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Valued at more than $34 million, the gift is comprised of 17,300 pieces of Soviet artwork, created during the mid- to late-20th century. The high profile collection will be accompanied by a multi-million dollar endowment to the Zimmerli, intended to promote global access to the art through exhibitions, publications, conservation and scholarship.
Valued more than $34 million, the Zimmerli's newest collection of nonconformist Soviet artwork is comprised of 17,300 pieces from mid-late 20th century. The collection, donated by art collector Nancy Dodge, expands on artwork she donated to the University in 1991.
Advancements in technology in the past few years have fostered numerous tools and concepts to aid in individuals’ searches for their ancestry. Ancestry.com, a website founded in 1983, has more than 2.7 million paying subscribers, making it the world’s most expansive DNA database. In efforts similar to these websites, the Genealogical Society of New Jersey (GSNJ) aims to preserve family history, particularly for those with New Jersey roots. The society convened on Nov.
Behind eyeglasses with a tortoiseshell frame and pink temples, museum professional and art historian Thomas Sokolowski detailed his statewide project as the Zimmerli Art Museum’s newest director.In a museum that houses more than 60,000 works of art, Sokolowski said he will take on a greater activist role compared to past directors in how he will run operation and how the museum will respond to the world we live in.“I would like us to be seen ... as the activist art center of New Jersey,” Sokolowski said.Sokolowski led the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh for 14 years as its director until 2010.
Since the summer of 2007, the PrintGreen Conservation program has saved Rutgers computer labs more 40.75 million sheets of paper during its first three years. According to the Office Information Technology (OIT) website, printing is provided as a limited service to all lab patrons at the OIT computer labs.Print jobs are completed by patrons at print release stations located at computing centers on every campus. Each semester, students are allocated $30 for printing.
Last year, the Rutgers Department of Philosophy sparked its annual philosophy lecture series, which will draw some of the world’s most well-renowned philosophers to the University for years to come.The Department partnered with Oxford University Press to kickstart the series.
About one-fourth of New Jersey adults have said they felt a “great deal” of stress in the past month, according to a New Jersey Health & Well-Being Poll conducted by the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy.Joel Cantor, director of the Center, said that they are a research center that focuses on doing analysis on things like the insurance market and the in-state Medicaid program in order to improve health care policy.About a quarter of New Jerseyans, approximately 1.5 million people, reported a “great deal” of stress in the previous month, Cantor said.
Since last year, the University’s philosophy lecture series has invited undergraduate students to speak with guest lecturers. The Rutgers philosophy department teamed up with Oxford University this year to provide several days of specialized lectures throughout campus.
Students at the University printed approximately 15 million pieces of paper in 2008, but a new program has cut this number by 43 percent — saving more than 3,400 trees.
According to research conducted by the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, over a million New Jerseyans have been under a "great deal" of stress within the last month. This statistic was driven primarily by health issues and financial instability.
For 96th consecutive year, the Genealogical Society of New Jersey met at Alexander Library to discuss the ever-expanding practice of tracing ancestry through genetics. The society was formed in 1921 and has since adopted a more interactive model.
Western Michigan University's Philosophy Professor Dr. Timothy McGrew spoke to students via Skype this past Thursday at the College Avenue Student Center to speak about how multiple recounts of the same biblical events support the belief that these events happened.The event, "Undesigned Coincidences," is named after the term McGrew coined to discuss the historical credibility criteria he uses to assess text. These "undesigned coincidences" occur when missing information from one biblical reading is reinforced by others, thus linking together multiple sources and lending credibility to authors of the Bible.Julie Miller, the director of the Rutgers chapter of Ratio Christi, said McGrew drew from seven different examples.
Out of the 21.3 million refugees fleeing war zones or prosecution across the globe, approximately half are children.
On Tuesday night, voters officially elected Phil Murphy as the 56th governor of New Jersey. The Democratic candidate maintained a double-digit lead over Republican candidate Lt.
Earlier this week, 7,377 new documents were released pertaining to the assassination of former President John F.
Democratic candidate Phil Murphy won last night's gubernatorial election by a wide margin and is slated to assume his new position as the 56th governor of New Jersey in January.
The Zimmerli Art Museum’s newest director Thomas Sokolowski looks to take a new approach with the museum by turning it into the activist center of New Jersey.
The United States government released previously protected documents detailing the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy.
Students and their families took part in "Miracles for the Middle East," a benefit banquet held to raise money and support free medical care for children in the Middle East.