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New Student Profile: Karoline Gonzalez

“When I immigrated to the United States five years ago, I didn’t know what to expect,” shared Karoline Gonzalez, who emigrated from the Dominican Republic with her family when she was 13 years old.


New Student Profile: Avani C. Jimenez

“There are lots of reasons for why I chose to attend Rutgers University–Newark over the 11 other schools to which I was accepted,” stated Avani C. Jimenez.


New Student Profile: Devon Christopher Corry

Devon Christopher Corry is a first-year Honors Living-Learning Community Scholar at Rutgers University–Newark who intends to major in journalism and media studies.


New Student Profile: Ayoko Kessouagni

Ayoko Kessouagni never thought of herself as a “business” person. But after she realized her passion in life is fashion, and that she wants a career in the fashion industry, a business degree started to make sense.


Rutgers-Newark Virtually Welcomes Its Newest Students

One week prior to Rutgers University-Newark’s official start of the 2020 fall semester, nearly 2,500 students received warm greetings from Newark’s mayor and Rutgers-Newark’s leaders and representatives during the univer