Staff Appreciation Day 2018
Attention all Rutgers-Newark staff! Don't miss a fun-filled day of activities, games and events. This year's program includes a community update and Staff Council Inauguration Ceremony, with an address by Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor.

Creation Nation Art & Peace Parade & Annual Walk to the Water
Rain Date: Saturday, June 16

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author is Keynote Speaker At Rutgers Center on Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice Conference
Pulitzer Prize winning author James Forman Jr., a professor at Yale School of Law, will be the keynote speaker at a two-day conference on youth development and juvenile just May 24, 2018

FREE Programs: Author Talks, Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, Arts and Crafts and More!
LEARN TO RIDE A BIKE Learn to Ride a Bike with Girls on Bikes Rescheduled Date: Sunday, May 27, 2018 Come out to the Games Cart Plaza in the Southern Part of the Park EVERY THIRD SUNDAY 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM and Learn to Ride a Bike! To Request Biles and Helmets In Advance Email: [email protected]

Be the Light

Healing Sounds of Newark
The Honors Living-Learning Community of Rutgers University-Newark is excited to kick off a monthly showcase of Newark and HLLC talent: Healing Sounds of Newark! Healing Sounds of Newark is a FREE community event that aims to celebrate and support artists who live and work in Newark, NJ while fostering healing through myriad art forms. Our kickoff event will showcase how our HLLC scholars utilize their art-forms to embody what it means to be agents of change. To learn more or RSVP, please register at

Rutgers University-Newark Faculty Receive National Credential in Teaching Excellence
Instructors honored during campus-wide celebration for their commitment to student successMay 16, 2018—Rutgers University-Newark’s leadership team, including Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Executive Vice Chan May 16, 2018

Meet Rutgers University–Newark’s Class of 2018
By the end of May 2018, thousands of extraordinary students will have received bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees from Rutgers University–Newark. Here is an introduction to a few of them. May 16, 2018

Go Seniors Go! Improving brain health through Physical Therapy

Rutgers-Newark Scholarship Support

How does Queen Latifah inspire you? (Andrew tells us)

How does Queen Latifah inspire you? (Claudia tells us)

How does Queen Latifah inspire you? (Abena tells us)

Rutgers-NJPAC Partnership Supports Complementary Missions
Long revered for its place as an anchor institution of the arts, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) has recently taken center stage as an educational partner in Rutgers University-Newark’s classrooms. May 10, 2018 SPAA, Rutgers SPAA, NJPAC, arts education

SPAA PhD Graduate Seth Meyer ('18) Transitions from Practitioner to Professor
“I’ve been active with nonprofits and nonprofit management for a period of time from high school ’til now, but I will not say the number of years,” joked PhD graduate Seth Meyer ('18). May 10, 2018 SPAA, Rutgers SPAA, PhD, Alumni

A DREAM come true: NJ Gov. Phil Murphy makes state aid available to undocumented students
(Newark, NJ, May 10, 2018) –Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor welcomed New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, scores of undocumented students, and their campus and community supporters for the signing of histor May 10, 2018

SPAA Graduate Bimpé Fageyinbo Explores the Artistry in Public Administration
Last year, Bimpé Fageyinbo released What was Me, her second book of poetry. May 9, 2018 SPAA, Rutgers SPAA, Alumni

NCLC Hosts Inaugural Interfaith College Seminar
On Thursday, April 26, 2018, the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) gathered clergy members at Pillar College for the Inaugural Interfaith College Seminar: Exploring Newark’s College-Going Culture. May 9, 2018 NCLC, Positive Community Magazine, City of Newark, CCMS

West Ward Development Update
Please join us for the West Ward Community Coalition's Update on Emerging Economic and Housing Development, as we explore opportunities for partnerships and collaboration. Guest presenters include David Troutt, Rutgers Center on Law in Metropolitan Equity (CLiME); Travis Reid, Newark 2020; Urban League of Essex County; Michele Gonzalez, Public Service Enterprise Group (PSE&G); and Franklyn Ore, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC). YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!

SAVE THE DATE!Join us for the Opening Reception of CEAPHAS STUBBS:PHANTOM LIMBMay 24thPaul Robeson Campus Center Gallery, @Rutgers_Newark,5:00-7:00 PMArtist Talk at 5:30 p.m. RSVP: On Display: May 24, 2018 - August 2, 2018

Lunchtime On Halsey
Join friends and coworkers on Halsey St. between New St. and Bleeker St. to savor delicious food offerings from the best restaurants in Newark, including Marcus B&P, Burger Walla, The Halal Guys, The Green Chicpea, Harvest Table, Whole Foods, and more.Lunch and lounge on a picnic table as you take in a live performance from Newark's own Foushee!While you're on the block, enjoy games, raffles, and giveaways from Hahne & Co. retailers, including Petco, Kite & Key, CityMD, Barnes & Noble, Paul Robeson Galleries, Launchpad, and more.

SPAA Service Learning Internship Session Serves as Community Builder
In April 2018, more than 30 students displayed the work they’ve done at their internships for the “Service Learning Internship Seminar II” course at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA). May 2, 2018 SPAA, Rutgers SPAA, internships

Rutgers University–Newark Debate Ends 2017-18 Season with Another National Championship and National First Place Award for Public Debate
The Rutgers University-Newark Debate Team, housed at Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), had their own version of March Madness this spring when they traveled to three National Championship tourna May 3, 2018 SPAA, Rutgers SPAA, debate team, championship

Newark Culture Con Debuts at Express Newark on Rutgers Day on April 28
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Ever Newark Culture Con Debuts at Express Newark on Rutgers Day on April 28 Marvel/Image Artist Will Torres, DC/Image Artist Vita Ayala, and Luke Cage Actor Khalil Maasi Headline Special Panel April 25, 2018 Rutgers Day, convention, Newark International Film Festival

New SPAA Course Provides Historical Context to Plight of Newark Public Schools
At the center stage of debates around local vs. state control and charter vs. public schools sits Newark’s educational system. April 26, 2018 SPAA, Rutgers SPAA, Newark Public Schools, Education