A Rutgers Professor Brings Humanities to the Movement for Environmental Justice

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Professor Jorge Marcone introduces his students to the little-known figures on the front lines of global environmental conflict: Rainforest dwellers in Peru fighting to protect their land from industry.

They Met at Rutgers, with a Little (Unintended) Help from Their Favorite Professor

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Scott Weber was out celebrating the completion of his honors thesis when he ran into some fellow Rutgers students.

Rutgers Professor Shows Students the Broader World Just Beyond the University's Borders

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Professor Marcy Schwartz takes Rutgers students beyond the borders of the New Brunswick campus and outside their usual range of college experiences.

Mindful of the "Hype," a Team of Rutgers Scholars Takes Deep Dive into AI to Understand its Impact on the World

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The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere, with relentless media coverage proclaiming the start of a momentous shift in the way we learn and work.

Rutgers Scholars Launch Book Series Highlighting Boldly Alternative Writers of Italy

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Scholars in the Italian department at Rutgers University have joined forces with Rutgers University Press to translate and publish “Other Voices of Italy,” ...

Rutgers Scholars Examine the Issues Surrounding Elizabeth Detention Center

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Over the course of three decades, the Elizabeth Detention Center has become, for many, a symbol of immigrant injustice in New Jersey.

Rutgers Reinvents English 101 for a New Generation of Students

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The venerable English “101” writing class—a staple of undergraduate education and a required course for nearly every first-year student—will look very different this semester at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Rutgers Course Highlights Ukrainian Writers as War with Russia Rages

He is a poet and novelist. But when Russia began its full-scale invasion of his country last year, Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan found himself composing sentences about a reality that he said was "beyond metaphor."

Rutgers Professor Joins U.S. Effort Aimed at Using AI to Thwart Cyber Attacks

A Rutgers University professor is working with top U.S. computer scientists to develop cybersecurity methods that use artificial intelligence (AI) to safeguard against threats. Jie Gao, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, School of Arts and Sciences, is a co-principal investigator with the AI...

Meet Juli Wade, Executive Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

Juli Wade, the new Executive Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, brings a wealth of experience serving in public research universities and a strong commitment to the liberal arts. “I am a big believer in the value of a strong liberal arts education,” Wade said in her first public interview...

Michael Verzi Appointed to the Duncan and Nancy MacMillan Endowed Chair in Cancer Genomics

The Rutgers University Board of Governors has appointed Michael Verzi to the Duncan and Nancy MacMillan Endowed Chair in Cancer Genomics for a five-year renewable term, commencing July 1, 2023. An internationally recognized researcher in the field of colon and intestinal cancer, Verzi’s work is...

Rutgers Taps into the Energy of a Multilingual Campus as it Celebrates the Year of Languages

Their celebratory words—which included salud, l’chaim, santé and prost—made for a fitting toast to the Year of Languages, a School of Arts and Sciences initiative that over the last two semesters has shined a light on language diversity on the New Brunswick campus and created new learning...

New Rutgers Course on Abortion Rights Explores the Complex History Behind a Contentious Issue

Two SAS professors have teamed up to teach a course on abortion that aims to help students understand the complex legal, medical, and moral dimensions of the issue. The course taught by Tia Kolbaba, a professor of religion, and Johanna Schoen, a professor of history, is the first in recent...