Rutgers Today

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Students, faculty and staff will celebrate Black History Month with a wide range of cultural and educational activities across the university. Check out the listing of events.  

From left to right: Atharva Kulkarni and Aryan Gurusamy at Rutgers Business School

Concerns about global warming kicked into high gear for Aryan Gurusamy as plumes of smoke from Canadian wildfires cloaked the Northeast. Now he and a fellow first-year student are competing for a $10,000 prize for a startup to address carbon emissions.

Hands coming together

The “Meet the Moment” campaign includes two universitywide series – one featuring documentary films, other speaker-led discussions – both designed to facilitate civil discourse at Rutgers between students, staff and faculty.

Scarlet Impact

Ashley Strouss (SAS ’26)

Alaska Strouss found the connection she needed as a Fellow supported by the Institute for Families at the Rutgers School of Social Work.

Naomi Kutin surrounded by weightlifiting equipment at Rutgers

Naomi Kutin, who earned the moniker “Supergirl” in a PBS documentary on her life, maintains her powerlifting skills, but now she’s weighing options at Rutgers in the field of social work as well.

Two buttons labled facts and beleifs

At a time when politics and science are at odds with the truth, conspiracy theories are on the rise and misinformation is rampant, a Rutgers study reveals why beliefs are more rational than they might seem.

MRI of stroke victim

Millennials face a greater risk of ischemic stroke death than Generation X, according to a Rutgers study.

Mega Millions Lottery Forms

The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to an estimated $1.1 billion, but how can you maximize your chances of winning? Hear from a Rutgers expert.

John Fetterman rally

Why were election night forecasts wrong and the expected red wave barely a trickle? Rutgers pollster Ashley Koning explains the midterm results.