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Paul Robeson, one of Rutgers' most famous alumni who's centennial celebration of his graduation was celebrated this year, faced discrimination from his white teammates when playing on the Rutgers football team. 
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Historians discuss Paul Robeson's ties to Jewish community, Soviet Union

A panel discussion on Sunday night, which was hosted by the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, discussed the relationship that Paul Robeson, the distinguished Rutgers University alumnus whose centennial graduation is being celebrated this year, had with the Communist Party and Jewish community. 

Former athletes turned addicts, family members of survivors and victims of the opioid epidemic spoke at Friday's town hall. 
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Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall shares stories of struggle, recovery

At Friday’s Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC), Rutgers Athletics Director Pat Hobbs, former Rutgers football and NFL quarterback Ray Lucas and attendants shared their experiences in dealing with the effects of the epidemic on themselves or loved ones. They also shared how to overcome and prevent the same to future young athletes and college students. 

Audrey Truschke, an assistant professor of history at Rutgers University—Newark, recently protested with the Coalition Against Fascism, an anti-fascist pressure group in India.
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Professor faces petition after comments about Hindutva

A Rutgers—Newark professor is facing scrutiny from supporters of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after remarks she made about Hindutva, a popular form of Hindu nationalism in India that seeks to enforce traditional Hinduism and make India exclusively Hindu.

The study will further the scientific evidence on the human health effects of PFAS and inform communities exposed to the contaminated drinking water.
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Rutgers receives $1 M. for water research

Rutgers University, along with six other institutes, will be receiving approximately $1 million to study polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals in the water in seven U.S. cities, according to an article on NJ Spotlight. 

Nabil Adam, the former vice chancellor for the Office of Research and Collaborations at Rutgers—Newark, was ordered not to have contact with his previous graduate student while they both worked at Rutgers Business School.
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Nabil Adam 'wreaked havoc' while in New Brunswick office, professor says

Nabil Adam, the former vice chancellor for the Office of Research and Collaborations at Rutgers—Newark, has been put back on administrative leave by the University pending an Office of Employment Equity (OEE) investigation that has been re-opened, according to a message shared with The Daily Targum sent by Nancy Cantor, chancellor of Rutgers University—Newark, to Adam’s former graduate student with whom he had an 18-month long relationship.


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