Everyday objects that remained buried beneath the Rutgers-Newark campus, some for hundreds of years, serve as both artifact and inspiration for “Despite the Spoils,’’ an exhibition curated by artist Armisey Smith and featured at the Robeson Campus Center Gallery through October 26.
Known for transforming discarded objects into art, Express Newark artist-in-residence Willie Cole has inspired others to find beauty in things that seem useless and unwanted.
The story behind the creation and development of Express Newark was featured by Imagining America, a national consortium for public scholars and artists.
Rutgers is part of a new federally funded regional collaboration to drive economic and technological advancements in photonics, a field involving the use of light in areas as diverse as medicine, communications and defense, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced yesterday. RU-N researchers will be involved in the effort.
The Institute of Jazz Studies and Yardbird Entertainment will present the 2nd Annual Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Jazz Fest at Express Newark in the historic Hahne & Co. building on May 20. It is the only event of its kind on the East Coast.
A Rutgers University—Newark researcher who for decades studied the New-York New Jersey Harbor Estuary, once a notorious dumping ground for waste, has successfully won its designation as a “Hope Spot’’ by the international conservation organization Mission Blue.