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MFA in Creative Writing Director Jayne Anne Phillips to be Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters

When the American Academy of Arts and Letters holds its annual induction and award ceremony in mid-May, Jayne Anne Phillips, author, professor, and founding director of the MFA in Creative Writing program at Rutgers Univ


Honors College Duo Win Prestigious Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

Two RU-N Honors College juniors recently became the only students from the state of New Jersey to win early-round Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships to study abroad later this year.


Tayari Jones, Who Wrote Oprah's Latest Book Pick, Is Redefining the Southern Novel

Tayari Jones is no stranger to accolades, but her latest novel, An American Marriage, which debuted at No.


New Leadership Coming to the Clement A. Price Institute

After an extensive national search, RU-N is happy to announce that it has named not one, but two world-class scholars to lead the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience. 


Congressmen, RU-N Students, Administrators Voice Concerns Over Tax Bill

A new GOP-tax bill would harm university students across the nation, by taxing teaching fellowships, tuition remission, and other programs that make going to college more affordable.