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American Studies Professor Brings Forgotten Magazine Back to Life

Assistant Professor Mary Rizzo was in Baltimore in 2014, researching a book on cultural representations of that city, when she saw a reference to a 1980s magazine called Chicory, published by Baltimore’s Enoch P

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Newest Americans Receives NEH Grant To Support Neighborhood Immigrant History Project and Newark History Bus Initiative

Newark, NJ: Newest Americans, a digital storytelling initiative based at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N), has been awarded a Community Conversations grant of $310,000 from the Na

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NJSEA and RU-N Partnership Enhances, Expands Vital Scientific Research in the Meadowlands

On March 16, The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) and Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) heralded the merger of the Authority’s Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute (MERI) into the RU-N Depar

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Mayor Baraka, Senator Booker, and Congressman Payne Announce $1 Million "Second Chance" Grant

Three-year partnership between City and Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice will target re-entering ex-offenders who are highest risk for being involved in homicide; Newark Reentry Initiative will use data

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Mayor Baraka Spotlighted Newark City of Learning Collaborative at Mayors' Institute in Louisville, Kentucky

Mayor joined city civic and corporate leaders to discuss partnerships to increase percentage of Newark residents with a post-secondary credential to 25 percent by 2025

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