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The RU ALERT was sent out shortly after 10 p.m.
The Rutgers University Police Department is currently investigating an aggravated assault and robbery of at the Rutgers—Newark campus on Sunday night.
Rutgers is one of more than 100 universities that were named in the millions of leaked documents from Appleby, a Bermuda-based law firm which specializes in offshore accounts such as private equity and hedge funds in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.
“The perfect son.”That is how Jimmy Drake, the father of 32-year-old Darren Drake, a victim of the terrorist attack in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon, described his son.Darren Drake, a member of the Rutgers Class of 2007, lived with his parents and ate dinner with his family every night, according to NJ Advance Media.When their son did not take his seat at the table for dinner at 7 p.m., they knew something was wrong.The New Milford, New Jersey native worked in New York City, and instead of taking smoke breaks, he would go out for short bike rides, Jimmy Drake said.
More than 3,200 students have signed a petition calling for the suspension of a professor under review by the University for circulating anti-Semitic posts on his personal Facebook page.The posts made by Michael Chikindas, a professor in the Department of Food Sciences, included caricatures and cartoons criticizing Israeli policies or the U.S.’s relationship with Israel, according to New Jersey 101.5.Chikindas said his pages were hacked and his personal information was exposed in an email to New Jersey 101.5.
Two people were sent to the hospital over the weekend for unrelated aggravated assaults, according to two separate crime alerts sent to the student body.
It’s the best time of the year — October, where we pay others to scare the life out of us. Haunted attractions are a great outing for any group of friends willing to spend a good 30 minutes being terrorized by people in costumes.
Rutgers student voter turnout rates were 7.4 percent higher in 2016 than the previous year, to a total of 54 percent, showing an uptick in student civic engagement, the Eagleton Institute of Politics announced.The turnout rates at Rutgers—New Brunswick were also higher than comparable research institutions, according to the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE).Upperclassmen voted at higher rates than first-year students and sophomores, and more women voted than men, according to a press release. "I think the increase can be attributed to both the nature of the campaign itself and efforts taken on this campus to register and mobilize students," said Elizabeth Matto, the director of the Center for Youth Political Participation (CYPP). "In a number of ways, the 2016 campaign was unique and engaged students in ways they hadn't been engaged in previous years — even during the primary season."Students were tuned in and passionate about playing a part in the 2016 election, Matto said.
At the end of his speech for the “It’s On Us” rally, former Vice President Joe Biden climbed back onto the stage and promised to return to Rutgers soon.
The gymnasium was colored red Tuesday afternoon as members of the University community gathered to welcome former Vice President Joe Biden to campus for the “It’s On Us” rally.Biden abruptly shocked students across campus two weeks ago when he announced that he would be visiting Rutgers to speak out against sexual violence and assault.More than 2,000 students stood in a line wrapped around the College Avenue Student Center and were allowed inside the gymnasium for the rally.The growing "It's On Us" movement was launched in 2014 following the recommendations of the White House Task Force to Prevent Sexual Assault.
Rutgers stood firm in its decision not to return the $100,000 gift bestowed to the University by the H. Weinstein Family Foundation in April despite multiple allegations of sexual harassment against the producer.
Three people were injured in a shooting at approximately 9:30 p.m. yesterday in the area of Throop Avenue and Hale Street, according to a press release from the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD).The preliminary investigation suggests that it was not a random act of violence, but that multiple suspects were targeting multiple victims.Two male victims, aged 20 and 21-years-old, are New Brunswick residents that sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Rutgers is now on the receiving end of a $2 million federal grant that will allow the University to expand its support systems for victims of sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.Services, training and education will be funded at Rutgers—New Brunswick, Newark and Camden, according to a press release.The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant is the result of a collaborative effort by Rutgers student affairs leaders, researchers, top administrators and students University-wide, according to the press release.
Five Rutgers graduate students recently took first place in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Innovation in Affordable Housing Competition.The team was comprised of four Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy students, Sharone Small, Chelsea Moore-Ritchie, Christine Winter and Jane Allen, and Kimberly Tryba, a graduate student in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.
Rutgers Business School—New Brunswick has been awarded the Gold Chapter Award by the Beta Gamma Sigma international honor business society, making it the No. 1 ranked chapter in the world out of 544 business schools.The New Brunswick chapter was established in 1991, and its membership, which is now at almost 100 students, has tripled in the last few years, according to a press release."Becoming the Beta Gamma Sigma Gold Chapter bring recognition to our students and our program excellence," said Martin Markowitz, senior associate dean of the Rutgers Business School—New Brunswick.
Rutgers–New Brunswick's 251st commencement is this Sunday, May 14, beginning at 10 a.m. at the High Point Solutions Stadium on Busch campus.This year's commencement features keynote speaker Steven Van Zandt, a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, along with former Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) president Justin Schulberg, a member of the Class of 2017.The University will be presenting an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts to Van Zandt and a Doctor of Science To Harvey J.
A Rutgers affiliated individual was robbed earlier today on Delafield Street between Bristol and Courtland Streets, according to the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD).The victim reported that the male perpetrator engaged in conversation with him before striking him and taking items of value at approximately 2:40 a.m., according to the NBPD.The perpetrator fled in an unknown direction and the victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.The description of the perpetrator is limited at this time, and anyone with information or that was in the area is encouraged to contact the NBPD Detective Bureau at 732-745-5217.
TAG Day, or Teaching Annual Giving Day, is back at Rutgers to teach students about philanthropy and encourage them to support the University.TAG Day is centered around educating the community about alumni donor support at Rutgers, said Karen Smith, the senior director of University News and Media Relations in an email.“The Department of Annual Giving and TAG Team, the Department of Annual Giving’s student group, plans TAG Day and other events throughout the year to help build a culture of philanthropy at Rutgers,” she said.Seniors who donate $15 or more to a program or area of Rutgers by May 11 will receive a donor cord to wear on Commencement Day, an invitation to a reception with Athletic Director Pat Hobbs at the Honors College and will be recognized as a Scarlet Senior.“The purpose of placing the (tag) signs around campus is to help education students about philanthropy and the ways in which alumni gifts and private support shape the Rutgers experience every day,” Smith said.Last year, 73 percent of the incoming class received a financial aid offer, and gifts from graduates made 2,164 scholarships possible for Rutgers—New Brunswick students, according to the Rutgers University Foundation website.State support covers less than one-third of the cost of a Rutgers education, making alumni generosity essential for students, according to the website.
Rutgers pays for co-ownership of new cultural centerOn Thursday, the Rutgers Board of Governors unanimously voted to invest $17 million in the creation of the new performing arts center in downtown New Brunswick. The partial ownership will allow for the Mason Gross School of the Arts to expand its curriculum by forming a brand new musical theater program.