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RU-N Alumnus Michael Dillard Speaks at His Alma Mater, Barringer High School

“It wasn’t until I set foot into a funeral home that I believed I could actually be somebody successful,” explains Michael Dillard, a native Newarker and alumnus and adjunct professor of the School of Public Affairs and

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BuzzFeed Names Rutgers MFA Graduate Executive Editor of Culture

When he glances around the newsroom at BuzzFeed, the Internet media giant The Atlantic magazine recently called “the most influential news organization in America today,” Saeed Jones sees a level of diversity un

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Local Portuguese-American Poets to Put Ironbound on Display at RU-N

The Ironbound section of Newark has a storied past and vibrant present, dominated by its Portuguese and Lusophone community, yet home to people from around the world.

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Rutgers University‒Newark (RU-N) Alumna Awarded Gates Scholarship to Cambridge University

Merve Fejzula enjoying life as a Cambridge student. Copyrighted photos by Phil Mynott.

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Mourning An Alumnus, Scholar, Activist, Educator and Advocate for the Poor

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Robert Curvin, a distinguished alumnus, a visiting scholar and professor in Rutgers' Edward J.

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