94: Rutgers University‒Newark (Ru-N) Alumna Awarded Gates Scholarship To Cambridge UniversityNewark, NJ -- RU-N alumna Merve Fejzula, Class of 2011, is one of only 94 scholars in the world to be awarded a 2015 Gates Cambridge…

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Soccer to Play in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness at Rutgers University-Newark Home Games

NEWARK, N.J – The Rutgers University-Newark women’s volleyball and women’s soccer programs will both be in action Saturday, and both will be donning pink jerseys in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.The Scarlet Raider women’s…

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Endowed Chair Announced to Honor Late Distinguished Historian Clement A. Price

Chancellor Nancy Cantor has announced that The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Rutgers University – Newark (RU-N) a $2 million challenge grant to create an endowed chair honoring the legacy of the late Dr. Clement A. Price (left). The…

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There’s No Place Like Rutgers University–Newark To Earn Three Or More Credits During Winter Break

NEWARK, NJ---This winter break, students can take advantage of the accelerated winter session term and earn three or more credits in just a few weeks.RU–N will be offering more than 50 courses, including Introduction to Economics-Macro, French,…

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Celebrating The Roles Of African Americans And Jews In Jazz History

NEWARK, NJ – The Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies and the John Cotton Dana Library of Rutgers University-Newark are collaborating with Newark cultural and community organizations to chronicle the interactions that occurred between Jews and…

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A New Day For The Ru-N MFA In Creative Writing, And A Boon For Incoming MFA Students

Come fall semester 2016, the Rutgers University-Newark Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program will fully fund every admitted fulltime student.  Each will receive full in-state tuition remission, as well as a $15,000 Chancellor’s Stipend…

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White House Recognizes Ru-N-Led Gslsamp Initiative As ‘Bright Spot’ For Attracting, Supporting Latino/A Students In Stem Studies

NEWARK, NJ – Since 2009, Rutgers University – Newark (RU-N) has served as the lead institution in the Garden State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (GSLSAMP), during which time GSLSAMP has seen an 84% increase in Latinos/as…

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Music, Dance, Film This Fall At Rutgers University-Newark

NEWARK, NJ –  Want to hear the music of Chad, Africa? How about a ballet version of Dracula? A screening of Birth of a Nation? You need travel no farther than Newark, N.J., to hear and see these performances and concerts, and you won’t break…

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As Newark Celebrates Its 350th, Rutgers University-Newark Film Takes A Look Back And A Look Forward

Rutgers reissues The Once and Future Newark, with extended footage of the late Dr. Clement Price speaking about Newark, at the start of the city’s 350th anniversary yearNewark, NJ---To mark the start of the City of Newark’s 350th anniversary…

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Newark Colleges Will Team Up To Perform World Premiere Of Numbers, Other Works This Fall Season

NEWARK, NJ---The world premiere of a ripped-from-the-headlines Spanish drama will highlight the fall 2015 theater season for the Rutgers/NJIT Theatre Program, a successful, decades-long theatrical partnership between Rutgers University-Newark and…

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Homecoming 2015 at RU-Newark is Sept. 15-25

Time to connect with current and former classmates and the campus that was, or still is, your second home.  Time for fun festivities like fall fling and meeting successful alumni writers, and to show you still bleed Scarlet Red.  Time for…

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The Victimization Quandry: To Help Victims We Have To Stop Blaming Them –But How Do We Do That?

NEWARK, NJ---A woman is brutally assaulted, but rather than receiving the sympathy she deserves, she is blamed.  If she had dressed differently or acted differently, or made wiser choices, others say, she would have been spared her ordeal.  For…

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Strike Up The Band: Music, Dance at Rutgers University

Newark, N.J. -- For great music or dance performances, at a great price, Rutgers University-Newark offers a diverse calendar of performances. All events are open to the public; most are free except where indicated. All programs, dates and locations…

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Artists Who Capture The Immigrant Experience, And The Artistic Side Of Dirt, Are All Part Of The Visual Arts Scene

Newark, N.J. -- Artistic explorations of the immigrant experience, Rutgers University-Newark student community outreach in India and Tanzania, and the hidden beauty of dirt: These are some of the exhibitions on view this academic year at the Paul…

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Rutgers University-Newark Welcomes Prospective Freshmen, Transfer Students to Open House

Newark, NJ -- If you think earning a college degree should be about seizing the opportunity to achieve, while rolling up your sleeves to help tackle global challenges found right in your own community, then Rutgers University-Newark is the place for…

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