For National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, Rutgers Law School honors the cultures and achievements of the Latinx diaspora by recognizing groundbreaking alumni from its Newark and Camden campuses.
Rutgers-Newark is the only school in the state, and one of a few nationwide, to offer an undergraduate major in English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual Urban Education.
The Minority Student Program at Rutgers Law School's Newark campus received the 2022 American Bar Association’s Dean Henry J. Ramsey, Jr. Diversity Award.
Faculty and students from Lives in Translation, a RU-N effort recruiting undergraduate volunteers to serve as interpreters, testified before the New Jersey State Senate, advocating for a bill that would require state government agencies to provide translations of vital documents.
The Sawyer Seminar Series kicked off last month with "Responding to Anti-Asian Hate: Politics, Organizing and Education," which featured prominent scholars, activists and educators to trace the origins of today’s anti-Asian hate and envision ways to end it.