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Senior Pays It Forward by Starting His Own Scholarship for Future Students

Albert Appouh knows adversity. His Ghanaian immigrant parents divorced when he was 5. He came out as gay in high school and faced taunts. He has grappled with a learning disability and battled mental health issues.

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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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