Stay Informed


There’s always a lot happening in the Rutgers community, from major building projects to awe-inspiring alumni accomplishments. No matter how far away you may be, these online resources will help you stay in the know:
  • Rutgers Today, an online publication packed with articles on the latest university events.
  • Rutgers Magazine, a feast of compelling stories offered three times a year, in print and digital formats.
  • E-Newsletters, a fun mix of news, events, and benefits to keep alumni engaged.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

By announcing a 2019 non-conference football game against Liberty, Rutgers reignited the discussion of how to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first college football game.
For two months, Rutgers has recruited Narbonne (Harbor City, Cal.) quarterback Jalen Chatman diligently. Monday, the staff's efforts paid off as they landed a commitment from the rising senior following a weekend unofficial visit to the banks.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Steven Van Zandt, musician, actor and political activist, encouraged the Class of 2017 to strive for greatness and a better future for all as he shared the story of his career highs and lows during Rutgers’ 251st Anniversary commencement.
One year after claiming a Big Ten title with a gold-medal javelin throw, Christopher Mirabelli repeated the feat.
After excelling as a Rutgers Future Scholar, Terrell Woods wants to pursue a career in criminal justice and serve on the Supreme Court

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Rutgers top graduates were honored by university President Robert Barchi this weekend and inducted into the Matthew Leydt Society, which spotlights the highest academic achievers at New Jersey’s only Big Ten University.

Friday, May 12, 2017

In their quest for the collegiate debate crowns, Devane Murphy and Nicole Nave of Rutgers University defeated close to 100 of the country's top teams in the Cross Examination Debate Association tournament at Johnson County Community College and besting 78 teams at the 71st National Debate Tournament championship, both held in March in Kansas.
B-STAR student wants to start a nonprofit for young students like the ones that guided her
An estimated 17,729 graduates will receive degrees from Rutgers this year. They include approximately 11,423 baccalaureate degrees, 4,555 master’s degrees, 1,750 doctorates (including professional doctorates), one specialist of education degree and two artist diplomas.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Twenty-nine years ago, Doreen Sparrow began her journey to become an engineer and enrolled as a freshman at Rutgers. Her experience in college, however, turned out to be anything but typical.
A team of Rutgers graduate students has created an award-winning proposal to turn an aging public housing development in Ohio into a vibrant community, where residents can interact in public spaces and on their front porches, backyards and playgrounds.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Albert Appouh knows adversity. His Ghanaian immigrant parents divorced when he was 5. He came out as gay in high school and faced taunts. He has grappled with a learning disability and battled mental health issues. He started and stopped college twice. But through it all, the fifth-year Newark College of Arts & Sciences senior has overcome great odds to not only be the first in his family attend college but to stand out while doing it, taking on two majors at Rutgers University-Newark, being part of the Honors College, serving the RU-N and Newark communities with distinction, performing undergraduate research with renowned faculty, and starting a scholarship to pay it forward as gratitude for the numerous awards he himself has won.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

As Congress weighs budget proposals that would significantly cut student aid and other discretionary spending, 15 students from Rutgers in Newark, New Brunswick and Camden urged federal legislators to maintain the current level of student aid funding.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Rutgers Board of Governors announced today that Steven Van Zandt, musician, actor, human rights activist and radio host, has been chosen as the 251st anniversary commencement speaker for Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Gianna DeVeitro ‘16 had just graduated from Rutgers and celebrated the end of college by visiting a friend in Florida. She was back home in New Jersey looking for a job at a TV station or magazine when she suddenly began having severe abdominal pain and a fever.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

For many high school students and their families, choosing a university or college means picking the school that will give them the best chance to succeed upon graduation.

Friday, December 09, 2016

Rutgers University–Newark is renowned for its scientific research, and those efforts got a big boost recently when the school acquired a premier ecology think tank, the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute (MERI), from the State of New Jersey.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Rutgers University a five-year grant for more than $19 million for research that would lead to the development of drugs to treat toxicity from chemical agents used in a terrorist attack.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Aiming to further propel scientific discovery as well as augment and expand comprehensive cancer services for patients through collaborative efforts with Rutgers and RWJBarnabas Health, Steven K. Libutti, MD, FACS, has been named as the new Director of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and will serve as Vice Chancellor for Cancer Programs for Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences at Rutgers University.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

The groundbreaking on the RWJBarnabas Health Athletic Performance Center at Rutgers University signals a new partnership between Rutgers and RWJBarnabas Health to create a comprehensive sports medicine program to serve Rutgers athletes, students, and communities throughout New Jersey.

Monday, October 31, 2016

When Jon Roberts and Stephanie Charles, the partners behind Charles Roberts LLC, won the 2016 business plan competition at Rutgers Business School, it provided a huge boost to the launch of their first product.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

For Marlene Kim and Kathryn Ribay, the chemistry department at Rutgers University–Camden was a life changer.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

If an Essex County resident goes to vote on Election Day and gets turned down at the polls, that voter can get free legal assistance from students at Rutgers Law School in Newark.