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Centers & Institutes

Explore Centers of Discovery at Rutgers-Newark

Camões Institute Center for Portuguese Language and Culture

In 2001 Rutgers-Newark and the Camões Institute of Lisbon, Portugal signed an agreement, selecting Rutgers-Newark as the site of the first Camões Institute Center for Language and Culture in North America.

Center for Migration and the Global City

The Center for Migration and the Global City (CMGC), home of Newest Americans, is an incubator for multidisciplinary scholarship, innovative pedagogy and civic engagement that addresses both the local and global dimensions of migration. 

Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN)

The mission of the CMBN is to explore the brain’s structure and function through excellence in research and graduate training. The center is home to fourteen research laboratories whose interests span molecular, cellular, systems, cognitive, and computational neuroscience.

Center for Politics and Race in America

The Center for Politics and Race in America (CPRA) at Rutgers University – Newark seeks to fill a critical gap in our understanding of America’s political landscape by serving as a non-partisan, multidisciplinary, fact tank on the link between race and politics in the US.

Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience

In 1997, the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers-Newark was founded with the belief that the arts and humanities in all their creativity and scholarly rigor have a central role to play in the continued revitalization of Greater Newark.

Humanities Action Lab (HAL)

The Humanities Action Lab is a coalition of universities, issue organizations, and public spaces in 40 cities, and growing, led from Rutgers University-Newark, that collaborate to produce community-curated public humanities projects on urgent social issues.

International Institute for Peace (IIP)

The International Institute for Peace (IIP) is a UNESCO Category II organization dedicated to the promotion of research and education on peacebuilding and conflict transformation through nonviolent struggle, and the cultivation of a culture of peace.

Rutgers University Brain Imaging Center (RUBIC)

This state-of-the-art MRI facility, opened in May 2011, enables researchers with Rutgers, other institutions in the region and the business world to conduct a wide variety of studies.